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Inverness Botanic Gardens becomes ‘BOOtanics’ for Halloween

Supported by the Inverness Common Good Fund, and on behalf of the Inverness Events and Festivals Working Group, High Life Highland will transform Inverness Botanic Gardens this October as the popular Bught Park visitor attraction hosts its first ever night-time illuminations trail. ‘Night @ the BOOtanics’ will be an immersive light and projection experience bringing… Read more »Read more

City Fireworks 2021 will go with a bang

High Life Highland has announced on behalf of the Inverness Events and Festivals Working Group, that the skies above the City of Inverness will be lit up on 5th November with a firework display that is understood to be the only local authority run display of its kind happening in Scotland. Provost of Inverness and… Read more »Read more

Get Online with High Life Highland

As part of Get Online Week, High Life Highland (HLH) is highlighting the opportunities available to help people gain digital skills and confidence. HLH’s Adult Learning Service can help people make online connections, access information, and increase opportunities for online learning. Get Online Week runs from October 18-24. HLH Adult Learning Manager Mike Jones said:… Read more »Read more

Challenging backdrop doesn’t prevent progress

High Life Highland is pleased to announce that the charity is continuing to work with partners and agencies in order to put on activities that will mark key dates between now and the end of the year. High Life Highland’s recently appointed Events Development Manager, Amy MacLeod, explained, “We have been working hard to coordinate… Read more »Read more

Partner for Tapestry of the Highlands and Islands announced

On behalf of The Highland Council, High Life Highland this week announced The Great Tapestry of Scotland Ltd as the successful creative agency partner for the delivery of a ‘Tapestry of the Highlands and Islands’. As the creative agency partner, The Great Tapestry of Scotland Ltd will develop, design and deliver a Tapestry of the… Read more »Read more

Bike racks encourage cycling to HLH sites

Visitors to High Life Highland (HLH) sites can enjoy improved parking for cyclists after more than 100 new racks were installed. The new parking spaces were funded by Cycling Scotland’s Cycling Friendly Employer Development Grant scheme, allowing HLH to increase the amount of bike parking for people working in or visiting HLH buildings. Steve Walsh,… Read more »Read more

£3,000 donation helps Inverness Botanic Gardens GROW

A £3,000 donation to a project that supports adults with learning disabilities has been welcomed by Inverness Botanic Gardens. The High Life Highland venue welcomed shop manager Izzie MacDonald from the Caring and Sharing charity shop on Queensgate in Inverness. She presented the cheque to the GROW Project and Inverness Botanic Gardens manager Ewan Mackintosh…. Read more »Read more

Wellbeing packs to support young people in COVID-19 recovery

Wellbeing packs to support young people in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic have been given to pupils in Inverness. The High Life Highland (HLH) pilot scheme follows a survey carried out in March by the Community Planning Partnership’s Mental Health Delivery Group, asking young people how their lives had been impacted by COVID-19 and… Read more »Read more

Leisure Link Partnership back in time for holidays

A partnership providing free use of leisure facilities in areas across Scotland – including Highland – is back from Saturday (October 9). The Leisure Link Partnership allows highlife card holders to access gym, public swimming and fitness classes at leisure centres across Aberdeen, Argyll and Bute, the Borders, Highland, Moray, Orkney, and The Western Isles… Read more »Read more

Inverness gym more than doubles in size

More than doubling in size, High Life Highland has announced plans for the upgrade and development of the gym at Inverness Leisure. Due to be completed in December, the new gym will boast the latest Technogym equipment and additional areas for a complete body workout. Alongside the newly opened strength and conditioning room, Inverness Leisure… Read more »Read more