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.
Music preview: Why indie folk rocker Scott Hutchison won’t act like a Frightened Rabbit on stage in Fife
Selkirk-raised singer songwriter Scott Hutchison – the founder of indie rockers Frightened Rabbit – tells Michael Alexander why Supping Wi’ Fifers will take him back to his musical roots.
Dundee’s links with the Antarctic region remain strong more than 100 years after Captain Robert Falcon Scott sailed there aboard the Dundee-built RRS Discovery, it has been revealed.
He wasn’t the best known name on the bill, but blues rock guitarist Kris Barras summed up the PKD Festival best as he took to the Dalgety Bay stage late on Saturday afternoon with his blend of soul-wrenching melodies that has recently seen him reach number two in the blues chart.
Shops across Courier Country have seen healthy sales of haggis in the run-up to Burns Night.
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 mystery surrounding one of the great Antarctic explorers has finally been solved, The Courier can reveal.
Growing resistance to commonly prescribed antibiotics is one of the biggest public health threats of modern times with the potential to cause 80,000 deaths in the UK over the next 20 years. But a team of scientists at St Andrews University - awarded a prestigious prize in London this week - is fighting back. Michael Alexander reports.
Michael Alexander examines the legacy of the critically acclaimed Black Watch play as it celebrates its 10th anniversary. A young man wearing a brown leather jacket steps timidly onto the stage, his eyes caught like rabbits in a headlight as he peers out at the audience seated before him.