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'Scammers have arrived to take advantage of coronavirus', warns Highland trading standards chief

'Scammers have arrived to take advantage of coronavirus', warns Highland trading standards chief

'Scammers have arrived to take advantage of coronavirus', warns Highland trading standards chief

19 March 2020

THE emergence of online scammers keen to cash in on the coronavirus crisis has sparked a warning from Highland Council trading standards chiefs.


Pictures of stolen jewellery released as police investigate break-in

Pictures of stolen jewellery released as police investigate break-in

Pictures of stolen jewellery released as police investigate break-in

06 March 2020

POLICE investigating a house break-in in Muir of Ord have released images and details of the jewellery and antiques stolen by the thieves.


Family says three-year sentence handed to dangerous driver involved in Ross accident denies them justice

Family says three-year sentence handed to dangerous driver involved in Ross accident denies them justice

Family says three-year sentence handed to dangerous driver involved in Ross accident denies them justice

06 March 2020

The family of a man killed on a Ross-shire road say they had hoped for a more substantial sentence for the driver found guilty of causing his death.


Man who attacked mother in Easter Ross is sent to jail

Man who attacked mother in Easter Ross is sent to jail

Man who attacked mother in Easter Ross is sent to jail

06 March 2020

A man has been jailed for seven months after assaulting his mother for the third time and then breaching a bail condition not to contact her.


Tyre slasher sparks police appeal

Tyre slasher sparks police appeal

Tyre slasher sparks police appeal

03 March 2020

A TYRE slasher who targeted two cars in Invergordon is being hunted by police.


Car damage sparks police appeal for information

Car damage sparks police appeal for information

Car damage sparks police appeal for information

03 March 2020

POLICE have appealed for information after a car was damaged in Alness on Monday evening.


Man who carried out hospital hammer attack is jailed

Man who carried out hospital hammer attack is jailed

Man who carried out hospital hammer attack is jailed

03 March 2020

A man who blamed staff at New Craigs Hospital in Inverness for the death of his girlfriend has been jailed for 18 months.


WATCH: Hospice official speaks out after charity lost £575k to fraudsters

WATCH: Hospice official speaks out after charity lost £575k to fraudsters

WATCH: Hospice official speaks out after charity lost £575k to fraudsters

02 March 2020

Highland Hospice has revealed details about how fraudsters stole £575,000 from the charity.


Police announce Highland recruitment drop-in session

Police announce Highland recruitment drop-in session

Police announce Highland recruitment drop-in session

02 March 2020

POLICING career opportunities will be highlighted at a special recruitment session in Inverness later this week.


Six domestic abuse incidents recorded in the Highlands every day, new figures show

Six domestic abuse incidents recorded in the Highlands every day, new figures show

Six domestic abuse incidents recorded in the Highlands every day, new figures show

01 March 2020

NEW figures show that incidents of domestic violence have risen to just over six per day on average in the Highlands.


Police call for help to find Strathpeffer teen

Police call for help to find Strathpeffer teen

Police call for help to find Strathpeffer teen

28 February 2020

Police call for anyone who has seen missing Strathpeffer teen


Collection box for family killed in A82 crash is stolen

Collection box for family killed in A82 crash is stolen

Collection box for family killed in A82 crash is stolen

28 February 2020

Police are appealing for information after a thief stole a collection box from an Inverness sandwich shop.


'Malicious' damage sparks police appeal after cut fencing allows sheep to escape onto busy road

'Malicious' damage sparks police appeal after cut fencing allows sheep to escape onto busy road

'Malicious' damage sparks police appeal after cut fencing allows sheep to escape onto busy road

27 February 2020

'MALICIOUS' damage to a fence which allowed sheep to escape onto a busy Black Isle road is being investigated by police.


Car vandalism sparks police plea

Car vandalism sparks police plea

Car vandalism sparks police plea

25 February 2020

VANDALS are being sought after a car was keyed in an Easter Ross town.


Police investigating serious assault release images of man they wish to speak to

Police investigating serious assault release images of man they wish to speak to

Police investigating serious assault release images of man they wish to speak to

25 February 2020

CCTV images have been released by police investigating a serious assault in Inverness back in the autumn.


Sex crimes, dishonesty and anti-social behaviour are down in the Highlands, says new police report

Sex crimes, dishonesty and anti-social behaviour are down in the Highlands, says new police report

Sex crimes, dishonesty and anti-social behaviour are down in the Highlands, says new police report

24 February 2020

CRIME levels in the Highlands and Islands continue to be among the lowest in the country, Police Scotland has said.


Road rage and threatening behaviour lands Maryburgh man work order

Road rage and threatening behaviour lands Maryburgh man work order

Road rage and threatening behaviour lands Maryburgh man work order

22 February 2020

A road rage incident landed a Maryburgh man in court for threatening behaviour and careless driving.


Serial rapist who attacked in Easter Ross gets 10-year jail sentence

Serial rapist who attacked in Easter Ross gets 10-year jail sentence

Serial rapist who attacked in Easter Ross gets 10-year jail sentence

20 February 2020

A SERIAL rapist who preyed on sleeping women during a string of sex attacks – which included addresses in Easter Ross – was today jailed for 10 years.


Dashcam footage sought by police after house broken into

Dashcam footage sought by police after house broken into

Dashcam footage sought by police after house broken into

20 February 2020

POLICE have appealed for information following a housebreaking in Muir of Ord.


Jail and road ban for man who stole camper van and set it on fire on Black Isle

Jail and road ban for man who stole camper van and set it on fire on Black Isle

Jail and road ban for man who stole camper van and set it on fire on Black Isle

17 February 2020

A MAN who stole a camper van while on early release from prison has been sentenced to a further 18 months behind bars.


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