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Latest News | June, 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.

June, 2019

BBC Children in Need supports new holiday activity scheme in Dorset

BBC Children in Need supports new holiday activity scheme in Dorset

Posted: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:21

Social enterprise BH Live has been awarded a grant of £20,400 by BBC Children in Need to run a series of low cost school holiday activities in Dorset for children with autism.

Tags: BBC Children in Need, BH Live, Dorset, autism, children and young people, grant, school holiday activities

Dorset Mind & Active Dorset are using the power of physical activity to improve mental health

Dorset Mind & Active Dorset are using the power of physical activity to improve mental health

Posted: Wed, 05 Jun 2019 14:24

Dorset Mind, the local mental health charity, has been awarded funding by Sport England and the National Lottery to help people to try new activities to help improve their physical and mental health.

Tags: Active Dorset, Dorset Mind, Get Set to Go, Mental Health, Mind Charity, National Lottery Funding, Physical & Mental Health, Physical Activity, Sport England

Wellbeing events roll out across the county

Wellbeing events roll out across the county

Posted: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 13:55

Part of our Active Ageing Project at Active Dorset is about adopting a systems change approach to create a culture where it's easier to be physically active. Wellbeing events are part of our approach to raise awareness of the range of local activity opportunities... Read More »

Tags: Active Ageing, Active Dorset, Cancer Wellbeing Events, Picnic in the Park, Systems Change

Slades Park Pavilion Now Open!

Slades Park Pavilion Now Open!

Posted: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 11:44

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

The Opening Day was a very crowded and positive event, where local clubs offered free taster sessions in All Stars cricket, family bootcamp, junior rugby, canicross... Read More »

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

Active Dorset 's PE, Health and Well-Being Conference - 'Actively Achieving the 3 I's'

Active Dorset 's PE, Health and Well-Being Conference - 'Actively Achieving the 3 I's'

Posted: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 12:00

This year our annual PE, Health and Well-Being conference is focusing on the how schools can learn from the national Active Lives: Children and Young People Survey.

Tags: Active Dorset, Health and Wellbeing conference, PE, PE & School Sport, School Sport, physical activity

UK Coaching pledges to help coaches grow their people skills

UK Coaching pledges to help coaches grow their people skills

Posted: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 09:00

Lead agency for coaching in the UK pledges to provide modern learning resources to help coaches develop their PEOPLE skills.

Tags: Coaching Week, Great Coaching Pledge, UK Coaching