An award-winning Tayside song writer who immortalised the 50th anniversary of the Tay Road Bridge in music last year has released an EP which pays tribute to the newly opened Queensferry Crossing over the Forth.
A former Dundee student who made history by becoming the first member of the public to cross the Tay Road Bridge when it opened in 1966 has been immortalised in song by an award-winning Tayside song writer.
Ahead of McGonagall’s Chronicles (Which Will Be Remembered For a Very Long Time) arriving at Dundee Rep on March 31, multi-award winning writer/performer Gary McNair talks to Michael Alexander about his “love” for the notorious poet William Topaz McGonagall.
The lead singer of a globally renowned Foo Fighters tribute band says it was an “honour and a privilege” to perform in front of thousands at the opening ceremony of the WUKF World Karate Championships 2018 at Dundee Ice Arena on Friday.
As the 137th anniversary of the Tay Bridge disaster approaches, and ahead of a talk in Dundee, local expert Professor David Swinfen tells Michael Alexander why new light is being shed on the cause of the disaster.
The mystery behind a cine film that is being used by a Dundee band to promote a track from their forthcoming new album has been solved thanks to a recent appeal for information in The Courier.
My affinity with Dundee: Why Simple Minds legend Jim Kerr hopes to bring ‘luck’ to the opening of the V&A
As Simple Minds release their first album in four years, Michael Alexander chatted to lead singer Jim Kerr about the V&A, KT Tunstall -and the band’s long time affinity with Dundee.
The skirl of the pipes drifted through the Croatian highlands as a Dundee piper from the 7th battalion Royal Regiment of Scotland - 7 Scots - put on several moving performances during Exercise Sava Star attended by The Courier.
A former journalist has thanked Courier readers for helping him solve the mystery of a wartime parachute tragedy “cover up” that happened on the River Tay 75 years ago.
Michael Alexander meets a man who is trying to breathe new life into the Fife fishing fleet by encouraging local people to eat local seafood.