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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

JW58 by Susie Reade at Thurso Gallery

An exhibition by artist Susie Reade comes to the Thurso Gallery this weekend (April 30). The artist has created new work illustrating the extraordinary story of her mother, Lavinia Ponsonby, who went on an Arctic convoy during World War Two. It was a journey which took the 24-year-old from Loch Ewe near Ullapool to Moscow… Read more »Read more

New Vice Chair of Scottish Youth Parliament elected

Mollie McGoran, right, with newly elected Chair, Sophie Reid.

The Scottish Youth Parliament has voted Inverness and Nairn member Mollie McGoran as its new Vice-Chair. Mollie, 19, from Alness, is an experienced MSYP, now entering her third year, and has been involved in youth forum work locally and with the Highland Youth Parliament. The University of Dundee student said: “I am absolutely delighted to… Read more »Read more

Wick Riverside Community Wildlife Meadow

A new wildflower meadow along the Wick River has been created by community volunteers. With native wildflower plants and seeds donated by High Life Highland, the 41 volunteers hope to enhance the area for wildlife. East Caithness Countryside Ranger Roz Summers said: “It takes hard work to create sometime special and the good people of… Read more »Read more