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Staff and Volunteer Awards 2022 – Public Nominations

Nominations are now open for the public to highlight staff and volunteers at High Life Highland that have gone above and beyond in their work. The charity will recognise staff and volunteers across the organisation at its annual awards ceremony on October 6. Nominations could be a member of staff from one of HLH’s 23… Read more »Read more

Launch of Inverness Football Memories Project

Memories of Inverness football down the years are being captured in a project being launched on Friday (May 27). Inverness Caledonian Thistle Community Trust is promoting the project which builds on the monthly meetings held at Caledonian Stadium when older members of the community meet to recall football memories. The Trust is being supported by… Read more »Read more

Proposed designs for two major projects in Inverness to go on show

Designs are set to go on show for two major development projects in Inverness following a successful bid by The Highland Council to the UK Government Levelling Up Fund. Under the banner of the Inverness Zero Carbon Cultural Regeneration Project – the bid to the Levelling Up Fund for almost £20 million brought together three… Read more »Read more

Initial concept designs for the visitor attraction at Inverness Castle revealed

The initial concept designs for the visitor experience within the gardens and South Tower of Inverness Castle have been revealed. The new images, from exhibition designers Mather & Co, highlight the transformation of the interior of the castle from its use as a prison and courtroom to a world-class visitor attraction. The visitor experience will… Read more »Read more

Butterfly Rescue Mission – Ardersier Common
Stock image of a butterfly

People are invited to join the High Life Highland’s Countryside Rangers tomorrow (Wednesday, May 18) to help protect butterflies. You can join the rangers between 2pm and 3.30pm to help clear back vegetation around the glades where rare butterflies, the small blue and the dingy skipper, spend most of their lives. Tools and gloves will… Read more »Read more

Inverness Highland Games are back for 2022

The City of Inverness Highland Games are back for 2022. Following a two-year break due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Inverness Highland Games will take place on Saturday, July 16 at Bught Park, Inverness, funded by the Inverness Common Good Fund. Inverness Highland Games Committee Chairman Angus Dick said: “We are very excited to… Read more »Read more

Highland Green Health Small Grant Fund 2022

This Green Health Week (May 14-22), Think Health Think Nature, is asking the people of Highland to ‘Give Nature a Go’ to help improve their health and wellbeing. There are a variety of activities on offer all across Highland to engage with nature wherever you may find it. Think Health Think Nature is the work… Read more »Read more

High Life Highland’s archive service receives national accreditation

High Life Highland’s archive service has been nationally recognised for its work by being awarded accredited status by the National Archives. The accreditation panel commended the Highland Archive Service saying its archive centres are “of high quality, providing robust standards of protection for the collections” and provided “enviable facilities for public services”. Accreditation is the… Read more »Read more

Keep the Heid and Read this Wednesday (May 11)

Readers young and old are being challenged to spend six minutes reading on Wednesday (May 11). It is part of Keep the Heid and Read campaign, a Scotland-wide reading initiative led by The Scottish Library and Information Council. The campaign aims to inspire and encourage people to read every day to boost their mental health… Read more »Read more

New Highland Youth Convener Sought

The search is on for a new Youth Convener to champion the cause of young people in the Highlands. The Highland Youth Convener is a sounding board for youth issues in the Highlands and has a direct line into policy makers and decision takers. The Youth Convener is a unique role in that the post… Read more »Read more