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Active Schools Virtual running event for March

High Life Highland’s active schools’ team would normally be organising cross country events and practises at this time of year.  This year, like so many other organised events, they are unable to go ahead due to the pandemic. The team decided to hold a virtual running challenge instead so that children wouldn’t miss out on taking part.  Each Active Schools co-ordinator across Highland has created local runs for the event, within their areas, for local children to… Read more »Read more

New Chair and Vice Chair for Highland Youth Parliament

The Highland Youth Parliament (HYP) has voted in a new Chair, Innes Morgan from Thurso and Vice Chair, Isaac Beckley from Glenurquhart, near Inverness. The Highland Youth Parliament is the elected parliament for young people in the Highlands with over 100 elected members via schools and youth forums across the area. It is a key… Read more »Read more

Inverness Botanic Gardens secures funding for Apples for All project

High Life Highland operators of Inverness Botanic Gardens have been awarded £16,127 from the Inverness Common Good fund towards their innovative “Apples for All – Ubhlan dha na h-uile” project at Bught Apple Park. This project will create a community orchard around and within the perimeter of Inverness Botanic Gardens by planting a mix of… Read more »Read more

New Highland Youth Convener Sought

The search is on for a new Youth Convener to champion the cause of young people in the Highlands. The Youth Convener is the sounding board for youth issues in the Highlands and has a direct line into policy makers and decision takers. The Youth Convener is a unique role in that the post holder… Read more »Read more

Highland Wake up Shake up fills Joe Wicks gap

Highland pupils have been joining ‘Wake Up Shake Up’ sessions online on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, as part of the High Life Highland online support for local communities during the pandemic. The movement and dance sessions are available to primary school age pupils with a Highland Google account, and are led by Amy Gallagher of… Read more »Read more

HLH emphasises partnership working with NHS Highland

Steve Walsh, High Life Highland’s Chief Executive has come out angrily to quash various rumours that have emerged around the Highlands with misinformation about the Charity refusing access to its locations for use as vaccine centres. The Chief Executive confirmed, “I can’t tell you how disappointing this nonsense is. From the very start of the… Read more »Read more

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