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Motorists, grieving families, disabled and elderly people, young couples and recyclers are among those to have been hit by soaring charges for council services in recent years.
An SNP councillor is facing three different criminal charges of ignoring a planning enforcement notice which was served by the local authority on which he is a member.
The north-east has been revealed as a hotbed of gun crime with one of the highest numbers of people caught with deadly weapons across the country.
Local authorities in the north and north-east will soon be raising more than £1 billion each year in extra revenue as they hike charges and fees to help plug funding gaps.
A 50-year-old man has died following a diving incident in Scapa Flow in Orkney. Concern was raised for the man around 11.30am today. The man was taken to the Balfour Hospital in Kirkwall where he was pronounced dead. A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal in due course.
There was a 20% increase in the number of road traffic offences detected in Shetland in 2018/19 compared to the previous year after the police upped resources in response to “ongoing concerns” over driving.
Walkers have been warned of the fast-changing nature of Scotland’s weather on the hills after two consecutive rescues on misty peaks in Skye.
Racing into the record books as former cancer patient becomes the first person to run the North Coast 500
An exhausted former cancer patient from Orkney has become the first person to run the 500 plus miles of Scotland’s answer to America’s Route 66.
INDEPENDENT FINANCIAL ADVICE ON MONEY MATTERS AROUND THE HIGHLANDS, ISLANDS & MORAY 1 in 4 do not know their state pension age
The Stromness Pier Arts Centre in Orkney is celebrating its 40th anniversary.
It has been described as a week of mixed emotions for conservationists at the International Otter Survival Fund (IOSF) headquarters in Skye after one otter was released into the wild but another was found dead.
Stornoway residents and tourists rode back in time as cyclists took to the streets clad in tweed.
Local residents on Islay and Jura are to have their say on the delivery of a multi-million project in their communities.
In the first part of this week’s P&J series on local government finance, Calum Ross today finds out how council workforces have shrunk in recent years.
Kim Keillor should have been enjoying one of the happiest times of her life when her daughter, Abbi, was born in 2015.
A lifeboat crew saved a fishing boat from being swept on to rocks off Orkney - and was then given lobsters as a reward.
Police in Oban are appealing for information after a Land Rover was stolen overnight.
Residents in a Shetland settlement are up in arms after it emerged that an international salmon farming service company is planning to build a large net cleaning plant on crofting land next to the Toft ferry terminal.
Ferry operator Caledonian MacBrayne has put an £8 million maintenance contract on its ageing fleet out to tender.
A new initiative has been launched to protect and preserve Scotland’s historic attractions for generations to come.
Harbour on lockdown as suspicious package forces evacuation of area near Shetland’s Sullom Voe Terminal
An island harbour was left in lockdown yesterday after a suspicious package was reported, forcing evacuations and delays to ships waiting to berth.
Efforts to bring a life-saving air ambulance to Aberdeen have received a major boost with £150,000 being ploughed into the training of new paramedics.
Police attended to a three-vehicle crash on Skye near Ashaig Airstrip in the south of the island.
Police have confirmed that a potentially suspicious package discovered on Shetland today is not as feared as first thought after staff were evacuated from buildings near to the Sella Ness area.
Two vehicles have been involved in a crash on Skye earlier this morning, with a road closure put in place whilst recovery was arranged.
Hardy perennial Jim McColl is hanging up his gardening boots.
The proposed 12-turbine Mossy Hill wind farm on the outskirts of Lerwick has been given the green light by Shetland Islands Council’s planning committee.
A serial offender described as “believing he cannot be touched” and “feared” going to prison, has been jailed for six months.
Jamie Crawford has enjoyed the high life more than most Scots.
A full scale emergency response was declared at Stornoway Airport when the pilot of a helicopter reported it was suffering engine problems.
Constructing a 600MW interconnector to the Western Isles would cost consumers just four pence more per household per year than the 450MW option, the island MP has claimed.
A popular Scottish bike ride is gearing up to return to the Western Isles for its fourth consecutive year.