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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

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

Gary Head begins 'Miles for Minds' Challenge

Gary Head begins 'Miles for Minds' Challenge

Posted: Mon, 13 May 2019 09:34

As many of us are looking forward to a summer of BBQs and beer gardens, Active Dorset's Operations Manager Gary Head is shaping up for the physical challenge of a lifetime!

Tags: Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Mental Health, Miles for Minds, Mind Charity, Physical Activity

Basketball England’s Talent Reforms Create New Opportunities through University Partnerships

Basketball England’s Talent Reforms Create New Opportunities through University Partnerships

Posted: Wed, 08 May 2019 09:25

Basketball England today unveiled a major investment and partnership opportunity as expression of interest forms are now being accepted to help create a number of Regional Talent Hubs across the country.

Tags: Basketball, Basketball England, Partnership Opportunity, Physical Activity, Regional Talent Hubs

The Active Ageing Pathway Evaluation

The Active Ageing Pathway Evaluation

Posted: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 15:47

The Active Ageing Pathway Evaluation seeks to explore the mechanisms by which a novel physical activity pathway facilitates physical activity behaviour change in inactive older adults in Dorset.

Tags: Active Ageing, Behaviour Change, Bournemouth University Clinical Research Unit, Evaluation, Inactivity, Physical Activity, Research, Sport England

The Primary PE and School Sport (PESS) Premium facts for 2018-19

The Primary PE and School Sport (PESS) Premium facts for 2018-19

Posted: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 13:35

The DfE announcement in October 2018 informed Headteachers of three key changes to the PE and School Sport Premium for 2018-19.

Tags: Primary PE and School Sport Premium, physical activity, school sport

New tool to empower Dorset to get healthy

New tool to empower Dorset to get healthy

Posted: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 13:55

More than 20,000 people in Dorset have received LiveWell Dorset's support to make a lifestyle change. Read Ivan's story of how LiveWell helped him take the next step towards healthy living.

Tags: Dorset, Healthy Habits, Healthy Lifestyles, Live Well, Livewell Dorset, My LiveWell, Physical Activity

SPACE Youth Project start their Satellite Club journey

SPACE Youth Project start their Satellite Club journey

Posted: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 12:03

Over 20 young people attended the first self-defence Satellite Club delivered by Tara Vachell from Focus Krav Maga in conjunction with SPACE, the LGBTQ+ charity on 29th November. The sessions take place at Bournemouth & Poole College (North Road)... Read More »

Tags: Dorset, Funding, LGBT+, Physical Activity, Satellite Club, Self-defence, Sport England, Youth Project

LiveWell Dorset Celebrate the Launch of 'My LiveWell'

LiveWell Dorset Celebrate the Launch of 'My LiveWell'

Posted: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 13:31

Our friends at LiveWell Dorset celebrate the launch of 'My LiveWell' this week. The online platform will help reach many more people across Dorset, as we work together to promote healthy lifestyle support available to Dorset residents.

Tags: Behaviour Change, Dorset, Healthy Lifestyles, Live Well, Livewell Dorset, Physical Activity, Physical Activity Pathway

More than 40% of Children and Young People lead active lives

More than 40% of Children and Young People lead active lives

Posted: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:25

World-leading survey reveals insight into activity levels of children and young people in England.

Tags: Active Lives, Active Lives Children Survey, Children & Young People, Physical Activity, School Sport

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