Fatal Accident Inquiry will finally give answers to Inverness fire victim's family

Published: Sun 01 May 2016

The flat where Barbara Anderson died.

The family of Highland woman Barbara Anderson may finally get some closure when a fatal accident inquiry gets under way in a few weeks - almost three years after she died in a fire at her home. John Finnie, former Highlands and Islands Independent MSP, who supported her family's long campaign for an inquiry welcomed confirmation that it will begin on June 6 at Inverness Sheriff Court.

Dreaming of success - in camper van bed

Published: Sun 24 Apr 2016

Strictly Gary Jo

ONE Strictly Inverness contestant's fundraising is well on the road to success as he is preparing to give away two handcrafted beds, both designed in the shape of a classic VW Camper van.

UKIP can change debate in Holyrood, claims Farage

Published: Sat 23 Apr 2016

Nigel Farage, left, with UKIP Scotland leader David Coburn during a visit to Inverness.

UKIP could get a toehold in the Highlands, party leader Nigel Farage claimed during a visit to Inverness. The party, known for dividing opinion on issues such as immigration and education, has fielded

'Get our daughter out of this place', pleads Highland family

Published: Thu 21 Apr 2016

Phil Sime and his wife, Helen.

A Highland home for adults with complex needs has reviewed its cleaning processes after a family complained to Scotland's care watchdog about a catalogue of failures. Phil Sime and his wife Helen, of Inverness, raised concerns with the Care Inspectorate about the service provided by Craegmoor, part of the Priory Group, and are also taking steps to remove their 21-year-old daughter, Tammy, from its care.

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