Members of the press and public were ordered to leave a council meeting while the theft of public money was discussed yesterday.
A Coupar Angus man wants to dedicate the rest of his life to improving life for people living in the town – starting with a new community centre.
Following recent crises to recruit sufficient community council nominees in some parts of Tayside and Fife, Michael Alexander discovers there are challenges to be overcome - but local democracy is far from dead.
Sir, – In response to the recent Courier letter concerning what Anstruther Community Council does (“Let us know what you do”, September 22) I would say it has done quite a lot in the past three years.
Sir, – I am interested in the article in The Courier (May 12) about the councillor who lives here in Fife but is representing people in Cambridge almost 400 miles away.
Democracy eh? More of a gamble than anybody gave it credit for.