Rachel Weiss

Faith, Family, Friends and Therapy!

Thursday 22nd Jan 2015

Rachel Weiss of Perth's Rowan Consultancy may appear super-cool, calm and c

Linda Hill

Her Father's Daughter

Friday 8th Apr 2016

Linda Hill from Murrays The Bakers is the woman leading the charge at Perth'

Meet the Perth College alumni who's worked with Take That, Arctic Monkeys and PJ Harvey

The Perth College alumni who's worked with Take That, Arctic Monkeys and PJ Harvey

Friday 2nd Nov 2018

Ben Wilde has an impressive resume. At the age of 25 he is director of his own a

Alan Gorrie : Soul star’s still singing his home town’s praises

Soul star’s still singing his home town’s praises

Friday 19th Oct 2018

You can take the boy out of Perth, put him on the world stage, applaud his dizzy

Sam Morshead

Jump Jockey, Adrenalin Junkie, Man on a Mission

Friday 8th Aug 2014

We are saddened to report that Sam Morshead passed away peacefully at home on Se

Scott Burton

Holy Whitewater

Friday 10th Aug 2018

Scott Burton's path from troubled teenager to minister of St Matthews on Ta

The Obsessions Of A Chef

The Obsessions Of A Chef

Friday 3rd Aug 2018

Graeme Pallister, Chef Patron of 63 Tay Street in Perth talks about his life

Peggy Brunache

Soul Food and the Southern Fried Woman

Friday 20th Jul 2018

Read all about Peggy Brunache, the woman behind the soul food at Southern Fried

Andy Shearer

The Southern Fried Man

Friday 20th Jul 2018

Andy Shearer has come full circle through the Scottish Live Music scene and retu

Me, My Sister & Her Cancer

Me, My Sister & Her Breast Cancer

Thursday 19th Oct 2017

My sister has been diagnosed with Secondary Breast Cancer; I am heartbroken. Th

Helen Smout : Culture Vulture

The Culture Vulture

Thursday 27th Apr 2017

Helen Smout, the first CEO of Culture PK is in the Big Personality hot seat as P

Pam Milner Choctober

Three Kidneys And A Big Smile

Friday 14th Oct 2016

Pam Milner, Perth girl, mum and transplant patient tells the story of life after

DIY Rock Chick

DIY Rock Chick

Friday 20th May 2016

Scatty, fun, loud and eccentric Ali Pibworth is the original rock and roll diva.

Flora Shedden

What Flora Did Next

Thursday 5th May 2016

Flora Shedden, youngest contestant on the Great British Bake Off 2015, chats sho

The Holy Sisters

The Holy Sisters

Thursday 21st Apr 2016

Marian Merron and Eileen Leslie, sisters, friends and the winning combination be

Graham The Monk

Graham The Monk

Thursday 14th Apr 2016

An epic tale stretching from Scotland to Thailand of a lost man who renewed his

John Mason Strang

The Man Wi' Nae Limits

Friday 18th Dec 2015

John Mason-Strang is the river-loving outdoors man behind our favourite Perthshi

John Halverson

The Storytelling Picture Painter

Thursday 19th Nov 2015

John Halverson has just published his first book, The Big Brown Lazy Dog, fulfil

Charlie Guest

Woman On A Downhill Mission!

Thursday 7th May 2015

Charlie Guest tells the tale of how she went from a three year old on skis in th

Fraser Band

The Accidental Photographer

Friday 10th Apr 2015

Fraser Band has photographed royalty, celebs, school sports days and a countless

Praveen Kumar

The Man With The One Track Mind

Thursday 26th Mar 2015

This epic tale of adventure tells the story of how Praveen Kumar clung to his vi

Debra Salem

The Unstoppable Maker of Music!

Friday 20th Mar 2015

A passion for music, a huge personality and a drive that has made her an incredi

Gordon Bannerman Sports

Sports And Other Stories

Thursday 12th Mar 2015

Gordon Bannerman has been our local sports journalist for 35 years; in 2014 he w

Kirsty McWilliam

Rider Of The Storm

Friday 6th Mar 2015

In a year when International Women's Day is themed round 'Make It Happ

Linda Chan-Malcolm

It's A Family Affair

Thursday 26th Feb 2015

Linda Chan has grown up in the Perth institution that is The Jade Garden Restaur

Gavin Munro

He Plays Guitar And Laughs

Thursday 19th Feb 2015

How to live a life in Rock-N-Roll and survive to tell the tale? All you have to

Gay Martin

Life's Crossroads

Friday 13th Feb 2015

Gay Martin has spent 27 years caring for the people of Perth in her role as a Cr

Holly AKA Super Girl

Holly : AKA Super Girl!

Thursday 5th Feb 2015

Holly is fourteen years old and one of the Young Carers who is supported by PKAV

Beaton Lindsay

The Butcher's Boy

Friday 16th Jan 2015

Beaton Lindsay has been a butcher's boy since the day he was born. A Fifth

Gill Murray

More Dynamite Than Dolly!

Friday 9th Jan 2015

Gill Murray, the woman behind the amazing food photography on Small City Recipes

Rae Peacock

The Boy Done Good!

Friday 19th Dec 2014

Rae Peacock's story takes him from Perth, to Glasgow's bright lights,

Ian Grieve

Ian, Gordon and the Time Teens

Thursday 11th Dec 2014

Ian Grieve is a proper Perthshire thespian. An actor, writer and director of sta

Philippa Porritt

Santa's Opportunity Knocked!

Friday 5th Dec 2014

Philippa Porritt has a career that has spanned theatre stages across the UK, see

Stuart Cassells

A Piper's Tale

Friday 28th Nov 2014

Stuart Cassells, the man behind the Scottish sensation that is The Red Hot Chill

Eve Muirhead

Team Inspirational

Thursday 20th Nov 2014

As Eve Muirhead prepares to start play at European Championships in Champery we

Mark Bush

Trading Places 

Thursday 13th Nov 2014

Mark Bush from Summer Harvest Rapeseed Oil is one of Perthshire's favourite

Jane Cox

Books, Bulbs and A Life of Crime

Thursday 6th Nov 2014

Jane Cox from Perthshire's Glendoick Garden Centre crossed from Literary Ag

Graeme Maxwell

The Man Without The Plan

Thursday 30th Oct 2014

Pastry Chef extraordinaire, Big G lays out his unplanned, colourful journey from

Fiona McLellan

A Series of Curve Balls!

Friday 24th Oct 2014

Fiona McLellan of Pharos Parcel in Perth's George Street has gone from pati

Taisir Gibreel

Taisir Has It All Tied Up

Friday 3rd Oct 2014

Colourful, bold and beautiful - and that's just her scarves. Taisir Gibreel

Steve Bonthrone

The Running Man

Friday 26th Sep 2014

Steve Bonthrone has had an incredible journey from Pizza Chef to Personal Traine

Douglas Gillespie

The Red Hot Booking Agent

Friday 19th Sep 2014

Nicki chats to Douglas about bagpipes, great food and worldwide Chilli bookings!

Daniele Muir

Bat Caves and Beavers and Rats. Oh My!

Friday 12th Sep 2014

A gorgeous story from Daniele Muir of Perthshire Wildlife as she talks about her

Ken Duncan

Mainly Beer and Fun

Friday 5th Sep 2014

How do you go from Classics to Beer? Via Australia apparently! Ken Duncan talks

Helen MacKinnon

Smashing Stereotypes And Other Jobs

Thursday 28th Aug 2014

Helen MacKinnon the CEO of PKAVS in Perth chats about the stereotypes she's

Tony Heath

Thrills, Spills and The 88p Chairs

Friday 22nd Aug 2014

Tony Heath is one of Perth's favourite chefs but his life didn't start

Lady Miss Emma

A Life Lost and Found In Music

Friday 15th Aug 2014

Lady Miss Emma, the new Heartland Radio Drive Time Host, chats to Small City, Bi

Lorna Bruce

Lorna Bruce, One Hot Coffee-Roasting Mother

Tuesday 1st Jul 2014

Lorna Bruce from the The Bean Shop in Perth

Perthy Gardner

Perthy Gardner, The Green Fingered God

Monday 30th Jun 2014

Perthy Gardner from Perth In the Buff gives his first interview to SCBP

Neil McDonald

Neil McDonald, Event Commander!

Tuesday 24th Jun 2014

Neil McDonald, Event Commander!
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