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Call goes out for new Highland Youth Convener

Young people of the Highlands are being invited to put themselves forward as the recruitment search begins for the unique, representative role of Highlands’ next Youth Convener. Created in 2007 by The Highland Council, the 12-month full-time position of Highland Youth Convener continues to be instrumental in championing the causes of young people across the… Read more »Read more

New Members of the Scottish Youth Parliament elected for Highland

  The new MSYPs for the three constituency areas in Highland are: Inverness and Nairn: Hamish Nott studying at University of Highlands from Nethy Bridge and Ziva Kinsman from Inverness Millburn. Caithness Sutherland and Ross: Jamie Dickson from Alness and Megan Travers from Wick. Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch: Rory Young, from Lochaber and a bi-election… Read more »Read more

‘Shelf Life’ concludes, raising climate awareness across High Life Highland libraries

A project aimed at advancing Scotland’s commitment to sustainability and community climate action, has recently completed an impressive series of events across the Highlands. ‘Shelf Life’ – sponsored by the Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC) and supported by the Scottish Government’s Climate Engagement Fund – has played a pivotal role in mobilising community involvement… Read more »Read more

Travel award scheme continues to support talented Highland athletes

Talented athletes from across the Highlands are being supported through the latest round of the Highland Athlete Travel Award Scheme (ATAS) delivered through a partnership between sportscotland and High Life Highland. Ten talented Highland athletes competing at regional, national, and international level, in sports including swimming, mountain biking and surfing will receive funding as well… Read more »Read more

Apprenticeships offer earning opportunities alongside learning in refurbishment of historic park

Today, Morrison Construction introduced some of their local apprentices who are working on the UK Governments’ Levelling Up Funded refurbishment project at the Northern Meeting Park in Inverness. All these apprentices have been recruited from the Highland area. Morrison places huge importance on the creation of employment opportunities – and a trades apprenticeship allows people… Read more »Read more

Bught Park project encouraging Local Job Growth and Development

Clark Contracts, who are the lead contractor, on the UK Governments’ Levelling Up Funded Bught Park improvements project, have been on site since January preparing the first construction phases, with excellent progress now beginning made on the development, which aims to be completed by March 2025. Their decision to hire local workforce not only boosts… Read more »Read more

High Life Highland support for people living with Parkinson’s

The 11th April marks World Parkinson’s Day and High Life Highland (HLH) is encouraging anyone affected by Parkinson’s to get involved with specially designed classes being held at several of its leisure centres, as well as online. NHS Highland estimates that there are around 600 people in the Highland area living with Parkinson’s and there… Read more »Read more

Spring Trail ‘Scramble’ hits Inverness Botanic Gardens

With gardens waking up from the winter slumber, Inverness Botanic Gardens are hosting a month-long self-led spring trail for young children and their families. Spring Scramble runs from Thursday 28 March until Sunday 28 April (inclusive), involving a friendly Blackbird character and introduces other spring garden friends along the way. Families can pick up a… Read more »Read more