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Inverness police control room closure put on hold

The police control room in Inverness has been ear-marked for closure

THE Inverness police control room has been granted a reprieve after a force watchdog ruled diverting calls away from it was "creating additional risk". A review into call handling by Derek Penman, HM Inspector

Two injured in A9 crash at Blair Atholl

Published: Wed 02 Sep 2015

Work on the A9 will start two years earlier than originally planned

TWO people have been injured in an accident on the A9 near Blair Atholl. Emergency services were called to the scene at 11.24am. The incident involves a van and a car. The extent of the injuries are not

Call for return of Lentran Loop

Published: Wed 02 Sep 2015

Dualling the rail track north of Inverness would improve services, according to campaigners.

Rail campaigners are calling for the reinstatement of a dual stretch of track north of Inverness to be included in the £410 million City Deal wish list. Upgrading the six-mile Lentran Loop between Clachnaharry and Clunes near Kirkhill could remove congestion on the rail line and enable more trains to be run as well as cutting delays, according to lobby group, Friends of the Far North Line.

Update: A82 reopened after accident and fuel spillage

Published: Wed 02 Sep 2015

Police have put in place diversions

ONE of the main routes in and out of Inverness has reopened after being blocked this morning by an accident and diesel spillage. The A82 was closed in both directions approximately two miles north of Drumnadrochit

Free parking push to help Victorian Market traders

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Published: Wed 02 Sep 2015

The Victorian Market has suffered because of disruption in Academy Street

FREE parking is being touted as a way to kickstart Inverness city centre's economy after months of disruption. Growing congestion and declining trade has prompted Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey

SNP HQ in row over candidate for Loch Ness seat

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Published: Tue 01 Sep 2015

SNP group leader Drew Hendry

A POLITICAL row has erupted amid claims a majority of the members of the executive of the Loch Ness SNP branch have resigned over the selection process for MP Drew Hendry's vacant seat.

£410m City Deal wish list to improve Inverness

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Published: Sun 30 Aug 2015

Inverness is set to benefit from the City Deal

A CITY Deal wish list proposing £410 million of transport improvements, employment initiatives and sports facilities capable of hosting international events has been drafted. Highland Council has prepared

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