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Ross-shire neighbour dispute ended in axe incident

Ross-shire neighbour dispute ended in axe incident

Ross-shire neighbour dispute ended in axe incident

11 August 2023

A neighbour dispute ended in bloodshed when one took an axe and struck the other on the arm in a Black Isle community.


'Hit and run' driver reportedly responsible for loud bang as fences and lamppost left damaged in Tain

'Hit and run' driver reportedly responsible for loud bang as fences and lamppost left damaged in Tain

'Hit and run' driver reportedly responsible for loud bang as fences and lamppost left damaged in Tain

11 August 2023

A 34-year-old man has been arrested.


Swiss national appears in court over Ross-shire dangerous driving charge

Swiss national appears in court over Ross-shire dangerous driving charge

Swiss national appears in court over Ross-shire dangerous driving charge

10 August 2023

A Swiss national has appeared in private in court on a charge of causing serious injury by dangerous driving in Ross-shire.


Labourer set fire in Easter Ross flat because of ‘bad mood’

Labourer set fire in Easter Ross flat because of ‘bad mood’

Labourer set fire in Easter Ross flat because of ‘bad mood’

10 August 2023

A 23-year-old labourer set fire to the shower room within his homeless accommodation because he was in “a bad mood”.


Ross-shire woman (27) who abused police learns fate at court

Ross-shire woman (27) who abused police learns fate at court

Ross-shire woman (27) who abused police learns fate at court

09 August 2023

"It was not particularly pleasant."


Top hat banter in Ross-shire pub led to blows, Highland court told

Top hat banter in Ross-shire pub led to blows, Highland court told

Top hat banter in Ross-shire pub led to blows, Highland court told

08 August 2023

A request to try on a top hat being worn by a Dingwall pub customer led to two men coming to blows.


CCTV picked up 'aggressive' man in Dingwall High Street, court told

CCTV picked up 'aggressive' man in Dingwall High Street, court told

CCTV picked up 'aggressive' man in Dingwall High Street, court told

07 August 2023

CCTV captured a Ross-shire man flailing his arms about in Dingwall's High Street, prompting the dispatch of police to discover what was wrong.


Easter Ross student's 'playful banter' turned sour as knife grabbed, Highland court told

Easter Ross student's 'playful banter' turned sour as knife grabbed, Highland court told

Easter Ross student's 'playful banter' turned sour as knife grabbed, Highland court told

05 August 2023

The sheriff acknowledged his difficult upbringing but issued a warning over jail as she passed sentence.


Ross-shire doorstep assault man told by sheriff: 'Keep your drinking under control'

Ross-shire doorstep assault man told by sheriff: 'Keep your drinking under control'

Ross-shire doorstep assault man told by sheriff: 'Keep your drinking under control'

04 August 2023

A doorstep altercation in a Ross-shire village led to court and a charge of assault.


WATCH: Car driven wrong way along dual carriageway in Inverness

WATCH: Car driven wrong way along dual carriageway in Inverness

WATCH: Car driven wrong way along dual carriageway in Inverness

04 August 2023

Shock video footage of motorist driving wrong way on busy route has appeared on social media page


Police want nowhere for Highland drugs gangs to hide

Police want nowhere for Highland drugs gangs to hide

Police want nowhere for Highland drugs gangs to hide

01 August 2023

Community involvement is crucial to continuing to disrupt the operations of county lines drugs gangs, local officers have said.


Police hunt Belladrum attacker who 'seriously injured' festival-goer

Police hunt Belladrum attacker who 'seriously injured' festival-goer

Police hunt Belladrum attacker who 'seriously injured' festival-goer

31 July 2023

The victim (18) needed treatment at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness following the attack at a campsite in the early hours of Sunday.


Ross-shire joiner lands year ban for drug-driving offence

Ross-shire joiner lands year ban for drug-driving offence

Ross-shire joiner lands year ban for drug-driving offence

31 July 2023

He also landed a fine after being pulled over and tested.


Easter Ross man set fire to trees

Easter Ross man set fire to trees

Easter Ross man set fire to trees

29 July 2023

An Easter Ross man who recklessly set fire to trees and grassland in Alness last summer must await his fate.


'Significant error of judgment' resulted in Ross-shire roundabout crash

'Significant error of judgment' resulted in Ross-shire roundabout crash

'Significant error of judgment' resulted in Ross-shire roundabout crash

29 July 2023

He was disqualified from driving for three years and fined £1075.


Trial date set for man accused of shootings on Skye and in Wester Ross

Trial date set for man accused of shootings on Skye and in Wester Ross

Trial date set for man accused of shootings on Skye and in Wester Ross

28 July 2023

A man is to stand trial charged with the murder of his brother-in-law on Skye and alleged attacks on a Ross-shire couple.


Black Isle man attacked same police officer twice in 24 hours

Black Isle man attacked same police officer twice in 24 hours

Black Isle man attacked same police officer twice in 24 hours

28 July 2023

A police officer was attacked twice in less than 24 hours by the same man he had arrested.


Highland police urge people to think twice about sharing intimate footage as sextortion scam grows

Highland police urge people to think twice about sharing intimate footage as sextortion scam grows

Highland police urge people to think twice about sharing intimate footage as sextortion scam grows

26 July 2023

More people are being blackmailed over intimate images shared online police have said.


Johnny Foxes reveller to pay victim £1500 after one-punch assault

Johnny Foxes reveller to pay victim £1500 after one-punch assault

Johnny Foxes reveller to pay victim £1500 after one-punch assault

26 July 2023

Aberdeen man fractured fellow reveller's cheekbone after an altercation outside the popular Highland bar.


Easter Ross man avoids jail for 'appalling' sexual grooming offence on boy

Easter Ross man avoids jail for 'appalling' sexual grooming offence on boy

Easter Ross man avoids jail for 'appalling' sexual grooming offence on boy

25 July 2023

The sheriff told him: 'This was an appalling offence which society takes an unbelievably dim view of'.


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