A historic tower which boasts a prime location on a wooded hill near Perth has been sold.
If trees could talk, then the gnarled and ancient Birnam Oak which rests wearily on crutches on the south bank of the River Tay at Birnam would surely have some amazing tales to tell.
20th anniversary of Dunblane shootings – ‘Gun laws should be about people not weapons’, says Perthshire campaigner
March 13 is the 20th anniversary of the worst firearms atrocity in UK history the morning in 1996 that a man with a gun walked into a primary school in a small Scottish town just after 9.30am, and proceeded to murder 16 children, along with the teacher who was trying to protect them.
Authorities say the worst of Storm Desmond is now over, although a number of flood warnings remain in place in Scotland.
‘I didn’t want Victoria to go to school that day‘ Dunblane mother breaks silence over tragedy after 20 years
For 20 years, Lynne Rorie has been unable to listen to the radio.
A Fife-based botanist has added his voice to a heated ongoing row over the work of Charles Darwin and relatively unknown 19the century Perthshire fruit farmer Patrick Matthew.
Lessons from Auschwitz – ‘It’s interesting you can have anti-Semitisim without Jews. It’s depressing!’
The heartfelt wail of the Hebrew prayer rang out into the darkness just yards from the ruins of a crematoria which, more than 70 years ago, was detonated by the fleeing Nazis as they attempted to cover their tracks in the face of the advancing Red Army.
The trustees of 272-year-old legacy from a Perth shoemaker have launched their latest bid to track down beneficiaries of the “Cairnie Mortification”.
In an exclusive interview to mark the week that could have seen ‘Independence Day’ for Scotland, two Courier Country men speak to MICHAEL ALEXANDER about their involvement in the hiding of what some regard as the ‘real’ Stone of Destiny in the 1990s.
The chance to play a part in unravelling an archaeological mystery is on offer in Perth.