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Council and High Life Highland partnership working acknowledged during pandemic

https://www.highland.gov.uk/news/article/13062/council_and_high_life_highland_partnership_working_acknowledged_during_pandemic Earlier this week at a meeting of The Highland Council’s Education Committee (18 November), the partnership working between the Council and High Life Highland staff was recognised by senior representatives of both organisations. Welcoming Steve Walsh to the Committee to deliver his progress report, Councillor John Finlayson said: “Today’s report from High Life Highland… Read more »Read more

Drop off in footfall leads to closure of city Viewpoint

High Life Highland have indicated their intention to close the Inverness Castle Viewpoint due to a lack of visitor numbers. Footfall has dropped dramatically since lockdown was implemented in England and travel restrictions were introduced in Scotland as part of the new Tier system. John West Director of Culture and Learning for the Charity explained,… Read more »Read more

Funding secures Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing project

High Life Highland has been successful in securing funding from the Youth Work Education Recovery Fund to support their work in the Highlands. The successful application for funding means High Life Highland will be able to provide an increased youth work offering across three areas within Highland through a programme of activity from January to… Read more »Read more

Local MP, Drew Hendry has raised a motion in the UK Parliament to recognise the work of Highlife Highland

HLH were delighted that Drew Hendry MP laid down an Early Day Motion at Westminster today recognising the work of High Life Highland staff and volunteers. Read the media release from Drew Hendry’s office below:  Read more

Highland Library submission included in Future Book

Today marks the start of Book Week Scotland which is an annual celebration of books and reading supported by Creative Scotland and SLIC. As part of the celebration a free book is collated from entries received and distributed by the Scottish Book Trust. High Life Highland (HLH) libraries support the event and this year’s theme… Read more »Read more

Strong Partnership delivers World-Class strength and Conditioning Facilities to the Highlands at Inverness Leisure

High Life Highland today announced that they have been successful in securing £37,404 National Lottery funding towards an exciting project in partnership with sportscotland which will create a state-of-the-art dedicated strength and conditioning space at Inverness leisure. Work will commence next week to vastly improve the existing strength and conditioning area which originally benefitted from… Read more »Read more

Highland Young Musicians Collaboration creates Remembrance Day video – watch it here

High Life Highland’s Young musicians have collaborated with Inverness Military Wives and Children’s Choir and Poppy Scotland to produce a Remembrance Day video. With current restrictions on gatherings in place due to the pandemic, Highland Young Musicians led by Music Development Officer Norman Bolton took on the challenge of creating a digital offering for people… Read more »Read more

Highland Young Musicians Collaboration creates Remembrance Day video

High Life Highland’s Young musicians have collaborated with Inverness Military Wives and Children’s Choir and Poppy Scotland to produce a Remembrance Day video which will be premiered on the High Life Highland Facebook page at 11.02 on Sunday 8th November following the national two-minute silence. With current restrictions on gatherings in place due to the… Read more »Read more

Highland Folk Museum thanks visitors for their support

Highland Folk Museum welcomed 12,257 visitors after opening again at the end of July operators High Life Highland have said today. The outdoor Visitor attraction was one of the first to reopen when restrictions were lifted back in July. The number of visitors on site at one time were restricted initially and a booking system… Read more »Read more

Learning Through Lockdown highlights impact of Youth work

High Life Highland youth projects have been highlighted as part of a YouthLink Scotland report that recognises the impact of youth work during the summer. Examples of Highland activities are included in the report, one of which was supporting young people in Dingwall through the Activity Agreements programme, for those aged 16 and 17 who… Read more »Read more