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Full support for Year of Young People 2018

Joint news release from Highland Council and High Life Highland Highland Councillors gave their unanimous support to the Year of Young People (external link) at the Council’s People Committee today (25 January). 2018 has been designated the Year of Young People in Scotland. It will be an opportunity to celebrate all that is wonderful about young… Read more »Read more

Commitment to sport brings family success.

A member of High Life Highland’s Sports team has secured family success at the British ITF Taekwon Do Championships in Crawley. Competing against 470 contenders from across Europe, Jeni Herbert and her son Archie (9) became British Sparing Champions in their respective categories. Jeni and Archie are members of Nairn Martial arts club, training two… Read more »Read more

Cancellation – Jingle Jog

Announcing the cancellation of the Jingle Jog a spokesperson speaking jointly on behalf of The Highland Council and High Life Highland said, “A decision has been taken to cancel tomorrow’s Jingle Jog following a site visit this afternoon by those involved in the organisation of the charity fundraiser.  “We have already had a heavy snow fall in… Read more »Read more

West Link opens to traffic on Monday

THE West Link distributor road will be fully open to traffic from noon on Monday 11th December. The completion of the first phase of Inverness’s West Link road will be marked by an opening ceremony at 09:30am, followed by the road, which links the A82 to Dores Road, being fully opened to traffic at noon…. Read more »Read more

Provost kicks first ball on new rugby pitches

City of Inverness Provost Helen Carmichael was given a tour of the new rugby facilities at Canal Parks and was then supported by Highland Rugby Club Co-Captains Rory Cross and Stuart MacDonald as she kicked the first rugby ball on the brand new 3G synthetic pitch. Speaking about the newest addition to the Bught Park… Read more »Read more

Spooky Story Competition

High Life Highland have teamed up with Moray Firth Radio for a very spooky and special Halloween writing competition. There are 4 categories and the winner of each category will receive a £25 book voucher and be entered into the grand final to win an iPad Air. The categories are: Young  (7yrs and under) Junior  (8yrs… Read more »Read more

Castle Viewpoint celebrates 15,000th Visitor

Inverness Castle Viewpoint opened in April 2017 following refurbishment funded by Inverness and Highland City-Region Deal, designed to transform the Highland economy. Opening to the public with a two-week free ‘Come and try’ promotion attracting 1,500 attendances over the Easter holidays, the visitor attraction has continued to welcome visitors and guests from all over the… Read more »Read more

High Life Highland and University of the Highlands and Islands agree partnership for the future

High Life Highland (HLH) and The University of the Highlands and Islands have signed an agreement to work together to benefit individuals, communities and businesses across the Highland area. Both organisations already have a track record of collaboration with a number of programmes across various HLH services and study programmes, but have now formalised the… Read more »Read more

It’s onwards and upwards as Castle Viewpoint opens

Easter Monday marked the much-anticipated opening of the newest visitor attraction in the City of Inverness as High Life Highland opens the doors of Inverness Castle Viewpoint to the public for the first time. Unfortunately all the free slots for this week are now fully booked. Thank you to everyone who has booked and we… Read more »Read more

Fortrose Academy first to become Dementia Friendly in Ross shire

Fortrose Academy is set to be celebrated for their involvement with Alzheimer Scotland’s Dementia Friendly Communities project and for being the first in Ross-shire to become dementia friendly. The Academy will now be recognised at an event involving local residents and local councillors on Thursday 15 June. The project has seen young people engage with… Read more »Read more