Dundee & Tayside

Dundee & Tayside

Young woman driver killed in wall crash in Angus

A woman has died after her car crashed into a wall in Angus.

Helen Walker at the funeral of brother Stewart, whom she had not seen for years. Picture: SWNS

Long-lost sister says goodbye to lonely Scots war veteran

It was standing room only at the funeral of a Scots 
soldier who served in the Second World War and outlived his family, after an appeal on social media.

James Richardson who died after going missing following T in the Park. Picture: Supplied

Family tribute to man found dead after T in the Park

A MAN who died after going missing on his way home from T in the Park has been described as a loving husband and father who will “never be forgotten”.

Alliance Trust chairman Lord Smith of Kelvin. Picture: Neil Hanna

Alliance making ‘good progress’ with strategic review

Dundee wealth manager Alliance Trust today said it will reveal the outcome of a strategic review, aimed at boosting shareholder value, within months.

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Aidan Sands, who could not swim, died aged six on 18 June 2011 during a trip to the leisure centre at the Red Lion Caravan Park in Arbroath, Angus. Picture: contributed

Arbroath holiday park boss fined £234,000 for death of boy, six

A BOY died after being submerged for just 51 seconds in a pool that had no lifeguards and no one able to give first aid, a court has heard.

An artist's impression of David Lloyd's Rouken Glen site. Picture: Contributed

David Lloyd flexes muscles with £20m investment

Health and fitness operator David Lloyd Leisure has pumped nearly £20 million into its Scottish operations in a move that supports hundreds of jobs.

Media & Leisure
Andy Fraser, who died after becoming attached to a spinning pipe 'like velcro'

Montrose worker died after arm trapped in spinning machine

A Scots firm has been fined £120,000 over the death of a worker killed when he became attached “like velcro” to a spinning pipe in a metal spraying booth.

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Kieran Kiely absconded from a prison near Dundee, but has now been located. Picture: Contributed

Prisoner who absconded from Castle Huntly jail found by police

Police have traced a prisoner who absconded from a jail near Dundee.

Potential restrictions on who can live and work in the UK post-Brexit is a key concern for many businesses. Picture: Jane Barlow/TSPL

Immigration reform could hit Scots businesses post-Brexit

BUSINESS leaders in Scotland fear the prospect of tightened immigration controls post-Brexit could damage vital sectors of the economy and harm their ability to fill job vacancies.

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Yvonne Laird, 70, is found safe and well in London. Picture: Contributed/Police Scotland

Missing 70-year-old Scot is traced in London

POLICE have confirmed a missing 70-year-old woman from Scotland has been found safe and well in London.

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Chief Constable Phil Gormley is bidding to get criminal Reece Scobie added to the Sex Offenders Register. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor/ JP License

Police chief bids to have conman put on sex offenders register

SCOTLAND’S top police officer is pursuing a rare civil action against a notorious conman in a bid to have his details added to the United Kingdom’s Sex Offenders Register.

Police say they are not treating the deaths as suspicious. Picture: SWNS

Families in tribute to teenagers found dead at T in the Park

THE families of two teenagers who died at the T in the Park music festival have spoken of their devastation.

More than 70,000 music fans attended T in the Park, held at the Strathearn Estate in Perthshire. Picture: John Devlin

T in the Park bosses defiant in the face of fierce criticism

THE organisers of T in the Park have defended the festival in the face of strong criticisms made by fans following this year’s event.

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Data Lab chief executive Gillian Docherty. Picture: Jane Barlow

Data Lab to double size of master’s degree programme

Scotland’s publicly-funded innovation centre for data science is set to more than double the number of spaces it sponsors on master’s degree courses amid rising demand in the field of “big data”.

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Donald Skene tore through the Muslim congregation at Dundees Taj Madina Mosque. Picture: Google

Man who went on ‘bizarre’ mosque rampage sent back to prison

A man who went on a “bizarre” rampage through a mosque grappling with worshippers, headbutting prayers posted on the wall and smashing cases containing copies of the Koran has been locked up.

The festival is underway at Strathallan Castle. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Cash machine stolen from T in the Park

Police are appealing for witnesses after an entire cash machine was stolen from the main arena at T in the Park.

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Mark Anderson appeared at Dundee Sheriff Court. Picture: PA

Man charged with murder of 49-year-old in Dundee street

A man has appeared in court charged with murdering another man who was found in a Dundee street.

Maureen Watt , Minister for Mental Health

21 youngsters turned away from mental health unit due to lack of beds

TWENTY-ONE young people have been turned away from a specialist mental health clinic due to a lack of beds, the Public Health Minister has revealed.

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Hoard of ancient coins found on outskirts of Dundee.

Treasure trove of ancient coins found next to Dundee hotel

A TREASURE hunter has uncovered a hoard of ancient coins while metal detecting on the outskirts of Dundee.

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The man is being treated at Ninewells Hospital. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Plea to identify badly injured man found in Dundee street

POLICE are seeking help from members of the public to identify a man found in a street with life-threatening injuries.

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