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Highland Youth Parliament launches ‘MIND US’ Mental Health Campaign

The Highland Youth Parliament (HYP) has launched a new campaign to coincide with Mental Health Awareness week (10-16 May). HYP aims to deliver a high-profile campaign each year and has consulted with young people from across the Highlands to identify a key issue affecting them. Young people overwhelmingly supported a campaign to raise awareness of… Read more »Read more

Partnership set to inspire new talent across the Highlands

Scottish Squash and High Life Highland are delighted to announce a new partnership which aims to drive participation in squash across the Highlands. The region has a rich history of nurturing and developing world class squash players – including current professionals Alan Clyne and Greg Lobban. It is hoped this collaborative partnership can inspire a… Read more »Read more

It’s not unlucky for some, as 13th Highland Youth Convener is appointed

Anja Johnston from Thurso will take up the role of Highland Youth Convener early in May 2021 This full-time role is a bursary position that will run for 12 months. The 24-year-old, has previously worked as an Assistant Youth Worker, delivering the YOJO digital youth project with High Life Highland. Anja is actively involved in… Read more »Read more

High Life Highland and University of the Highlands and Islands Collaborate on Home-based Exercise Study

Researchers at the University of the Highlands and Islands’ Institute of Health Research and Innovation are collaborating with High Life Highland to launch a new study to assess how participants interact with and use wearable fitness technology and smartphone applications. The study, which starts this month, also hopes to find out whether people adhere to… Read more »Read more

Fingal Centre ready to bounceback

The team at the Fingal Centre are looking forward to welcoming customers and members back to the location on Monday 26th April as the Scottish Government lockdown guidance is relaxed. Speaking prior to the opening, Facility Manager, Scott Milne said, “We have been gearing up for this date coming for a number of months, and… Read more »Read more

Nairn Leisure Swimming pool to Open Monday 26th April

High Life Highland confirmed earlier today that the swimming pool at Nairn Leisure centre will reopen to customers on Monday 26th April.  During Lockdown a burst pipe in the roof area of the centre caused damage in the gym area of the site and remedial works are already underway to repair the damage.  A temporary reception… Read more »Read more

Alness Leisure Centre sets date for opening

High Life Highland has announced its new timetables and opening hours for Alness Leisure Centre which is due to open its doors to the public for the first time on Monday 26th April. The Centre will be open Monday’s and Thursday’s 6.30am-7.25am, Monday’s and Tuesday’s 4.00pm-8.15pm and Saturday’s 10am – 12.30pm. The leisure centre which… Read more »Read more

Inverness Leisure to become COVID-safe count centre

The largest leisure centre in the Highlands will temporarily suspend sporting activities in favour of regional democracy when it becomes one of the locations where votes in the Scottish Parliamentary Elections will be counted. Douglas Wilby, Director of Sport and Leisure with High Life Highland said, “We have been working closely with the Returning Officer… Read more »Read more

High Life Highland’s Virtual Running Series 2021 

High Life Highland’s inaugural virtual running series has been a massive success with over 4,500 Highland pupils representing 114 Schools taking part.  In total 13,127 runs were recorded in the virtual event which gave pupils across the Highlands an opportunity to get out and be active whilst recording their efforts and competing with other schools.   Wanda… Read more »Read more

High Life Highland is ready to bounceback again

Safety of its customers and staff remains the top priority for High Life Highland as the Charity anticipates the Scottish Government’s confirmation that the country’s restrictions will be reduced on 26 April. As the Highland Charity prepares to bring many employees back from furlough leave, Director of Sport and Leisure, Douglas Wilby said, “Our teams… Read more »Read more