As the Beano celebrates its 80th birthday, Michael Alexander speaks to Horace Panter - the bass player from legendary 1980s ska band The Specials – whose paintings form part of a special exhibition in Dundee.
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As young people from Dundee star in a film promoting Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018, Michael Alexander went behind the scenes for an exclusive look at the film-making process.
Michael Alexander chats to Dundee journalist Steve Finan whose labour of love has been finding ‘new’ old pictures of 42 Scottish football grounds for a new book.
A renowned Perthshire poet has paid tribute to his late wife by setting up six Beano comic subscriptions for terminally ill children.
From the East Neuk to Skye: How former printer Keith Fergus turned his photography hobby into a full-time living
Former printer Keith Fergus talks to Michael Alexander about his move in to full-time freelance photography and writing– a journey that has taken him everywhere from the East Neuk of Fife to Skye.
As it approaches its 150th anniversary, the world's longest running women's weekly magazine is looking for stories from its "friends". Michael Alexander reports
‘It’s been a privilege to photograph St Andrews and its people for 50 years’, says legendary snapper Peter Adamson
A new book by legendary St Andrews photographer Peter Adamson and renowned writer Dr Lorn Macintyre has captured the essence of the town in pictures and words. Michael Alexander caught up with the talented pair ahead of the book’s launch.
‘There needs to be a realisation that young people will go off the rails’, says BREAKTHROUGH Dundee supporter
A former Tayside police officer who set up a social enterprise to bring dance and the arts to young people in areas of deprivation and rural isolation has welcomed the setting up of the £1 million Dundee mentoring scheme BREAKTHROUGH Dundee.
The creator of a ground breaking Scottish charity in Fife which is trying to prevent siblings put into care from becoming estranged has welcomed the setting up of the new £1 million BREAKTHROUGH Dundee mentoring scheme.
A new £1 million mentoring scheme was launched in Dundee on Tuesday evening aimed at boosting the life chances of secondary-school-aged young people who are vulnerable or have experienced care.