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Get set for the return of Ping!

Get set for the return of Ping!

Posted: Fri, 19 May 2017 10:05

Ping! will be back this summer – and this year it's bigger and better than ever!

Tags: Ping! Bournemouth& Poole, Table Tennis

Join in with The Big Adventure this National Go Canoeing Week

Join in with The Big Adventure this National Go Canoeing Week

Posted: Thu, 18 May 2017 15:16

National Go Canoeing Week runs from 27th May to the 4th June and is a fantastic way to have fun on the water whilst raising money for a great cause!

Tags: Canoeing, National Go Canoeing Week

Schools get a sprint start with free education programme Starting Blocks

Schools get a sprint start with free education programme Starting Blocks

Posted: Thu, 18 May 2017 13:42

In the build-up to the World Para Athletics Championships and IAAF World Championships London 2017, teachers across the UK can get their students involved in the summer's biggest sporting event with the launch of a free education programme, Starting Blocks.... Read More »

Tags: IAAF World Championships London 2017, School Sport, Starting Blocks, World Para Athletics Championships

All Stars Cricket

All Stars Cricket

Posted: Fri, 12 May 2017 12:18

All Stars Cricket is an exciting new programme for 5 - 8 yrs olds being run at 20 Cricket Clubs around the County

Tags: All Stars Cricket, Cricket

Bring social Ping Pong to your Community

Bring social Ping Pong to your Community

Posted: Thu, 04 May 2017 09:43

Following the success of Table Tennis England's Loop initiatives which make it easy for leaders to introduce social table tennis to their workplaces, sports venues and university campuses; the Loop team are delighted to announce the launch of Loop in... Read More »

Tags: Loop, Loop in the Community, Table Tennis

Disability Sports in Dorset awarded grant

Disability Sports in Dorset awarded grant

Posted: Tue, 02 May 2017 11:31

Disability Sports in Dorset, with the help of Active Dorset and in partnership with Southbourne Tennis Club and Rossmore Leisure Centre have just been awarded a grant from Sport England for £9,500 to buy 15 multi use wheelchairs and a storage container.... Read More »

Tags: Disability Sport, Dorset destroyers, wheelchair rugby

Gillingham School Play Unified Project – From Exeter to the House of Lords!

Gillingham School Play Unified Project – From Exeter to the House of Lords!

Posted: Mon, 01 May 2017 09:45

In May 2016 a group of 8 Sports Leaders from Year 9 at Gillingham School started on an amazing journey of discovery that has included meeting Rugby Legends and a Rio Paralympian, and many inspirational physically and intellectually impaired athletes.... Read More »

Tags: Play Unified Project