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Gallery: Left, right, left Glamis Castle’s new army of toy soldiers

May 9 2013

A remarkable 46-year small-scale labour of love is about to make a big impression on visitors to Glamis Castle. Former Queen’s Life Guard Stewart Smith has gifted an astonishing display of around 1100 toy soldiers recreating in miniature a momentous Royal event of 60 years ago when the Queen made her first visit to Scotland following her coronation.


Photo gallery: Christmas lights shine in Dundee’s West End

November 27 2015

The festive season got under way in Dundee’s West End with a Christmas lights switch-on and fireworks. People braved the cold to attend the event marking the start of the West End Christmas Fortnight. The fun kicked off with a concert by primary and secondary school pupils at Dundee West Church. Mains of Fintry Pipe Band then led everyone from the church to Seabraes, where Scottish singer Sheena Wellington had the honour of turning on the lights, assisted by Santa.