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Alan Shields


Court and Crime Reporter

Alan Shields is the court and crime reporter for the south Highland hub of Highland News and Media. He joined the company in 2022. Alan studied publishing with journalism at RGU in Aberdeen.

Woodland group to hold open day celebrations

02 July 2022
Woodland group to hold open day celebrations

Woodland group to hold open day celebrations

02 July 2022

Culduthel Woods Group are celebrating community ownership.


Former fitness instructor hits out at lack of support following stroke

30 June 2022
Former fitness instructor hits out at lack of support following stroke

Former fitness instructor hits out at lack of support following stroke

30 June 2022

Lindi has gone from fitness guru to struggling to walk.


Raffle raises money for Raigmore ICU in memory of bus driver

30 June 2022
Raffle raises money for Raigmore ICU in memory of bus driver

Raffle raises money for Raigmore ICU in memory of bus driver

30 June 2022

The money will go to the ICU at Raigmore Hospital.


Question Time panel revealed ahead of Inverness show

29 June 2022
Question Time panel revealed ahead of Inverness show

Question Time panel revealed ahead of Inverness show

29 June 2022

The lively political debate show is coming to the Highland capital.


Former fitness instructor hits out at lack of support following stroke

29 June 2022
Former fitness instructor hits out at lack of support following stroke

Former fitness instructor hits out at lack of support following stroke

29 June 2022

Lindi has gone from fitness guru to struggling to walk.


Police carrying out speed checks after concerns raised

29 June 2022
Police carrying out speed checks after concerns raised

Police carrying out speed checks after concerns raised

29 June 2022

Local residents reported concern about drivers speeding.


Wind caused short closure of city paddling pool

29 June 2022
Wind caused short closure of city paddling pool

Wind caused short closure of city paddling pool

29 June 2022

It is hoped to be re-opened later today.


City paddling pool closed to the public

29 June 2022
City paddling pool closed to the public

City paddling pool closed to the public

29 June 2022

It is hoped it can be reopened later today.


Scottish Building Society is investing in Inverness

29 June 2022
Scottish Building Society is investing in Inverness

Scottish Building Society is investing in Inverness

29 June 2022

The new "relationship centre" offers comfortable surroundings for members.


Fundraiser launched for Inverness family left with nothing after house fire.

29 June 2022
Fundraiser launched for Inverness family left with nothing after house fire.

Fundraiser launched for Inverness family left with nothing after house fire.

29 June 2022

They lost all their possessions in the blaze on June 20.


Fuel price breaks the 200p barrier in the Highland capital

28 June 2022
Fuel price breaks the 200p barrier in the Highland capital

Fuel price breaks the 200p barrier in the Highland capital

28 June 2022

Drivers are shelling out a fortune on the forecourt.


Dapper bikers raise funds for charity during Distinguished Gentleman's Ride

27 June 2022
Dapper bikers raise funds for charity during Distinguished Gentleman's Ride

Dapper bikers raise funds for charity during Distinguished Gentleman's Ride

27 June 2022

The best dressed bikers in the Highlands raised money for good causes.


Council issues statement over bus protest

27 June 2022
Council issues statement over bus protest

Council issues statement over bus protest

27 June 2022

Highland Council has made its position clear.


Police pup visits the airport

27 June 2022
Police pup visits the airport

Police pup visits the airport

27 June 2022

The cute dog was getting trained to deal with crowded areas.


Councillors asked to back NC500 bid for government cash.

27 June 2022
Councillors asked to back NC500 bid for government cash.

Councillors asked to back NC500 bid for government cash.

27 June 2022

Councillors will see the report on Thursday.


UPDATE: Gaelic centre donors thanked for helping raise £20k

27 June 2022
UPDATE: Gaelic centre donors thanked for helping raise £20k

UPDATE: Gaelic centre donors thanked for helping raise £20k

27 June 2022

Momentum is building to bring a Gaelic language hub to the Highlands.


PICTURES: Inverness-shire adventurer welcomes the Queen to Scotland

27 June 2022
PICTURES: Inverness-shire adventurer welcomes the Queen to Scotland

PICTURES: Inverness-shire adventurer welcomes the Queen to Scotland

27 June 2022

Mr McClean oversaw the gunsalute as HM arrived in Edinburgh.


Gaelic centre fundraiser hits £20k

27 June 2022
Gaelic centre fundraiser hits £20k

Gaelic centre fundraiser hits £20k

27 June 2022

Financial support for the hub has been pouring in.


Inverness-shire adventurer to welcome the Queen to Scotland

27 June 2022
Inverness-shire adventurer to welcome the Queen to Scotland

Inverness-shire adventurer to welcome the Queen to Scotland

27 June 2022

Mr McClean has an amazing backstory of adventure and daring feats.


Feedback wanted over changes to speed limit near school

27 June 2022
Feedback wanted over changes to speed limit near school

Feedback wanted over changes to speed limit near school

27 June 2022

Highland Council want feedback on a 20mph speed limit near the Inverness school.


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