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Green Light for Sustainable Project in Inverness

A successful planning outcome has been achieved for a key City Centre regeneration project. Whilst  some comments were raised regarding the colour of the new pavilion, members of the South Area Planning Committee approved the application subject to further consultation with local Members and the Chair of the Committee to finalise the colour. The announcement… Read more »Read more

Upgrade on the way for HLH Dingwall and Black Isle gyms

Dingwall Leisure Centre will be the latest High Life Highland facility to benefit from an ongoing programme to upgrade gyms across the charity’s network when it reopens after the festive period on Wednesday 4 January 2023. Installation of the new Technogym equipment will take place over the festive period, with work beginning on 12 December… Read more »Read more


Coming red-hot on the heels of the recent announcement of the City of Inverness’ New Year celebrations by The Provost of Inverness, Councillor Glynis Sinclair who is also Chair of the City of Inverness Events and Festivals Working Group, an announcement has been made that the free tickets will be released on Friday 2nd December… Read more »Read more

Tapestry panel designs under way across the Highlands and Islands

Over half of the panels being stitched for the Tapestry of the Highlands and Islands have been successfully hand-delivered to stitching groups across the area, and work by communities to create the artwork is now well underway. Designer Andrew Crummy and stitch coordinator Kirstie Campbell have delivered the panels to stitchers and groups in locations… Read more »Read more


High Life Highland is delighted to announce that Gary Laird of Alness is the winner of the charity’s free prize draw for October. When Gary signed up to be a new member of highlife member last month, he was automatically entered into the draw to win an e-bike, presented by High Life Highland! Graeme Ross,… Read more »Read more

Popular Countryside Rangers online winter talks are back!

Popular online talks presented by High Life Highland Countryside Rangers are back this winter, bringing Highland wildlife and landscapes to your home and making them accessible for everyone! The series of talks begin on Thursday this week (24 November 2022) and each is one hour duration. This week there will be a focus on woodland… Read more »Read more


The Inverness Events and Festivals Working Group members are delighted to tell residents and visitors to the City of Inverness that the ‘Red-Hot Highland Fling’ will return to the city’s calendar to give those attending the chance to welcome in 2023. The Red-Hot Highland Fling is one of a series of experiences presented by Highland… Read more »Read more

North Coast Visitor Centre achieves 4 star status

The North Coast Visitor Centre in Thurso has achieved a four star award by VisitScotland’s quality assurance scheme in its first year of operation. Set in the former Thurso Town Hall and Carnegie Library, the visitor centre includes a museum featuring Caithness history, in addition to an art gallery, a shop and café. There is… Read more »Read more


A dedicated consumer marketing campaign promoting the natural and cultural heritage of the Highlands and Islands to Scottish, wider UK and European visitors has launched. The marketing campaign is part of the Spirit of the Highlands and Islands, a project covering several mainland regions and all the Scottish islands, from Shetland to Arran and Cumbrae…. Read more »Read more

Book Week Scotland welcomed back to Highland libraries

Book Week Scotland is back next week and High Life Highland libraries will have a huge range of special activities on offer for everyone in Highland as part of this annual event. This celebration of books and reading takes place across the country between 14 and 20 November 2022.  Across the Highland area, libraries will… Read more »Read more