At the end of every year we look back on the most read stories on The Courier's website. Here are the articles that outperformed the others online in the past 12 months:
A bus firm will roll out "cheaper" day return tickets across Tayside and Fife next week.
A go-slow zone could be created in Blairgowrie town centre.
A housing officer has described a home where up to 25 cats were allowed to run feral as “the worst thing I have ever seen.”
A pizza chef accused of murder told cops his alleged victim was “like a father” to him, a jury’s been told.
A Perth councillor has spoken of his “disappointment” that T in the Park may not be staged at Strathallan Castle next year.
Organisers of a showcase of talent from schools across Perthshire say they hope to make it a regular event after raising £20,000 on the night.
A pair of valuable pistols which were presented by the people of Perthshire to their MP proved a popular draw when they went on display in the Fair City.
A key industry that already generates £460 million a year for the economy of Perth and Kinross is pushing to capture a slice of a lucrative market.
A ground-breaking energy scheme which harnesses the power of the River Tay to heat homes will fight fuel poverty and dramatically slash household bills, council chiefs have pledged.