Dundee and Stirling have both been offered consolation prizes after missing out on Scotland’s National Performance Centre for Sport.
The Courier’s general election hustings series concludes tonight at Birnam Arts in Perthshire. The debate, chaired by our political editor Kieran Andrews, begins at 7pm. See below for live updates by Perth reporter Kirsty McIntosh.
A high-profile defector from the SNP to Labour has been slammed for launching a “racist” attack on the nationalists’ Perthshire South and Ochil candidate.
More than 80 rally cars and crews from across the UK took to the forests of Highland Perthshire at the weekend in what has become an annual fixture on the motor sport calendar.
The Queen’s Baton Relay captured the imagination of thousands at the weekend, with communities across Perthshire and Central Scotland turning out in force to celebrate its arrival. The baton’s journey began on Saturday with a visit to McDiarmid Park, where it was paraded alongside the Scottish Cup. Other stops included Auchterarder, Gleneagles, Methven, Crieff, Muthill and Dunblane. On Sunday the baton went to the Stirling area.
The baton relay captured the imagination of thousands at the weekend, with communities across Perthshire and Central Scotland turning out in force to celebrate its arrival.
Scottish Labour Party leader Jim Murphy has been urged to investigate which of his members have been involved in tactical voting in Perth.
There was high drama in Perth on April 7 as some of the UK’s finest youth and women cyclists took to the city centre streets. Scottish Cycling brought its brand new Youth Tour of Scotland and more established Women’s Grand Prix to Perthshire at the weekend and the two events served up some fantastic competition.
Spectators lined the banks of the River Tay at Grandtully at the weekend to watch some of the country’s top canoeists brave the icy rapids.
Olympic gold medallists Sir Chris Hoy and Amy Williams are taking part in today’s Colin McRae Forest Stages Rally in Highland Perthshire.