Western Isles Council is in the dog house after an apparent blunder meant it lost a court case against the same animals for the second time within a year.
Stornoway Sheriff Court
A Hebridean crofting couple have failed in a compensation bid after a neighbours’ bull escaped and got their pedigree cow pregnant.
A 36-year-old man has been charged in connection with an alleged robbery from a taxi in Stornoway.
A serial offender described as “believing he cannot be touched” and “feared” going to prison, has been jailed for six months.
A Stornoway care home worker has admitted stealing drugs meant for elderly residents.
A Lewis man whose laptop contained over 670 indecent photos of young children has been put on the sex offenders’ register.
A drink driver was weaving across the road when he crashed his car which overturned and landed on its roof in a field.
A former councillor and taxi driver accused of a string of sexual offences has been acquitted of all charges at Stornoway Sheriff Court.
A Lewis man has been sentenced to prison for 16 months following two assaults on the island.
A council that won a four-year possession battle over a horse that lived in a house with its owner is finally set to find it a new home.
Patients and nurses had to evacuate the main hospital in the Western Isles when an islander maliciously activated the fire alarm.
Island crofter seeking over £20,000 financial compensation after neighbour’s bull broke through fence
An island crofter who is seeking financial compensation of over £20,000 from her former neighbours after their bull broke through her fence and compromised the health status of her pedigree Highland cattle has denied accusations that she could have done more to prevent the situation.
Scottish Water is being sued for over £300,000 over claims it poisoned a herd of cows in the Western Isles.
A Western Isles crofter was forced to stand watch for most of every day in case a neighbour’s bull broke fences and made a beeline for her herd of pedigree Highland cows, a court heard yesterday.
Western Isles Council has been penalised £10,000 after a vulnerable adult in its care was scalded by hot bath water.
A local authority broke the law when it seized a horse living in a pensioner's front room in the Outer Hebrides, a court heard yesterday.
Council inspectors seized a horse living in its owner's front room just hours before a strategy to avoid it "from being lifted" could be implemented, a court heard yesterday.
A drink driver who drove while nearly five times the legal alcohol limit has been sentenced.
A Lewis man was injured when he crashed his grandfather's car into an electricity pole.
A Lewis man got involved in a plan to sell drugs as a way to pay off debts, a court was told yesterday.
An island pensioner has been jailed for sexually assaulting a young girl.
A court heard how an island man was badly hurt after he was engulfed in a “big ball of flames”.
Two police officers were violently attacked when they were called out to an incident when a woman was assaulted, a court has heard.
A Dingwall man has been placed on the sex offenders register for assaulting a girl in the Western Isles.
A TV producer was caught speeding at 85mph after running late for a ferry after the Royal National Mòd in October.
A man accused of carrying out a serious assault has been banned from the Western Isles.
Here's four stories you may have missed from Stornoway Sheriff Court this week.
A driver hit a car after being distracted by a drunk woman on the pavement, Stornoway Sheriff Court has heard.
There was no way a horse being stabled in the front room of a residential house "would come out alive" if it crashed through the floor, a court has been told.
A Lewis man who grew marijuana plants at home appeared at Stornoway Sheriff Court yesterday. Kenneth Murdo Smith was fined £1,200 after pleading guilty to producing cannabis between September 2014 and February 2015. Sheriff David Sutherland allowed the 42-year-old of 4 Stile Walk, Stornoway, to pay at £100 per month.
Two men accused of setting a man on fire in the Western Isles are to face a jury trial.
An island woman will "end up dead" unless she is given help to change her ways, an island court was told yesterday.