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.
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.
Nearly 2000 people will hit the South Inch on Saturday when the UK’s only touring tribute festival visits Perth for the first time.
A woman driver was taken to Blairgowrie Cottage Hospital after her car ended up on its side in Bridge of Cally on Wednesday morning.
A one-man crime wave is facing a lengthy jail sentence after Perth Sheriff Court heard his serial offending was a lifestyle choice.
Councillors believe Kinross’ revamped High Street needs a safe crossing point after claims it has become dangerous for pedestrians.
Perth Racecourse will be handing out a £2,000 prize to the best dressed racegoer at this year’s Ladies Day.
A stage production of Scotland’s most famous fictional family, The Broons, will have its world premiere at Perth Concert Hall.