The company which operates Perth Airport is reaching for the skies with a 60% increase in personnel since November and a predicted £500,000 turnover increase to £1.5 million in 2017/18.
Ahead of a much anticipated Mike and the Mechanics concert in Perth, Michael Alexander speaks to the band's founder Mike Rutherford and up and coming singer-songwriter support act Ben McKelvey.
100 years ago this weekend, a meteorite ended its 4.5 billion-year journey through space when it blazed across the skies and crashed into the Strathmore countryside. Michael Alexander learned about a fragment now housed in Dundee.
‘More relevant than ever’, says chief executive as Royal Scottish Geographical Society celebrates 10 years in Perth
As the Royal Scottish Geographical Society (RSGS) marks its first decade in Perth on September 6, Michael Alexander speaks to chief executive Mike Robinson about its relevance in the modern world.
A unique record of speaks at the Royal Scottish Geographical Society in Perth is being preserved thanls to a donation. Michael Alexander reports.
Michael Alexander meets a Perth couple who have forged a successful hand craft business from the life-changing embers of illness.
Rebecca Lowe: ‘Why I cycled 10,000 km to challenge ignorance and misunderstanding about the Middle East’
Ahead of a Royal Scottish Geographical Society talk in Perth, journalist Rebecca Lowe tells Michael Alexander why she was inspired to cycle from London to Tehran to break down barriers and challenge misconceptions about the Middle East.
Inspiration will be drawn from ancient Celtic traditions when the Beltane Celtic Spring Celebration is held at the Scottish Crannog Centre on Loch Tay in Highland Perthshire.
Michael Alexander visits Seamab, a national Kinross-shire based charity which helps some of Scotland’s most vulnerable children, and which is now seeking the help of Courier readers to fund-raise for a new school.
It is the enchanting spectacle in the heart of a Perthshire forest that last year fought off the likes of the Magical Lantern Festival in London and the Diwali Festival of Lights to be crowned Britain’s best cultural event at the UK Event Awards.