One of the great engineering achievements of the 19th century, the Bell Rock lighthouse off the coast of Arbroath still inspires awe. Michael Alexander speaks to one of the technicians who helps keep its light shining bright.
Junkies, low lives, scum bags…there are many disparaging ways that society can view heroin addicts. But in Arbroath, the Church of Scotland-backed Havilah project, celebrating its 10th anniversary on Thursday August 25, is refusing to be judgemental, discovers Michael Alexander on a visit.
A Montrose-based company is planning to build a luxury holiday park near Fettercairn.
Angus Heritage Week gets off to a strong start with the chance to meet acclaimed Glasgow-based ceramic artist James Rigler.
Glaswegian Country Music sensation Lisa McHugh will be returning to her native Scotland after her successful exploits in Ireland.
‘The anger behind our songs is as relevant now as it was in the 1970s’, says Skids front man Richard Jobson
Ahead of 40th anniversary tour gigs in Montrose and Dunfermline, The Skids frontman Richard Jobson speaks to Michael Alexander about his love for the Fife and Angus coast – and why the “passionate” songs he wrote in the 1970s are as relevant as ever in today’s troubled political times.
Arbroath’s largest private sector employer Journeycall has secured a new £2 million contract with Transport for London (TfL) to provide support for the capital’s so-called ‘Boris Bikes’ cycle hire scheme.
In the third of our five-part series looking at the changing face of Courier Country High Streets, Michael Alexander visits the Angus town of Montrose.
Look out those tartan scarves and flares!
Michael Alexander speaks to American business owner turned author Robert Nock who has set an historical novel against the 15th century Battle of Arbroath.