Latest News - August, 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.

August, 2019

#JoinMe Campaign encourages Dorset to move more

#JoinMe Campaign encourages Dorset to move more

Posted: Wed, 28 Aug 2019 14:12

Most people know they should do some physical activity but may not know where to start and feel daunted by the thought of joining a gym, taking up a new sport alone or taking on a big physical challenge. The campaign will focus on making small changes so physical activity becomes and enjoyable part of their everyday life. Read More »

Tags: #JoinMe, Behaviour Change, LiveWell Dorset, Physical Activity, Public Health Dorset

Nominate for UK Coaching Awards to showcase the diversity of coaching

Nominate for UK Coaching Awards to showcase the diversity of coaching

Posted: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 15:02

Nominations for the 22nd UK Coaching Awards are now open. Read More »

Tags: Coaching, Coaching Awards, UK Coaching

Mind announce the creation of nine sport, physical activity and mental health Regional Networks

Mind announce the creation of nine sport, physical activity and mental health Regional Networks

Posted: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 16:26

Mind are excited to announce the creation of nine sport, physical activity and mental health Regional Networks. The Regional Networks are a result of a co-design process with 35 regional sport, physical activity and mental health organisations as well as consultation with key partners such as Sport England. Read More »

Tags: Mental Health, Mind, physical activity and mental health Regional Networks, sport

Implementation of Active Dorset's 'Improvement Plan' Underway

Implementation of Active Dorset's 'Improvement Plan' Underway

Posted: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 14:24

Active Dorset were awarded a 'Good' rating earlier this year, following completion of the QUEST accreditation. Since this achievement, we have been busy drawing together an improvement plan, with input from staff, our board, Active Partnerships National Team and Sport England. Read More »

Tags: QUEST, QUEST accreditation, collaborative leadership, continuous improvement and learning, improvement plan, partner satisfaction survey, partnerships and brokering, team and people development, understanding place and people

Work begins on Slades Park 3G Pitch

Work begins on Slades Park 3G Pitch

Posted: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 16:07

Work has started on the new full size 3G artificial grass football pitch at Slades! This facility development which is a priority for this area of Bournemouth and the FA to drive grass roots participation and diversification, is being delivered through... Read More »

Tags: 3G Pitch, Bournemouth, Football, Slades, Slades Park, Winton and Glenmoor Academy

Tri Summer aims to get people active with swim, bike and run

Tri Summer aims to get people active with swim, bike and run

Posted: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 09:58

British Triathlon are giving people the chance to get active this summer through swim, bike and run by signing up for one of three Tri Summer challenges. Read More »

Tags: British Triathlon, Cycling, Physical Activity, Running, Swimming, Tri Summer, Tri Summer challenges