Union bosses are calling for an urgent intervention by politicians as a row over swimming lesson provision in Dundee threatens to escalate.
Leisure and Culture Dundee
Dundee officials have been accused of trying to quietly pass cuts to swimming lessons in the city.
This year's Santa Dash was officially launched in Dundee yesterday and participants are already getting sweaty in their red suits.
Dundee's Olympia swimming pool has been temporarily closed following a "technical issue" at the site.
A senior Dundee councillor has called for greater investment in the city's cultural attractions.
The chairman of Leisure and Culture Dundee, the arms length body which runs leisure facilities in the city, is to retire this year.
Arts and culture organisations from across Courier Country have come together to explore ways the area could benefit from them working together.
A Conservative MSP has said there "won't be any culture" beyond V&A Dundee unless more funding is awarded to councils.
Cutting Dundee's library budget could have long-term consequences on literacy, social isolation and mental health.
Leisure and Culture Dundee has been forced to make savings of more than £800,000 through cutting staff and reducing its library budget.