SNP ministers have been told to “go back to the drawing board” after multi-million-pound plans to overhaul a notorious rail bottleneck near Montrose hit the buffers.
The number of people being taken into police custody after offending has fallen by around 70,000 a year since Police Scotland has formed in 2013.
Police are being called out twice a week to respond to emergencies at courts in Tayside and Fife, new figures have shown.
Police are called out to 999 calls at Scottish courts dozens of times each month, new figures indicate.
Montrose Port Authority has warned it must be able to continue dumping dredged material around Lunan Bay “if the port is to remain operational”.
Court order slapped down on St Cyrus Travellers to stop further work as enforcement saga takes fresh twist
A council has been forced to go to court to stop further work at an illegal Mearns housing estate.
An MSP has warned the First Minister of “economic and social catastrophe” from a decision not to renew a licence at an Angus port.
New figures have revealed a tenfold rise in the number of dog control notices handed out by council's in Tayside and Fife over the last five years.
Work will start in October to redesign a Mearns landmark following a public consultation.
A Scottish Conservative attack on the SNP over early prison release has backfired after it emerged a robber who raped a Dundee student while on licence was released from jail in England.