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. Read More »

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

Olympic and Paralympic Gold Medallists join children and families in launching Travel to Tokyo at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Olympic and Paralympic Gold Medallists join children and families in launching Travel to Tokyo at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Posted: Wed, 19 Jun 2019 10:02

Seven years on from London 2012, young people and families are harnessing the power of the Olympic and Paralympic Movements, to get fit and active together. Read More »

Tags: Get Set, National Lottery Funding, Olympic and Paralympic Games, Sport England, Travel to Tokyo

Cycling as a family positively impacts children's mental wellbeing

Cycling as a family positively impacts children's mental wellbeing

Posted: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 09:35

Bikeability launches 'Our Bikes Our Adventure' to get families cycling together this summer. Read More »

Tags: Bikeability, Children's Mental Wellbeing, Cycling, Mental Wellbeing, Physical Activity

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. Read More »

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 available and empower people to live more active lifestyles. Working collaboratively with partner organisations to deliver these events is a fundamental part of our approach to getting the right atmosphere to events and ensuring they are successful. 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 and track cycling at the Bournemouth velodrome. 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. Read More »

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. Read More »

Tags: Coaching Week, Great Coaching Pledge, UK Coaching