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.
Underutilised areas of a city centre shopping centre are to become the home of this year’s Dundee Design Festival.
Tackling poverty: Why the founder of child hunger charity Dundee Bairns wants to be put out of a job
Michael Alexander chats to Dundee Bairns founder David Dorward about the growing need to feed hungry children in deprived parts of the city.
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.
Education key to ending ‘ignorance’ about asylum seekers, says real-life Glasgow Girl ahead of Perth Theatre show
Ahead of its run at Perth Theatre from January 30 to February 3, Michael Alexander speaks to Fife-raised Cora Bissett - the director of life-affirming musical drama Glasgow Girls which is based on the true story of seven teenagers fighting to prevent the deportation of an asylum-seeking family - and also to real-life Glasgow Girl and former asylum seeker Roza Salih.
Tickets are now on sale for the latest rounds of Tae Sup Wi’ A Fifer – the multi-genre club night curated by renowned Fife musician James Yorkston.
New book tells incredible story of football megastars Claudio Caniggia and Fabrizio Ravanelli at Dundee FC
It was one of the most remarkable periods in Scottish football when two world superstars played at Dens Park - and “even the Hand of God was in Dundee’s corner”.
Curator Sam Banister tells Michael Alexander how Fife artists are contributing to the ninth annual Twitter Art Exhibit.
‘It’s a great surprise to me I’ve made a living as a guitarist – it was never the plan!’, says Super Furry Animals maverick Gruff Rhys ahead of Tae Sup Wi’ A Fifer headline gig
Super Furry Animals and Neon Neon maverick Gruff Rhys is no stranger to Fife having recorded at Sub Station in Rosyth and having played Glenrothes with the Super Furries a few years back.
Dundee University study: How improving oral health habits is getting to the root cause of dental decay at Perth Prison
Ahead of a Dundee University talk, Michael Alexander discovers how improving oral health habits is helping to rehabilitate prisoners at Perth.