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March, 2017

Over 900 students set to participate in the Dorset School Games Finals

Over 900 students set to participate in the Dorset School Games Finals

Posted: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:08

On Wednesday 5th April LeAF Academy School will be hosting the Dorset Winter School Games Finals 2017. Over 900 students will participate in handball, rugby and volleyball competitions.

Tags: Handball, School Games, School Sport, Volleyball, rugby

LimbPower launches new series of multi-sport events

LimbPower launches new series of multi-sport events

Posted: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:12

LimbPower announces a new series of have-a-go sport events for people with limb impairments in 2017. Three new multi-sport events will take place in Twickenham, Birmingham and Sheffield - offering amputees an opportunity to try out new sports and activities.... Read More »

Tags: Disability Sport, LimbPower, multi-sport events

LimbPower offers double sporting fun for young people in 2017

LimbPower offers double sporting fun for young people in 2017

Posted: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:18

National charity, LimbPower is pleased to announce they will host two events for young amputees and children with physical impairments in 2017.

Tags: Disability Sport, LimbPower

Dorset School Games: Can Do Cross Country

Dorset School Games: Can Do Cross Country

Posted: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:27

Dorset School Games: Can Do Cross Country

Upton Country Park, Poole

15th March 2017

Tags: Can Do Festival, Cross Country, School Games, School Sport

New Multi-Sport Hub at Winton & Glenmoor Academies

New Multi-Sport Hub at Winton & Glenmoor Academies

Posted: Wed, 15 Mar 2017 12:00

Dorset's third Your Sport Hub opens at Winton & Glenmoor Academies, offering a variety of sports for participants to try in a social environment.

Tags: Activity, Satellite Clubs, School Sport, Your Sport Hubs

Sign up for Race for Life today

Sign up for Race for Life today

Posted: Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:52

This isn't just another 5K in the rain.

This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose.

THIS IS BEATING CANCER.

Sign up for Race for Life today.

Tags: Race For Life

Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club receive a Civic Award

Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club receive a Civic Award

Posted: Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:26

In the last month, The Dorset Destroyers Wheelchair Rugby Club and their umbrella organisation Disability Sports Dorset have grown enormously. Both clubs are run by the same people but Disability Sports Dorset offers other sports apart from Wheelchair... Read More »

Tags: Disability Sport, Dorset destroyers, wheelchair rugby

Local Charity holds Bournemouth’s first large Scale Wellbeing Event for Teenage Girls

Local Charity holds Bournemouth’s first large Scale Wellbeing Event for Teenage Girls

Posted: Mon, 06 Mar 2017 15:51

Local Charity, the Shine Project, in partnership with BH Live, will be running a well-being event for young teenage girls at Bournemouth Pavilion on Monday 12 June 2017.

Tags: BH Live, Shine Project, Well-being

Wessex Warriors awarded Dorset FA’s ‘Outstanding Club of the Year’

Wessex Warriors awarded Dorset FA’s ‘Outstanding Club of the Year’

Posted: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 15:35

Wessex Warriors have been awarded Dorset FA's 'Outstanding Club of the Year' at the annual Volunteer Awards Night at Bulbury Golf Club on Wednesday Night.

Tags: Dorset FA, Football, Wessex Warriors

Youth Sport Trust Pioneers a New Vision for PE in School Sport

Youth Sport Trust Pioneers a New Vision for PE in School Sport

Posted: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 15:30

The Youth Sport Trust (YST) will champion their new vision for PE and sport in schools today at their 2017 National Conference at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry.

Tags: School Sport