News - October, 2017

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

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October, 2017

Ping! Bournemouth & Poole a summer success

Ping! Bournemouth & Poole a summer success

Posted: Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:26

Ping! once again was a roaring success on the south coast with over 37,000 visits, to the 35 different table tennis tables, which were spread across Bournemouth and Poole during the Ping! 2017 Summer Festival. A massive thank you goes out to all of the... Read More »

Sport England releases fresh insight into the volunteering habits of the nation

Sport England releases fresh insight into the volunteering habits of the nation

Posted: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:00

  • 6.7 million people (14.9% of the population) in England have volunteered at least twice in the last year to support sport and physical activity
  • Contrary to trends in the rest of the volunteering sector, men are much more likely than women to volunteer... Read More »
Active Dorset awarded Sport England funding to help older adults get active

Active Dorset awarded Sport England funding to help older adults get active

Posted: Thu, 05 Oct 2017 09:00

Active Dorset has been awarded £659,300 National Lottery funding from Sport England to help reduce the number of inactive older adults.

Sport England has put tackling inactivity at the heart of its strategy Towards An Active Nation, and launched... Read More »

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