Tayside and Fife residents have been warned to brace themselves for snow after freezing Arctic air caused temperatures to plummet overnight.
A "determined" local woman filled eight bagfuls of rubbish from a half-mile stretch of an Angus road in the space of just one day.
Tayside and Fife dodged a blast of Arctic weather which brought chaos to roads across Scotland yesterday.
Temperatures are expected to plummet to as low as -9C in parts of Scotland next week, with snow showers possible at lower levels across the east coast.
A prolonged cold snap put health and council services to the test this week as plummeting temperatures and black ice led to treacherous conditions on roads and pavements.
Save for the odd snowy spell and a prolonged icy period, Tayside and Fife has dodged much of the recent winter weather; but the region hasn't been so lucky in the past. Throughout the years Courier Country has endured several brutal winters. We decided to have a look back at some of the most famous ones.
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Heavy snowfall brought chaos to Perthshire and Fife on Friday, causing a spate of crashes, stranding buses and forcing more than 20 schools and nurseries to close their doors.
The SNP has lost its long-held Angus seat to the Tories in one of the key general election battlegrounds for the two parties.
A 68-year-old bus driver transporting pupils from a Mearns school has died following a three-vehicle crash.