It’s been an exceptional few months for Bathgate’s Luke La Volpe.
Battle of the River Forth 80th anniversary: How The Courier reported first Luftwaffe bombing raid of Second World War
Michael Alexander delves into The Courier archives to see how the first air raid of the Second World War over the Firth of Forth 80 years ago on October 16, 1939, was reported.
Nature’s bounty: How foraging for local free food is helping people ‘reconnect with nature’ and find new wellbeing
Michael Alexander discovers how a renewed interest in foraging is helping people reconnect with nature and improve their well-being.
St Andrews terrorism expert ‘extremely worried’ about Brexit ignorance at ‘highest levels’ of British government
As St Andrews University’s world-renowned Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence launches its 25th anniversary celebrations, Michael Alexander learns more about how the violence of 'killing strangers' became modern.
As Fife’s leading commercial radio station Kingdom FM celebrates its 21st anniversary on Saturday October 5, Michael Alexander speaks to some of today's team about the secret of its success.
Science and Photography is the focus of the 2019 St Andrews Photography Festival which runs from October 4 to 27, discovers Michael Alexander.
Five Cupar dance school girls to represent Scotland at 2020 cheerleading world championships in Florida
Hard work and sheer determination has paid off for five members of a Cupar dance school who have been selected to compete for Team Scotland at the cheerleading world championships in the USA next year.
A Fife-born MasterChef semi-finalist has realised his dream by opening a new café in London that combines his passions for cooking and design.
Tragic Angus ‘working class’ musician Graeme Scott knocks Liam Gallagher from top of Dundee record shop album chart
An album featuring the work of a talented Angus high school careers adviser who took his own life has knocked Liam Gallagher’s new ‘Why me? Why not’ album off the top of a Dundee record shop’s in-store sales chart.
FEATURE: ‘If I can escape roughest poverty you can too’, says author Kerry Hudson ahead of Dundee talk
Michael Alexander speaks to acclaimed author Kerry Hudson about her experiences growing up in extreme poverty.