Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance’s (SCAA) expansion of its life-saving service has been given a £300,000 boost thanks to a Heroes Trust Award from People's Postcode Lottery.
Councillors confirmed a final vote will be needed to make concrete plans to axe 50 jobs from Perthshire school kitchens.
A new literary festival will honour Perth poet William Soutar.
Perth Theatre and Concert Hall bosses have been given a year to turn round their performance and boost attendance figures at the two venues.
The Spring/Summer season schedule at Perth Concert Hall and Perth Theatre has been announced.
A man has appeared in court after a motorcyclist had to be airlifted to hospital from the scene of a collision near Auchterarder.
A Crieff charity has been awarded almost £150,000 from the National Lottery for a range of projects and to create new jobs.
Horsecross's future as operators of Perth Concert Hall and Perth Theatre will come into question next week after council officers outlined "significant concerns" about the charity's financial management.
Controversial plans to increase the size of four planned wind turbines at Perthshire's Binn Eco Park have been narrowly rejected by councillors.
Thieves have stolen thousands of pounds worth of power tools from an Auchterarder minibus.