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Nurse shortage blamed on death of OAP in Inverness hospital

Nurse shortage blamed on death of OAP in Inverness hospital

Nurse shortage blamed on death of OAP in Inverness hospital

31 January 2023

A court heard there was a shortage of nurses during Colin Lloyd's time in Raigmore.


Drug-taking welder banned from driving for 16 months

Drug-taking welder banned from driving for 16 months

Drug-taking welder banned from driving for 16 months

30 January 2023

Cowie, of Bonar Bridge, admitted driving with the drugs in his system.


WATCH: Highland MSP challenges Nicola Sturgeon on 'beast' rapist in a women's prison

WATCH: Highland MSP challenges Nicola Sturgeon on 'beast' rapist in a women's prison

WATCH: Highland MSP challenges Nicola Sturgeon on 'beast' rapist in a women's prison

26 January 2023

The prisoner is on remand at Cornton Vale awaiting sentencing


Global Energy Nigg fined £80k over death of an asbestos surveyor on site

Global Energy Nigg fined £80k over death of an asbestos surveyor on site

Global Energy Nigg fined £80k over death of an asbestos surveyor on site

18 January 2023

Mr Earley died after suffering burns from the electrical explosion.


Sutherland man faces sentence over string of offences in Caithness

Sutherland man faces sentence over string of offences in Caithness

Sutherland man faces sentence over string of offences in Caithness

16 January 2023

A north Sutherland man is facing sentences on a string of charges involving abusive behaviour toward police officers and road traffic offences.


Double killer William MacDowell granted legal aid of more than £50kfor his failed defence

Double killer William MacDowell granted legal aid of more than £50kfor his failed defence

Double killer William MacDowell granted legal aid of more than £50kfor his failed defence

04 January 2023

MacDowell was given public money to fund his defence according to newspaper reports.


Man appears in court over A9 crash that injured three

Man appears in court over A9 crash that injured three

Man appears in court over A9 crash that injured three

02 January 2023

He made no plea and was released on bail following the New Years Day crash.


Man to be charged in connection with three-vehicle Highland smash as police issue witness appeal

Man to be charged in connection with three-vehicle Highland smash as police issue witness appeal

Man to be charged in connection with three-vehicle Highland smash as police issue witness appeal

02 January 2023

The accident happened on New Year's Day and resulted in three people being taken to hospital for treatment.


Man attacked pregnant partner over text messages' probe

Man attacked pregnant partner over text messages' probe

Man attacked pregnant partner over text messages' probe

23 December 2022

His partner wanted to speak to him about messages on his phone from another woman,


Sutherland driver charged after £4.4m cocaine found in car

Sutherland driver charged after £4.4m cocaine found in car

Sutherland driver charged after £4.4m cocaine found in car

22 December 2022

Two large bags containing 55 kg of what is believed to be cocaine was discovered.


Renee MacRae killer's conviction appeal abandoned

Renee MacRae killer's conviction appeal abandoned

Renee MacRae killer's conviction appeal abandoned

09 December 2022

MacDowell started an appeal following his conviction of double murder in 1976.


Police welcome fines and driving bans for two A9 drivers in high-performance sports cars who showed a 'complete disregard for road safety and for those living in our communities'

Police welcome fines and driving bans for two A9 drivers in high-performance sports cars who showed a 'complete disregard for road safety and for those living in our communities'

Police welcome fines and driving bans for two A9 drivers in high-performance sports cars who showed a 'complete disregard for road safety and for those living in our communities'

05 December 2022

The two drivers were in a Lamborghini Aventador and a McLaren 720.


Jail sentence for former Caithness egg farm boss welcomed after 'harrowing' case

Jail sentence for former Caithness egg farm boss welcomed after 'harrowing' case

Jail sentence for former Caithness egg farm boss welcomed after 'harrowing' case

02 December 2022

Highland Council has welcomed the sentencing of two men over cruelty to animals which led to the deaths of more than 2000 hens at a Caithness farm.


Former Caithness eggs firm boss jailed for 'extreme cruelty' to animals

Former Caithness eggs firm boss jailed for 'extreme cruelty' to animals

Former Caithness eggs firm boss jailed for 'extreme cruelty' to animals

02 December 2022

The former director of a free-range egg company has been jailed for two years and three months for animal welfare and hygiene offences.


Man and woman fined for destruction of protected bird eggs near Durness

Man and woman fined for destruction of protected bird eggs near Durness

Man and woman fined for destruction of protected bird eggs near Durness

11 November 2022

Police Scotland has welcomed the conviction of a man and a woman after they pled guilty to destroying over 40 protected bird eggs.


Camper in Sutherland caught with air weapon in car while unfit to drive

Camper in Sutherland caught with air weapon in car while unfit to drive

Camper in Sutherland caught with air weapon in car while unfit to drive

10 November 2022

Police found an unregistered airgun in a man's car after he was stopped while seemingly unfit to drive.


Compensation order for Sutherland man who damaged ex's home

Compensation order for Sutherland man who damaged ex's home

Compensation order for Sutherland man who damaged ex's home

02 November 2022

A Sutherland man has been ordered to pay his former partner compensation of £500 for causing damage to her home in Thurso after she split up with him.


Man who turned up at flat wielding a knife 'completely ashamed of his actions'

Man who turned up at flat wielding a knife 'completely ashamed of his actions'

Man who turned up at flat wielding a knife 'completely ashamed of his actions'

11 October 2022

The man turned up twice with the weapon before police were called.


Tain man (38) jailed for 18 months for indecent assaults

Tain man (38) jailed for 18 months for indecent assaults

Tain man (38) jailed for 18 months for indecent assaults

10 October 2022

An Easter Ross sex predator has been locked up for 18 months after conviction earlier this year.


Pair jailed after being caught with nearly £1m of cocaine near Aviemore

Pair jailed after being caught with nearly £1m of cocaine near Aviemore

Pair jailed after being caught with nearly £1m of cocaine near Aviemore

06 October 2022

Encrypted Encrochat phone placed one of them at mid level in hierarchy of organised crime gang


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