Rumours that a Fife swimming pool could close due to council cutbacks were blown out of the water by the region's Sports and Leisure Trust.
With Dunfermline's title rivals Falkirk and Raith Rovers at home to the two teams at the bottom of the first division this weekend, the Pars' trip to Queen of the South would appear to be the hardest test for the three promotion hopefuls.
A housing development on Kinnoull Hill would destroy the tranquil atmosphere enjoyed by people who go to a Perth monastery for retreats, objectors to the plan have claimed.
A generous volunteer at a cancer support charity has spoken warmly of her "rewarding work" before urging others to join in.
Dundee HSFP's chance of a top three place just about ended when their depleted side lost to champions Currie last week, making the visit of Hawick this week largely about pride.
An Angus country sports enthusiast was fined £200 on Thursday, becoming one of the first people to be prosecuted under laws relating to the use of snares.
Kirkcaldy could soon see the return of the silver screen for the first time in 10 years if plans for a town centre cinema are given the go-ahead.
A lifelong Dundee FC fan has died in hospital after collapsing near Dens Park.
A battered girlfriend who called her mother for help after suffering a drunken beating could only watch in horror as she suffered the same fate.
A former president of the EIS who tried to take the union to an employment tribunal for disciplinary procedures taken against him has voiced his disappointment after his appeal was rejected.