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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!

Tags: Tennis

The Archery Big Weekend is BACK!

The Archery Big Weekend is BACK!

Posted: Tue, 24 May 2016 13:25

Archery clubs across the UK open their doors to the public

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... Read More »

Tags: Archery

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

Bournemouth Daily Echo have reported that Children from a school in Southbourne have stepped out of their classrooms and onto the beach to take part in a mammoth fundraising exercise.

Tags: School Sport, mile a day, runing

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.

Tags: Dorset destroyers, Invictus Games, wheelchair rugby

Lace Up Your Trainers

Lace Up Your Trainers

Posted: Tue, 10 May 2016 14:08

Ladies, it's time to lace up your trainers, and walk, jog, or charge your way around Race for Life 2016.

Through raising money at Race for Life to fund groundbreaking research into new drugs and treatments, you can help us bring forward the day when all... Read More »

Tags: Race For Life

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.

Tags: Back to Hockey, Hockey

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

  • Great British Tennis Weekend will see courts across Dorset serve up free tennis for families and friends over two weekends this summer
  • The first Great British Tennis Weekend takes place 14th & 15th May with parks and clubs offering free events

Tags: Great British Tennis Weekend, Tennis

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 »

Tags: Disability Sport, Sport & Physical Activity

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 medallist 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.

Tags: Invictus Games

Overwhelming success for World Orienteering Day

Overwhelming success for World Orienteering Day

Posted: Sun, 01 May 2016 13:38

Orienteering will be in every corner of the world on 11th of May. World Orienteering Day is an event to unite the whole world of orienteering. The project has gathered huge interest from all over the world, and right now there are now 867 locations, in... Read More »

Tags: Orienteering