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Be a part of the regional network on Mental Health and Physical Activity

Be a part of the regional network on Mental Health and Physical Activity

Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 12:16

The first Mental Health and Physical Activity Network meeting was held in June with 30 organisations across the South West involved. Read More »

Active Ageing Year Review

Active Ageing Year Review

Posted: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 14:14

Active Dorset is pleased to be able to share some of the progress from year one of our systems change approach to embed Physical Activity.

Supported by Sport England, Active Dorset are working with partners across Dorset's Integrated Care System to drive... Read More »

New report shows more to do to reduce disabled people’s inactivity

New report shows more to do to reduce disabled people’s inactivity

Posted: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:00

Four in five disabled people want to be more active but demand is not being met. Only two in five feel they are given the opportunity to be as active as they would like to be. Worryingly, this level of inequality is resulting in a more negative experience,... Read More »

Primary PE and School Sport (PESS) Premium: Funding Update for 2019-20

Primary PE and School Sport (PESS) Premium: Funding Update for 2019-20

Posted: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 10:54

The Government released full details of the 2019-20 guidance for the PE and School Sport Premium in October 2019, and it contains excellent ideas for uses of the funding.

It is worth noting that there are specific conditions of the grant for all schools... Read More »

Activate Outdoor Physical Activity Guide 2020

Activate Outdoor Physical Activity Guide 2020

Posted: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 09:16

This 2020 guide details lots of opportunities for you and your family to get active in the great outdoors across East Dorset and local areas.

The Activate Coast and Greenspace programme aims to encourage people to get more active through a wide range of... Read More »

“It is great to have a facility like this in Bournemouth” - Harry Redknapp officially opens the new 3G football pitch at Slades Park

“It is great to have a facility like this in Bournemouth” - Harry Redknapp officially opens the new 3G football pitch at Slades Park

Posted: Tue, 24 Dec 2019 11:41

Slades Park in Bournemouth celebrated the official launch of its latest facility enhancement for local residents, a FIFA standard floodlit 3G football pitch, which was officially opened by Harry Redknapp.

Harry Redknapp commented; "It is great to have... Read More »

Children’s activity levels on the rise

Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:20

  • Almost half of children in England now take part in an average of 60 minutes of physical activity a day – up 3.6% from last year.
  • The rise is driven by more children getting active outside of school – 57.2% of children and young people do an... Read More »
What works in schools and colleges to increase physical activity?

What works in schools and colleges to increase physical activity?

Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 15:36

Getting the nation moving every day is essential. We know that there is a strong link between attainment and educational outcomes and the health and wellbeing of pupils. At a personal level it's fun and sociable – and helps people stay physically... Read More »

New Physical Activity Guidelines Released

New Physical Activity Guidelines Released

Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 13:54

New guidance report released from the Chief Medical Officers in the UK on the amount and type of physical activity people should be doing to improve their health.

This report presents an update to the 2011 physical activity guidelines issued by the four... Read More »

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