Boyzone at Inverness Northern Meeting Park

Boyzone will be performing live at the Northern Meeting Park Inverness on Saturday 27 August 2011 following the huge success of their shows in Aberdeen and Glasgow.

This shows and the other Scotland venue, Hopetoun House near Edinburgh, will see audiences of 12,000 come together to see Keith, Mikey, Ronan and Shane playing their Scottish fans favourite songs including ‘Gave It All Away’, ‘No Matter What’ and ‘Baby Can I Hold You’.

The Northern Meeting Park shows will also feature X Factor winner Shayne Ward support the Boyz, following his comeback last year with current album ‘Obsession’. This concert will form part of CK Event’s ‘Summer in the City’ series.

Ronan has said:

“We always enjoy coming to Scotland as the fans always give us such a great reception. We can’t wait for these summer dates as we’ll be performing some of our classic hits as well as great tracks from the new album, in these amazing venues and with some cracking support acts. You really don’t want to miss out so come and join us.”

Tickets for Boyzone at the Northern Meeting Park Inverness are available from Ticketmaster via their website or by calling 08444 99 99 90.

Inverness B&B Accommodation can be booked via the Inverness Guest House Association website and Inverness Hotel Accommodation can be booked via the Inverness Hotels website.

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Choosing The Best Scottish Hotel Accommodation

Scotland has a great deal to offer both families and individuals who are planning a break. Although Scotland is small in land mass there are huge amounts of things to see and do on a short city break.

If you are planning a two day or more break you could discover the beautiful Scottish Highlands as well as taking in the historical and beautiful city of Edinburgh. Think of a five day tour and you could tour the Isle of Skye and follow the whisky trail around the Highlands

Within every few hours of your travelling, you will experience a rapid change in the landscape from the gentle rolling hills to rugged coasts and dramatic, towering peaks. The cosmopolitan cities that are full with the future promises rub in shoulders with the ancient castles and monuments. While Edinburgh Festival and other festivals recalls the country’s cultural influence, the pristine sandy beaches offer peace and tranquillity. Country parks and outstanding nature reserves in other ways have something different for every visitor.

While you tour in the city, shop your bags full and lunch at a top restaurant. A whisky-themed weekend with a visit to the famous Scotch Malt Whisky Society is also something that will interest you. Edinburgh break with a trip to Loch Ness is also an option. The sheer variety of Scotland’s natural beauty never fails to impress you. The country offers an amazing range of landscapes, from the gentle rolling hills of Dumfries and Galloway to the breathtaking peaks of the Cairngorms, and from the rugged coastlines of the north east to the sub-tropical gardens of Wester Ross.

Scotland certainly has many treasures crammed into its compact territory. Every visitor will find something that will suit their taste. For the history buff, few cities compare with Edinburgh and Glasgow. The food lovers won’t want to miss Aberdeen and Angus and the delicious beef  and Dumfries & Galloway renowned for their Smoked Salmon. The thirsty ones can satisfy themselves with the peerless malt whiskies of the Isle of Islay or Oban. The wild mountain scenery of the Highlands & Northern Islands will attract nature lovers. Those who want to dance with the cold-sparking waves of sea can enjoy your breaks in Outer Hebrides.

If you are planning a stay in the Highlands, Inverness is the perfect base with just about all of the must see places within a relaxing and easy 2.5 hours drive. Inverness offers a massive choice of accommodation from a budget Inverness B&B, to quality Inverness Hotels. You can also find hostels and self catering cottages so there definitely is a bed to suit every taste and budget.

Scotland really does have every base covered for the discerning traveller. Book your Scotland break now and discover a beautiful country with the freshest air.

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Simple Minds – Inverness

Simple Minds in Inverness – The Northern Meeting Park in Inverness will be the host for Simple Minds one and only Scottish gig on Saturday 16th July 2011. Big Country famous for the songs “In A Big Country” and “Look Away” have been scheduled as the support act.

Simple Minds are said to be the most successful Scottish rock band with over 40 million album sales and 21 UK top twenty singles with 8 reaching the top ten. Highland music lovers will enjoy hits like “Waterfront”, “Alive & Kicking”, UK chart topper “Belfast Child” and worldwide No.1 smash, “Don’t You (Forget About Me)” with the stunning Inverness Cathedral as a backdrop.

The event is being billed as Summer In The City 2011 and is being promoted by Inverness-based CK Events. CK promoted the Rod Stewart concert at Caledonian Stadium last July and they have also recently announced that Rod will be appearing at Pittodrie Stadium in Aberdeen on 5th June 2011 and Cawdor Castle has been earmarked for another event on 27th July 2011. Details of the artist has yet to be released but it is sure to be a big name following on from last year’s stars Westlife and the X-Factor Finalists.

Simple Minds have a hectic summer schedule as they play their Greatest Hits UK Forest Tour in England and Wales Forestry Commission forests during June and July plus European dates including Belgium and Germany later in July.

Simple Minds‘ current line-up is front man Jim Kerr and his fellow band founder Charlie Burchill plus Mel Gaynor and the most recent additions Andy Gillespie on keyboards and Ged Grimes formerly of Danny Wilson.

Tickets cost £36.00 and can be purchased from the Ticketmaster Website or by telephone on 08444 99 99 90.

Accommodation will need to be booked early as Inverness is always busy during the summer months anyway. To book an Inverness B&B please check out our selection of top rated Guest Houses and B&Bs.

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Help Save Whin Park!!

Please Help Save Whin Park!

Proposals have been tabled to extend the existing Distributor Road to link up with the Fort William A82 Road.

There are 5 options, all of which involve the total or partial destruction of Whin Park and the adjacent rugby pitches.

Please sign the PETITION calling on the Highland Council to save the Whin Park and to find an alternative route for its distributor road completion.

For more information on these proposals check out the WEST LINK ROAD PROPOSAL WEBITE and submit your views to the Highland Council by Friday. The action group is working very hard to find a sensible alternative to the Highland Council’s ill conceived plans to carve up Whin Park and surrounding amenities with their proposed west-link to the distributor road. Please send this website on to all your contacts in Inverness.

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Barclays Scottish Open 2011 – Castle Stuart

Barclays Scottish Open 2011 will be hosted by Castle Stuart located between Inverness and Nairn from 7 – 10 July 2011. The Scottish Open is part of the European Golf Tour and is the warm up event for the British Open.

This is an incredible coup for Castle Stuart and is good news from Inverness and the Scottish Highlands as the event will bring 1000’s of additional visitors to the area.

The Scottish Open has been held at Loch Lomond for the past 15 years but Castle Stuart will now join the list of other hosts since 1972 – Downfield, St Andrews, Haggs Castle, Gleneagles and Carnoustie.

Inverness and the Highlands in general are always very poplar in the summer months so accommodation will need to be booked straight away as demand will be far higher than can be supplied locally. Please visit our website for more Barclays Scottish Open 2011 information.

Barclays Scottish Open 2011

Barclays Scottish Open – Castle Stuart, Inverness

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