News - May, 2016

Find out the latest news from activities and events that are going on in Dorset.

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May, 2016

Calling Tennis Players of All Abilities

Calling Tennis Players of All Abilities

Posted: Tue, 31 May 2016 11:44

A Local Tennis League will shortly be commencing in an area near you and you're invited to join this fun, local tennis experience! If you have been meaning to get back into tennis, want to set yourself a challenge or would like to meet new people to play,... Read More »

The Archery Big Weekend is BACK!

The Archery Big Weekend is BACK!

Posted: Tue, 24 May 2016 13:25

From Friday 3 to Sunday 5 June, Archery GB is encouraging anyone looking to try out a new sport to pick up a bow for the first time and give archery a go, at one of the many friendly archery facilities taking part in the national Archery Big Weekend.... Read More »

Pupils running mile-a-day take to beach to help fund new track

Pupils running mile-a-day take to beach to help fund new track

Posted: Mon, 16 May 2016 11:32

CHILDREN from a school in Southbourne have stepped out of their classrooms and onto the beach to take part in a mammoth fundraising exercise.

Stourfield Junior School pupils, who have been running a mile every day since the New Year, were joined by parents,... Read More »

Dorset Destroyers Support Local Player at Invictus Games

Dorset Destroyers Support Local Player at Invictus Games

Posted: Thu, 12 May 2016 14:45

This week Team GB's Wheelchair Rugby Team have been competing in the Invictus Games and local player Ben Steele from Dorset Destroyers was part of the team.

They lost a hard semi-final against Denmark 31-26, but Denmark are growing in strength and were... Read More »

Lace Up Your Trainers

Lace Up Your Trainers

Posted: Tue, 10 May 2016 14:08

In this world there are three types of hero. The first type signs up for a Race for Life 5k event. They aren't afraid of a stitch. As long as it doesn't last too long.

The second type of hero says 'double it' in the face of danger and signs up to a Race... Read More »

Back to Hockey - Play on the Social Side

Back to Hockey - Play on the Social Side

Posted: Thu, 05 May 2016 15:21

Back to Hockey sessions are coached sessions where the emphasis is having fun, learning new skills and meeting new people. The sessions are aimed at individuals who may not have played before or for a long period of time.

Below are the details of clubs... Read More »

Dorset Gets Set for It's Biggest Summer of Tennis

Dorset Gets Set for It's Biggest Summer of Tennis

Posted: Wed, 04 May 2016 15:20

Families and friends across Dorset are set to go tennis crazy this summer with two free 'Great British Tennis Weekends' smashing into town. The first of two weekends is taking place 14th and 15th May. Parks and clubs will be offering everyone the opportunity... Read More »

Have-A-Go On Track for the 9th Annual LimbPower Games!

Have-A-Go On Track for the 9th Annual LimbPower Games!

Posted: Wed, 04 May 2016 15:16

LimbPower focus on getting inactive physically disabled people active. The LimbPower Games is designed to guide and support new amputees and individuals with limb impairments and individuals new to sport in how to take part and what the physical, psychological... Read More »

Dorset Destroyers Player Given Place at Invictus Games 2016

Dorset Destroyers Player Given Place at Invictus Games 2016

Posted: Wed, 04 May 2016 14:27

Ben Steele, Gold medalist in the Invictus Games in 2014, joined The Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club in 2015 with the aim of being able to play regularly and hoping to get a place in Invictus Games 2016.

Today it was officially announced that Ben... Read More »

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