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High Life Highland provides venues to support Vaccine rollout

High Life Highland is pleased to be working in partnership with NHS Highland as the charity has offered to support the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccination programme by providing venues across the Highland area for vaccinations to take place. Steve Walsh Chief Executive of the Charity said, “Our venues are currently closed due the… Read more »Read more

High Life Highland continues with online service provision

Following the UK and Scottish government’s announcements over the weekend High Life Highland has today confirmed that any impact will be limited due to processes already in place. Steve Walsh Chief Executive of the Charity said, “Our bounceback campaign has always considered the fact that it may be necessary for us to take a step… Read more »Read more

New Strength and Conditioning Suite opens

High Life Highland officially opened its new strength and conditioning suite at Inverness Leisure earlier today. The new facility is now open to members for inductions and is a vast improvement on the previous offering.   The new space has been created as a result of a partnership with sportscotland which secured £37,404 National Lottery funding for the development…. Read more »Read more

High Life Highland announces opening hours over the festive period

High Life Highland has today issued their leisure centre opening hours over the festive period. The new hours take into account the availability of some sites attached to schools which are closed over the festive period. Steve Walsh Chief Executive of High Life Highland said, “We have been very pleased with the response from our… Read more »Read more

Inverness Botanic Gardens celebrates International Volunteer Day

Inverness Botanic Gardens is celebrating International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development Day, by recognising the volunteering efforts made by three of their former GROW project trainees. Kenny Maclennan, Peter Moore and Ewan McWilliams have now become Highlife Highland Leadership volunteers. Sadly, since the start of lockdown the GROW project remained closed but thanks… Read more »Read more

High Life Highland Active Schools set 12 Days of Christmas Challenge

High Life Highland’s Active Schools Team and Music Tutors have teamed up with School Pupils across the Highlands to offer some online fun festive activities in the lead up to the Christmas Holidays. The new challenge started today and will be set daily following the theme of the ‘12 Days of Christmas song’.  Active Schools… Read more »Read more

High Life Highland Youth Centres planned to reopen with phased approach

High Life Highland is continuing its bounceback campaign with the reintroduction of face-to-face youth work across the Highlands. Providing a space for young people to meet which is safe and has the support of youth workers is important under normal circumstances and the High Life Highland youth team are looking forward to welcoming young people… Read more »Read more

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