Inverness man who caused brain damage with punch walks free

Published: Tue 28 Mar 2017

Joshua Jack.

AN apprentice who punched a landscape gardener, leaving him with a serious brain injury, has walked free from court after a jury found the case against him not proven. Joshua Jack punched Colin Tucker near the car park entrance to Morrisons supermarket after a night out in Inverness on April 10 last year.

Is a big cat on the prowl in Milton of Leys?


Published: Tue 28 Mar 2017

The cat was spotted early on Sunday night.

DOES Inverness now have its own resident big cat? Postman Paul Dawson (56) sent in this image of a mysterious creature he photographed in a field close to Milton of Leys at the weekend.

Police to debate carrying guns after terror attack


Published: Tue 28 Mar 2017

Armed officers in Inverness High Street three years ago provoked controversy.

A call for calm has been issued as Scotland's rank-and-file police officers today debate whether more should carry firearms in the wake of the Westminster terrorist attack. The issue proved controversial three years ago after officers were photographed carrying semi-automatic pistols to attend a disturbance in Inverness High Street.

Gold award for marmalade maker

Published: Mon 27 Mar 2017

Katrina Ashford of Rose Cottage Country Kitchen.

A Nairn company has shown it has the golden touch having won a prestigious accolade at this year's Marmalade Awards. Rose Cottage Country Kitchen received gold for its malt whisky marmalade in the awards

St Patrick's Day rehearsal for city choir fundraiser

Published: Mon 27 Mar 2017

Members of the singing for pleasure choir.

A CITY choir brought a splash of colour to their rehearsals recently, getting all dressed up for St Patrick's Day. The Singing for Pleasure group are currently preparing for a fundraising concert, the

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