Angus and Fife experienced a rise in fire incidents last year as part of a response that saw crews across Scotland deal with more than 91,000 call outs.
“Anyone who makes the shortlist really deserves to be there.”
It may be hard to believe in an era of large screens and high-definition, but people across Tayside and Fife continue to watch black and white televisions.
With summer now officially underway, beachgoers are being urged to take extra precautions when spending time near the coast.
A Glasgow-based charity helping amputees live life to the full has extended its reach into Tayside.
A set of rare Dundee, Perth, Fife and Angus banknotes, produced in an era when the area printed its own money could fetch thousands of pounds at auction.
Residents of Tayside and Fife contribute almost 10% of all Christmas shoeboxes donated to UK charity, Blythswood Care.
The icy grip of winter has forced councils across Tayside, Fife and Central Scotland to break the bank in maintenance costs.