Cash-strapped councils are coming under pressure to scrap commercial loans after Fife's local authority became one of the first in Scotland to save millions.
The streets of Dundee look a little emptier this week as the Big Bucket Trail has come to an end.
Oor Wullie mania will take over Edinburgh tonight as the BIG Bucket Trail auctions reach the capital.
Participant numbers in a “flagship” schools sport programme have dropped in three out of four local council areas despite more volunteers stepping forward to support sessions.
Courier staff photographers pick the best images they captured over the last 10 years.