Taking in some of the area’s most scenic landscapes, the Strathtay ward is the second largest in Perth and Kinross in terms of land mass.
When RBS came perilously close to collapse amid global economic turmoil almost 10 years ago, it was United Kingdom taxpayers who dug deep to save the famous old bank from going crashing out of business.
The Perth City South ward is made up of Craigie, Moncrieffe and Friarton.
Police in Perth are hunting a "despicable" thief who stole an elderly woman's handbag.
The snap general election may be dominating the headlines, but Scotland goes to the polls this week in another important vote.
Take That star Gary Barlow is coming to play "intimate" solo shows in Dundee and Perth next year.
The Strathmore ward, home of Scotland's old capital, runs through a valley from the Grampian mountains in the north to the southern Sidlaws.
Stretching between Perth and Dundee, the Carse of Gowrie is largely a mixture of high quality agricultural land and commuter villages.
Rail services through Fife were plunged into chaos this morning after a train hit a tree on the line near Markinch.
To see them in captivity is pleasure enough, but there is nothing quite like a wild haggis experience to stir the heart of any Scot.