Plans have been unveiled for a major riverside artwork in Inverness – to replace the controversial “tilting pier” project - which will create a “circular amphitheatre to frame the River Ness.”
A persistent drugs trafficker has been jailed for five-and-a-half years after being caught with heroin and crack cocaine worth £1,300.
A popular street lighting worker has received an unusual tribute in the form of a plaque attached to a lamppost beside his favourite pub.
The decision to keep an investigation into the history of management at the beleaguered Moray Leisure Centre has raised fears it may not go far enough.
Health campaigners in Moray are “reassured” that there are long-term plans in place to reduce the reliance on junior doctors in the region.
The chairman of Shetland Islands Council’s education and families committee said he is “very pleased” with a decision from councillors to approve the idea of merging Shetland’s further education sector.
A primary school and a historic church in Buckie are to be protected from flooding as part of a £700,000 drainage improvement project.
Sentence was again deferred on a taxi driver who secretly vandalised his neighbour’s cars over a 10 day period.
Brazen thieves have stolen almost £1,300 worth of whisky from specialist shops in the industry’s heartland.
With Highland Council’s reserves down to their lowest level ever and a budget overspend, “there is absolutely no wriggle room to manage significant pressures” warned council budget leader Alister Mackinnon yesterday.
What the papers say:
Liverpool are aiming to seal a £60million deal for Lyon attacking midfielder Nabil Fekir after the Champions League final, according to reports. The Liverpool Echo says the Frenchman refused to rule out a move to Anfield on Thursday, with speculation growing over a transfer early in the window. According to the Daily Telegraph, the 24-year-old is seen as a replacement for Philippe Coutinho, who left the Kop for Barcelona in January. Fekir, whose impressive form in La Ligue has seen him called up for World Cup duties, has also been linked to Arsenal.
A teenage musician livened up lunch time in Aberdeen city centre yesterday by performing acoustic versions of pop hits on a rooftop.
Students at Robert Gordon University have been given a standing ovation by Aberdeen Performing Arts for their fundraising efforts in support of the £7 million Music Hall transformation project.
Scotland’s first openly gay minister has encouraged north east people from all walks of life to celebrate the “hugely important milestone” of the first ever Grampian Pride in Aberdeen tomorrow.
A zebra crossing could be installed to combat speeding in a north-east village.
The Houston Rockets are a win away from the NBA finals after beating defending champions the Golden State Warriors 98-94 in game five of the Western Conference series.
A £75,000 donation to a cancer support charity will ensure it can continue to offer free practical and emotional support to people living with or affected by the disease.
Budget airline Wizz Air has posted record annual profits on the back of 25% passenger growth.
Ahead of the recognised Volunteers Week, running from Friday 1 June to Thursday 7 June, NHS Highland have paid tribute to the work of its numerous volunteers.
UK fish and seafood farming success has been celebrated at the industry’s flagship annual conference.