News - July, 2019

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

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July, 2019

Become a Games Maker for I Am Team GB Campaign

Become a Games Maker for I Am Team GB Campaign

Posted: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 12:00

This summer, Team GB is bringing fantastic sporting volunteers, Games Makers, and the national celebration of sport, I Am Team GB, together.

I Am Team GB started in 2016 after the record-breaking Rio 2016 Olympic Games. It celebrated the incredible feats... Read More »

Popular family fun day returns for fifth year

Popular family fun day returns for fifth year

Posted: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 10:58

BH Live's annual Family Fun Day at Littledown Park returns later this month for its fifth consecutive year.

Having welcomed an estimated 30,000 people to date, the community inspired fun day with free admission, has grown from strength to strength. And... Read More »

Who says? The new campaign calling time on negative perceptions

Who says? The new campaign calling time on negative perceptions

Posted: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 11:00

  • Who says it's not a real sport if you have to adapt it?
  • Who says disabled people aren't competitive?

A new exciting campaign from Activity Alliance is calling time on negative perceptions about disability, inclusion and sport and asks – who says?... Read More »

Find out how healthy you are with LiveWell Dorset’s ‘Are you living well?’ quiz

Find out how healthy you are with LiveWell Dorset’s ‘Are you living well?’ quiz

Posted: Sat, 13 Jul 2019 14:36

How healthy are you? How healthy is your neighbourhood? Find out now with LiveWell Dorset's healthy you quiz.

LiveWell has helped 590 people lose weight in DT4, Weymouth; 175 people get active in BH12, Bournemouth; 117 people to cut smoking in BH15, Poole... Read More »

Change4Life and Disney launch new 10 Minute Shake Up activities to get primary school pupils more active every day

Change4Life and Disney launch new 10 Minute Shake Up activities to get primary school pupils more active every day

Posted: Thu, 04 Jul 2019 15:25

Teachers can make a difference to pupils' wellbeing by implementing fun physical activity across the school day.

Evidence from a recent Public Health England report, suggests that there is a strong association between being physically active and academic... Read More »

Arts University Bournemouth Students' Union Awarded Sport England Small Grants Funding

Arts University Bournemouth Students' Union Awarded Sport England Small Grants Funding

Posted: Thu, 04 Jul 2019 10:51

Arts University Bournemouth Students' Union (AUBSU) have been awarded Sport England small grants funding to introduce a new range of physical activity opportunities across campus to students in the 2019/2020 academic year.

Activities & Communities... Read More »

Gary Head completes mammoth 630 mile run around the South West Coast Path

Gary Head completes mammoth 630 mile run around the South West Coast Path

Posted: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 09:04

Active Dorset's Operations Manager, Gary Head, has just completed a mammoth 630 mile run around the South West Coast Path to raise funds for mental health charities in memory of a friend who took his life in January 2018.

Gary started in Minehead on May... Read More »

Graduate scheme attracts new talent

Graduate scheme attracts new talent

Posted: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 17:30

BH Live has revealed details about a new graduate scheme that begins this autumn.

BH Live is a social enterprise and leading operator of leisure and event venues. It manages high profile venues and leisure centres across Dorset, Hampshire and London.

The... Read More »

Junior Track Cycling Sessions at the Bournemouth Velodrome

Junior Track Cycling Sessions at the Bournemouth Velodrome

Posted: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 10:41

Junior Track Cycling

Junior track cycling sessions take place at the Bournemouth Velodrome Saturday mornings (10:00am-12:00pm). These fun and friendly sessions, for those aged 7-16 years, are aimed at those new to track cycling and will help develop cycling... Read More »

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