In the first of a two-part series, Michael Alexander speaks to Police Scotland and a Kinross-shire farmer about the costly impact of rural crime and hears about the action being taken to fight back against the brazen work of serious organised crime gangs.
Rural crime: Stolen tractors from Courier country farms being used as ‘international currency’ by brazen gangs
In the second part of our spotlight on rural crime in Tayside and Fife, Michael Alexander hears why there’s no room for complacency in the battle against equipment theft and livestock worrying.
As English apple producers suggest Brexit could provide them with an economic boost, could Tayside and Fife's historic orchards have a bright future of their own? Michael Alexander found out.
Up to 80% of airgun owners in Scotland could unwittingly become criminals when a new licensing law comes into effect on January 1, experts have warned. Michael Alexander reports.