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Children’s activity levels on the rise

Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:20

Almost half of children and young people (46.8%) in England are doing the recommended average of 60 or more minutes of physical activity a day - a rise of 3.6% over the last year. Read More »

Tags: Active Lives Survey, Children and Young People, Children’s activity levels, Dorset, Physical Activity, School Sport, Sport England

Latest Active Lives results shows inactivity levels have decreased in Dorset

Latest Active Lives results shows inactivity levels have decreased in Dorset

Posted: Mon, 28 Oct 2019 15:31

The latest set of Active Lives results from Sport England shows that inactivity has decreased (by 2.5%) in Dorset and subsequently, activity levels have increased (3.2%). Read More »

Tags: Active Lives, Active Lives Survey, Activity Levels, Dorset, Inactivity Levels, Sport England

Latest Active Lives results shows inactivity levels have decreased in Dorset

Latest Active Lives results shows inactivity levels have decreased in Dorset

Posted: Fri, 04 Oct 2019 09:02

The latest set of Active Lives results from Sport England shows that inactivity has decreased (by 2.5%) in Dorset and subsequently, activity levels have increased (3.2%). Read More »

Tags: Active Lives, Active Lives Survey, Activity Levels, Dorset, Inactivity Levels, Sport England

Gary Head completes mammoth 630 mile run around the South West Coast Path

Gary Head completes mammoth 630 mile run around the South West Coast Path

Posted: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 09:04

Active Dorset's Operations Manager, Gary Head, has just completed a mammoth 630 mile run around the South West Coast Path to raise funds for mental health charities in memory of a friend who took his life in January 2018. Read More »

Tags: Dorset, Fundraising, MIND Charity, Mental Health, Mental Health Charities, Running, South West Coast Path

Graduate scheme attracts new talent

Graduate scheme attracts new talent

Posted: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 17:30

BH Live has revealed details about a new graduate scheme that begins this autumn. Read More »

Tags: BH Live, Dorset, Hampshire, London, event venues, leisure, social enterprise

BBC Children in Need supports new holiday activity scheme in Dorset

BBC Children in Need supports new holiday activity scheme in Dorset

Posted: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:21

Social enterprise BH Live has been awarded a grant of £20,400 by BBC Children in Need to run a series of low cost school holiday activities in Dorset for children with autism. Read More »

Tags: BBC Children in Need, BH Live, Dorset, autism, children and young people, grant, school holiday activities

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

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. Read More »

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. Read More »

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