Highlife Highland virtual run
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Highlife Highland virtual run

Each Active Schools co-ordinator across Highland has created runs for the event, within their areas, for local children to be able to join in.

Plans for a return to youth shinty
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Plans for a return to youth shinty

On the basis of the trajectory set out by the First Minister the commencement of shinty for youths will take place if we return to Level 3 in the tiered system on April 26.

Bob tees up for American dream
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Bob tees up for American dream

In what will undoubtedly be the biggest two months in his career to date Robert MacIntyre will join golfing’s elite on the World Championship stage with the ultimate aim of landing a prized spot at the US Masters in April.

Johnstons join star-studded line up for Doddie Aid
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Johnstons join star-studded line up for Doddie Aid

Over the six weeks from the beginning of January, up to the Calcutta Cup kick-off on February 6, Andrew Johnston, his wife Ethel and children Charlie, Harry and Jack, completed over 1300 miles of walking and cycling between them.

Young carers initiative nets generous donation
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Young carers initiative nets generous donation

Pointers Youth Centre have senior carers groups in Lewis and Harris for secondary aged young people and also run a junior young carers group which meets monthly for primary 4 to 7 carers.

Shinty clubs give 100 per cent to 2021 season
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Shinty clubs give 100 per cent to 2021 season

The Camanachd Association confirmed last week that every shinty club registered in season 2019 have now confirmed their intent to take part in season 2021 when it commences after lockdown.

Boxing Day shinty clash postponed
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Boxing Day shinty clash postponed

The match, played in memory of former players Vince Carnie and Jamie Pearson, will be played once restrictions have been lifted along with the Robert Wylie Memorial Cup.

Fort mountain bike racer wins ambassador award
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Fort mountain bike racer wins ambassador award

Mikayla Parton has had a meteoric rise to the top of the international downhill scene, from riding her first trail bike in 2015 to placing fifth at the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships 2020.

LHO weekly health tip
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LHO weekly health tip

Lorn Healthy Options lead exercise professional Rob Graham shares some health and wellbeing advice with Oban Times readers.