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Young people show their support for mental health at Highland Youth Parliament

The mental wellbeing of young people in the Highlands has been in the spotlight today (Friday 21st June) at the annual Highland Youth Parliament in Inverness. The conference at Inverness Leisure was attended by over 100 delegates from secondary schools across the region along with a range of representatives from services working with young people… Read more »Read more

Calling all rookie lifeguards

High life Highland is shining a spotlight on one of the most preventable causes of death in the UK this week – drowning. In the last five years, 119 children accidentally drowned in the UK according to the Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS UK). The RLSS UK says that no child should drown and during… Read more »Read more

Nominate your High Life Highland hero

Do you have a favourite High Life Highland member of staff who deserves special recognition for their hard work and dedication to the role? If so, you can now nominate them in the annual High Life Highland i-care awards. High Life Highland’s 2024 i-care awards are designed to recognise and celebrate the great successes that… Read more »Read more

New chair at the helm of High Life Highland

Michael Golding has been appointed as the Chair of High Life Highland, following the charity’s latest board meeting. Michael takes over from Mark Tate who has stood down as chair having led the organisation for the past two years. Michael is the chief executive of the Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions and has served as… Read more »Read more

It’s all about the hoodie at Nairn sports and leadership awards!

Celebrating the remarkable achievements of Nairn’s young athletes and leaders was the focus of a special event at the town’s high school on Tuesday night (11th June). The occasion also saw the launch of the new Ambassadors initiative for the High Life Highland leadership programme. Nairn’s Celebration of Sport and Leadership Awards was the ideal… Read more »Read more

Winners announced in prestigious writing competition

People of all ages have been sharing their literary talents by taking part in the Neil Gunn writing competition, with awards being presented to the winning authors at a special ceremony at Strathpeffer Pavillion yesterday (12th June). Taking place every two years, the Neil Gunn Writing Competition is organised by the Neil Gunn Trust in… Read more »Read more

New class in Grantown for those needing a more sedate pace

High Life Highland has introduced a new class to its offering in Grantown-on-Spey which is aimed at older adults who might benefit from some gentle exercise to help them manage long term health conditions or mobility problems. Dynamic Wellbeing is taking place at the Town House in the Square on Wednesday mornings from 10.30am-11.30am. The… Read more »Read more

Inverness class highlights physical activity benefits for Parkinson’s

This press release was issued by Parkinson’s UK on 5th June. Parkinson’s UK has produced a new video showcasing the power of physical activity for people with Parkinson’s. The three-minute film focuses on weekly classes held at Inverness Leisure. Parkinson’s UK has been working closely with High Life Highland and NHS Highland to train instructors… Read more »Read more

School’s Out Booking System

Massive apologies to everyone who tried to book Schools Out activities this morning. Due to unprecedented demand, we experienced technical difficulties that have caused problems with accessing the system and checking-out. In addition, our call centre has seen an influx of calls which has added to the inconvenience. Our IT team have been working hard… Read more »Read more

LeisureLink partnership broadens its horizons to include Aberdeenshire

A partnership initiative that allows members of fitness schemes across nine Scottish regions to access local facilities in these areas at no extra cost, has welcomed a new partner with Live Life Aberdeenshire coming on board. Instigated by High Life Highland in 2019, the LeisureLink Partnership means that when people are on holiday or working… Read more »Read more