Perth and Kinross Council has more than tripled the amount it spends on hot drinks and biscuits for councillors and officials, new figures show.
Residents of Tayside and Fife contribute almost 10% of all Christmas shoeboxes donated to UK charity, Blythswood Care.
A set of rare Dundee, Perth, Fife and Angus banknotes, produced in an era when the area printed its own money could fetch thousands of pounds at auction.
Prank callers have wasted almost 400 hours - the equivalent of a full fortnight - of fire crews' time in Tayside and Fife in the last five years.
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.
With summer now officially underway, beachgoers are being urged to take extra precautions when spending time near the coast.
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.