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Inverness Botanic Gardens celebrates International Volunteer Day

Inverness Botanic Gardens is celebrating International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development Day, by recognising the volunteering efforts made by three of their former GROW project trainees. Kenny Maclennan, Peter Moore and Ewan McWilliams have now become Highlife Highland Leadership volunteers. Sadly, since the start of lockdown the GROW project remained closed but thanks… Read more »Read more

Council and High Life Highland partnership working acknowledged during pandemic Earlier this week at a meeting of The Highland Council’s Education Committee (18 November), the partnership working between the Council and High Life Highland staff was recognised by senior representatives of both organisations. Welcoming Steve Walsh to the Committee to deliver his progress report, Councillor John Finlayson said: “Today’s report from High Life Highland… Read more »Read more

Drop off in footfall leads to closure of city Viewpoint

High Life Highland have indicated their intention to close the Inverness Castle Viewpoint due to a lack of visitor numbers. Footfall has dropped dramatically since lockdown was implemented in England and travel restrictions were introduced in Scotland as part of the new Tier system. John West Director of Culture and Learning for the Charity explained,… Read more »Read more

Highland Library submission included in Future Book

Today marks the start of Book Week Scotland which is an annual celebration of books and reading supported by Creative Scotland and SLIC. As part of the celebration a free book is collated from entries received and distributed by the Scottish Book Trust. High Life Highland (HLH) libraries support the event and this year’s theme… Read more »Read more

Strong Partnership delivers World-Class strength and Conditioning Facilities to the Highlands at Inverness Leisure

High Life Highland today announced that they have been successful in securing £37,404 National Lottery funding towards an exciting project in partnership with sportscotland which will create a state-of-the-art dedicated strength and conditioning space at Inverness leisure. Work will commence next week to vastly improve the existing strength and conditioning area which originally benefitted from… Read more »Read more