The sister of a Perthshire teenager killed by cancer and the nurse who cared for her are set to take part in a challenge to raise funds for families in need.
It may be the kind of sport that terrifies beginners taking it up later in life.
Police have urged parents to keep tabs on their children after reports of youths terrorising Invergowrie with anti-social behaviour.
A number of organisations with links to Tayside have been nominated for awards celebrating collaboration between businesses and arts initiatives.
A Bulgarian farm worker has told how a rare lung disease contracted in Perthshire left him stranded in a coma thousands of miles from home.
A bitter neighbour dispute has erupted in a leafy suburb on the outskirts of Dundee after local residents swore at children they claim are terrorising the area.
Perthshire star baker Flora Shedden has spoken of her "crazy" year as the nation eagerly awaits the return of the Great British Bake-off.
Competition to be voted Scotland's favourite building is fierce this year, with some of the country's finest landmarks competing against each other.
A Dundee maritime charity is launching public boat trips along the river Tay to raise money for good causes.
Trains in the Tayside area have been cancelled or re-routed after a person was been hit by a train this morning.