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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.

October, 2018

Funding available to support health and wellbeing for schools

Funding available to support health and wellbeing for schools

Posted: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 10:26

Public Health Dorset is encouraging schools to apply for money to help improve emotional and mental health and wellbeing through physical activity for their whole school community.

Tags: Dorset, Emotional Wellbeing, Funding, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Physical Activity, Public Health Dorset, School Sport, Schools, The Emotional and Mental Health Wellbeing Through Physical Activity Fund, Whole School Approach

Championing grassroots work on a national scale

Championing grassroots work on a national scale

Posted: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 16:08

Entries are now open for the Sport and Recreation Alliance's Community Sport and Recreation Awards. They are free and easy to enter and have been championing grassroots work on a national scale for over twenty years.

Tags: Community Sport and Recreation Awards, Sport and Recreation Alliance

Dorset Cancer Wellbeing Events showcase Support Services & Physical Activity Opportunities

Dorset Cancer Wellbeing Events showcase Support Services & Physical Activity Opportunities

Posted: Tue, 09 Oct 2018 09:00

In September and October two cancer wellbeing events were held at the Lighthouse Poole and Village Hotel Bournemouth. These form the start of regular wellbeing events for anyone undergoing treatment for cancer at Bournemouth and Poole Hospitals.

Tags: Active Ageing, Cancer, Cancer Recovery, Wellbeing Event, living Well, physical activity, support services

Beat the Street is coming to Dorset!

Beat the Street is coming to Dorset!

Posted: Wed, 03 Oct 2018 09:00

Weymouth, Portland, Purbeck and Poole will be transformed into a giant game this Autumn as thousands of residents compete to see if their school, community or business can walk, run or cycle the furthest.

Tags: Beat the Street, Cycle, Poole, Portland, Purbeck, Run, Walk, Weymouth

Active Children = Happy + Healthy + Successful Futures

Active Children = Happy + Healthy + Successful Futures

Posted: Mon, 01 Oct 2018 12:52

Over 140 Headteachers, PE Teachers and School Governors attended the Active Dorset PE & School Sport Conference on Friday 28thSeptember at Queen Elizabeth's School.

Tags: Active Children, Active Dorset PE & School Sport Conference 2018, Conference, PE, School Sport