Plans to relocate a Shetland Post Office have come under fire amid concerns about parking, congestion and disabled access.
A man has been charged after a lorry ended up on its side under a railway bridge causing a city road to be closed and trains cancelled.
A Shetland man has fined £200 for possessing a pair of knuckledusters in a public place.
Six members of a gang caught with £600,000 of cocaine, heroin and Class C pills who planned to flood Inverness with drugs were yesterday jailed for a total of 25 years.
A man has denied murdering his girlfriend in her flat.
The home of the Flannan Isles’ lighthouse keepers who inexplicably vanished 120 years ago has been rescued by the local community.
The operators of Scotland’s national museum are being encouraged to rethink the way they portray the Dounreay nuclear site.
Three men have been jailed for a total of nearly 30 years after attempting to murder a man in a brutal axe attack.
Business and union representatives are pressing home concerns they have about the future of Wick John O’Groats airport.
Residents of Wick are being urged to get involved in a newly launched drive to breathe new life into the centre of the historic royal burgh.
A driver killed a friend in a horror smash - having hit 125mph on his way to pick him up for work.
Popular Shetland fish and chip shop Frankie’s has been put up for sale.
Pet owners have been warned after balls of mince laced with “some sort of poison” - potentially anti-freeze - were found in Lerwick.
Inverness man almost choked on wrap of crack cocaine after trying to swallow it to hide it from police
A man almost choked on a wrap of crack cocaine after trying to swallow it when challenged by police.
A historic battlefield where one of Scotland’s greatest military commanders suffered his final defeat has gone up for sale.
Defence lawyers and prosecutors have paid tribute to a Sheriff who is retiring 50 years after he began studying law.
Nine people have been reported for alleged drink-driving and three for driving without a licence after a crackdown in the Western Isles.
Campaigners have vowed to continue the fight to re-open a disused Highland rail facility.
A £4,500-a-month offshore worker who recklessly injured a man with a glass has been fined £1,500 and ordered to pay £250 in compensation.
More than 100 jobs could be created under plans to breath fresh life into a run-down area of Stornoway.
A Caithness man who had sex with a young teenage girl has been jailed for more than three years and banned from contacting her and any other women in her family for seven years.
They travelled thousands of miles from home to the Highlands, and played a vital part in bringing the Great War to an end.
A Wester Ross tourism expert is to retrace one of Nepal’s most famous journeys.
A climber has been acquitted of killing a friend hours after they scaled Ben Nevis.
Cyclist suffered severe brain injury and multiple fractures in collision with van on Black Isle road
A cyclist suffered a severe brain injury and multiple fractures when he was run down by a van driver on a Black Isle road.
An ice cream shop owner launched a brutal attack on another man after a row over a party.
A Highland firm which claimed the government acted unlawfully in giving taxpayers’ money to a competitor has lost its £25 million legal action in Scotland’s highest civil court.
Health campaigners are up in arms over another service which they claim has been lost from Caithness General.
A man has told a jury that he tried to save the life of a friend allegedly killed hours after they climbed Ben Nevis.
Caithness addict who was once a champion surfer jailed for 17 years for murdering friend over £40 drug debt
A court has heard a Caithness drug addict who murdered his friend was a champion surfer who could have pursued a lucrative career in the sport.
Scottish Government rejects call to ban new fish farm developments due to growing environmental concerns
The Scottish Government have rejected calls to follow the example of Denmark and impose a ban on any new fish farm developments due to growing environmental concerns.
NHS Highland accused of trying to stifle debate on changes to the maternity service in the far north
NHS Highland is being accused of seeking to stifle debate on changes to the maternity service in the far north at a forthcoming series of public forums.