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Latest News | May, 2019

Latest News

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.

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.

Tags: Active Dorset, Active Nation, Dorset, Gillingham, The Great Big Family Health Walk, Walk Leaders

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.

Tags: DfE, National Drowning Prevention Week, Royal Life Saving Society UK, School Sport Swim Safe, Swim England

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.

Tags: Active Dorset, Dorset, School Sport, Swim England, swimming

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, 27th May.

Tags: Active Dorset, BCP Council, Bournemouth, Dorset, Slades, Slades Park, Slades Park Pavilion

#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

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.

Tags: #ProjectSwish, Basketball, Basketball England

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!

Tags: Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Mental Health, Miles for Minds, Mind Charity, Physical Activity

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.

Tags: Coaching Week, UK Coaching, coaching, great coaching, great coaching pledge

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

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.

Tags: Basketball, Basketball England, Partnership Opportunity, Physical Activity, Regional Talent Hubs

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!

Tags: Bournemouth, Dorset, Slades, Slades Park, Slades Park Pavilion, Slades Park pAvilion Opening

Confirmation that the Primary PE and Sport Premium will continue for 2019-2020

Confirmation that the Primary PE and Sport Premium will continue for 2019-2020

Posted: Thu, 02 May 2019 15:58

afPE has received confirmation from the Department for Education (DfE) that the Primary PE and Sport Premium will continue, at the doubled rate of £320 million for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Tags: Department for Education (DfE), Funding, Primary PE and Sport Premium, School Funding, School Sport, afPE

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