The music of a talented Angus high school careers adviser who took his own life is to be released in Dundee following a successful crowdfunding campaign launched by an old friend.
The real fight club: Former bare-knuckle boxing champion Decca Heggie urges men to speak out about mental health
Former bare-knuckle boxing champion turned film star Decca Heggie tells Michael Alexander why he’s decided to speak out about his battles with bullies, drugs and mental health.
Royal Marines from 45 Commando in major fast response international military exercise in Baltic Sea region
Six hundred Royal Marines from 45 Commando in Arbroath are amongst 3000 personnel and 17 naval vessels from nine countries taking part in a major military exercise in the Baltic Sea region amid concerns over increased Russian activity.
Friends fulfil LP release dream of ‘funny intelligent and thoughtful’ Angus careers adviser who died
A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to release the music of a talented local musician and Angus high school careers adviser who took his own life.
Former American Bounty Hunter Christian Matlock aims to ‘give something back’ through beard grooming company
Former American bounty hunter Christian Matlock has set up a not-for-profit beard, hair and skin oil business in his home town of Brechin which he hopes will “give something back” to the community.
Former Angus man Graeme Law now runs the ‘completely wild’ town planning system in the Falkland Islands
Michael Alexander speaks to Angus-raised town planner Graeme Law who is now running the planning operation single-handedly in the Falkland Islands.
Dweller by the sea: ‘Beautiful’ instrument guides the hand of Andrew Wasylyk as new album inspired by Hospitalfield in Arbroath
When renowned Dundee-based musician and producer Andrew Mitchell was granted a five-month residency at Hospitalfield arts centre in Arbroath earlier this year to create new music for their restored 19th century Erard Grecian harp, he created melodies and progressions echoing the building’s unique relationship with the looming North Sea horizon.
Tayside wheelchair basketball sports star Gemma Lumsdaine nominated for prestigious UK Coaching Award
Tayside disability sports star Gemma Lumsdaine is no stranger to overcoming adversity.
Six months to Brexit: No deal could be ‘catastrophe’ for Scotland’s £100 million soft fruit industry, says Tayside boss
A no deal Brexit could be a “catastrophe” for Scotland’s £100 million soft fruit industry with the worst case scenario being that 90% of the 4500 seasonal workers required to pick the crop in Courier Country next summer could disappear overnight.
It might miss the famous skyline of St Andrews - but Carnoustie links wins hands-down when it comes to the “phenomenon, disaster, brilliance and tragedy” of golf.