Work has been launched to improve the visitor experience at Dundee's famous Unicorn.
The senior co-ordinator for the schools-side of the BREAKTHROUGH Dundee mentoring project, based in Morgan Academy, has described her involvement as an “absolute privilege”.
Specialist fire crews were stripped from stations across Tayside and Fife in a doomed bid to save a single Aberdeenshire sheep.
To borrow from the old Chinese saying, we live in interesting times. From the threat of terrorist attacks and missile crises to natural disasters and flu pandemics, there’s something to keep most of us awake at night worrying.
Wind turbines have generated a funding lifeline for community projects across Perth and Kinross, a new report has revealed.
I find maps endlessly fascinating, though not the electronic GPS kind which, though practical on occasion, don’t have the same allure as a fold-out paper one.
On my culinary adventures across Scotland, I have eaten some spectacular food and try to always sample the speciality of the region or particular restaurant. Throughout the years, however, there is one "delicacy" that I just haven't got around to tasting - the deep fried Mars Bar. I noticed it on a menu in the centre of Dundee and I was sold - I just had to try it.
THERE WASN’T much scope for George Lowden when he opened for business in Dundee in the 1840s as an optician and maker of instruments. Scientists elsewhere had been inspired by the presence of a comet and eclipse in the Scottish skies in 1737. But recalling his own early days, Lowden noted: “For a few years I had a hard pull to live, besides having to teach Dundee what scientific instruments were, and how to use even such a simple apparatus as a thermometer.”
When Lizanne Kempsell moved up to Angus to get married, she found herself living on a property that had a field attached. An empty field needed something to occupy it and before she knew it, she had her first donkey, Adieu.
When I was a child beetroot was more of a punishment than the wonderful earthy reward that it is today. All kids in the 80s knew that beetroot was something that grew in jars far, far away. If you were posh your mum would buy the crinkle slices and it served no purpose other than to destroy your taste buds and colour everything it touched - including the rest of your food. Hands up if you remember purple chips!