News - August, 2016

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

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August, 2016

FREE 'Have a Go' Sessions at Bournemouth Velodrome!

FREE 'Have a Go' Sessions at Bournemouth Velodrome!

Posted: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:38

When: Saturday 27th August 2016

Where: Slades Farm Open Space in Ensbury Park, Bournemouth, BH10 4EP

Time: 1.30-4pm

This Saturday is the Nation's Biggest ever Sports Day as part of the 'I am Team GB' campaign, as we welcome home the GB Olympic team.

Are you... Read More »

Ping! Play on Opportunities

Ping! Play on Opportunities

Posted: Mon, 22 Aug 2016 13:26

Calling all table tennis clubs!

We want to hear from you if you run any social table tennis sessions or would like to start a session in Bournemouth.

We would like to share these details with our Ping! Bournemouth participants so that they can continue... Read More »

Dorset Woman Grace McGowan of The Dorset Destroyers is the face of national campaign to help more young people play Wheelchair Rugby

Dorset Woman Grace McGowan of The Dorset Destroyers is the face of national campaign to help more young people play Wheelchair Rugby

Posted: Wed, 10 Aug 2016 14:15

Today, with just four weeks to the Paralympics, Wooden Spoon, the children's charity of rugby, launches its wheelchair rugby campaign – Supporting Tomorrow's Superstars.

Wooden Spoon aims to raise enough money to buy a rugby wheelchair for every... Read More »

Calling Tennis Players of All Abilities

Calling Tennis Players of All Abilities

Posted: Fri, 05 Aug 2016 11:56

The Bournemouth & Christchurch Local Tennis League is a competition for anyone aged 18 and over, designed to make it easy for them to play friendly, competitive tennis matches without the need to join a club. If you have been meaning to get back into... Read More »

Double World Champion Thompson relishing in Rio chance

Double World Champion Thompson relishing in Rio chance

Posted: Fri, 05 Aug 2016 10:52

Double World Champion sailor Nick Thompson believes he can handle expectations to deliver Olympic gold as his quest for Rio 2016 glory gets underway on Monday (8 August).

Thompson heads to Rio as the winner of the last two Laser World Championship crowns,... Read More »

World Champion Young Bidding For Golden Rio Repeat

World Champion Young Bidding For Golden Rio Repeat

Posted: Thu, 04 Aug 2016 10:00

World Champion sailor, Alison Young, insists, "I've got as good a chance as anyone" as her quest for Rio 2016 gold gets underway on Monday (8 August).

Young heads to Rio as the reigning Laser Radial World Champion after seizing the crown in Mexico in April,... Read More »

Boscombe Summer Games

Boscombe Summer Games

Posted: Tue, 02 Aug 2016 09:35

This summer, Boscombe Games arrives into the coastal town with two weekends full of sporting themed entertainment and activities for all of the family! Events will take place on 5 - 7 August and 12 -14 August on the Precinct and in the Sovereign Shopping... Read More »

Jonny Wilkinson Vs The Dorset Destroyers

Jonny Wilkinson Vs The Dorset Destroyers

Posted: Mon, 01 Aug 2016 14:38

Sunday July 31st was a great day for The Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club.

We had been invited to an event by Dorset Orthopaedic in Ringwood as part of their Summer Fair. The event was opened by non other than Rugby Legend Jonny Wilkinson who popped... Read More »

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