From the travelling circus of terrors to the zombie maze, the fourth annual Spirits of Scone offers visitors the ultimate fright night experience in the grounds of Scone Palace from October 25 to October 31, creative director Vicky Glennie tells Michael Alexander...
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.
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.
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.
Ahead of a new TV documentary series following Scotland’s paramedics, a Fife mum tells Michael Alexander how her half-drowned son was saved by the ‘unsung heroes’ of the Scottish Ambulance Service, while Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance, based at Perth, gives an insight into its life-saving role.
Michael Alexander speaks to international endurance swimmer and maritime lawyer Lewis Pugh as he prepares to bring his oceans advocate message to Perth.
Garry Bridge 50th anniversary: Former Perthshire workers talk about the trials and tribulations of construction
As the Garry Bridge in Perthshire marks its 50th anniversary, Michael Alexander meets former workers who helped with its construction from 1967-69.
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.
From a 6000-mile trek, being nanny to Prince William and having his life story bought by Brad Pitt, Michael Alexander profiles Conservative leadership candidate Rory Stewart, who has family links to Perthshire and Angus.
‘More relevant than ever’, says chief executive as Royal Scottish Geographical Society celebrates 10 years in Perth
As the Royal Scottish Geographical Society (RSGS) marks its first decade in Perth on September 6, Michael Alexander speaks to chief executive Mike Robinson about its relevance in the modern world.