Michael Alexander reflects on the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Landings which involved thousands of Black Watch troops with links to Tayside and Fife, and speaks to another veteran who was there.
Major Ronnie Proctor
Following recent crises to recruit sufficient community council nominees in some parts of Tayside and Fife, Michael Alexander discovers there are challenges to be overcome - but local democracy is far from dead.
Is new Army recruitment campaign a vital reflection of modern society or ‘political correctness gone mad’?
Is a new Army recruitment campaign essential to reflect modern society or is it ‘political correctness gone mad’? Michael Alexander reports.
Kirriemuir has paid silent tribute to the actions of a “canny lad” whose First World War heroism earned the son of Angus the nation’s greatest gallantry award.
The world’s first fixed-wing air squadron is to join a prestigious service roll of honour after Angus councillors approved Freeman of Angus status for the historic RAF group whose foundations lie in Montrose.
As the famous Dunkirk evacuations played out, some 150 miles south-west Scottish soldiers were preparing to go on the offensive.
A former Black Watch Major has lodged a motion with Angus Council to highlight growing concerns about 'Walter Mitty' veterans and so-called pseudo charities.