People should pay a surcharge on tickets for events like T in the Park to pay for clean up costs, say police officers. The Scottish Police Federation, which represents the rank-and-file, has proposed a “social responsibility levy” for commercial activities which have a “disproportionate impact” on communities in a manifesto it released on Sunday.
A Perthshire councillor has described voters returning her to local politics as a “great honour”.
The Culture Secretary has been cleared of wrongdoing over a £150,000 handout to the profitable organisers of T in the Park.
Bosses at NHS Tayside are still looking for millions of pounds of savings as they try to plug the massive blackhole in its budget.
Deputy First Minister and Perthshire MSP John Swinney praised Perth’s flood defences for saving the city from devastation even as he continued to face criticism over disaster funding.
The SNP Government’s rigid policy on domestic abuse has been slammed by police and politicians after a woman was locked up overnight for brushing her abusive drunken husband’s face with a Christmas card.
Perth is on course to become the most desirable place to live and work in Scotland, according to an MSP.
Almost 5% of Tayside’s police officers are poised to be moved from the streets to a control room, senior figures within the force have revealed.
A £150,000 payment from the Scottish Government to the profit-making organisers of T in the Park will be investigated by the public spending watchdog.
Jeremy Corbyn’s “sunshine socialism” message does not appear to have filtered down to street level in Perth.