A man who was drunk in charge of a young child claimed he was using whisky to treat his "excruciating" toothache.
Friends of the Inch Maintenance and Preservation Society, which has taken on the maintenance of the former council paddling pool, have raised more than £2,500 with a pop-up shop.
Basking in summer sunshine, Perth’s North Inch has been transformed for an international beach volleyball competition with 240 tonnes of sand shipped in.
An international gathering of sportsmen and women will descend on Perth at the end of the week.
An orienteering club is hoping to help break a world record next week.
Support for those suffering from mental illness in Perth and Kinross is in the “dark ages”, a bereaved mother has said.