Vast swathes of Perthshire and Angus, home to the country's soft-fruits industry and other arable businesses, have been identified as being most at risk from the impact of Brexit.
Public health minister Joe FitzPatrick has promised there will be no complacency in the country's drive to hit child immunisation targets.
There have been almost 200 physical and verbal attacks against traffic wardens across Courier Country in the last five years.
Vandals across Courier Country have caused thousands of pounds worth of criminal damage at courts while waiting for their trials to call.
Almost a third of the £5 million fines generated from fixed-point speeding cameras in Scotland were raked in from motorists in Fife, Tayside and the Central belt.
Beaches across Courier country have once again been named as some of the best kept in Scotland.
There were almost 10,000 referrals for emergency food packages in Dundee last year, as the number of people requiring foodbanks in Scotland rose for the sixth year in a row.
An 82-year-old man reported missing on a visit to a relative has been found safe and well.