A local police Twitter account has been named as a finalist in the Police Twitter Awards.

The @LochabSkyePol Twitter feed covering the Skye, Lochalsh and Lochaber areas of the West Highlands is familiar to locals and visitors for their informative updates and use of humour.

They have been nominated in Category 1 - Laws Communication as one of the Best Tweeting Corporate Police Accounts, along with @ShrewsburyCops and @JerseyPolice.