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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.

December, 2017

Dorset Track Cyclist shares journey to representing Team GB

Dorset Track Cyclist shares journey to representing Team GB

Posted: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:25

Becky Raybould shares her story from track cycling in Dorset to representing Team GB.

Tags: Becky Raybould, Bournemouth Velodrome, British Cycling, Poole Wheelers, Track Cycling

Surf Steps Success

Surf Steps Success

Posted: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:20

Dorset-based Surf Steps Director Andy Joyce has helped successfully coached Charlotte Banfield to silver in the International Surfing Association (ISA) World Adaptive Championships 2017.

Tags: International Surfing Association (ISA), Surf Steps, Surfing, World Adaptive Championships 2017

The Active Lives Survey: Children and Young People

The Active Lives Survey: Children and Young People

Posted: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:32

The Active Lives Survey: Children and Young People was launched by Sport England in September 2017, to gather data on how children engage with sport and physical activity.

Tags: Active Lives Survey: Children & Young People, Active Nation, School Sport

County Lines

Posted: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:30

At the beginning of November, the Sport for Development (SfD) Coalition organised a half-day event at the request of the DCMS and the Home Office to explore sport's role in tackling gang violence and exploitation.

Tags: County Lines, Safeguarding

Break the Silence

Break the Silence

Posted: Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:16

It has been estimated that 1 in 20 children experience sexual abuse. For these children, and the adults who are worried it's happening, overcoming their fears and speaking out can be incredibly difficult.

Tags: Break the Silence, NSPCC, Safeguarding

Preventing Indecent Images of Children Campaign

Posted: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:22

HMG in partnership with the Internet Watch Foundation, Marie Collins Foundation and the NSPCC has developed a campaign aimed to help young men navigate the internet safely and responsibly and prevent viewing of sexual online content of under 18s.

Tags: Marie Collins Foundation, NSPCC, The Internet Watch Foundation, safeguarding

Downing Street hosts business owners for Small Business Saturday

Downing Street hosts business owners for Small Business Saturday

Posted: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 13:02

Amelia Hooley who runs Southern Cygnet Swim School in Wimborne and other small business owners from the length and breadth of the UK visited Downing Street last Thursday 30th November 2017 to mark Small Business Saturday, which took place last Saturday,... Read More »

Tags: Downing Street, Small Business Saturday, Southern Cygnet Swim School, Swimming