Decades-worth of teaching time are being lost to Tayside and Fife school pupils as stress takes its toll on the region's teachers.
Cycling projects across Tayside and Fife will feel like spin-off benefit of grants worth £125,000.
A Tayside classic car enthusiast will welcome crews from around the world to Scotland when the start flag drops on the 2019 historic rally run to Monte Carlo next month.
Angus and Fife experienced a rise in fire incidents last year as part of a response that saw crews across Scotland deal with more than 91,000 call outs.
The roar of big cats on the prowl reverberated through Courier country as a convoy of spectacular Jaguar E-types passed on a round-Britain fundraising journey.
A weekend half marathon bid by a former Fife teacher battling motor neurone disease is to receive the support of Angus secondary school youngsters.