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Here you can find the latest news about what's happening in and around Active Dorset. If you want to browse through past news posts, use the month buttons below.

New fitness event is coming to Weymouth in 2020

New fitness event is coming to Weymouth in 2020

Posted: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 15:51

Just Racing (UK) are extremely proud to announce that in 2020, Weymouth will host what is expected to be one of the biggest fitness competitions on the south coast over the weekend of 13th - 14th June.

Tags: Just Racing (UK), Para Bellum Weymouth, Weymouth

All Girls Campaign set for September launch as part of WBBL Trophy Weekend

All Girls Campaign set for September launch as part of WBBL Trophy Weekend

Posted: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:24

Basketball England will launch the All Girls campaign at the WBBL Trophy weekend later this month.

Tags: All Girls Campaign, Basketball, Basketball England

SportsAid Week 23rd-29th September 2019

SportsAid Week 23rd-29th September 2019

Posted: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 09:17

SportsAid Week is returning for the fourth year and is a week of fun and fundraising open to everyone, with plenty of opportunities to get involved.

Tags: #MyMiles challenge, SportsAid Week, fundraising

Picnic in the Park is coming to Wimborne this weekend!

Picnic in the Park is coming to Wimborne this weekend!

Posted: Fri, 06 Sep 2019 10:14

Bring a picnic, listen to live music and soak up the great atmosphere!

Tags: Active Dorset, LiveWell Dorset, Living Well, Loving Nature, Natural Choices, Picnic in the Park, Public Health Dorset, Stepping into Nature, Wimborne

We Are Undefeatable: a major new campaign to support people with long-term health conditions to be active

We Are Undefeatable: a major new campaign to support people with long-term health conditions to be active

Posted: Mon, 02 Sep 2019 08:00

  • Over one in four (15m) people in England live with a long-term health condition, such as diabetes, cancer, and Parkinson's, this figure is set to rise to 18 million by 2025.
  • New research shows that over two thirds (69%) of people with long-term health... Read More »

Tags: Active Lifestyle, Active Nation, Behaviour Change, Long Term Health Condition, We Are Undefeatable

Three Picnic in the Park events taking place during September

Three Picnic in the Park events taking place during September

Posted: Sun, 01 Sep 2019 17:00

Active Dorset's Active Ageing project aims to support sustained physical activity behaviour in Dorset's 55-65 year old population by providing individuals with the skills and advice that will help them to feel more confident in being regularly physically... Read More »

Tags: Active Ageing, Collaborative Working, Picnic in the Park

Firmitude is a community group for women to engage in active play for a bout of 'incidental fitness'

Firmitude is a community group for women to engage in active play for a bout of 'incidental fitness'

Posted: Sun, 01 Sep 2019 12:36

Firmitude have received Satellite Club National Lottery funding from Active Dorset and they have already attracted more than 40 females into football-related physical activity, creating volunteering opportunities for several females in the process.

Tags: Active Dorset, Firmitude, National Lottery Funding, Satellite Club, Volunteering

CPSU have launched the Sports Parents Promise

CPSU have launched the Sports Parents Promise

Posted: Sun, 01 Sep 2019 12:31

The NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) have launched the Sports Parents Promise as part of their annual awareness raising campaign - Parents in Sport Week.

Tags: Child Protection in Sport Unit, NSPCC, Parents in Sport Week, Safeguarding, Sports Parents Promise