It’s just two more sleeps until mischievous characters line the streets as Oor Wullie’s BIG Bucket Trail (OWBBT) kicks off in Dundee and across Scotland.
With better weather arriving and the clocks changing to British Summer Time then it's a great opportunity to focus on outdoor pursuits, especially if you love golf and the camaraderie of playing a round with friends or simply indulging your passion to improve your handicap on some of Scotland's finest golf courses.
A hundred years ago tomorrow King George V and Queen Mary opened Perth Royal Infirmary. If a former employee had not stumbled on an account of the royal opening, this milestone anniversary may have passed without note, writes Nora McElhone.
Keen Scots ramblers have done their bit to encourage people to get out and about in the nation’s countryside by suggesting some of their favourite walking routes.
Courier country is blessed with an abundance of ancient stones of immense historical interest. In Saturday’s Courier Weekend magazine we take a look at the stories behind some of the most significant, chosen by Marianna Lines, author of the book Sacred Scotland. Photos by DC Thomson.
A Scottish conservation charity has backed a government proposal which could see a strengthening of laws to force landowners to cull deer.
Mystery surrounds the location of a Glenshee statue after it was badly damaged earlier this year.
When summertime arrives and the sun comes out it’s natural to expect insects such as colourful butterflies and buzzing bees to appear in parks and gardens. Sadly, these important pollinators are dying out, largely due to a loss of habitat compounded by poor spells of weather. Now conservationists are hoping people power will help them recognise patterns of decline, so they can take early action.
The Scottish Beaver Trial is a unique and exciting conservation project and if it is a success, beavers could once again become a common sight in our countryside. Caroline Lindsay finds out more.
Stalkers who target female deer should also cull their young to prevent calves being left fending for themselves, a study has claimed.