Police issue warning after walker finds teacake laced with harmful tablet

police investigate 70-year-old's death

Police are asking the public to be vigilant after a potentially harmful substance was found in discarded teacakes in Merkich. A passerby found the teacakes on Monday afternoon on a grassy area at Old School Place and handed them in to the police after spotting they had a hole in them and blue tablet was poking out


Fresh plans to be submitted for Inverness brewery


Published: Wed 25 Mar 2015

An impression of what the brewery on Ness Bank would have looked like.

REVISED plans for a multi-million pound micro-brewery and visitor attraction in Inverness are to be re-submitted. The owners of the Glen Mhor Hotel in the city's Ness Bank were refused planning permission

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SFA urged to rethink to help Caley Thistle fans

Published: Tue 24 Mar 2015

Highland Council's SNP leader Drew Hendry will be contacting the SPFL

THE SFA has been urged to think again on its 12.15pm kick-off time for the Scottish Cup semi-final to help Caley Thistle fans. In a letter penned to the football authorities yesterday, Highland Council

Highland dent Orkney title hopes with big win

Published: Tue 24 Mar 2015

Kevin Brown breaks through to score. Picture: Alison White.

HIGHLAND blew the Caledonia League Division One title race wide open with an impressive 26-10 disposing of leaders Orkney. The win allowed Gordonians to leapfrog the islanders into top spot, who are two

Lovat find winning touch but 'More stumble

Published: Tue 24 Mar 2015

Lovat's Lorne MacKay is marked closely by Fort's James Tangey. Picture: Neil G Paterson.

Lovat got their season back on track on Saturday with a 2-1 win over Fort William in a hard fought Marine Harvest premiership clash at Balgate. The win, Lovat's first of the season and their first under

Opportunity Knox for golf star Russell

Published: Sun 22 Mar 2015

The scene at Castle Stuart during the tournament last year

YOU can take the boy out of Inverness, but you cannot take Inverness out of the boy. Twelve years after upping sticks and uprooting his life, swapping Westhill for Florida, Russell Knox is making his mark

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