Nearly 3,000 people were blocked from donating blood in Tayside and Fife last year, The Courier can reveal.
With summer now officially underway, beachgoers are being urged to take extra precautions when spending time near the coast.
Maw Broon's Kitchen will open in Dundee city centre next year, offering a variety of different foods.
Perth and Kinross Council has more than tripled the amount it spends on hot drinks and biscuits for councillors and officials, new figures show.
Police are renewing their efforts to trace an absconder from Castle Huntly prison.