News - June, 2018

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

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June, 2018

PHE and Disney UK inspire kids and schools to get moving with new Change4Life Train Like A Jedi programme

PHE and Disney UK inspire kids and schools to get moving with new Change4Life Train Like A Jedi programme

Posted: Wed, 27 Jun 2018 14:52

  • Only 23% of boys and 20% of girls aged 5 – 15 meet national physical activity recommendations to do at least 60 minutes every day
  • Double Olympic Gold Medallist Jade Jones backs campaign in a new play along video teaching a series of Jedi inspired... Read More »
Dorset School Games Summer Festival Inspires over 1,000 Young People

Dorset School Games Summer Festival Inspires over 1,000 Young People

Posted: Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:09

On Wednesday 20th June Bryanston School hosted the Dorset School Games Summer Festival 2018, where over 1000 young people came together to participate, lead and officiate in a variety of sports and activities.

The School Games in Dorset is an exciting,... Read More »

Fierce Grace Yoga for Stiff, Old or Broken!

Fierce Grace Yoga for Stiff, Old or Broken!

Posted: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:31

A new yoga class aimed at people who want to strengthen weak or injured areas has been introduced by The Yoga Lounge, Bournemouth.

Part of the Fierce Grace Yoga system the S.O.B (Stiff, Old or Broken) class builds stability, core strength and corrects... Read More »

Get active in your local countryside across Christchurch and East Dorset

Get active in your local countryside across Christchurch and East Dorset

Posted: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:29

This 2018 guide details lots of opportunities for you and your family to get active in the great outdoors across Christchurch and East Dorset.

The Activate Coast and Countryside programme aims to encourage people to get more active through a wide range... Read More »

Olympic Finalist Montell Douglas to attend the Dorset School Games Summer Festival

Olympic Finalist Montell Douglas to attend the Dorset School Games Summer Festival

Posted: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 12:47

The Dorset School Games Summer Festival, which is taking place at Bryanston School in Blandford on Wednesday 20th June, will be welcoming Montell Douglas who is currently part of Team GB Bobsleigh and a former Olympic Sprinter!

Montell was born in south... Read More »

Chesil Sailability hosts training weekend to prepare UK sailors for world-class events

Chesil Sailability hosts training weekend to prepare UK sailors for world-class events

Posted: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:02

A training event for men and women of the Armed Forces who suffered life changing injuries or illnesses as a result of the service and world class disabled sailors was hosted at Chesil Sailability, based at Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy... Read More »

Activity Alliance releases Ten Principles film

Activity Alliance releases Ten Principles film

Posted: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 12:00

Activity Alliance, supported by Sport England, has today released the Ten Principles film to guide providers to deliver more appealing and inclusive opportunities. If embedded within planning and delivery, the principles can be the vital ingredient for... Read More »

Bournemouth University’s Festival of Learning: 16-20 June 2018

Bournemouth University’s Festival of Learning: 16-20 June 2018

Posted: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 15:44

Bournemouth University's Festival of Learning is back for 2018, bringing learning to life with over 90 free events and activities.

The Festival runs from Saturday 16 – Wednesday 20 June, with a wide range of interactive workshops, talks, sports sessions... Read More »

New 'Slades Pavilion' due for arrival

New 'Slades Pavilion' due for arrival

Posted: Fri, 08 Jun 2018 13:37

Active Dorset CIO are currently developing the physical activity offerings at Slades Farm, working closely alongside Bournemouth Borough Council. The sports pavilion that had been a target for vandalism has been knocked down and a new modular building,... Read More »

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