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Dorset School Games Summer Festival went virtual!

Dorset School Games Summer Festival went virtual!

Posted: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 12:23

Move It Week, which took place during National School Sports Week 21st-25th June, saw over 160 Dorset Schools and 50,000 children register to take part. Read More »

Volunteer now to support the COVID-19 vaccination

Volunteer now to support the COVID-19 vaccination

Posted: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 09:43

NHS Volunteer Responders are calling for people in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole to step forward and volunteer to help deliver the COVID-19 vaccination programme to millions across the country. Read More »

Sport England and We Are Undefeatable team share latest insight pack

Sport England and We Are Undefeatable team share latest insight pack

Posted: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 15:52

Sport England have collaborated with the We Are Undefeatable team to develop the latest We Are Undefeatable insight pack which draws upon a range of sources to provide the most up to date picture of activity amongst adults with long term health conditions in light of the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19) Read More »

Active Dorset selected to take part in Design Council's Ideas to Action programme

Active Dorset selected to take part in Design Council's Ideas to Action programme

Posted: Tue, 29 Jun 2021 11:35

Active Dorset selected to take part in the Design Council's Ideas to Action programme in partnership with Sport England, to help combat the deep-rooted inequalities in sport and physical activity. Read More »

Sport England publish joint statement on race in sport review

Sport England publish joint statement on race in sport review

Posted: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 16:18

Last year, along with the other home sports councils, Sport England began a review into racism and racial inequality in sport, the findings of which they are now publishing. Read More »

Pupils to benefit from better quality PE and sport next year

Pupils to benefit from better quality PE and sport next year

Posted: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 14:29

£320 million PE and Sport Premium will help schools prioritise physical activity with education, as schools build back better from the pandemic Read More »

New tools to improve sector's digital marketing skills

New tools to improve sector's digital marketing skills

Posted: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 14:19

Sport England have collaborated with CIMSPA to produce a Digital Marketing Hub that aims to fill a gap in the digital skills of the sport and physical activity sector. Read More »

Sharing Successes: How social prescribing service is supporting patient with loneliness

Sharing Successes: How social prescribing service is supporting patient with loneliness

Posted: Mon, 14 Jun 2021 08:00

This week is Loneliness Awareness Week, and the theme this year is acceptance. Loneliness is a natural human emotion, we need to remove the stigma and shame surrounding it. This case study from Active Plus details how the social prescribing service is supporting a patient struggling with anxiety, loneliness and low mood. Read More »

Beach safety campaign launched as new survey shows 30M plan to visit the coast this summer

Beach safety campaign launched as new survey shows 30M plan to visit the coast this summer

Posted: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 16:27

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and Her Majesty's (HM) Coastguard have launched a joint beach safety campaign as a new study reveals around 30M people plan to visit the UK coast this summer. Read More »

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