Eilish Mccolgan – Dundee’s athletic hero

Eilish McColgan is one of Dundee’s well-renowned athletes and this year competed in her third Commonwealth Games after the 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games in India and the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. She also competed in the European Championships in Berlin where she won silver in the Women’s 5000m Born in Dundee, Eilish McColgan is…

Drew Marr – Creating comics that are sold nationwide

Drew Marr is only ten years old but has already got his sights on creating his own business designing comics – and he has already had success with his work being sold across the country! Drew started Gold Lion Comics back in 2016 when he was just 8 years of age and two years on, his comics have…

Grace Warnock – Designing signage to showcase invisible disabilities

Grace Warnock was only nine years of age when she was dianogsed with Chron’s disease but now she is raising awareness of invisible disabilities by designing toilet signs which are used for accessible toilets to let people know that there is folk out there that have invisible disabilities where they may take longer compared to…

Mark Stewart – Dundee’s cycling champion

At just age 23, Mark Stewart has already won an international gold and bronze as he represented Scotland at the Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast. Mark was born and raised in Dundee and started cycling at Caird Park with the Discovery junior cycling club, as a youth C cyclist. Mark credits the club as…

The Scottish Sisters – Creating vlogs, Dundee style!

The next feature I want to write about as part of the Dundee’s Young People series is the Scottish Sisters who are a group of two sisters who vlog around Dundee and the world. Starting in 2014, Holly and Abbie McKee set up a YouTube channel to entertain viewers with their own original content including…

Be Charlotte – an up and coming superstar from Dundee

Be Charlotte is an acclaimed singer/songwriter from Dundee who has just signed for Columbia/Sony Music and to have that achievement at such a young age is incredible! I wanted to write an article on her because I think she is an amazing musician who is the face of music in Dundee for the next generation….