News - January, 2017

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

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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.

With a participation... Read More »

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 and to meet her personally beforehand.

They discussed wheelchair... Read More »

Broadstone FC win an Aviva Community Fund award

Broadstone FC win an Aviva Community Fund award

Posted: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:32

Broadstone FC is located in the centre of Broadstone and supports many community events during the year. These include the Broadstone Family Fun Day and the Football Club End of Season Tournament. Both these events are jam packed with fun and entertainment... Read More »

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 »

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. The academy provides high quality support and training for young people who would like to be actively involved... Read More »

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 Lord-Lieutenant of Dorset, Mr Angus Campbell and Dorset Community Foundation would like to support those young people who are financially or socially disadvantaged – we aim to 'level the playing field' so to speak!

Support will be available for... Read More »

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 in England consume almost 3 sugar cubes at breakfast time alone, which equates to half their recommended daily amount[ii]
  • More than a fifth of 4-5 year-olds and more than a third of 10-11 year-olds leaving primary school are overweight or obese.... Read More »
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