Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance’s (SCAA) expansion of its life-saving service has been given a £300,000 boost thanks to a Heroes Trust Award from People's Postcode Lottery.
Councillors confirmed a final vote will be needed to make concrete plans to axe 50 jobs from Perthshire school kitchens.
A new literary festival will honour Perth poet William Soutar.
Perth Theatre and Concert Hall bosses have been given a year to turn round their performance and boost attendance figures at the two venues.
The Spring/Summer season schedule at Perth Concert Hall and Perth Theatre has been announced.
A man has appeared in court after a motorcyclist had to be airlifted to hospital from the scene of a collision near Auchterarder.