The first minister has defended investing £40 million in a third Perth bridge over the Tay at the expense of more substantial support for the former Michelin tyre plant in Dundee.
Coastal rowing has already captured the hearts and minds of communities along Scotland’s seaboard.
Funding for the congestion-busting Cross Tay Link Road project is set to be confirmed next week.
Residents in Aberuthven have launched a petition to try to save their village shop.
A former MP was branded “amateurish” as she appeared in Perth to defend charges of professional misconduct.
A former Perthshire MP has been fined £3000 and told to pay costs after being found guilty of professional misconduct at a disciplinary tribunal in Perth.
A Perth and Kinross tourism tax could raise at least £1million for council coffers, mitigating the effect of cuts in visitor hotspots such as Loch Leven, Pitlochry and Dunkeld.
A Perthshire pensioner living with dementia has defied her diagnosis to walk a 780km medieval pilgrimage road across Europe and raise almost £3000 to help others with the same condition.
The only bird of prey poisoned in Scotland last year was found in Highland Perthshire, according to official statistics.
An ingenious device to prevent roadkill on the A827 near Killin is being used to get more young people excited about engineering.