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News archive from February 2016
High Life Highland Leadership Programme

The Leadership Programme offers a selection of awards from HLH using the familiar and quality courses from Sports Leaders UK , Scottish Governing Bodies for sport and youth work.

23 February 2016

Loneliness & Isolation On The Increase In The Highlands

Befrienders Highland Ltd (BHL) has today announced that loneliness and isolation are sadly on the increase in the Highland area.  In the past 12 months BHL coordinators have had over a 60% increase in the numbers of people who are referred for 1-1 supported volunteer befriending because of the loneliness created as a result of their mental illness or for those affected by dementia.  They have been battling to recruit and train enough people to match with those referred and are urgently needing the help of local communities if this situation is to be resolved.

19 February 2016

Free Third Sector Training Coming To Your local Area

Skye & Lochalsh CVO have been funded by High Life Highland to bring local third sector training courses to areas around Skye.

02 February 2016

Water Exemption Scheme Deadline Approaches

On 1st April 2015, the new Water and Sewerage Exemption Scheme was introduced by the Scottish Government for charities and community amateur sports clubs (CASC).

02 February 2016

OSCR Publishes Annual Report

Drawing on information from OSCR’s Annual Report and Accounts that were laid before Parliament in the Summer, the Review is designed as an easy to read reference, highlighting key facts and figures.

02 February 2016

Climate Challenge Fund Open

Climate Change Minister Aileen McLeod has confirmed the Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) will continue for another year.

02 February 2016

Crossroads Care Are Recruiting

Skye & Lochalsh Crossroads have two new exciting job opportunities available based in Portree. 

02 February 2016