News - March, 2020

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

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March, 2020

Sport England launches ‘Join the Movement’ to help the nation stay active at home

Sport England launches ‘Join the Movement’ to help the nation stay active at home

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 09:27

A national campaign to inspire people to stay active during the coronavirus (COVID19) outbreak has been launched by Sport England today.

With people mostly confined to their own home following the latest government advice, Sport England's 'Join the Movement'... Read More »

All 2020 Picnic in the Park Events Postponed

All 2020 Picnic in the Park Events Postponed

Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 13:52

Following on from discussions with Picnic in the Park funders, it has been decided to postpone ALL Picnic in the Park events for the entire duration of 2020. Given the level of uncertainty generated by Covid-19 and a wish not to put anyone under risk... Read More »

Covid-19: Slades Park 3G Football Pitch & Bournemouth Velodrome bookings suspended

Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 10:31

COVID-19 Update: Based on the latest Government guidance, we have suspended all bookings for the 3G Football Pitch and the Bournemouth Velodrome until further notice.

Monday 23 March 2020

Covid-19: Update

Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 09:00

Based on the latest Government instruction to fight coronavirus, we must now stay at home in order to protect the NHS, leaving home for the below reasons only:

  • Shopping for basic necessities, for example food and medicine, which must be as infrequent as... Read More »

Covid-19: Slades Park Pavilion Update

Posted: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 16:00

As government guidance has escalated around COVID-19 we have been trying to balance the safety of our volunteers, staff and customers against the community benefits of providing a friendly space in the park. With the guidance now clearly to practice social... Read More »

Collaborative working and shared strategic vision key to the successful creation of Dorset ‘Picnic in the Park’ events

Collaborative working and shared strategic vision key to the successful creation of Dorset ‘Picnic in the Park’ events

Posted: Thu, 05 Mar 2020 12:00

Active Dorset worked alongside 5 organisations; LiveWell Dorset, Natural Choices, Stepping into Nature, Dorchester Town Council and Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group to create 'Picnic in the Park', a health and wellbeing event for Dorset residents.... Read More »

junior parkrun coming to Slades Park April 2020

junior parkrun coming to Slades Park April 2020

Posted: Thu, 05 Mar 2020 11:16

We are delighted to announce the launch of Slades junior parkrun on Sunday 5th April 2020. The run starts at 9am at Slades Park, Ensbury Avenue, Bournemouth, BH10 4EP.

Junior parkrun is a series of 2k runs for children aged between 4-14. It is open to... Read More »

The FA Launches Nationwide Football Festival to mark 100 days to go until UEFA EURO 2020

The FA Launches Nationwide Football Festival to mark 100 days to go until UEFA EURO 2020

Posted: Wed, 04 Mar 2020 14:01

The FA has today marked 100 days to go until the start of UEFA EURO 2020 by launching THE FA FIVES – a nationwide five-a-side football festival that is set to captivate the nation ahead of this summer's European Championships.

Funded by the Government... Read More »

Playing Pitch Strategy Consultation

Playing Pitch Strategy Consultation

Posted: Wed, 04 Mar 2020 09:48

This Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council (BCP Council) Playing Pitch Strategy (PPS) updates and supersedes the playing pitches element of sports strategies in the former Bournemouth Borough Council, Christchurch Borough Council and Borough of... Read More »

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