Mystery of Inverness Marina UFO solved

The drone pictured in flight over the marina.

THERE was a lot of head scratching in the vicinity of Inverness Marina this morning with the sudden appearance of what appeared to be a UFO. Baffled members of the public watched in amazement as the machine, looking like some giant flying insect, hovered over the yachts at their moorings before soaring into the sky at high speed.

Bid to find cause of major blackout


Published: Thu 17 Apr 2014

Traffic lights at the Ness Bridge and throughout the city were knocked out.

POWER engineers were out this morning trying to find the cause of a major fault that blacked out more than 200,000 homes across the North of Scotland for several hours last night.

Co-op cuts cost of food for Highland students

Published: Thu 17 Apr 2014

Inverness College

STUDENTS who attend the University of the Highlands and Islands can save on their grocery bills thanks to a new scheme between the Co-operative and the National Union of Students. For an initial period

New recycling areas for Inverness

Published: Wed 16 Apr 2014

Pupils from Duncan Forbes Primary School are pictured next to one of the recycling nodes at the Culloden Pitches Car Park

INVERNESS residents now have a new way to improve their green credentials as Highland Council has placed four recycling nodes at key locations around the city, The new recycling nodes accept clear glass, brown glass, and green glass and also have an additional bin for mixed recycling, the same of which people can put in their own blue bin.

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