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January, 2017

Active Dorset enter the County Sports Partnership Network’s 2017 Impact Awards competition

Active Dorset enter the County Sports Partnership Network’s 2017 Impact Awards competition

Posted: Thu, 26 Jan 2017 11:30

The 'Give it a Go' programme (GIAG), created by Active Dorset County Sports Partnership in conjunction with the Arts University Bournemouth (AUB), has been entered into the County Sports Partnership network's 2017 Impact Awards competition.

Tags: 2017 Impact Awards, County Sports Partnership Network

The Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club meet HRH Princess Anne

The Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club meet HRH Princess Anne

Posted: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:18

Nick and Sue Coombs, Chairman and Club Secretary of The Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club were invited to the Official Opening of Holton Lee Livability Spinal Unit by HRH Princess Anne.

Tags: Disability Sport, Dorset Destroyers, Wheelchair Rugby

Broadstone FC win an Aviva Community Fund award

Broadstone FC win an Aviva Community Fund award

Posted: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:32

The football club have won an Aviva Community Fund award which will enable the club to purchase two BBQs to help continue with the existing support it gives to the Broadstone community.

Tags: Community Fund Award

England Athletics support Time to Talk Day with #runandtalk campaign

England Athletics support Time to Talk Day with #runandtalk campaign

Posted: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:05

To support Time to Talk Day on Thursday 2nd February England Athletics are encouraging people to #runandtalk to improve their mental well-being through running and to break down the stigma associated with mental health by getting people talking about... Read More »

Tags: Run & Talk, Time to Talk

350 young people take part in the Dorset Leadership Academy

350 young people take part in the Dorset Leadership Academy

Posted: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:44

On Thursday 5th January 2017 350 young people from 35 schools arrived at Bryanston School to take part in the annual Dorset Leadership Academy.

Tags: Dorset Leadership Academy

The Lord-Lieutenant's Fund for Young and Talented

The Lord-Lieutenant's Fund for Young and Talented

Posted: Tue, 10 Jan 2017 10:24

The opening round of the fund will support local young people (14-21) with an exceptional sporting talent, by awarding grants of up to £1,000.

Tags: Funding

Children consume half their daily recommended sugar allowance before the school bell rings

Children consume half their daily recommended sugar allowance before the school bell rings

Posted: Tue, 03 Jan 2017 12:00

Children consume half the daily recommended sugar intake before the morning school bell rings according to Public Health England (PHE).

Tags: Change4life