Remembrance: Lest we forget the Battle of the Somme

November 8 2018

As our series of excerpts from The Courier’s book A Scottish soldier’s story continues, we look at the Battle of the Somme. Early on the morning of July 1 1916, whistles were blown to signal the start of the bloodiest day in the history of the British Army. Men across Courier Country made the ultimate sacrifice.

Readers' letters

We need detail about Stone of Destiny bid

July 4 2016

Sir, - It is understandable that local issues are presently taking a back seat, but I cannot believe that there is so little comment about the proposed reuse of Perth City Hall as a venue for the Stone of Destiny and as a gallery for art exhibitions of international quality.