A Strathpeffer man has appeared in private in court charged with causing fear and alarm by claiming he had stabbed a man and murdered him.
Concerns have been raised after an area within Tomnahurich Cemetery in Inverness was damaged by fire.
A BADGER had to be put down after being caught in a snare and "suffering terribly", police have said after launching a hunt for those responsible.
In an online plea, officers said dogs chasing livestock can do serious damage, and all incidents should be reported to them on 101.
TWO women and one man appeared in court this week to face charges.
It is believed the man, known only as "Zoom", was in his late 30s or early 40s, but members of the public at the meeting did not see his face.
A VAN has been stolen following another theft from farms in the Cawdor area.
RISING numbers of bike thefts have sparked the launch of a new campaign by Police Scotland officers in the Highlands and further afield.
Incidents were reported at three separate farms in the area between the early evening of Sunday March 21 and the early hours of Tuesday March 23.
Police have asked for people to practice responsible social media behaviour – and report concerns of suspected crimes to them.
Councillor Duncan Macpherson, Inverness South said the money to find the upgrade must be found.