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Culloden Library’s free Summer Reading Challenge ‘Ready, Set, Read!’ launch event was a success

Summer Reading Challenge at Culloden Library

Over 30 children attended Culloden Library’s local launch of this year’s free-of-charge Summer Reading Challenge ‘Ready, Set, Read!’, kickstarting their reading journey while partaking in inclusive sporting activities. The sports theme of ‘Ready, Set, Read!’ was set by the Reading Agency in partnership with Youth Sport Trust who run the campaign annually. For 2023, the… Read more »Read more

Tapestry panels handed over to design team

Friday saw the last remaining tapestry panels handed over in Inverness, by stitching groups from across the region, to the design team from the Tapestry of the Highlands and Islands Project. Over 600 stitchers volunteered to be part of this community-led project with stitching groups being formed across the region to work on individual panels…. Read more »Read more

Nairn Young Sports and Young Leaders celebrated

Julie Macdonald (Nairn Academy, Head Teacher), Jessica Macpherson (Pupil/Winner of Senior Sports Leader of the Year), Steve Walsh (HLH Chief Executive)

Olympic and Commonwealth Swimmer, Hannah Miley, presented hundreds of certificates to pupils at Nairn Academy’s Celebration of Sport and Leadership Event, organised in partnership between the school and High Life Highland’s Leadership Programme Development Officer. The event was superbly fronted by two of the school’s young ambassadors, Jamie MacDonald and Rachael Gillespie – who expertly… Read more »Read more

Inverness Castle transformation – Link building superstructure

With foundations, sub-structure and below ground services now installed at Inverness Castle, the first elements of superstructure for the new link building, which will provide café and restaurant facilities connecting the former courthouse and prison for the first time, are due to be delivered and installed. The first to arrive will be the new floor… Read more »Read more

Thousands welcomed ‘Get Set for Summer’ event

Organisers of the new ‘Get Set for Summer’ event were blown away by everything about the free-to-enter extravaganza when over 8,000 visitors descended on the City’s Northern Meeting Park on Saturday. High Life Highland and LCC Live brought together a perfect partnership to deliver an event to thousands of people over the course of Saturday,… Read more »Read more