Over the last few decades, 40% o young salmon smolts that went tae the sea returned tae the river. That figure is noo doon tae 3 or 4%. Noo teams hiv been set up tae try tae get some answers as tae the dwindling numbers. Sandy Bremner is Chair o the River Dee Trust in […]
On behalf o the Scots Radio Team, a guid new year tae abidy. In this oor bumper New Year Episode, wi hiv the renowned ootdoor expert an author, Cameron McNeish guidin us through the Glens an the pages o his new book ‘Come by The Hills’. We hear aboot the new app fae the Scottish […]
Jine us for anither Christmas Scots Radio special – an Santa cam doon the lum an athin. Ring oot the claes!
The Mither Tongue, was described as one of the best 100 Scottish books ever written. Now Newport-based author and Scots language expert Billy Kay has produced an audio version of his classic book. We are delighted that Billy has recorded a special introduction to the book for Scots Radio. Link to the App ‘Audible’ for […]
In this next episode o the ‘A Sense o Place’ series Finn Nixon jines ecologist an author Andrew Painting, tae find oot fit’s happenin on Mar Lodge Estate in the winter.
THE LIFE BREATH SONGS – wi Kathleen Jamie, Scots Makar: We are delighted tae welcome Scotland’s new National Poet an Makar, Kathleen Jamie ontae the programme tae spik aboot her first project as Makar – creatin unique collaborative nature poems wi the public, caad The Life Breath Songs – pegged tae COP26. (Image – The […]
In ess episode, Finn Nixon jines meteorologist Chris Booth in Braemar tae discuss aa things wither. Chris explains the unique climate that the wee Aiberdeenshire village has an how he actually carries oot his forecastin. Braemar and Ballater webpage -http://braemarweather.co.uk/index.html
NICHTS ARE DRAWIN IN: Aye the nichts are drawin in an there’s loads tae dae in the gairden. Special guest Charlie Abel gets advice aboot aipples an Steve Byrne tells us aboot his allotment – an the Dandelion Project. Claire Paterson also whisks up some mair delicious recipes while Dave Mitchell an Frieda Morrison tak […]
The Scottish International Storytelling Festival launches on the 15th October an runs until the 31st October. Wi the theme ‘Imagine’, the Festival hosts over 100 performers to tak pairt in an event that includes representatives from 12 different countries. To hear mair, Frieda Morrison spoke to Programme Manager, Daniel Abercrombie.
SCOTS LANGUAGE AWARDS – WWF an the Great Scottish Canvas, Wither an Bees. The Scots Language Awards this year wis foo o treasures an surprises. We feature the ceremony wi the mannie in charge, Simon Thoumire. In the lead up tae COP26, wir hearin aboot a new online Gallery an exhibition fae WWF caad the […]