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Drink driver who sped on A9 at 120mph is jailed

Drink driver who sped on A9 at 120mph is jailed

A drink-driver speeder — caught travelling at 120mph with six passengers in his car — has been jailed for five months and disqualified from…


Lost Cairngorms hillwalker is found safe and well

Lost Cairngorms hillwalker is found safe and well

Police have urged hillwalkers to take the right navigational equipment into the mountains and be able to use it after a Polish man was lost on Ben MacDui…


Referendum deal welcomed in Badenoch and Strathspey

Referendum deal welcomed in Badenoch and Strathspey

Politicians in the strath have welcomed reports that a deal has been reached between the UK and Scottish governments over the independence referendum.


Couple's car bursts into flames on A9 by Kingussie

Couple's car bursts into flames on A9 by Kingussie

A couple's car burst in to flames on the A9 south of Kingussie on Wednesday afternoon while they were driving to a comedy show.


Ambitious blueprint for Inverness city centre endorsed by councillors

Ambitious blueprint for Inverness city centre endorsed by councillors

An ambitious blueprint for Inverness city centre - which will shape a clutch of key future developments - has been warmly endorsed by councillors who…


44 people to be reported to the fiscal following drugs raids

44 people to be reported to the fiscal following drugs raids

Northern Constabulary are to report 44 people to the Procurator Fiscal and have seized £12,000 worth of drugs during an intelligence led operation.


Households and Businesses in the Highlands to be given a say about water prices and priorities

Households and Businesses in the Highlands to be given a say about water prices and priorities

For the first time, household and business customers in the Highlands and Islands will be given a stronger voice in setting the price and future investment…


Pets given new Highland centre whilst waiting for new home

Pets given new Highland centre whilst waiting for new home

Animal lovers in the strath are being invited to come along to the Scottish SPCA's expanded Highlands and Islands Animal Rescue and Rehoming Centre…


Win a prize money can't buy!

Win a prize money can't buy!

The Strathy has teamed up with the Highland Wildlife Park to offer one lucky reader the chance to name one of the incredibly cute European wolf pups recently…


MSP welcomes effort to bring high hedges down to size

MSP welcomes effort to bring high hedges down to size

Badenoch SNP MSP Dave Thompson has welcomed an effort by a party colleague to bring high hedges down to size.


Raigmore ward reopens after specialist cleaning

Raigmore ward reopens after specialist cleaning

A ward at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness has now reopened after being closed for 24 hours to allow for specialist cleaning to take place.


Campaign is launched to find homes for Staffies

Campaign is launched to find homes for Staffies

The Scottish SPCA today launches a national campaign to encourage potential dog owners in the Highlands to think about taking on a Staffordshire bull…


Doctors encourage patients to get their flu jabs

Doctors encourage patients to get their flu jabs

Scotland’s doctors today urged patients who are eligible for the winter flu vaccination to take up the offer of the jab when contacted by their…


Highland MSP meets BBC head to try to save jobs

Highland MSP meets BBC head to try to save jobs

Highlands and Islands Labour MSP David Stewart met BBC Scotland’s Head of News and Current Affairs, John Boothman in the Scottish Parliament…


Police appeal after driver approaches young girl in Kingussie

Police appeal after driver approaches young girl in Kingussie

Police are seeking the help of the public in Kingussie after a 13 year old girl was approached by an elderly man in a four by four vehicle.


Nursing home manager praised for extinguishing fire

Nursing home manager praised for extinguishing fire

A nursing home’s maintenance manager been praised for the way he dealt with a small fire in Grantown.


Unison calls for action over predicted police job losses

Unison calls for action over predicted police job losses

UNISON Scotland, the main union representing support staff in Northern Constabulary, has called for action by the Scottish Government to avert the disastrous…


Alexander and Cable drop in at SPP jobs fair

Alexander and Cable drop in at SPP jobs fair

Local MP Danny Alexander welcomed fellow Lib Dem Minister, Business Secretary, Vince Cable to Inverness on Saturday.


Accident on A9 near roadworks at Slochd Beag bridge

Accident on A9 near roadworks at Slochd Beag bridge

A man was taken to hospital last night after his black VW Polo was involved in an accident with a G4S security van on the A9 in front of road works at…


Police in search for missing Grantown man

Police in search for missing Grantown man

Police and mountain rescue teams are currently carrying out a search for a missing 71 year old man from Grantown.


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