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High Life Highland covid-19 response

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1135: tabled on 16 November 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 10 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House commends High Life Highland (HLH) management and staff for their outstanding efforts to support Highland communities throughout the covid-19 outbreak; notes that hundreds of staff volunteered in communities across the Highlands with many supporting vital community and key worker hubs; acknowledges that their online services have already reached over 2 million customer engagements contributing to the well-being of some of the Highlands' most vulnerable citizens; further notes that these services include Macmillan, move more, music tuition, youth and adult learning services, access to archives; libraries, and leisure services; pays tribute High Life Highland’s pro-active and safety-focused Bounceback campaign which has led to the safe reopening of leisure centres, libraries, museums, arts centres, archive centres and many other services across Highland communities; congratulates the team on the safe commencement of swimming lessons for over 3,000 children; and thanks the team for the ongoing substantial contribution they are making to the health and well-being of Highland residents and the recovery of communities now and post covid-19.