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7th August, 2023. UCI Cycling World Championships: The UCI Cycling World Championships is scheduled to be held in the city of discovery, with a 22.8km route and 89m of climbing. The Gran Fondo Road Race commences on West Grange Road in the east of Dundee. Riders will then cycle north-east on Arbroath Road, which is part of the A92, towards Arbroath before turning north-east at Salmon's Muir, two miles north of Carnoustie, and returning down the A92 to the Dundee finish line
The world's most famous steam locomotive The Flying Scotsman arrived in Dundee on time today at 12.15pm July 3rd, 2023, en route to Aberdeen, Scotland. The National Railway Museum has announced summer day trips from a number of stations across the country as part of the centennial celebrations of the steam engine
The British Ambassador Cruise Line's Ambition cruise liner arriving in Dundee around 11am on a very overcast and humid morning. The Ambition will depart at 11 pm tonight after completing her June voyage. Ambition current cruise was 12 days, round-trip Arctic Voyage To North Cape Land Of The Midnight Sun. The itinerary started on the 18th Jun, 2023 and ended today 30th Jun, 2023
15th July, 2023. UK Weather: Northeast Scotland is experiencing a mixture of bright and cloudy humid weather, with highs about 20°C. A stunning July morning panorama of Dundee City, the River Tay, the road and railway bridges, the Waterfront Development Project and the V&A Design Museum as seen from Newport-On-Tay across the River
30th May, 2023. The German Phoenix Reisen Cruises, Artania cruise ship arriving in Dundee around 11am today and will depart at 11pm tonight. Artania's current voyage is a 12-day round-trip of the United Kingdom. The itinerary started on 20th May, 2023 and ends on 1st Jun, 2023 arriving in Bremerhaven, Bremen, Germany.
12th Nov, 2022. Sister Act: The Broughty Opera, an amateur operatic society presents the production of Sister Act, a divine musical comedy based on Joseph Howard's hit 1992 film of the same name. The amateur actors dressed in full costumers throughout the city centre are promoting the musical comedy which will be performed at Dundee's Gardyne Theatre from November 23 to November 26, 2022
13th Nov, 2022. Remembrance Day: Lord Provost Bill Campbell and city councillors are joined by a few Dundee residents, dignitaries, armed forces representatives, veterans, Police Scotland, and the Scottish Free Masons to remember Dundee men who died in World Wars I and II. The gathering took place around 12.20pm at the Law Hill monument, which is the highest and most central point in the city, where they laid poppy wreaths and observed a two-minute silence
26th Sep, 2022. UK News: Nicko Cruises Vasco da Gama Madeira cruise ship is docked at Port of Dundee. After making an overnight stop from Europe, the cruise ship carrying 1,000 passengers will depart Dundee later this afternoon. Nicko Cruises, a German company arrived in the City of Discovery early on Sunday after departing from Aberdeen. The 219-meter ship is on an 11-day voyage that stops in Kriel, Germany after visiting Copenhagen, Stavanger, and Bergen
11th September 2022. UK News: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's cortège is being driven through Dundee along the Kingsway dual carriageway on its way to Perth from Balmoral, arriving around 4 p.m. in Scotland's capital Edinburgh. Many people have gathered to pay their respects to the world's longest-reigning monarch
16th July, 2022. Dundee Summer Bash Street Festival 2022: The weather in North East Scotland is warm and sunny, with temperatures reaching 22°C. Today is the first day of the Dundee Summer Bash Street Festival 2022 across the city, which runs from 16th to 24th July 2022 and Dundee has declared itself to be Beanotown. Their free performances will astound and excite audiences of all ages. Street theatre, aerialists on giant swings, and an interactive marble run will bring the city centre to life.
Dundee, Tayside, Scotland, Dundee News, UK. 12th May, 2022. Beano`s Dennis (The Menace) and Gnasher are photographed in the city centre promoting this historic and largest-ever comics celebration. This summer, Dundee will celebrate its status as the home of comics with the Summer Bash Street Festival, which will run from July 14th to July 24th, 2022. Dundee will be transformed into "Beanotown" with well-known characters and stories taking over the city streets as part of Scotland's Year of Stories 2022, celebrating the wealth of stories inspired, written, and created in Scotland. Live News
19th July, 2022. UK Weather: Temperatures in North East Scotland have reached 29°C, prompting extreme high temperature orange warnings. Despite the humidity, local residents and tourists are out enjoying the beautiful weather and buying ice cream cones, cold drinks, and coffees outside the V&A Design Museum on Dundee's Waterfront Development Project.
19th Oct, 2021. UK News: The Giant £1m humpback whale sculpture designed by Lee Simmons has finally arrived in Dundee for the last part of the journey to be installed beside the V&A Design Museum. The 36-metre, 22-tonne whale is being transported by two tug boats along the River Tay to be lifted by a large crane to its final resting point outside the Victoria & Albert Museum along Dundee waterfront
26th July, 2021. UK Weather: Mini heatwave across North East Scotland with temperatures reaching 24°C. Local residents are glad to get outdoors to have fun to enjoy the hot Summer weather in Dundee. Two young girls wearing facemasks are cooling down in the heat eating ice cream cones whilst having fun outside after a day out shopping in the city centre.
UK Weather: Warm spring sunshine across North East Scotland with temperatures reaching 15°C. Covid-19 lockdown restrictions are now relaxed to Level 2 in Dundee seeing people taking advantage of the new eased regulations and socialising inside and outside local pubs. The Tier 2 restrictions allows Dundee pubs to stay open for business until 10.30pm with customers out enjoying the weather drinking and dining at J.D Wetherspoon`s Counting House public house
On March 7th 2016 Dundee unveiled a new statue of mischievous schoolboy Oor Wullie. The bronze work was commissioned to celebrate the 80th anniversary of his debut in The Sunday Post. Dundee’s comic character heritage is being celebrated with a new statue of Oor Wullie in the city centre. Beside him is his trusty bucket and behind him on the wall are bronze replicas of his trusty satchel containing his catapult and pet mouse Jeemy.
23rd October 2015:Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit to Dundee. Prince William and Kate Middleton have made their first official visit to Dundee. The Royal couple visiting the Abertay University and the RRS Discovery Ship. They were met by the University Students outside the main Abertay University entrance and Dunblane School Children at Discovery Point in Dundee.
Dundee, Scotland. July 6th 2016. Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness Prince Philip today during their Royal visit to Dundee. On the Balcony of The Chambers of Commerce with Her Majesty The Queen and Prince Philip is Dundee`s Lord Provost Bob Duncan [far left] who is Her Majesty`s Lord Lieutenant of the City of Dundee and Right Lady Lord Provost [far right].
28th February, 2018. UK Weather. The Siberian Beast arrives over the north east of Scotland with heavy snow falls and blustery cold winds sweeping across Dundee. Freezing weather from Serbia known as "The Beast from the East" is set to cause travel disruption and school closures as Britain faces its coldest February in years