A renowned Perthshire poet has paid tribute to his late wife by setting up six Beano comic subscriptions for terminally ill children.
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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.
Legendary comedian Sir Ken Dodd has been getting his teeth into entertainment for more than 60 fun-filled years. Michael Alexander braved the wrath of the ‘tickle stick’ to learn about his forthcoming trip to Dunfermline, his love for 'The Wee Cooper of Fife' and why he has great affection for Dundee.
As a high quality advert promoting The Courier hits cinema and TV screens, Michael Alexander joined the cast and crew for an exclusive 'behind the scenes' look at the film-making process.
Inspiration from Dundee’s illustrious yet complex industrial heritage – and the extraordinary venue itself – will be central to the Dundee Design Festival, which is returning to the city for a second year.