The Met Office and Sepa issued weather warnings for almost all of Courier Country as the area was battered by thunderstorms.
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.
The latest changes in the development of The Courier arrive this weekend with the launch of two new pull-outs.
The Met Office has issued a weather warning for thunderstorms for Dundee, Perthshire, Angus and Fife.
Ask anyone to name their favourite teacher, and rarely will they be left wanting for an answer.
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.
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.
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.
Courier readers have answered an appeal to raise thousands of pounds for one of Scotland’s leading charities.
Absent parents across Fife and Tayside owe an astonishing £47 million towards the upkeep of their children, The Courier can reveal.