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Call for traffic light review after more congestion misery

Traffic light problems are causing congestion in the city centre.

Traffic light sequences in Inverness city centre are causing unnecessary congestion according to one councillor who is pushing for them to be reviewed after numerous complaints. Janet Campbell (Inverness Central) said the situation was dreadful after a technical problem again caused congestion on Wednesday - the second time this month.

Cloud of doubt hangs over RockNess festival

Published: Sat 20 Sep 2014

The future of RockNess has been thrown into doubt.

The future of the RockNess music festival has been thrown into doubt after organisers refused to confirm if it will return next year. There are fears the Dores event, which was cancelled this year, may not go ahead in 2015 either, despite the people behind it claiming it would come back "bigger and better.

No campaign wins independence referendum

Published: Fri 19 Sep 2014

First Minister Alex Salmond

SCOTLAND will remain within the union after the No campaign's victory in Fife shortly after 6am handed it an unassailable lead in the referendum. Needing just over 85,000 more votes to guarantee the win

Man arrested after River Ness incident

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Published: Tue 16 Sep 2014

Police have arrested a man after an incident in the River Ness.

A man has been arrested and detained in custody for further inquiries after being taken out of the River Ness. The incident happened just after midnight today near the Greig Street Bridge in Inverness. Emergency services attending the scene included the Inverness Coastguard team and Kessock Inshore Lifeboat although they were not needed.

Referendum postal votes flooding in

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Published: Tue 16 Sep 2014

Around 1000 Yes supporters gathered on Inverness High Street at the weekend.

MORE than 85 per cent of postal votes had been returned in the Highlands by this morning, suggesting a record turnout in Thursday's independence referendum.

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