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Here you can find the latest news about what's happening in and around Active Dorset. If you want to browse through past news posts, use the month buttons below.

April, 2017

New children’s activity packs a punch

New children’s activity packs a punch

Posted: Wed, 12 Apr 2017 11:07

BH Live, in partnership with Active Dorset and Bournemouth Amateur Boxing Club, has launched a low cost boxing activity programme for children aged 10-16 years old at Stokewood Boxing Club. This is to encourage more local young people to get more active... Read More »

Tags: Boxing

Stokewood Leisure Centre tops UK quality charts

Stokewood Leisure Centre tops UK quality charts

Posted: Fri, 07 Apr 2017 14:53

Stokewood Leisure Centre in Bournemouth has been recognised as one of the highest performing UK leisure centres for the fourth year running.

Tags: BH Live Active, Stokewood Leisure Centre

Great day of competitions at the Dorset Winter School Games Finals

Great day of competitions at the Dorset Winter School Games Finals

Posted: Thu, 06 Apr 2017 12:11

On Wednesday 5th April LeAF Academy School hosted the Dorset Winter School Games Finals 2017, where over 900 students from 60 Schools participated in handball, rugby and volleyball competitions.

Tags: Handball, Megafest, Rugby, School Games, School Sport, Sitting Volleyball, Volleyball

BH Live launches health walks programme

BH Live launches health walks programme

Posted: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 12:17

BH Live is launching a series of health walks around Kinson, Littledown and Boscombe in a bid to get more people, more active.

Tags: BH Live Active, Health Walks

Pro-Active Communities half-term success in Dorset

Pro-Active Communities half-term success in Dorset

Posted: Mon, 03 Apr 2017 15:24

During the school half term periods in October 2016 & February 2017, Active Dorset County Sports Partnership organised multi-activity sports sessions in areas of mass deprivation as part of their Pro-Active Communities programme.

Tags: Basketball, Handball, Pro Active Communities, Rugby, Taekwondo, football, y-ball

Active Dorset, Dorset Race Equality Council & BH Live project goes swimmingly well

Active Dorset, Dorset Race Equality Council & BH Live project goes swimmingly well

Posted: Mon, 03 Apr 2017 15:21

Active Dorset County Sports Partnership have teamed up with Dorset Race Equality Council (DREC) and BH Live to deliver an inspiring 16-week mixed-ethnicity, female-only swimming project in Boscombe, one of the most deprived wards in the country (highest... Read More »

Tags: BH Live, Dorset Race Equality Council, Swimming, This Girl Can