Hopes have been aired 2019 will finally bring long-awaited progress on development of the vandal-hit Strathmartine Hospital site on the border of Angus and Dundee.
Joint police and fire talks will continue to be given to school pupils in areas surrounding the former Strathmartine Hospital.
Angus arson attacks are at a three-year high, prompting calls for more support to be given to firefighters.
A fire officer has spoken of the long-term challenges of addressing deliberate blazes at the former Strathmartine Hospital.
Fire fighters attended a blaze at the site of the former Strathmartine hospital on Saturday afternoon.
Firefighters have spent over the equivalent of nearly two days dealing with call-outs to the former Strathmartine Hospital in the past five years.
A multi-agency investigation has been launched to tackle the scourge of reckless and deliberate fires at the abandoned Strathmartine Hospital.
A bill in the region of £3 million is blocking plans to redevelop the historic Strathmartine Hospital, The Courier can reveal.
The historic Strathmartine Hospital could be on its "last legs" after a fire ravaged the building this week.
Police are investigating a fire thought to have been set deliberately at Strathmartine Hospital.