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Butterfly Rescue Mission – Ardersier Common

Stock image of a butterfly

People are invited to join the High Life Highland’s Countryside Rangers tomorrow (Wednesday, May 18) to help protect butterflies. You can join the rangers between 2pm and 3.30pm to help clear back vegetation around the glades where rare butterflies, the small blue and the dingy skipper, spend most of their lives. Tools and gloves will… Read more »Read more

Inverness Highland Games are back for 2022

The City of Inverness Highland Games are back for 2022 and celebrating their 200th anniversary. Following a two-year break due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Inverness Highland Games will take place on Saturday, July 16 at Bught Park, Inverness, funded by the Inverness Common Good Fund. With this year marking the event’s bi-centenary, Inverness… Read more »Read more

Highland Green Health Small Grant Fund 2022

This Green Health Week (May 14-22), Think Health Think Nature, is asking the people of Highland to ‘Give Nature a Go’ to help improve their health and wellbeing. There are a variety of activities on offer all across Highland to engage with nature wherever you may find it. Think Health Think Nature is the work… Read more »Read more

High Life Highland’s archive service receives national accreditation

High Life Highland’s archive service has been nationally recognised for its work by being awarded accredited status by the National Archives. The accreditation panel commended the Highland Archive Service saying its archive centres are “of high quality, providing robust standards of protection for the collections” and provided “enviable facilities for public services”. Accreditation is the… Read more »Read more

Keep the Heid and Read this Wednesday (May 11)

Readers young and old are being challenged to spend six minutes reading on Wednesday (May 11). It is part of Keep the Heid and Read campaign, a Scotland-wide reading initiative led by The Scottish Library and Information Council. The campaign aims to inspire and encourage people to read every day to boost their mental health… Read more »Read more

New Highland Youth Convener Sought

The search is on for a new Youth Convener to champion the cause of young people in the Highlands. The Highland Youth Convener is a sounding board for youth issues in the Highlands and has a direct line into policy makers and decision takers. The Youth Convener is a unique role in that the post… Read more »Read more

JW58 by Susie Reade at Thurso Gallery

An exhibition by artist Susie Reade comes to the Thurso Gallery this weekend (April 30). The artist has created new work illustrating the extraordinary story of her mother, Lavinia Ponsonby, who went on an Arctic convoy during World War Two. It was a journey which took the 24-year-old from Loch Ewe near Ullapool to Moscow… Read more »Read more

New Vice Chair of Scottish Youth Parliament elected

Mollie McGoran, right, with newly elected Chair, Sophie Reid.

The Scottish Youth Parliament has voted Inverness and Nairn member Mollie McGoran as its new Vice-Chair. Mollie, 19, from Alness, is an experienced MSYP, now entering her third year, and has been involved in youth forum work locally and with the Highland Youth Parliament. The University of Dundee student said: “I am absolutely delighted to… Read more »Read more