For almost two decades George Smith was a leading light in Perthshire horticultural circles, pouring heart and soul into his home village of Bridge of Earn, in particular.
A drink driver who smashed into a wall at high speed while under the influence of alcohol had already been barred from driving because of his drug use.
Hard-hitting banners bearing the slogan ‘RBS: Killing rural communities’ will be held aloft this week by campaigners protesting against the closure of the bank’s Aberfeldy branch.
Bank bosses have been heavily criticised for sending “insensitive” questionnaires to customers asking them help improve service at axed Perth and Kinross branches.
A drink driver was caught four times the legal limit with a baby on her knee.
A farm labourer went on a four-day “bad behaviour binge”, stealing his holidaying employer’s car, partying in their home and pillaging their bank accounts.
A motorcycle salute filled the centre of Perth with the sound of revving engines in tribute to a young biker killed days before Christmas.
Perth Theatre is positioning itself to become one of Scotland’s leading training hubs for all aspects of stagecraft, from acting to set and costume design.
An uninsured student who tore through the streets of Perth in a borrowed car filled with his whooping friends ploughed into a married couple in a horrific hit and run crash.
Communities across Perth and Kinross have raised concerns about the provision and maintenance of grit bins but the council may not have the resources to do anything about it.