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Latest News | September, 2019

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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.

September, 2019

Great Coaching can help people with long-term health conditions increase their activity levels

Great Coaching can help people with long-term health conditions increase their activity levels

Posted: Mon, 30 Sep 2019 16:32

UK Coaching, the lead agency for coaching in the UK, is supporting a new campaign to help people with long-term health conditions to be more active.

Tags: Coaching, Great Coaching, Long Term Health Conditions, UK Coaching, We Are Undefeatable

Measuring Active Lives in Dorset Schools

Measuring Active Lives in Dorset Schools

Posted: Mon, 30 Sep 2019 12:49

Active Dorset and Dorset schools have played their part in helping Sport England to survey more than 100,000 children and young people in Years 1 to 11 in the most recent academic year.

Tags: Active Dorset, Active Lives Survey, Active Nation, Children & Young People

Brownlee Brothers Launch National Campaign to Build School Health Legacy

Brownlee Brothers Launch National Campaign to Build School Health Legacy

Posted: Fri, 27 Sep 2019 10:08

Team GB triathletes, Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee, enjoyed a shopping trip and culinary masterclass with Aldi at a primary school as part of a new campaign to promote healthy eating in schools.

Tags: Aldi, Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee, Team GB, healthy eating, triathletes

New funding will broaden Get Out Get Active impact

New funding will broaden Get Out Get Active impact

Posted: Thu, 26 Sep 2019 15:51

  • Thousands more inactive people are set to benefit from £4million new funding for Get Out Get Active.
  • Spirit of 2012 has awarded a further £3 million to Get Out Get Active across the UK, with Sport England investing an additional £1 million... Read More »

Tags: Get Out Get Active, Spirit of 2012, Sport England

New fitness event is coming to Weymouth in 2020

New fitness event is coming to Weymouth in 2020

Posted: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 15:51

Just Racing (UK) are extremely proud to announce that in 2020, Weymouth will host what is expected to be one of the biggest fitness competitions on the south coast over the weekend of 13th - 14th June.

Tags: Just Racing (UK), Para Bellum Weymouth, Weymouth

All Girls Campaign set for September launch as part of WBBL Trophy Weekend

All Girls Campaign set for September launch as part of WBBL Trophy Weekend

Posted: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:24

Basketball England will launch the All Girls campaign at the WBBL Trophy weekend later this month.

Tags: All Girls Campaign, Basketball, Basketball England

SportsAid Week 23rd-29th September 2019

SportsAid Week 23rd-29th September 2019

Posted: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 09:17

SportsAid Week is returning for the fourth year and is a week of fun and fundraising open to everyone, with plenty of opportunities to get involved.

Tags: #MyMiles challenge, SportsAid Week, fundraising

Picnic in the Park is coming to Wimborne this weekend!

Picnic in the Park is coming to Wimborne this weekend!

Posted: Fri, 06 Sep 2019 10:14

Bring a picnic, listen to live music and soak up the great atmosphere!

Tags: Active Dorset, LiveWell Dorset, Living Well, Loving Nature, Natural Choices, Picnic in the Park, Public Health Dorset, Stepping into Nature, Wimborne

We Are Undefeatable: a major new campaign to support people with long-term health conditions to be active

We Are Undefeatable: a major new campaign to support people with long-term health conditions to be active

Posted: Mon, 02 Sep 2019 08:00

  • Over one in four (15m) people in England live with a long-term health condition, such as diabetes, cancer, and Parkinson's, this figure is set to rise to 18 million by 2025.
  • New research shows that over two thirds (69%) of people with long-term health... Read More »

Tags: Active Lifestyle, Active Nation, Behaviour Change, Long Term Health Condition, We Are Undefeatable

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