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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

Firmitude is a community group for women to engage in active play for a bout of 'incidental fitness'

Firmitude is a community group for women to engage in active play for a bout of 'incidental fitness'

Posted: Sun, 01 Sep 2019 12:36

Firmitude have received Satellite Club National Lottery funding from Active Dorset and they have already attracted more than 40 females into football-related physical activity, creating volunteering opportunities for several females in the process.

Tags: Active Dorset, Firmitude, National Lottery Funding, Satellite Club, Volunteering

'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 Mind & Active Dorset are using the power of physical activity to improve mental health

Dorset Mind & Active Dorset are using the power of physical activity to improve mental health

Posted: Wed, 05 Jun 2019 14:24

Dorset Mind, the local mental health charity, has been awarded funding by Sport England and the National Lottery to help people to try new activities to help improve their physical and mental health.

Tags: Active Dorset, Dorset Mind, Get Set to Go, Mental Health, Mind Charity, National Lottery Funding, Physical & Mental Health, Physical Activity, Sport England

Wellbeing events roll out across the county

Wellbeing events roll out across the county

Posted: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 13:55

Part of our Active Ageing Project at Active Dorset is about adopting a systems change approach to create a culture where it's easier to be physically active. Wellbeing events are part of our approach to raise awareness of the range of local activity opportunities... Read More »

Tags: Active Ageing, Active Dorset, Cancer Wellbeing Events, Picnic in the Park, Systems Change

Slades Park Pavilion Now Open!

Slades Park Pavilion Now Open!

Posted: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 11:44

Slades Park Pavilion, Bournemouth, opened to the public on Bank Holiday Monday, 27thMay.

The Opening Day was a very crowded and positive event, where local clubs offered free taster sessions in All Stars cricket, family bootcamp, junior rugby, canicross... Read More »

Tags: Active Dorset, BCP Council, Bournemouth, Dorset, Slades, Slades Park, Slades Park Pavilion

Active Dorset 's PE, Health and Well-Being Conference - 'Actively Achieving the 3 I's'

Active Dorset 's PE, Health and Well-Being Conference - 'Actively Achieving the 3 I's'

Posted: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 12:00

This year our annual PE, Health and Well-Being conference is focusing on the how schools can learn from the national Active Lives: Children and Young People Survey.

Tags: Active Dorset, Health and Wellbeing conference, PE, PE & School Sport, School Sport, physical activity

The Great Big Family Health Walk in Gillingham

The Great Big Family Health Walk in Gillingham

Posted: Fri, 24 May 2019 10:26

Families are invited to join The Great Big Family Health Walk in Gillingham at 2pm on Thursday 30thMay. No need to book, just turn up for this free event led by trained local volunteer Walk Leaders.

Tags: Active Dorset, Active Nation, Dorset, Gillingham, The Great Big Family Health Walk, Walk Leaders

New Primary School Swim Network in Dorset

New Primary School Swim Network in Dorset

Posted: Fri, 24 May 2019 10:18

Swim England visited Dorset in May to discuss the county's provision of primary school swimming lessons.

Tags: Active Dorset, Dorset, School Sport, Swim England, swimming

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