Emergency grants worth £11.35 million will be split between football clubs in an agreement between the Scottish FA and the Scottish Government. The funding will support clubs below Premiership level after the loss of spectator revenue due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with £10 million coming from the Scottish Government's emergency sports package that was announced earlier this month, and a further £1.35 million from the National Lottery.
A project to create an indoor climbing facility in Inverness, has secured up to £200,000 investment from HIE. It will form part of a new climbing performance centre and adventure sports destination being developed in the Longman area of Inverness, by The Ledge, a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation.
Tha Sgioba Gàidhlig Chomhairle na Gàidhealtachd fìor thoilichte Sonas Slàinte - goireas ùr slàinte is sunnd airson Foghlam tron Ghàidhlig - a chur air bhog aig Bun-Sgoil Ghàidhlig Inbhir Nis, air Diluain 23 dhen t-Samhain. Tha Sonas Slàinte a' gabhail a-steach bhidiothan is dùbhlain a rinn FC Sonas le coimisean bho Sgioba Gàidhlig na Comhairle gus goireas a bharrachd a chruthachadh do thidsearan ann am Foghlam tron Ghàidhlig.
Survey reveals 8 out of 10 people support measures to reduce road traffic and two-thirds support reallocating road space for active travel. £175 million announced for high-quality cycling and walking infrastructure across England to make local journeys safer for all.
The events of the last ten days or so have no doubt been confusing and stressful for Peterhead Football Club and especially the 29 occasional and part-time staff who had received redundancy notices when the Government Furlough Scheme drew to a close at the end of October. There were also a number of staff who despite having not been made redundant, had been placed on the "at risk" category which also provided unwanted worry especially with the timing being so close to Christmas.
Hi Everyone, We will be holding a 60 minute virtual Community Sport Hub meeting via Skype next Monday with a focus on CSH events for this academic year. The CSH is here to help support everyone in East Caithness and to support their Health & Wellbeing, fitness and community sports during these difficult times.
Manchester United and England footballer Marcus Rashford is having quite a month. He was honoured with an MBE for his efforts to ensure free school meals for children, and his petition to end child food poverty has surpassed a million signatures.
Bha mu 27 neach òg a' gleusadh an sgilean Gàidhlig tro spòrs an t-seachdain seo aig campa ball-coise Gàidhlig FC Sonas. Bha Sgioba na Gàidhlig aig Comhairle na Gàidhealtachd toilichte obrachadh còmhla ri FC Sonas gus campa ball-coise air a' bhlàr a-muigh a chur air dòigh ann an saor-làithean na sgoile, eadar an 19 - 21 dhen Dàmhair, ann am Pàirc a’ Bhucht ann an Inbhir Nis.
Weight lifting, also known as resistance training, has been practised for centuries as a way of building muscular strength. Research shows that resistance training, whether done via body weight, resistance bands or machines, dumbbells or free weights, not only helps us build strength, but also improves muscle size and can help counteract age-related muscle loss.
The Chief Executive of High Life Highland has spoken following the First Minister's statements to remind customers that the Charity's locations should not be affected by the restrictions coming into place later in the week. Steve Walsh said, "High Life Highland has worked extremely hard to ensure that our locations are operating strictly in line with the Scottish Government's guidelines.
High Life Highland is continuing its bounceback campaign with additional swimming provision planned during September and October. Graeme Ross, Principal Facilities Manager said, "In getting our locations reopen, our priority was, and continues to be to make our premises safe and welcoming for customers and staff.
Two pilot Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) matches are to take place in front of 300 home supporters following extensive discussions involving Ministers and the football authorities. The games - Aberdeen v Kilmarnock and Ross County v Celtic - on Saturday 12 September 2020, have been approved after each of the home teams submitted detailed operational plans for the safe admission of fans.
The most common site for pain in recreational runners is the knee. For some, especially older runners, the pain can be a symptom of osteoarthritis.
Leisure centres and swimming pools across the Highlands reopened this morning, two weeks earlier than had originally been anticipated. Steve Walsh, Chief Executive of High Life Highland said, "It is absolutely amazing to see leisure centres and swimming pools welcoming highlife members and customers back to swimming, working out or attending classes this morning.
High Life Highland today released further details on what customers can expect when returning to leisure activities over the coming weeks. In order to ensure that the Highland Charity is adhering to Scottish Government guidelines, a decision has been taken that customers will be required to pre booked before visiting a leisure centre to participate in any activity, including gym and swim sessions that before lockdown would have been classed as ‘drop-in' activities.
High Life Highland have expressed delight at today's announcement from the First Minister that gyms and swimming pools can reopen from Monday 31st August 2020. Steve Walsh Chief Executive of High life Highland said, "I am absolutely delighted with the news that we are able to welcome our customers back earlier than we had first thought.
See poster for all the events outdoors at schools. Booking required - first come first served..
Like with many aspects of our society, the world of sport has historically assumed a ‘male default'. Women in sport have long stood by the side lines, waiting for their moment to come into play.
Wick Angling Association have launched a new web site to make it easier to buy permits and to record catches once the sport is allowed to resume. With Scottish Government today (21 May 2020) beginning to announce changes to lock down it may not be too long.
The Highland Council and NHS Highland have submitted an ambitious bid to the Scottish Government's Spaces for People fund seeking support to deliver rapid active travel interventions. If successful, towns across Highland and the city of Inverness will see a roll-out of temporary walking, wheeling and cycling infrastructure over the coming weeks and months.