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Move more for your mental health: High Life Highland supporting Mental Health Awareness Week
People exercising on treadmills and stair machines in a gym

Numerous studies show that taking part in physical activity is one of the best things that people can do for their physical and mental health and during Mental Health Awareness Week (13th – 19th May), High Life Highland is highlighting the variety of classes and services it has to offer to support everyone with their… Read more »Read more

Come say ‘hello’ at High Life Highland Libraries during Bookbug Week!

An annual celebration of songs, stories and rhymes, Bookbug Week gets underway next week with a whole host of activities happening across High Life Highland libraries. National Bookbug Week takes place from 13th May – 19th May, with this year’s theme being all about saying ‘hello’ in recognition of the many different languages spoken by… Read more »Read more

Offers now open for concession operation of Bellfield Park, Inverness

High Life Highland are pleased to offer the chance to operate this concession at Bellfield Park, Inverness. Bellfield Park is situated close to the centre of Inverness in the picturesque Ness Bank Island area. Bellfield Park consists of 8 full size and 2 mini tennis courts (operated by the tennis club), 1 bike hire (operated… Read more »Read more

Angus Og Goes to Glasgow

In a scene reminiscent of the famous comic strip – Angus Og, is indeed away to Glasgow! But his family need not worry about any shenanigans, as the trip is for a special event to celebrate one of Scotland’s much loved comic strip characters and his creator. Cartoon fans can join Angus Og and a… Read more »Read more

Young cross country runners go for gold at golf club

Primary pupils from schools across East Sutherland in the Highlands have shown they are well above par when it comes to cross country running. The Bonar Bridge and Ardgay Golf Club was the location for last week’s (Friday 26th April) East Sutherland School Sports Association (ESSSA) annual cross country competition, which saw 84 ace pupils… Read more »Read more

Travelling Gallery visits Highland venues

Travelling Gallery, a contemporary art gallery in a bus, is returning to the Highlands with its latest exhibition ‘A Bonnie Way: Unravelling the seduction of the countryside’. The free exhibition – a partnership with Hospitalfield Arts in Arbroath – presents the work of three artists, Bobbi Cameron, Ufuoma Essi and Sarah Rose, from Hospitalfield’s Residencies… Read more »Read more

Colourful artworks brighten up the Botanics

High Life Highland’s Botanic Gardens in Inverness are always a place of colour and beauty, but people may not be aware that the café doubles up as an art gallery, where local artists works are displayed for all to enjoy. Currently showcasing his artistic talents at the Café Botanics is John Nicholson – a well… Read more »Read more

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

Inverness Leisure announce changes aimed at supporting young gym goers

Inverness Leisure is increasing its support to young gym goers with dedicated resources and ‘guest coaches’ appearing in the gym regularly to offer advice and guidance, particularly in relation to weight training. This new focus on delivering a quality experience for gym users under the age of 16 coincides with changes to arrangements for gym… 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