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Festive drink and drug driving offences in Highlands 'extremely disappointing'

Festive drink and drug driving offences in Highlands 'extremely disappointing'

Festive drink and drug driving offences in Highlands 'extremely disappointing'

More than 50 motorists arrested for drink or drug driving in region in month-long period covering Christmas and New Year


Pick-up damage sparks police appeal

Pick-up damage sparks police appeal

Pick-up damage sparks police appeal

POLICE have appealed for information after a car was damaged near Aviemore.


Covid impact leaves courts struggling to cope – amid moves to slash trials

Covid impact leaves courts struggling to cope – amid moves to slash trials

Covid impact leaves courts struggling to cope – amid moves to slash trials

CRIMINAL courts in the Highlands are creaking under the strain of the Covid pandemic – after the number of trials was slashed by up to 75 per cent.


Royal Bank of Scotland issues urgent scam warning

Royal Bank of Scotland issues urgent scam warning

Royal Bank of Scotland issues urgent scam warning

Fraud is 'most likely' crime people will be party to.


Death near Loch Ness leads to arrest of man (33)

Death near Loch Ness leads to arrest of man (33)

Death near Loch Ness leads to arrest of man (33)

A man (33) has been arrested in connection with the death of a 66-year-old woman in a glen near Loch Ness.


Police renew appeal to trace vandals who damaged Grantown Golf Club course

Police renew appeal to trace vandals who damaged Grantown Golf Club course

Police renew appeal to trace vandals who damaged Grantown Golf Club course

Culprits drove motor onto fairways and green and appear to have performed donuts


Criminal gang targeted Grantown High Street jewellers

Criminal gang targeted Grantown High Street jewellers

Criminal gang targeted Grantown High Street jewellers

Group of women travelled north to carry out thefts where staff would be distracted while others helped themselves to high value goods


Country's top prison inspector calls for 'urgent action' to replace outdated Inverness site

Country's top prison inspector calls for 'urgent action' to replace outdated Inverness site

Country's top prison inspector calls for 'urgent action' to replace outdated Inverness site

URGENT action is needed to replace the outdated prison in Inverness, the country's leading prison inspector has warned.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

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

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


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