News - May, 2019

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

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May, 2019

The Great Big Family Health Walk in Gillingham

The Great Big Family Health Walk in Gillingham

Posted: Fri, 24 May 2019 10:26

Families are invited to join The Great Big Family Health Walk in Gillingham at 2pm on Thursday 30thMay. No need to book, just turn up for this free event led by trained local volunteer Walk Leaders.

The walk starts and finishes at the Town Meadow (opposite... Read More »

National Drowning Prevention Week in June

National Drowning Prevention Week in June

Posted: Fri, 24 May 2019 10:20

DfE is pleased to be working closely with the Royal Life Saving Society UK and Swim England to support the Drowning Prevention Week between 14th - 24thJune.

Schools have an important role to play in ensuring all pupils know how to swim and be safe in and... Read More »

New Primary School Swim Network in Dorset

New Primary School Swim Network in Dorset

Posted: Fri, 24 May 2019 10:18

Swim England visited Dorset in May to discuss the county's provision of primary school swimming lessons. Representatives from BH Live, Everyone Active, 1610 Dorchester and Bridport Leisure Centre attended and held discussions with Swim England, the Youth... Read More »

Slades Park Pavilion Opening Monday 27th May

Slades Park Pavilion Opening Monday 27th May

Posted: Tue, 21 May 2019 15:35

Slades Park Pavilion, Bournemouth, opens to the public on Bank Holiday Monday, 27thMay.

All the users of the great green space at Slades Park are invited to the opening event and to both make use of and become involved with the new Pavilion which will... Read More »

#ProjectSwish Launched To Help Provide A Facelift To Outdoor Courts

#ProjectSwish Launched To Help Provide A Facelift To Outdoor Courts

Posted: Tue, 14 May 2019 15:29

MANCHESTER, 14 MAY, 2019 – A new summer project from Basketball England will aim to put nets on baskets across the country and give players more enjoyment from playing the sport outdoors.

Basketball England is launching #ProjectSwish – a new... Read More »

Gary Head begins 'Miles for Minds' Challenge

Gary Head begins 'Miles for Minds' Challenge

Posted: Mon, 13 May 2019 09:34

As many of us are looking forward to a summer of BBQs and beer gardens, Active Dorset's Operations Manager Gary Head is shaping up for the physical challenge of a lifetime.

Over the course of six weeks, Gary will be running the entire length of the coast... Read More »

Coaching Week – great coaching leads to healthier, happier communities

Coaching Week – great coaching leads to healthier, happier communities

Posted: Fri, 10 May 2019 11:16

Running from the 3-9 June, the annual campaign which empowers athletes, coaches and the general public to celebrate great coaching will this year send a strong message that explains why it makes sense to support and invest in coaches.

Active Dorset is... Read More »

Basketball England’s Talent Reforms Create New Opportunities through University Partnerships

Basketball England’s Talent Reforms Create New Opportunities through University Partnerships

Posted: Wed, 08 May 2019 09:25

MANCHESTER, 08 MAY, 2019 – Basketball England today unveiled a major investment and partnership opportunity as expression of interest forms are now being accepted to help create a number of Regional Talent Hubs across the country. This is a new... Read More »

Slades Park Pavilion Opening!

Slades Park Pavilion Opening!

Posted: Tue, 07 May 2019 12:00

Join us for the public opening of SLADES PARK PAVILION on Monday 27th May 2019 at 2pm!

We would be delighted if you could celebrate this event with us!

2.00pm: Opening Ceremony and Community photo
Access to Pavilion and refreshments

2.30pm - FREE have-a -go... Read More »

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