Local authorities across Courier Country wrote off almost £4 million in unpaid council tax last year, according to official figures.
A heroic mechanic who saved a man's life after he suffered a serious leg injury in a horrific crash in Blairgowrie has described the moment he sprang into action.
Health chiefs have admitted they have no way of knowing how much unused medication is going to waste across Tayside.
TV favourite Crimewatch is to be dropped by the BBC after more than three decades on the air.
Shocked residents say they no longer feel safe after a village store was targeted for the second time in less than a week.
Hospitals in Tayside and Fife cancelled more than 70 operations in one month for reasons such as lack of space, equipment or staff.