Pet owners have been warned to be vigilant after chunks of meat were left scattered around a Tayside village.
Gap on Perth High Street has announced its sudden closure, having notified staff two days before Christmas they would be losing their jobs.
UPDATE: King's Place reopened at about 4.25pm and a police spokesman said there were no serious injuries.
Fed-up Scone residents have called for a long-term solution to the ongoing fly-tipping issue in their woodland area.
Graffiti vandals have targeted locations across Coupar Angus, drawing and spray-painting property in the general vicinity of the local primary school.
Bee poisoners who appear to have wiped out a colony of the insects in Perth have been slammed by keepers.
A new £1 million international Highland games centre has been announced for Perthshire as part of a massive investment in Tayside.
Shakespeare, a school choir and Scottish art were in the spotlight as Perth Festival of the Arts kicked off its ten day run in glorious sunshine on Thursday.
A joint investigation has been launched into the suspected illegal culling of around 100 birds in Highland Perthshire after dozens of carcasses were found floating in a loch.
A court date has been set in a battle to save a Carse of Gowrie school after Perth and Kinross Council launched a legal challenge against the Scottish Government.