On the 10th anniversary of Scotland setting ambitious targets to cut carbon emissions, and as protests for greater change continue, Perth-based Royal Scottish Geographical Society chief executive Mike Robinson tells Michael Alexander what he thinks has to be done next.
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.
Bikers to stage rally against prosecution of British soldier charged with Bloody Sunday murders in Northern Ireland
Bikers from Tayside and Fife will be amongst hundreds expected to roar into the centre of Edinburgh on Friday to protest against the prosecution of a British soldier who allegedly murdered two people during Bloody Sunday in the Bogside area of Londonderry in 1972.
Ahead of a new BBC Scotland charity bake sale contest programme, Three Sisters Bake entrepreneur and series judge Nichola Reith reveals to Michael Alexander the influence of her granny’s Kirriemuir sweet shop in deciding upon her chosen career.
Michael Alexander reflects on the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Landings which involved thousands of Black Watch troops with links to Tayside and Fife, and speaks to another veteran who was there.
From D-Day to 2019: ABF The Soldiers’ Charity 75th anniversary in the spotlight ahead of Cateran Yomp
As ABF The Soldiers’ Charity marks its 75th anniversary at this year’s Cateran Yomp in Perthshire, Michael Alexander found out about the difference the charity makes to veterans of all ages.
Tayside and NE Fife children’s cancer charity TCCL on the ball as it celebrates its 25th anniversary
As Dundee-based children’s cancer charity TCCL holds its 25th anniversary ball, Michael Alexander speaks to some of those who know its ‘immeasurable worth’ from personal and professional experience.
Michael Alexander hears about efforts to promote the Gaelic language in Fife.
How discoveries about her own family history helps Fife genealogist Elizabeth ’empathise’ with others in search of answers
As a new BBC Scotland series helps families uncover their past, professional genealogist Elizabeth Cunningham of Kirkcaldy tells Michael Alexander how discoveries about her own family history inspired her to help others.
The benefits of news media journalism to society are being highlighted in a newspaper-industry campaign being launched on Monday May 13 and backed by The Courier. Michael Alexander reports.