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Employers warned after salmon firm fined £800k over death of Highland worker

Employers warned after salmon firm fined £800k over death of Highland worker

Employers warned after salmon firm fined £800k over death of Highland worker

10 May 2023

Prosecutors said a man would still be alive today if appropriate safety procedures had been in place at the time of his death.


Highland fish farm company fined £860k over death of employee

Highland fish farm company fined £860k over death of employee

Highland fish farm company fined £860k over death of employee

09 May 2023

An experienced fish farm worker drowned after he was crushed between a boat and a barge as he tried to disembark a moving transfer vessel.


Retired Scottish judge brands plan for juryless rape trials as 'constitutionally repugnant’

Retired Scottish judge brands plan for juryless rape trials as 'constitutionally repugnant’

Retired Scottish judge brands plan for juryless rape trials as 'constitutionally repugnant’

07 May 2023

Lord Uist warned that Justice Secretary Angela Constance’s proposals constituted a 'serious attack upon the independence of the judiciary'


Ullapool man admits sex assault in Sutherland after raping woman in Glasgow

Ullapool man admits sex assault in Sutherland after raping woman in Glasgow

Ullapool man admits sex assault in Sutherland after raping woman in Glasgow

18 April 2023

A man living in Ullapool sexually assaulted a woman in a Sutherland house after raping his first victim in Glasgow months earlier.


Ullapool man hit over head with homemade weapon

Ullapool man hit over head with homemade weapon

Ullapool man hit over head with homemade weapon

07 April 2023

The man was assaulted after he confronted his attacker outside his home.


Inverness conman told to repay thousands to 'elderly' blind Sutherland woman

Inverness conman told to repay thousands to 'elderly' blind Sutherland woman

Inverness conman told to repay thousands to 'elderly' blind Sutherland woman

06 April 2023

Daniel Kay convinced her he would carry out work on two crofts but ultimately did very little.


Highland rapist jailed after 13-year 'torrent' of abuse including attack girl (14) in a park

Highland rapist jailed after 13-year 'torrent' of abuse including attack girl (14) in a park

Highland rapist jailed after 13-year 'torrent' of abuse including attack girl (14) in a park

04 April 2023

His offences were committed against six women between 2008 and 2020 in the Moray, Easter Ross and the Inverness areas.


Moy Estate gamekeeper stuffed sparrowhawk in bag after shooting it from sky

Moy Estate gamekeeper stuffed sparrowhawk in bag after shooting it from sky

Moy Estate gamekeeper stuffed sparrowhawk in bag after shooting it from sky

31 March 2023

A gamekeeper on a Highland estate shot a sparrowhawk and stuffed it in a bag while being filmed by an RSPB Scotland investigator.


Gangland boss jailed after stashing drugs bound for Highlands in rural spots

Gangland boss jailed after stashing drugs bound for Highlands in rural spots

Gangland boss jailed after stashing drugs bound for Highlands in rural spots

30 March 2023

A gangland boss who hid drugs valued at thousands of pounds in secret woodland “stash sites” has been jailed for five years and eight months.


Ullapool man who spat at police blames alcohol for "filthy" behaviour

Ullapool man who spat at police blames alcohol for "filthy" behaviour

Ullapool man who spat at police blames alcohol for "filthy" behaviour

29 March 2023

Burgess (29) had been on a night out in the Highland capital.


Nowhere to hide – warning to child abusers after Highland man jailed for rape and sex assaults on girls as young as four

Nowhere to hide – warning to child abusers after Highland man jailed for rape and sex assaults on girls as young as four

Nowhere to hide – warning to child abusers after Highland man jailed for rape and sex assaults on girls as young as four

24 March 2023

Former fightfighter Gary Campbell was jailed on Friday for the 'art and part' rape and sexual abuse of girls as young as four in the Philippines.


Paedophile who directed recordings of young girls being raped and assaulted over internet from his Lochinver home is jailed

Paedophile who directed recordings of young girls being raped and assaulted over internet from his Lochinver home is jailed

Paedophile who directed recordings of young girls being raped and assaulted over internet from his Lochinver home is jailed

24 March 2023

A paedophile who directed and recorded appalling sex attacks on young girls over the internet from his home Lochinver has been jailed for 12 years.


American tourist died in horror accident after toppling off Highland hotel bench, court hears

American tourist died in horror accident after toppling off Highland hotel bench, court hears

American tourist died in horror accident after toppling off Highland hotel bench, court hears

22 March 2023

Patrick McGuire had been visiting Scotland with his wife Anne when tragedy struck.


Lochinver man who had obscene child porn photos released from jail

Lochinver man who had obscene child porn photos released from jail

Lochinver man who had obscene child porn photos released from jail

15 March 2023

A ferryman who downloaded thousands of indecent images of children has been released from custody subject to strict conditions.


Paedophile living in Lochinver directed livestream videos of sexual abuse and rape on young girls in Philippines

Paedophile living in Lochinver directed livestream videos of sexual abuse and rape on young girls in Philippines

Paedophile living in Lochinver directed livestream videos of sexual abuse and rape on young girls in Philippines

27 February 2023

A paedophile who directed sex attacks and rapes of young girls in the Philippines from his home in the Highlands was told to expect a jail sentence.


Unsupervised learner driver from Brora had no insurance

Unsupervised learner driver from Brora had no insurance

Unsupervised learner driver from Brora had no insurance

24 February 2023

A Sutherland man was fined £240 at Wick Sheriff Court on Wednesday after he admitted having driven without insurance and while unsupervised.


BREAKING: Renee MacRae's murderer dies after being jailed

BREAKING: Renee MacRae's murderer dies after being jailed

BREAKING: Renee MacRae's murderer dies after being jailed

15 February 2023

He was convicted of the double killing after years of extensive police work.


Men jailed over theft bids across Highlands – including bakery on Black Isle

Men jailed over theft bids across Highlands – including bakery on Black Isle

Men jailed over theft bids across Highlands – including bakery on Black Isle

14 February 2023

Two men have been jailed after admitting a string of thefts and attempted thefts across the Highlands.


Liverpool man found in Inverness with heroin concealed inside him

Liverpool man found in Inverness with heroin concealed inside him

Liverpool man found in Inverness with heroin concealed inside him

14 February 2023

Police recovered 14 wraps of diamorphine concealed within him.


Former Alness footballer jailed for part in major drugs operation

Former Alness footballer jailed for part in major drugs operation

Former Alness footballer jailed for part in major drugs operation

10 February 2023

Alasdair Finlayson was jailed for nine years after he was found to be in charge of the operation in the Highlands.


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