Health bosses have asked for a ban on new inmates being sent to Perth Prison as overcrowding is causing safety concerns for medical staff.
Police have pledged to crack down on speeding around Perthshire schools.
A Perth man who has collected hundreds of coffee cups from the sides of local roads has been recognised with a national award.
Perthshire comedian Bruce Fummey is taking the words of the Bard to the Far East as he prepares to perform at a Burns supper in Asia.
A young leukaemia survivor is asking people to get behind a charity which helped her, ahead of World Cancer Day next month.
Historic documents have been released showing Mary Queen of Scots protected surgeons from going into battle, paving the way for the Geneva Convention 300 years before it came into force.
Plans to get fit are commonplace in January but now even dogs are donning their sweatbands and getting involved.
A Perth angling enthusiast has achieved a childhood dream to snag a prestigious award – more than 40 years after catching his first salmon.
Concerns have been raised about the future of Scone post office as the prospect of closure emerged again this week.
A dressing gown-clad serial flasher has been placed on the sex offenders register.