Posts Categorized: Coronavirus


Dingwall Library reopens for click and collect service

Dingwall Library became the latest High Life Highland library to offer a click and collect service as part of the charity’s bounceback campaign. Customers are now able to telephone or email Dingwall Library to request specific items from stock or customers can ask staff to choose a selection for them based on their interests. Customers… Read more »Read more

Member of staff provides positive COVID-19 test in isolated case

High Life Highland’s Chief Executive has confirmed that over the last few days a member of staff at Inverness Leisure has received a positive result for coronavirus. Steve Walsh said, “An individual employed at Inverness Leisure advised us that they had received a positive test result for COVID-19. “As a result of this isolated incident,… Read more »Read more

Highland Folk Museum fired up for Autumn

Highland Folk Museum in Newtonmore is all fired up for the Autumn season as it celebrates the addition of a new smiddy building on site.  The building will be officially opened on 1st October by Kay Jackson of the Gordon and Ena Baxter Foundation, which has part funded the construction. The Smiddy was carefully constructed… Read more »Read more

Book your books as eight HLH libraries restart services

The team at High Life Highland are pleased to advise customers that the Highland Charity will be opening another eight of its libraries over the next week. Principal Libraries Manager, Julie Corcoran said, “High Life Highland has been delighted to be able to open a number of libraries across the Highlands since the regulations around… Read more »Read more

High Life Highland locations still open for business

The Chief Executive of High Life Highland has spoken following the First Minister’s statements to remind customers that the Charity’s locations should not be affected by the restrictions coming into place later in the week. Steve Walsh said, “High Life Highland has worked extremely hard to ensure that our locations are operating strictly in line… Read more »Read more

School access offers support to young people

Young people at school are the winners as a result of discussions between High Life Highland and The Highland Council that will see the Charity’s staff phased back into schools after the October break. Speaking about the arrangement, High Life Highland Chairman, Ian Ross said, “I am delighted that once again our partnership working arrangements… Read more »Read more

HLH want to ensure customers are not missing updates

During lockdown High Life Highland found the use of technology more important than ever before. It was, and remains, one of the primary forms of communication with its members throughout the fast-changing environment in which everyone has found themselves immersed.   The Highland Charity wants to ensure customers and members are not missing out on important information… Read more »Read more

High Life Highland swimming provision bounces back

High Life Highland is continuing its bounceback campaign with additional swimming provision planned during September and October. Graeme Ross, Principal Facilities Manager said, “In getting our locations reopen, our priority was, and continues to be to make our premises safe and welcoming for customers and staff. Judging on the feedback we have received from customers,… Read more »Read more