Take That star Gary Barlow is coming to play "intimate" solo shows in Dundee and Perth next year.
A battleground seat if ever there was one.
A glider pilot triggered an emergency response after performing what he described as a "routine" landing in a Perthshire field.
The snap general election may be dominating the headlines, but Scotland goes to the polls this week in another important vote.
Perth city centre was last year rocked by the sudden closure of independent department store McEwens of Perth.
The Perth City North ward is densely populated taking in the neighbourhoods of Letham, Tulloch, Double Dykes and Fairfield.
The Perth City South ward is made up of Craigie, Moncrieffe and Friarton.
At the heart of the Almond and Earn ward is the vibrant village of Bridge of Earn.
The Kinross-shire ward is known locally as the gateway to the highlands and at its heart lies Loch Leven, which is a major nature reserve.
Tourism is a major employer in the Strathallan ward, with none bigger than the world-famous Gleneagles Hotel.