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Young musicians ‘come home’ to encourage others to get involved in music

Two young musical high-fliers, originally from the Highlands visited Strathpeffer this week as part of an exciting collaboration between High Life Highland Instrumental Tuition Service and the Agar Trust.   Their ambition was to generate some excitement in music-making and to provide “sparks” of inspiration and energy amongst young people. They recorded a recital with High Life Highland’s Instrumental Instructors… Read more »Read more

HLH Libraries challenge children to keep reading during the summer holidays

  The teams working in High Life Highland’s libraries are looking forward to participating in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge in association with The Reading Agency. The initiative, which this year sees a link with WWF, has adopted the theme of ‘Wild World Heroes’ in 2021 with the hope that it will inspire even more… Read more »Read more

HLH pandemic-retiree receives surprise visit from CEO

During the pandemic lockdown period, High Life Highland worked hard to creatively adjust the services offered to its many members across the Highlands in order to minimise disruption to its service provision. However, one of the casualties of the restrictions was the Charity’s Volunteer and Staff and Long-Service Awards, which obviously had to be cancelled…. Read more »Read more

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