Police say red kites "not deliberately" targeted

Published: Fri 24 Oct 2014

Bird deaths continue to soar

Police say the 16 birds of prey illegally poisoned around Conon Bridge and the Black Isle were most likely not targeted deliberately but victims of someone carrying out pest control measures.

200 people respond to armed policing inquiry


Published: Thu 23 Oct 2014

Police warn of bogus callers.

A review into armed policing in Scotland has attracted almost 200 responses from individuals and groups wishing to express their view on Police Scotland's decision to arm 275 police officers.

Riverside brewery plans rejected by councillors


Published: Tue 21 Oct 2014

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

PLANS for a multi-million pound brewery and visitor attraction on the banks of the River Ness have been rejected by Highland councillors. Jon and Victoria Erasmus, who own the Glen Mhor Hotel in Ness Bank,

Shock at scale of Inverness child poverty


Published: Sat 18 Oct 2014

Dell McClurg, chairman of Merkinch Community Council.

POVERTY-HIT parents are struggling to feed their children in nearly a third of all households in one Inverness ward, according to a shock new report. The findings, published by the national campaign group,

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