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.
Ask anyone to name their favourite teacher, and rarely will they be left wanting for an answer.
The latest changes in the development of The Courier arrive this weekend with the launch of two new pull-outs.
Five branches of the Bank of Scotland in Tayside and Fife are being axed as the banking group continues to pare down its network north of the border.
Preparing for an 81-mile cycle race through Highland Perthshire whilst working 100 miles north east of Shetland on a North Sea oil platform might seem like an uphill struggle.
A 39-year-old man whose body was found in his Dunfermline flat was the victim of a violent murder, police have confirmed.
Communities from across Courier Country have found out who will take centre stage in their area during the Queen’s Baton Relay, which will precede this summer’s Commonwealth Games.
Courier country has taken a slice of £100 million from a national conference fund set up two years ago.
Absent parents across Fife and Tayside owe an astonishing £47 million towards the upkeep of their children, The Courier can reveal.
Courier readers have answered an appeal to raise thousands of pounds for one of Scotland’s leading charities.