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New October holiday activity with family-friendly trail at Inverness Botanic Gardens
IBG Halloween Trail

Members of the public are invited to a new activity set to take place at the Inverness Botanic Gardens during the upcoming October holidays, encouraging families to get into the ‘spirit’ of Halloween this year. Children of all ages can enjoy a self-guided trail, titled ‘The Purrrfect Potion’, as an ode to Inverness Botanic Garden’s… Read more »Read more

Last chance to visit ‘Living with SMART’’ exhibition at Inverness Botanic Gardens

A new collaborative photography project titled ‘Living With SMART’ is being exhibited at the Inverness Botanic Gardens until Monday 25th September this year, meaning that this weekend is the last chance for members of the public to view. ‘SMART stands for Stroke like Migraine Attacks after Radiation Therapy’, and the photograph series documents the daily… Read more »Read more

Denchi Group partner with High Life Highland to support employee health and wellbeing
Left to Right: Nigel Scott (Denchi Group CEO) and Emma Thomson (High Life Highland’s highlife Development Manager) shake hands at Inverness Leisure to announce corporate membership deal

Thanks to recently taking out a corporate deal, Denchi employees across the Highlands now have discounted access to all High Life Highland leisure facilities. Emma Thomson, High Life Highland’s highlife Development Manager, said: “High Life Highland is excited to be partnering with Denchi to support the health and wellbeing of their staff by giving them… Read more »Read more

Angus Og exhibitions set to pop up across the Highlands and Islands as part of ‘Out of the Archives Tour’
Catherine MacPhee

High Life Highland are delighted to have secured Highland Council Ward Discretionary Funding to take a new pop-up exhibition of Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre’s Angus Og Cartoons on tour across the Highlands and Islands. The ‘Angus Og: Out of the Archives Tour’ will feature specially selected Angus Og cartoons which spark discussion about Island… Read more »Read more

Two unique, family-friendly events happening at Highland Folk Museum this weekend
Am Fasgadh Quaich

The annual ‘Am Fasgadh Quaich’ shinty tournament is taking place at the Highland Folk Museum on Saturday 23rd September, from 10:30am onwards. This yearly event is held right in the heart of the open-air museum site, at the Boleskine Shinty Pavilion and pitch. Helen Pickles, High Life Highland’s Curator at the Highland Folk Museum, said:… Read more »Read more

High Life Highland Libraries partner with Samaritans Scotland for National Suicide Prevention Week
High Life Highland and Samaritans staff members showcase bookmarks at Inverness Library

Every 10 seconds, a Samaritans volunteer will answer a call for help from someone who may be considering taking their own life. In recognition of National Suicide Prevention Week (Sunday 10th September to Saturday 16th September 2023), High Life Highland have partnered with Samaritans to raise awareness of the importance of Samaritans services for those… Read more »Read more

High Life Highland leisure facilities amongst 3,700 offered via MyGymDiscounts and GymFlex for national clients
High Life Highland x MyGymDiscount Membership

MyGymDiscounts, a product of Incorpore, is a self-paid gym membership scheme whereby corporate employees or policy members benefit from discounted rates at gyms and health clubs. Incorpore’s discounted gym membership schemes offer the UK and Ireland’s largest network of gyms, studios, fitness centres, sports clubs, working with popular gym providers such as Pure Gym, Bannatyne,… Read more »Read more

Unmissable offer for new highlife members in celebration of Invergordon Leisure Centre’s swimming pool reopening
Invergordon Pool Reopening

High Life Highland are delighted to announce that Invergordon Leisure Centre’s swimming pool is reopening on Friday 15th September. Catriona Fraser, High Life Highland’s Leisure Manager at Invergordon Leisure Centre, said: “Since the pool was initially closed, a tremendous amount of work has gone into planning and reopening to customers. “I’m so pleased to share… Read more »Read more

New Highland Youth Convener, Orla MacLeod, appointed for 2023-24
Photo outside of The Highland Council HQ: (L-R) Executive Chief Officer for Education and Learning, Nicky Grant; Highland Youth Convener, Orla MacLeod; Education Chair, Cllr John Finlayson. Photo provided by The Highland Council.

Orla MacLeod has taken up the role of Highland Youth Convener as of Monday 28th August 2023, becoming the 15th Youth Convener since 2007. This full-time role is a bursary position that will run for 12 months. 22-year-old Orla has recently graduated from the University of Glasgow with a degree in Scots Law. Orla has… Read more »Read more

Volunteers help High Life Highland Countryside Rangers clear gorse around Tarbat Ness
Volunteers at Tarbat Ness

High Life Highland’s Countryside Rangers observed that the valuable coastal heath habitat at Tarbat Ness was in danger of being crowded out by encroaching Gorse. In response, a Gorse-clearing event was hosted in the area by High Life Highland’s Countryside Rangers on Saturday 2nd September, inviting volunteers from the community to lend a helping hand… Read more »Read more