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High Life Highland Supports Key Worker Childcare Hub in Alness

High Life Highland staff are involved in the delivery of a childcare hub for key workers at the Averon Centre in Alness, supporting the Highland Council providing a suitable location for children, to ensure key workers can continue to fulfil their vital role during the pandemic recovery period. Since Wednesday 22nd July, childcare has been… Read more »Read more

Thurso Library kicks off Caithness bounceback campaign

High Life Highland are taking the first steps in their Caithness bounceback campaign next week with the introduction of a collect and return service at Thurso Library. From Wednesday 22nd July Thurso library customers will be able to access items by requesting them in advance and booking a timeslot for collection. Julie Corcoran, Principal Libraries Manager said, “The safety of our customers, our… Read more »Read more

BounceBack re-opening update

We are pleased to announce that we will be welcoming our customers back to our locations on the dates outlined below. Visitors should ensure they click on the embedded links or visit the site’s Facebook page for up-to-date safety information. They are also asked to familiarise themselves with any safety notifications located outside and around… Read more »Read more


High Life Highland has written to members advising how the charity plans to “bounceback” from the global pandemic in line with the latest developments within Scottish Government Route Map to recovery.  Steve Walsh, High Life Highland’s Chief Executive, said, “We care passionately about what we deliver to enhance the health and wellbeing our communities and are really looking forward to welcoming our many millions of customers… Read more »Read more

High Life Highland plans route map to reopening

Following on from the statement today by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and a subsequent board meeting High Life Highland has initiated the first tentative steps of its own plans to fit in with the Scottish Government’s “Scotland’s Route Map through and out of the crisis”. Ian Ross, Chair of the High Life Highland Board informed… Read more »Read more

Inverness Botanic Gardens and Nursery GROW volunteers

Inverness Botanic Garden (IBG) trainees on the GROW (Garden-Recycle-Organics-Wildlife) project got a surprise this week when they received a delivery of ‘home garden kits’ from High Life Highland staff. The kits include bedding plants, compost and pots to help the GROW trainees keep their green fingers busy at home while self-isolating during the Covid-19 outbreak…. Read more »Read more

Inverness Botanic Gardens and Nursery brings cheer to patients

High Life Highland staff at Inverness Botanic Gardens and Nursery (IBG&N) have been bringing cheer to patients and staff at Raigmore Hospital’s Renal Unit in Inverness during this lockdown period by delivering plants for brightening up this part of the building and grounds. Although most plant orders placed by IBG&N in advance of the lockdown… Read more »Read more

Highland Charity Assessing How to Welcome Customers Back

High Life Highland (HLH) is pleased that the pre-emptive work staff have been undertaking during the current COVID-19 lockdown period is very much in line with the Scottish Government’s route map for emerging from the crisis. This means no time will be lost as preparations are made for welcoming customers back to its locations at… Read more »Read more