Published on 29 October 2018
A Dundee aviation enthusiast, who has been flying since the age of 14, has become Scotland’s first flying graduate to land a post with the largest independent regional airline in Europe.
Dundee-born Gavin Ritchie (24) is one of the first batch of 53 students who will graduate from Tayside Aviation’s BSc (Hons) Professional Aviation Pilot Practice degree at Middlesex University in June 2019.
Having now completed the degree, the first of its kind available in Scotland, Gavin has become the first graduate to land a pilot post. Due to the fast-track nature of the degree, Gavin could be on course to become a Captain within two years.
Published on 25 October 2018
A city-wide poster campaign, featuring images and words relating to mental health, is to be unleashed on the streets of Dundee next month.
As part of the ‘Foolish Optimism’ roadshow, two young women are taking art workshops out into the community, encouraging a range of different groups to talk about, and document, their mental health stories.
Last night, Wednesday 24 Octoer 2018, they held their first two-day session with Girls’ Group at Arthurstone Library.
Published on 23 October 2018
A stunning new showhome has been unveiled at Stephen’s brand new development in Glenfarg, 11 miles south of Perth.
The beautifully styled four bedroom detached home, a ‘Glen Appin’, is a prime example of the 33 homes being created by the Perth builders at ‘Copperfields’.
Unveiled during a well-attended preview event earlier this month, the showhome is now welcoming views from Thursday to Monday, from 1pm – 5pm.
Published on 18 October 2018
The only menopause festival in the world will once again be held in Perth next year, it was announced today (Thursday 18 October 2018, World Menopause Day).
This year saw the very first Menopause Festival take place in the city, with four events in April and May.
Sponsored by Rowan Consultancy in Perth, the festival, which will be held at Perth Theatre on 26 and 27 April 2019, is open to all genders and all ages and follows on from the World’s very first Menopause Café, which took place in Perth in the Summer of 2017.
Published on 17 October 2018
TJ Hughes, the ‘big brands, big bargains’ retailer, is opening a new store in Dundee tomorrow, creating 60 jobs and promising hundreds of bargains, including vouchers for the first customers through its doors.
The opening is part of the discount giant’s expansion into Scotland where four new stores, including Dundee, will open this Autumn as TJ’s continues to buck the high street gloom hitting other retailers.
The Dundee store will also be the first in the TJ Hughes portfolio to offer Smart Foods, a convenience store which will launch shortly after the store opening. Smart Foods will stock a full range of foods including fresh, frozen and ambient at excellent prices.
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