The blistering summer has brought a plea from Scottish Water chiefs to use water wisely in a heatwave which has already seen demand rocket by almost a third.
A Tayside classic car enthusiast will welcome crews from around the world to Scotland when the start flag drops on the 2019 historic rally run to Monte Carlo next month.
A legendary motorsport challenge has set off from outside historic Paisley Abbey en route to Monte Carlo - with a large Courier Country contingent at its heart.
A weekend half marathon bid by a former Fife teacher battling motor neurone disease is to receive the support of Angus secondary school youngsters.
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 roar of big cats on the prowl reverberated through Courier country as a convoy of spectacular Jaguar E-types passed on a round-Britain fundraising journey.