News - January, 2019

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

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January, 2019

Dorset School Games Photography Competition

Dorset School Games Photography Competition

Posted: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 14:48

Dorset School Games photography competition - open to both primary and secondary schools!

How to enter:

Take a sporting photo which you think best captures one of the School Games Values!

Please send your photo along with a short paragraph describing why... Read More »

Active Dorset & Dorset Race Equality Council to fund inspiring non-contact boxing Satellite Club

Active Dorset & Dorset Race Equality Council to fund inspiring non-contact boxing Satellite Club

Posted: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 15:39

The non-contact boxing club called 'Life Changing Choices' started in 2008 and has been regularly attended by large numbers of the community in Rossmore, Poole, including more than 50 attending the opening session. Sessions take place at The Church of... Read More »

Dorset Leadership Academy 2018 attracts largest attendance yet!

Dorset Leadership Academy 2018 attracts largest attendance yet!

Posted: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:10

On the 12th December 2018 over 430 young people from 37 secondary schools attended the Dorset Leadership Academy at Bryanston School. The event was the biggest yet and throughout the day workshops in sports leadership, coaching, event management, media... Read More »

Safeguarding & Protecting Children Workshop Refresher

Safeguarding & Protecting Children Workshop Refresher

Posted: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 15:25

All sports coaches/teachers/instructors should complete the Safeguarding & Protecting Children workshop but it is recommended to refresh every 3 years.

UK Coaching has now developed e-learning modules to make it easier to refresh in your own home and... Read More »

Active Dorset & Dorset Race Equality Council to fund inspiring non-contact boxing Satellite Club

Active Dorset & Dorset Race Equality Council to fund inspiring non-contact boxing Satellite Club

Posted: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 09:53

The non-contact boxing club called 'Life Changing Choices' started in 2008 and has been regularly attended by large numbers of the community in Rossmore, Poole, including more than 50 attending the opening session. Sessions take place at The Church of... Read More »

Safeguarding Code in Martial Arts

Safeguarding Code in Martial Arts

Posted: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:36

The Safeguarding Code in Martial Arts recognises clubs or providers who have demonstrated a commitment to maintaining excellent safeguarding standards so everyone participating and engaging in Martial Arts can have a safe and enjoyable experience.

Clubs,... Read More »

Applications open for fully-funded Ping in the Community packages

Applications open for fully-funded Ping in the Community packages

Posted: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:10

Table Tennis England is inviting independent groups to embed social table tennis into their communities completely free-of-charge.

There are twenty Ping in the Community fully-funded packages available which include one full size indoor table, 10 bats,... Read More »

Entries Open for the British Blind Sport National Youth Swimming Gala 2019

Entries Open for the British Blind Sport National Youth Swimming Gala 2019

Posted: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:18

British Blind Sport is pleased to confirm the 2019 date for the charity's National Youth Swimming Gala as Saturday 30th March. The prestigious event will take place in the West Midlands at the University of Birmingham's Sport & Fitness Centre, Edgbaston... Read More »

New tool to empower Dorset to get healthy

New tool to empower Dorset to get healthy

Posted: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 13:55

Have you ever tried to lose weight, get active, drink less alcohol or quit smoking? It's tough isn't it? Seven in ten of us have two or more unhealthy habits. Two thirds of us are trying to lose weight most of the time. You are not alone!

But there is... Read More »

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