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UK Government Minister visits Inverness ahead of £20 million investment in three major projects

UK Government Minister for Scotland Iain Stewart paid a visit to the Northern Meeting Park ahead of a multi-million investment in its redevelopment. Children from Central Primary School, St Joseph’s primary school and Bishop Eden’s Primary School met with Mr Stewart on Friday (June 10) and learnt more about the £5.2 million investment which will… Read more »Read more

Tapestry project welcomes Stitch Coordinator

A Stitch-Coordinator has been appointed to the Spirit of the Highlands and Islands tapestry project to oversee an army of volunteer stitchers. Kirstie Campbell works as a freelance designer and educator for the V&A Museum in Dundee, delivering creative workshops to audiences of all ages across a range of creative disciplines with a design focus…. Read more »Read more

Inverness Leisure welcomes Commonwealth Games weightlifters

Inverness Leisure centre has hosted weightlifters training for the Commonwealth Games this summer. The High Life Highland facility welcomed three members of Team Scotland to use the strength and conditioning room, gym and sauna over the weekend to prepare ahead of the Games in Birmingham in July. Representing Team Scotland in weightlifting are Alice Aitchison,… Read more »Read more

Celebrating the Inverness Highland Games of 2022

This year’s revived Highland Games in Inverness – returning to Bught Park on July 16 – will be a far cry from the ‘True Highland Games’ of 1822. Held at Dunain Croy, runners reportedly arrived at the finish line of an eight-mile race naked, while the ‘highlight’ was watching teams of men attempting to tear… Read more »Read more

Beating Retreat at Inverness Leisure

High Life Highland pipers and drummers will be performing a Beating Retreat at Inverness Leisure on June 12. Alongside members of Lochaber High School Senior Wind Band, Inverness Schools Wind Band, and East Highland Concert Band, HLH’s instrumental music service will be playing in the main hall of the leisure centre from 3pm. HLH head… Read more »Read more

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