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Active Dorset 2020-2025 Strategy

Active Dorset 2020-2025 Strategy

Posted: Fri, 31 Jan 2020 14:07

We are delighted to be able to share our 2020 – 2025 strategy which sets out how we intend to positively impact on the physical and mental wellbeing of Dorset residents. Read More »

Tags: Active Dorset

New FIFA standard 3G floodlit football pitch at Slades Park

New FIFA standard 3G floodlit football pitch at Slades Park

Posted: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 13:00

Slades Park in Bournemouth is celebrating the completion of its latest facility enhancement for local residents, a FIFA standard floodlit 3G football pitch. Read More »

Tags: 3G Football Pitch, Active Dorset, Football, Football Foundation, Glenmoor and Winton Academy, Slades, Slades Park, Talbot Village Trust

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. Read More »

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

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. Read More »

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'. Read More »

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. Read More »

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 available and empower people to live more active lifestyles. Working collaboratively with partner organisations to deliver these events is a fundamental part of our approach to getting the right atmosphere to events and ensuring they are successful. 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 and track cycling at the Bournemouth velodrome. Read More »

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