Four local care homes are facing uncertain futures after they were put up for sale as part of a £2.5 billion deal.
Thousands of free meals are being served to children from underprivileged families across Tayside and Fife this summer in a bid to combat "holiday hunger".
The chief executive who stepped into steady the ship at NHS Tayside after reports of financial irregularities arose is to step down at the end of the year.
The stars of the local health service have been honoured at a celebration event in Dundee's Apex Hotel.
Tayside and Fife are expected to escape the worst of the latest extreme weather forecast to batter much of the country this weekend.
Councils across Tayside are to spend nearly £10 million on changing remaining lampposts over to LED lighting.