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.
There is mounting evidence that children who regularly play outdoors, especially in nature, are smarter, happier and healthier. This comes as no surprise to staff and parents of Wee Wild Sparks Outdoor Nursery in Coupar Angus, Perthshire.
Ask anyone to name their favourite teacher, and rarely will they be left wanting for an answer.
New plans for a stop-gap GP surgery for Carse of Gowrie have received “many positive comments".