Fife-raised folk singer Rab Noakes is contending with the “phlegm stage” of a summer cold when The Courier calls to speak about his new album launch – but it’s a relatively minor inconvenience he is happy to deal with following his recent well publicised battle with cancer.
Split from the Scottish Episcopal Church over equal marriage is ‘very sad’, says incoming Bishop of Brechin
The incoming Bishop of Brechin has expressed “sadness” that one of the largest churches in Edinburgh has voted to split from the Scottish Episcopal Church amid tensions over its decision to become the first Anglican body in the UK to endorse same sex marriage.
Michael Alexander meets The Very Rev Andrew Swift who will be consecrated Bishop of Brechin at a ceremony in St Paul’s Cathedral, Dundee, on Saturday August 25.
Green fingers: Why the BBC’s Beechgrove Garden is a perennial fixture in Scottish life after 40 years
Michael Alexander speaks to Brian Cunningham – the Scone Palace-based presenter of the Beechgrove Garden - which celebrates its 40th anniversary on the BBC this weekend.
For the love of the game: How Fife YouTube vlogger ‘Goggsy’ hopes his hobby will kick-off a football pundit career
Michael Alexander speaks to Cupar-based YouTuber and Motherwell FC fanatic Gordon Bonnes about his growing online following.
Film star turned director and presenter Jason Connery hopes that a new television series pilot he is co-presenting will make “golfing widows” realise there’s more to St Andrews than just golf.
Fife’s favourite twins The Proclaimers have released the video for their latest soon-to-be-released anthemic track Streets of Edinburgh.
Parents of seriously injured Cupar girl call for tighter inflatable slide regulations amid ‘flawed’ investigation claim
The parents of a little girl who was seriously injured when she was blown away on a giant inflatable in Fife three years ago have stepped up their calls for tighter safety regulations across Britain.
Interview with The Proclaimers: Why new album title track ‘Angry Cyclist’ is a metaphor for our times
Craig Reid of The Proclaimers speaks to Michael Alexander about the new album Angry Cyclist, the twins’ school days in Fife and why he thinks Brexit is the 'biggest mistake' any western electorate has ever made.
As internet shopping continues impacting on high street traders, would slapping an ‘Amazon tax’ on online retailers really make a difference? Michael Alexander reports.