Dundee has received more than £800,000 to help it implement Frank’s Law, health chiefs have been told.
NEW YEAR HONOURS: Amanda Kopel was too scared to open letter – because she thought she was in trouble
Campaigner Amanda Kopel has dedicated her New Year Honours List award to her "soulmate" husband Frank.
Fans will get the chance to salute Dundee United’s greatest-ever team on Saturday night when members of the 1983 title-winning side gather for a special reunion at the Whitehall Theatre.
The unforgettable night superstar footballer George Best came to Kirriemuir is to be recalled in a new play set to bring fans flocking to the Wee Red Town.
An appeal has been launched for items which could help in the treatment of football fans suffering from dementia.
A local student of musical theatre has stepped on to the stage at the SECC in Glasgow and into the limelight to receive a top national award.
Diagnoses of dementia and Alzheimer’s in Tayside have risen by more than 80% in 10 years.
Amanda Kopel is to be honoured by Scotland’s leading dementia charity for her successful battle to make Frank’s Law a reality.
The campaign for a law in memory of footballer Frank Kopel visited the home of Dundee United, the club where he played for a decade.
Scottish ministers have asked councils to start costing Frank’s Law, it has been reported.
The widow of footballer Frank Kopel said she was “ecstatic” that a Bill has been lodged at Holyrood to extend free care to under-65s with conditions such as dementia.
Frank Kopel’s widow Amanda has been left speechless following a “wonderful gesture” from Belgian giants Anderlecht — the club against whom her late husband scored his greatest goal.
Frank’s Law has received royal backing after Prince Albert of Monaco lent his support to the campaign.