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Introduction

High Life Highland (HLH) is a charity registered in Scotland and a company, Limited by Guarantee, wholly owned by The Highland Council, whose purpose is to develop and promote opportunities in culture, learning, sport, leisure, health and wellbeing. The Company was established on 1 October 2011 to deliver a suite of Community Learning and Leisure Services on behalf of THC across the Highlands.

The Company’s ambition is to be recognised and respected as the leading organisation in the area for the development and promotion of opportunities in culture, learning, sport, leisure, health and wellbeing.

The main business of HLH is the delivery of a Service Delivery Contract (SDC) for THC across the Company’s nine areas of work:

  • Adult Learning – The Council’s aim in specifying adult learning services is to ensure a range of targeted, local opportunities for personal and social development.
  • ArchivesThe aim of the Archives Service is to manage, preserve and promote access to the Highland’s records and archives.
  • ArtsThe aim of art services is to provide access to and to promote participation in arts experiences.
  • Leisure FacilitiesThe aim of the leisure facility service is to provide local, specialist venues, staff and activities to promote sport, leisure and learning.
  • LibrariesThe aim of the library service is to provide reading and information services to support the educational, cultural and recreational needs of all
  • MuseumsThe aim of the museum services is to provide a specialist service that conserves, interprets and celebrates the heritage of the Highlands
  • Music Tuition The aim of the Music Tuition service is to allow learners across Highland to access formal tuition on a range of orchestral; folk & pop/rock instruments and to participate in group and individual performances
  • Sport and Outdoor EducationThe aim of the sports service is to increase the number of people taking part in sport and physical activity and to promote progression to club and performance sport.
  • Youth WorkThe aim of the Youth Work Service is to empower young people to become successful, confident, responsible and effective through the work of specialist staff and the provision of targeted activities.

Contact Details:

James W Martin – Head of Development

High Life Highland | Old Library | Tulloch Street | Dingwall | IV15 9JZ

T: 01349 781002 | E: james.martin@highlifehighland.com

Alex Johnson – Marketing and Communications Manager

High Life Highland | Old Library | Tulloch Street | Dingwall | IV15 9JZ

T: 01349 781003 | E: alex.johnson@highlifehighland.com

Allan Paterson – Communications Officer

High Life Highland | Old Library | Tulloch Street | Dingwall | IV15 9JZ

T: 01349 781004 | E: allan.paterson@highlifehighland.com

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Alison Bell – Marketing  Officer

High Life Highland | 13 Ardross Street | Inverness | IV3 5NS

T: 01349 781713  | E: alison.bell@highlifehighland.com

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