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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.

School celebrated for swimming success

School celebrated for swimming success

Posted: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:41

The partnership between a local primary school and leisure centre is being celebrated after its commitment to keeping children safe was recognised at a national level.

Tags: Everyone Active, Everyone Active Poole, Hillbourne School, School Sport, Swim England Awards Ceremony, Swimming

Active Lives Children’s Survey

Active Lives Children’s Survey

Posted: Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:01

The Active Lives survey is world-leading in its approach to gathering data on how children engage with sport and physical activity. 40 schools will be randomly selected to participate in the survey in Dorset each term.

Tags: Active Lives, Active Lives Children's Survey

Our School Can

Our School Can

Posted: Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:37

This campaign is free, new and exclusive to Dorset schools!

Tags: Inspiring Active Futures, Our School Can

Active Lives report shows Dorset mirrors national participation trends

Active Lives report shows Dorset mirrors national participation trends

Posted: Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:02

The second Active Lives Adult Report summarising activity levels in England from May 2016 to May 2017 has revealed that 24.5% of the Dorset population are inactive, a slightly improved figure compared to the England average (25.6%).

Tags: Active Lives

Run yourself happy – the ‘miracle cure’ improving brits’ mental health

Run yourself happy – the ‘miracle cure’ improving brits’ mental health

Posted: Thu, 02 Nov 2017 08:00

Whilst the physical benefits of running are well known, new research released today reveals that improvements in emotional health and wellbeing are being experienced by an extraordinary three-quarters of runners.

Tags: Mental Health, Run Together, Running, Well-being