A Kinross woman who set up a medical clinic in Ethiopia a decade ago has been recognised with a national award for her efforts, which have helped more than 8000 women in the African nation.
A Dunkeld accountancy firm has launched an online banking hub in rural Perthshire to combat the closure of traditional banks in towns and villages.
A petition to stop the introduction of frozen meals for school pupils across Perth and Kinross has been signed by nearly 1500 people in less than 48 hours.
Residents and politicians fear a proposed housing development at a former hospital site in Perth could cripple the surrounding road network.
Emergency services rushed to the banks of the River Tay in Perth this afternoon after reports of a woman in the water.
A Kinross dog and his ex-army owner have bagged 270 of Scotland's Munros together as they aim to scale all 282 by the end of September.
Perth youngsters have been warned they are putting their lives at risk amid reports of vandalism to life-saving equipment and youths "larking around" by the rivers edge.
Grieving relatives in Perth have been blocked from a garden of remembrance as football fans are dumping their cars around the city's crematorium.
A community-owned Perthshire bridge will close daily to traffic for two weeks after drivers were accused of ignoring signs and putting workers lives in danger.
More than 3,000 people have signed a petition to halt the introduction of frozen school dinners across Perth and Kinross.