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Latest News | July, 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.

July, 2019

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.

Tags: BH Live, Family Fun Day, Littledown Park

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

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

Tags: Activity Alliance, Disability Sport, Who Says?

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.

Tags: Are you living well?, Health Quiz, LiveWell Dorset, advice and coaching

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.

Tags: Change4Life, Disney UK, Physical Activity, Public Health England, Pupils' wellbeing, School Sport

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.

Tags: AUBSU, Arts University Bournemouth Students Union, Funding, Physical Activity Opportunities, Small Grants, Sport England

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.

Tags: Dorset, Fundraising, MIND Charity, Mental Health, Mental Health Charities, Running, South West Coast Path

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.

Tags: BH Live, Dorset, Hampshire, London, event venues, leisure, social enterprise

Junior Track Cycling Sessions at the Bournemouth Velodrome

Junior Track Cycling Sessions at the Bournemouth Velodrome

Posted: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 10:41

Track cycling sessions for junior riders running at the Bournemouth Velodrome.

Tags: Bournemouth Velodrome, Track Cycling, Velodrome

'Get Set To Go' Project Lead Appointed

'Get Set To Go' Project Lead Appointed

Posted: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 10:01

Nicola Whitehead commences a new post at Dorset Mind next week as the 'Get Set To Go' project lead. Her official job title will be 'Project Manager – Mental Health and Sport & Physical Activity'.

Tags: 'Get Set To Go' Project, Active Dorset, Dorset Mind, Dorset Race Equality Council, Funding Application, Sport England

Dorset School Games Summer Events 2019

Dorset School Games Summer Events 2019

Posted: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 09:41

Now as the sun is shining, we unfortunately look back to the 19thJune 2019 and the Dorset School Games Summer Festival that never was.

Tags: County Finals, Dorset School Games, Equestrian, Handball, Indoor Rowing, Rounders, School Games, School Sport, Summer Games Festival 2019