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Andy Shearer

The Southern Fried Man
The Southern Fried Man

Andy Shearer has come full circle through the Scottish Live Music scene and returns to his hometown of Perth as the man behind the amazing Southern Fried Festival!

31st July 2015

Charlie Guest

Woman On A Downhill Mission!
Woman On A Downhill Mission!

Charlie Guest tells the tale of how she went from a three year old on skis in the Cairngorms to Great British Women's Ski Champion. An inspiring young woman indeed!

7th May 2015

June Mitchell

The Yoga Teacher
The Yoga Teacher

June has been practicing yoga for over 40 years and has spent over 30 of these teaching others and spreading the word. A fantastic read.

24th April 2015

Fraser Band

The Accidental Photographer
The Accidental Photographer

Fraser Band has photographed royalty, celebs, school sports days and a countless Scottish businesses. At 43 today he reflects on the accidental life that has brought him happiness in shutter-loads.

10th April 2015

Praveen Kumar

The Man With The One Track Mind
The Man With The One Track Mind

This epic tale of adventure tells the story of how Praveen Kumar clung to his vision and followed it from the South of India to his restaurant in South Street, Perth.

26th March 2015

Debra Salem

The Unstoppable Maker of Music!
The Unstoppable Maker of Music!

A passion for music, a huge personality and a drive that has made her an incredible force, Debra Salem is in the hot seat and its brimming with music and song!

20th March 2015

Gordon Bannerman Sports

Sports And Other Stories
Sports And Other Stories

Gordon Bannerman has been our local sports journalist for 35 years; in 2014 he was rewarded with Perth's most outstanding sporting year ever. Its time to tell his story.

12th March 2015

Kirsty McWilliam

Rider Of The Storm
Rider Of The Storm

In a year when International Women's Day is themed round 'Make It Happen', Kirsty McWilliam and her extraordinary path was our choice for a new generation of fearless girls.

6th March 2015

Linda Chan-Malcolm

It's A Family Affair
It's A Family Affair

Linda Chan has grown up in the Perth institution that is The Jade Garden Restaurant, sharing her family with all of us while searching to find a way to make it all her own.

26th February 2015

Gavin Munro

He Plays Guitar And Laughs
He Plays Guitar And Laughs

How to live a life in Rock-N-Roll and survive to tell the tale? All you have to do is play guitar and laugh.

19th February 2015

Gay Martin

Life's Crossroads
Life's Crossroads

Gay Martin has spent 27 years caring for the people of Perth in her role as a Crossroads Care Assistant. She retired on February 12th 2015 in a mountain of adulation and love.

13th February 2015

Holly AKA Super Girl

Holly : AKA Super Girl!
Holly : AKA Super Girl!

Holly is fourteen years old and one of the Young Carers who is supported by PKAVS. This astonishing teenage girl will leave you feeling both humbled and amazed.

5th February 2015

Scott Burton

Holy Whitewater
Holy Whitewater

Scott Burton's path from troubled teenager to minister of St Matthews on Tay Street is as surprising as his pink mohawk! Here's how it all happened!

30th January 2015

Rachel Weiss

Faith, Family, Friends and Therapy!
Faith, Family, Friends and Therapy!

Rachel Weiss of Perth's Rowan Consultancy may appear super-cool, calm and collected. But in life full of surprises she tells me she owes it all to Faith, Family, Friends and Therapy!

22nd January 2015

Beaton Lindsay

The Butcher's Boy
The Butcher's Boy

Beaton Lindsay has been a butcher's boy since the day he was born. A Fifth generation butcher, he talks about his heritage, his girls and his love of an adrenalin kick!

16th January 2015

Gill Murray

More Dynamite Than Dolly!
More Dynamite Than Dolly!

Gill Murray, the woman behind the amazing food photography on Small City Recipes had a few diversions before she reached her happy life but every one of them she says, was worth the journey.

9th January 2015

Rae Peacock

The Boy Done Good!
The Boy Done Good!

Rae Peacock's story takes him from Perth, to Glasgow's bright lights, clubbing on the scene, marriage, dogs and all the way back to Perth again.

19th December 2014

Ian Grieve

Ian, Gordon and the Time Teens
Ian, Gordon and the Time Teens

Ian Grieve is a proper Perthshire thespian. An actor, writer and director of stage, and now screen. Gordon Brown, Perth In The Buff and a feature length film - is there anything this man can't do? Love 'im!

11th December 2014

Philippa Porritt

Santa's Opportunity Knocked!
Santa's Opportunity Knocked!

Philippa Porritt has a career that has spanned theatre stages across the UK, seen her set up as a proper, real life Santa's helper and stride the land with her Nordic Poles. Prepare to be wowed!

5th December 2014

Stuart Cassells

A Piper's Tale
A Piper's Tale

Stuart Cassells, the man behind the Scottish sensation that is The Red Hot Chilli Pipers, is now heading up The Famous Grouse Experience having switched his pipes for a whisky.

28th November 2014

Eve Muirhead

Team Inspirational
Team Inspirational

As Eve Muirhead prepares to start play at European Championships in Champery we find out how her year as an Olympic Medal winner has shaped up!

20th November 2014

Mark Bush

Trading Places 
Trading Places 

Mark Bush from Summer Harvest Rapeseed Oil is one of Perthshire's favourite producers. His journey brought him from Wales, through the Trading Floors of The City in London and into the arms of Maggie from Madderty!

13th November 2014

Jane Cox

Books, Bulbs and A Life of Crime
Books, Bulbs and A Life of Crime

Jane Cox from Perthshire's Glendoick Garden Centre crossed from Literary Agent into full-fledged business woman with only an International Crime Writing Festival for support.

6th November 2014

Graeme Maxwell

The Man Without The Plan
The Man Without The Plan

Pastry Chef extraordinaire, Big G lays out his unplanned, colourful journey from Scottish Auditor through two Michelin Stars right up to marriage and a baby.

30th October 2014

Fiona McLellan

A Series of Curve Balls!
A Series of Curve Balls!

Fiona McLellan of Pharos Parcel in Perth's George Street has gone from patients to parcels with a few curve balls along the way! A fantastic #BigPersonality!

24th October 2014

Taisir Gibreel

Taisir Has It All Tied Up
Taisir Has It All Tied Up

Colourful, bold and beautiful - and that's just her scarves. Taisir Gibreel's path from Sudan to Perth is packed with fashion, design, munroes... and Scotch Eggs.

3rd October 2014

Steve Bonthrone

The Running Man
The Running Man

Steve Bonthrone has had an incredible journey from Pizza Chef to Personal Trainer and this year's Running Inspiration Award Winner. All this and he's one of life's good guys!

26th September 2014

Douglas Gillespie

The Red Hot Booking Agent
The Red Hot Booking Agent

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

19th September 2014

Daniele Muir

Bat Caves and Beavers and Rats. Oh My!
Bat Caves and Beavers and Rats. Oh My!

A gorgeous story from Daniele Muir of Perthshire Wildlife as she talks about her life spent outdoors in nature.

12th September 2014

Ken Duncan

Mainly Beer and Fun
Mainly Beer and Fun

How do you go from Classics to Beer? Via Australia apparently! Ken Duncan talks about life spent mainly in beer and fun.

5th September 2014

Helen MacKinnon

Smashing Stereotypes And Other Jobs
Smashing Stereotypes And Other Jobs

Helen MacKinnon the CEO of PKAVS in Perth chats about the stereotypes she's smashed along her way.

28th August 2014

Tony Heath

Thrills, Spills and The 88p Chairs
Thrills, Spills and The 88p Chairs

Tony Heath is one of Perth's favourite chefs but his life didn't start in whites and kitchens. Read his Big Personality blog and follow an epic career in hospitality's highs and lows.

22nd August 2014

Lady Miss Emma

A Life Lost and Found In Music
A Life Lost and Found In Music

Lady Miss Emma, the new Heartland Radio Drive Time Host, chats to Small City, Big Personality about a life lived mostly in music.

15th August 2014

Sam Morshead

Jump Jockey, Adrenalin Junkie, Man on a Mission
Jump Jockey, Adrenalin Junkie, Man on a Mission

Perth Racecourse's Sam Morshead chats about 40 years in the Sport of Kings.

8th August 2014

Peggy Brunache

Soul Food and the Southern Fried Woman
Soul Food and the Southern Fried Woman

Read all about Peggy Brunache, the woman behind the soul food at Southern Fried Festival in Perth.

23rd July 2014

Perthy Gardner

Perthy Gardner, The Green Fingered God
Perthy Gardner, The Green Fingered God

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

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Neil McDonald

Neil McDonald, Event Commander!
Neil McDonald, Event Commander!

Neil McDonald, Event Commander!

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Stephen Milne

Meet Stephen, He Swims Like A Commonwealth Fish!
Meet Stephen, He Swims Like A Commonwealth Fish!

Stephen Milne, Commonwealth Swimmer for Team Scotland

17th July 2014

Lorna Bruce

Lorna Bruce, One Hot Coffee-Roasting Mother
Lorna Bruce, One Hot Coffee-Roasting Mother

1st July 2014