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Country's top prison inspector calls for 'urgent action' to replace outdated Inverness site

Country's top prison inspector calls for 'urgent action' to replace outdated Inverness site

Country's top prison inspector calls for 'urgent action' to replace outdated Inverness site

12 November 2020

URGENT action is needed to replace the outdated prison in Inverness, the country's leading prison inspector has warned.


Scottish force joins UK-wide clampdown on uninsured drivers

Scottish force joins UK-wide clampdown on uninsured drivers

Scottish force joins UK-wide clampdown on uninsured drivers

26 October 2020

UK police are launching a nation-wide campaign to protect road users from uninsured drivers.


New specialist team of police officers in Highlands to help resolve calls from public

New specialist team of police officers in Highlands to help resolve calls from public

New specialist team of police officers in Highlands to help resolve calls from public

06 October 2020

New initiative will provide local knowledge of the region and help improve responses to calls from the public


Cocaine worth more than £100,000 seized by police on the A9

Cocaine worth more than £100,000 seized by police on the A9

Cocaine worth more than £100,000 seized by police on the A9

24 September 2020

A MAN has been charged after police seized more than £100,000 worth of cocaine on the A9 south of Inverness.


Crimestoppers focus on 'County Lines' operations in Scotland

Crimestoppers focus on 'County Lines' operations in Scotland

Crimestoppers focus on 'County Lines' operations in Scotland

07 September 2020

Crimestoppers Scotland is launching a new campaign to highlight how criminal "County Lines" gangs target young people.


Crime detection rates increase in the Highlands and Islands during Covid-19 lockdown

Crime detection rates increase in the Highlands and Islands during Covid-19 lockdown

Crime detection rates increase in the Highlands and Islands during Covid-19 lockdown

24 August 2020

Public confidence in policing also grew during the same period according to latest figures


Police urge visitors to behave following littering and vandalism incidents

Police urge visitors to behave following littering and vandalism incidents

Police urge visitors to behave following littering and vandalism incidents

22 July 2020

POLICE in the Highlands have urged the public to be more considerate after a spate of reports of littering and reckless behaviour.


Grantown vandals warned they face patrols after wrecking community woodland artwork

Grantown vandals warned they face patrols after wrecking community woodland artwork

Grantown vandals warned they face patrols after wrecking community woodland artwork

01 July 2020

A community group bringing colourful stone attractions to woodlands near Grantown on Spey is vowing it won’t be beaten by vandals trashing the work


Serial rapist who attacked women across the Highlands gets parole hearing

Serial rapist who attacked women across the Highlands gets parole hearing

Serial rapist who attacked women across the Highlands gets parole hearing

29 June 2020

A victim of a sex attacker says she has been contacted by authorities informing her he is due to have his case for release heard by the Parole Board.


23-year-old charged with murders of two men appears in court

23-year-old charged with murders of two men appears in court

23-year-old charged with murders of two men appears in court

02 June 2020

A 23-year-old Latvian has appeared in private at Inverness Sheriff Court charged with the murders of two men in Inverness.


Two men dead following Inverness incident

Two men dead following Inverness incident

Two men dead following Inverness incident

29 May 2020

TWO men are dead following an incident in Inverness last night.


BREAKING: Man killed and others injured in Inverness stabbing

BREAKING: Man killed and others injured in Inverness stabbing

BREAKING: Man killed and others injured in Inverness stabbing

29 May 2020

ONE man was killed and several other people were injured when a knifeman burst into an Inverness flat and ran amok.


Highlands and Islands is one of the safest places to live in Scotland

Highlands and Islands is one of the safest places to live in Scotland

Highlands and Islands is one of the safest places to live in Scotland

26 May 2020

Year-end figures highlighted a reduction of more than five per cent in overall crime when compared to the previous year.


Police arrested 12 motorists for suspected drug driving over the weekend

Police arrested 12 motorists for suspected drug driving over the weekend

Police arrested 12 motorists for suspected drug driving over the weekend

25 May 2020

Road policing officers have expressed their disappointment after 12 people were stopped for suspected drug driving offences over the weekend.


Chief constable praises good behaviour as one coronavirus penalty notice issued in Highlands

Chief constable praises good behaviour as one coronavirus penalty notice issued in Highlands

Chief constable praises good behaviour as one coronavirus penalty notice issued in Highlands

03 April 2020

Just one fixed penalty notice has been issued by police in the Highlands since they were given new powers to enforce coronavirus lockdown measures


Police receive power to fine virus rule breakers

Police receive power to fine virus rule breakers

Police receive power to fine virus rule breakers

27 March 2020

Anyone caught ignoring the lockdown now faces being fined – with the penalties potentially rising as high as £960


Alex Salmond cleared of sexual assault charges

Alex Salmond cleared of sexual assault charges

Alex Salmond cleared of sexual assault charges

23 March 2020

Former First Minister found not guilty on 12 sexual assault charges and charge of assault with intent to rape not proven


Special Constables being asked to step up hours in Highlands

Special Constables being asked to step up hours in Highlands

Special Constables being asked to step up hours in Highlands

23 March 2020

Police Scotland is asking employers to consider providing paid leave to members of staff who volunteer as Special Constables


Spate of thefts from parked vehicles spark police appeal

Spate of thefts from parked vehicles spark police appeal

Spate of thefts from parked vehicles spark police appeal

03 March 2020

A SPATE of thefts from cars in the strath have sparked a police investigation.


WATCH: Hospice official speaks out after it lost £575k to fraudsters

WATCH: Hospice official speaks out after it lost £575k to fraudsters

WATCH: Hospice official speaks out after it lost £575k to fraudsters

02 March 2020

Highland Hospice has revealed details about how fraudsters stole £575,000 from the charity.


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