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Groundsman from Brora avoids jail over bail breach

Groundsman from Brora avoids jail over bail breach

Groundsman from Brora avoids jail over bail breach

A Brora man who breached a court order banning him from contacting a woman has avoided a prison sentence because he is in full employment.


Man who stabbed mum in front of TV in Lybster urged to make 'positive contributions'

Man who stabbed mum in front of TV in Lybster urged to make 'positive contributions'

Man who stabbed mum in front of TV in Lybster urged to make 'positive contributions'

A man who brutally stabbed his mum as she sat watching TV has been sentenced to 19 months in prison.


Priest admits sexually abusing two boys at former Fort Augustus Abbey school

Priest admits sexually abusing two boys at former Fort Augustus Abbey school

Priest admits sexually abusing two boys at former Fort Augustus Abbey school

Denis Alexander (85) has admitted preying on the boys while teaching history at the fee paying school in the 1970s.


Rapist's victims praised for bravery after he is jailed for 15 years

Rapist's victims praised for bravery after he is jailed for 15 years

Rapist's victims praised for bravery after he is jailed for 15 years

A RAPIST'S victims have been commended for their bravery in helping bring him to justice following his 15-year imprisonment


Impact of visitors to Sutherland spaceport 'not considered' by Highland Council, court hears

Impact of visitors to Sutherland spaceport 'not considered' by Highland Council, court hears

Impact of visitors to Sutherland spaceport 'not considered' by Highland Council, court hears

Lawyers acting for Anders Holch Povlsen have asked a senior judge to overturn a decision to give the go ahead for a spaceport in Sutherland.


Man obsessed with Boleksine House promises never to go there again

Man obsessed with Boleksine House promises never to go there again

Man obsessed with Boleksine House promises never to go there again

Despite his promise to stay away from Boleskine House, the man was jailed after court heard how he spat in police officer's face


Highland driver found to be under influence of cocaine

Highland driver found to be under influence of cocaine

Highland driver found to be under influence of cocaine

Police carried out a routine stop of a vehicle on the Kessock Bridge and found the driver was under the influence of cocaine.


Sheriff bans and fines careless delivery driver and tells him: 'This could have ended much worse'

Sheriff bans and fines careless delivery driver and tells him: 'This could have ended much worse'

Sheriff bans and fines careless delivery driver and tells him: 'This could have ended much worse'

A delivery driver's careless overtaking manoeuvre on the A9 near Rosskeen landed him a ban and fine.


Police welcome verdict after Inverness street trader Kim Avis found guilty of sex crimes

Police welcome verdict after Inverness street trader Kim Avis found guilty of sex crimes

Police welcome verdict after Inverness street trader Kim Avis found guilty of sex crimes

Police have welcomed the conviction of Kim Avis, who was today found guilty of a series of sexually offences including rape.


Highland capital market trader accused of sexual abuse says accusations are like "a film script"

Highland capital market trader accused of sexual abuse says accusations are like "a film script"

Highland capital market trader accused of sexual abuse says accusations are like "a film script"

Kim Avis has been giving evidence at his trial at the High Court in Glasgow.


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