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Bellfield Park is ready to bloom this summer

Inverness’s Bellfield Park is open and ready to welcome visitors this summer with a new operator taking over the running of the kiosk and paddling pool. ‘Bloom at Bellfield’ is set to look after this oasis in the Ness Bank Island area of the city which also has a play area, band stand, tennis courts… Read more »Read more

Inverness Leisure welcomes weightlifters for national competition

No more waiting for weightlifters with the Northern Districts Weightlifting Championships taking place this weekend (Saturday 20th July) at Inverness Leisure! Organised by the Highland Weightlifting Club in association with Weightlifting Scotland, this is the third year in a row that Inverness Leisure has hosted this prestigious competition, which has attracted a record number of… Read more »Read more

Empowering a sustainable future: Latest developments at Castle Street Energy Centre

The Castle Street sustainable energy centre is at an exciting stage in its development with bespoke bronze cladding being applied to its facades. The new building skin has been designed by LDN Architects as a subtly symbolic saltire and diamond pattern that reflects the heritage, colours and patterns of its surroundings. This includes the bastion… Read more »Read more

Carrbridge treasure reopens at the Highland Folk Museum

A woodsman’s caravan – cut in half during Storm Arwen by falling mature pine trees – has been restored to its former glory at the Highland Folk Museum in Newtonmore. The tiny home had only been open to visitors at the site for a matter of months, having been relocated from Carrbridge, when tragedy struck in… Read more »Read more

Historic ‘Rose Window’ reassembly begins at Inverness Castle after extensive conservation

The iconic ‘Rose Window’, originally crafted in 1867 and a once prominent feature on Academy Street in Inverness, has been lovingly restored and is now being meticulously reassembled, within a custom-designed steel framework, where it will become a focal feature within the Inverness Castle Experience when it opens to the public next year. The delicate… Read more »Read more

The search begins for pivotal role at new Highland Visitor Experience

Today marks the exciting launch of a recruitment campaign to find the ‘Head of Inverness Castle Experience’, a role giving the unique opportunity to shape the future of a new landmark visitor attraction set to open in summer 2025. This world-class attraction will celebrate the rich ‘Spirit of the Highlands’—past, present, and future—through interactive and… Read more »Read more

Gym goers get greater experience with investment in leisure facilities

Gym goers get greater experience with High Life Highland investment in leisure facilities An ongoing programme of upgrades to gyms in the High Life Highland portfolio are providing customers with more choice and an improved experience, helping to make life better across the region. Gyms in Sutherland, Caithness, Lochaber and Badenoch have all recently been… Read more »Read more

High Life Highland show their commitment to climate, nature and health

High Life Highland is the latest organisation to sign the Highland Charter for Climate Nature and Health. The new Charter – which was launched recently at the Inverness Botanic Gardens – is a pledge to put climate, nature and the benefits of green and blue health at the centre of decision making and action. The… Read more »Read more

Exhibition on Gaelic song traditions arrives in Portree

High Life Highland is hosting an exhibition highlighting Gaelic sacred song traditions in the Hebrides at its archive centre in Portree. Seinn Spioradail is on its third leg of a two-year tour of the islands and will be available to view in the Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre until the 11th November before moving on… Read more »Read more

Highland Archive Service nominated for prestigious award

It’s the equivalent of the Oscars for the history and archive sector and High Life Highland is delighted to announce that its very own Archive Service is in the running for a coveted award – with the public encouraged to vote for them!  The Highland Archive Service has been nominated in the Record Keeping Service… Read more »Read more