Gritters cash slashed in Highland Council budgets cuts


Published: Fri 19 Dec 2014

Much of the Highlands woke up to heavy snow this morning

TWELVE gritting lorries are to axed from Highland Council's winter gritting service, despite warnings that people could lose their lives on icy roads. Councillors agreed a £240,000 cut to the gritting

Inverness killer seeks to have verdict overturned


Published: Thu 18 Dec 2014

Ian Geddes is seeking to have his conviction overturned.

AN Inverness killer who has twice been jailed for life after separate juries convicted him of committing the same murder has launched a bid to have the latest finding of guilt overturned.

Inverness West Link road price shock


Published: Thu 18 Dec 2014

An artist's impression of the proposed Inverness West Link crossing.

THE controversial West Link road project in Inverness could be set to almost double in price, the Highland News has learned. The latest costings, currently being kept under wraps by Highland Council chiefs,

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