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Take a virtual tour around historic Highland buildings

A new series of virtual tours around historic buildings at the Highland Folk Museum launches this week. The Newtonmore attraction has created a series of 360 degree digital tours as a new way to explore five of its unique buildings and the objects within. The first of the historic buildings to discover is the Blackhouse,… Read more »Read more

Leisure Link Partnership extends to Shetland

A partnership providing free use of leisure facilities across Scotland – including Highland – now includes access to multiple leisure facilities across the Shetland Islands. 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… Read more »Read more

Highland Athlete funding scheme to open for applications

A scheme to support young athletes to travel out of Highland to access training facilities and for competitions reopens on Friday (January 14). High Life Highland (HLH) administers the Highland Athlete Travel Award Scheme (ATAS) on behalf of sportscotland, supporting athletes from rural, remote and island communities. HLH Head of Sports Development Mags Duncan said:… Read more »Read more

Exercise classes for those affected by cancer

A programme of exercise for those affected by cancer is being offered by High Life Highland (HLH). Macmillan Move More offers physical activity and support for those recently diagnosed or those that have completed treatment. HLH Activities Development Officer Eilidh MacLean said: “We offer the programme online and in-person at Inverness Leisure and classes are… Read more »Read more

Good things come to those who weight

Now twice the size, Inverness Leisure will be unveiling its new upgraded gym this week. High Life Highland has overseen the upgrade which provides the latest Technogym equipment and more areas for gym goers to enjoy a complete body workout. Alongside the newly extended strength and conditioning room, Inverness Leisure can now accommodate 150 gym-goers… Read more »Read more

Huge donations will help project GROW

Two huge donations to Inverness Botanic Gardens will help cultivate a project for adults with learning and mobility issues. Over £60,000 has been given to the GROW Project that uses horticulture therapy to deliver training and work experience. The Inverness Common Good Fund has given £22,470 to provide enhanced disability access to the gardens and… Read more »Read more

Long thought lost school records reveal Skye history

School records dating back to 1877 containing school log books and admissions registers – long thought lost – have been rediscovered. Found within the vaults of the education office in Ardross Street, Inverness, the records, which go through to 1980, have been handed to the Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre. High Life Highland Archivist Catherine… Read more »Read more