Heatwave brings deluge of rubbish at beauty spots


Published: Wed 30 Jul 2014

Visitors have been leaving rubbish behind at local beauty spots

BEACH-GOERS have been urged to take their rubbish home after soiled nappies and chicken carcasses were among the items discarded on a popular beach. Rosemarkie residents staged their own clean-up at the

Drink driver given 42-month ban


Published: Sun 27 Jul 2014

Kevin Cummings' car rested inches from the river

A DRINK-driver who failed to stop for police and almost ploughed a car into the River Ness has been spared jail. Kevin Cummings was banned from the road for three-and-a-half years and ordered to carry

Three interested in running Eastgate multiplex screens

Published: Sat 26 Jul 2014

Eastgate Centre manager Jackie Cuddy meets F&C REIT's Spencer Gower

THREE cinema chains are interested in running a multiplex in an extended Eastgate Centre. The shopping centre, which got permission for the expansion last month, is understood to be discussing the plans

Paddler sets sights on a world record

Published: Fri 25 Jul 2014

Spencer Timson is expected to paddle through Inverness today.

A PERSONAL trainer is expected to paddle through the centre of Inverness today on a non-stop 30-hour charity challenge that includes a world record bid on Loch Ness. Spencer Timson (41) will clock up 102

Near naked woman fled in fear from attack


Published: Fri 25 Jul 2014

Charles Maclennan

A SEMI-NAKED woman fled her Easter Ross home in terror after an Inverness pensioner she befriended in a pub attacked her in her bedroom. The 58-year-old woman was naked from the waist up whenshe ran screaming

Car on fire at Gollanfield

Published: Thu 24 Jul 2014

firefighters attend crash at Loch Ness

EMERGENCY services are in attendance at a car ablaze near Gollanfield. Fire crews are in attendance to the vehicle at the Highland Foodstop, just off the A96 en route to Nairn. One unit is in attendance

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