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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. Following consultation with a diverse range of partners, stakeholders and a... Read More »

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. Active Dorset, in partnership with Glenmoor and Winton Academy, Talbot Village Trust and the Football... Read More »

Measuring Active Lives in Dorset Schools

Measuring Active Lives in Dorset Schools

Posted: Mon, 30 Sep 2019 12:49

Measuring Active Lives in Dorset Schools

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. The survey is school-based... Read More »

Picnic in the Park is coming to Blandford & Bournemouth this weekend!

Picnic in the Park is coming to Blandford & Bournemouth this weekend!

Posted: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 15:00

Picnic in the Park is a free event open to all of the community and will be taking place in both Woodhouse Gardens, Blandford and Slades Park, Bournemouth on Saturday 14th September, 11am-3pm. Both events will have live music and a range of free activities... Read More »

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!

Picnic in the Park is a free event open to all of the community. Come along to Willow Walk in Wimborne on Saturday 7thSeptember, 11am-3pm and join in the fun. Live music will be provided... Read More »

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.

Their... Read More »

'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'. In addition to managing the national Mind and... Read More »

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.

Through this work, Dorset Mind will support people experiencing... Read More »

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 »

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