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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.

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

Public Health England (PHE) and Disney UK are today, during National School Sport Week, marking the launch of the brand new national Change4Life Train Like A Jedi programme which will inspire children to get active.

Tags: Change4Life, Jade Jones, National School Sport Week, Public Health England, School Sport, Taekwondo, Train Like A Jedi programme

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.

Tags: Bryanston School, Dorset School Games, Dorset School Games Summer Festival, Montell Douglas, School Sport, Sporting Champion

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.

Tags: Bournemouth, Strengthening, The Yoga Lounge, Yoga, core strength, stability

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

Get active in your local countryside across Christchurch and East Dorset - Walking, Cycling, Running, Orienteering, Nordic Walking, Yoga and more!

Tags: Activate Coast & Countryside, Christchurch, East Dorset, Outdoor Physical Activity Guide 2018

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

Montell Douglas will be opening the Dorset School Games Summer Festival with a motivational speech for this year's competitors!

Tags: Athletics, Bobsleigh, Dorset School Games, Dorset School Games Summer Festival, Montell Douglas, Olympics, School Sport, Sporting Champion, Team GB, Winter Olympics

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 »

Tags: Chesil Sailability, Dorset, Help for Heroes, Invictus Games, RYA Sailability, Sailing, Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy

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.

Tags: Activity Alliance, Disability Sport, Inclusion, Ten Principles film

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.

Tags: Bournemouth, Bournemouth University, Festival of Learning

New 'Slades Pavilion' due for arrival

New 'Slades Pavilion' due for arrival

Posted: Fri, 08 Jun 2018 13:37

Please check here for parking restrictions

Tags: Active Dorset CIO, Bournemouth, Community, Park Developments, Slades, Slades Farm

Community leading improvements at Slades Park

Community leading improvements at Slades Park

Posted: Thu, 07 Jun 2018 15:23

Active Dorset CIO are currently developing the physical activity offerings at Slades Park working closely alongside Bournemouth Borough Council.

Tags: Active Dorset, Active Dorset CIO, Bournemouth, Community, Dorset, Slades, Slades Farm

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