Posts Categorized: News


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

Here comes the sun – dawn walk at Nairn

Temperatures may have tumbled, but High Life Highland’s Countryside Rangers have just the excuse for you to get outside. On Tuesday, December 21, ranger Saranne Bish will take people for a walk from Kingsteps Beach in Nairn at dawn to greet the winter solstice and welcome the return of the sun. Saranne said: “There is… Read more »Read more

Last chance to enjoy Inverness Castle and Castlehill tours

The final tour to find out more about the Inverness Castle – Spirit of the Highlands project and all that is happening around the Castlehill area takes place next week. On behalf of The Highland Council, High Life Highland has been offering people living in and visiting Inverness free daily tours, with more than 2,000… Read more »Read more

University student volunteers explore the Spirit of the Highlands

From the potato crop, to nuclear power, Bealach na Bà, and the Jacobites – four volunteer students from University of the Highlands and Islands have been scouring the archives to find stories showcasing the Spirit of the Highlands. On behalf of The Highland Council, High Life Highland tasked students Hugh Gosling, Janet Bryer, Katherine Davidson,… Read more »Read more

Festive Fun in City Park

Festive lights, décor and family activities are coming to Bellfield Park in Inverness this weekend as the Bellfield Winter Garden opens for the month of December. As the season of good cheer fast approaches, families and visitors to Inverness can enjoy a seasonal stroll, hunting for snowmen, mastering a Christmas Tree maze or simply enjoying… Read more »Read more