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£140k cost of activists' rig drama

£140k cost of activists' rig drama

£140k cost of activists' rig drama

Greenpeace protestors were able to board an oil rig in the Cromarty Firth for the second time in a week because of a “communication failure”.


Driver found guilty of running down bikers

Driver found guilty of running down bikers

Driver found guilty of running down bikers

A Porsche driver has been convicted of causing serious injury to two German motorcyclists on NC500.


Driver on trial over smash on Sutherland road

Driver on trial over smash on Sutherland road

Driver on trial over smash on Sutherland road

A horror road smash involving two German motorcyclists and the driver of a high-powered sports car in Sutherland was recalled in court this week.


North businesses targeted in forged note scam

North businesses targeted in forged note scam

North businesses targeted in forged note scam

A gang ripped off small businesses in the north Highlands to the tune of hundreds of pounds in a forged cheque scam, a court heard.


Ten reported over drink driving offences in north

Ten reported over drink driving offences in north

Ten reported over drink driving offences in north

Ten drivers are being reported in connection with alleged drink driving offences in the Highlands and Islands during the last week


Drink driver’s pothole slip-up

Drink driver’s pothole slip-up

Drink driver’s pothole slip-up

A drink-driver’s attempt to negotiate a pothole on a rural Sutherland road, proved to be his downfall.


Road ban and fine for drink-drive carer

Road ban and fine for drink-drive carer

Road ban and fine for drink-drive carer

A care worker at a north care home was caught drink driving as she was on her way to start a night shift.


Phone pest’s ‘sorry’ record of fake calls

Phone pest’s ‘sorry’ record of fake calls

Phone pest’s ‘sorry’ record of fake calls

Jail has had no effect on a phone pest who persists in making nuisance calls to the emergency services, a court was told.


Knife man causes terror in north port

Knife man causes terror in north port

Knife man causes terror in north port

A knife-wielding man caused terror and alarm in the centre of a Highland port last Friday, a court heard.


Ban and fine for careless driver (80)

Ban and fine for careless driver (80)

Ban and fine for careless driver (80)

An elderly driver who caused a road smash on the A9 has been fined and banned from the road.


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