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BBC Children in Need supports new holiday activity scheme

June 25, 2019
BBC Children in Need supports new holiday activity scheme 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. Starting in the school summer holidays, trampolining, racquet sports, gym, structured play, relaxation sessions, arts and [...]

Food and music festival returns for third year

June 12, 2019
Food and music festival returns for third year Littledown’s popular food and music festival returns later this month and the lineup promises to be tastier than ever. The event, sponsored by Volvo Cars Poole and Wave 105.2FM, is set to take place in Littledown Park on Sunday 23 June 2019 between 11am-5pm. Back for its third year the programme is [...]

Littledown gym improvements

May 23, 2019
Littledown gym improvements As part of our continued investment at Littledown we will be carrying out a series of gym improvements over the coming weeks.   What’s coming? A Life Fitness Hammer Strength HD Athletic Bridge with Two new lifting platforms Monkey bars Pivot points Dip bar handles for group suspension and body weight training. [...]

LTA Tennis Awards applauds south’s disability programme

May 13, 2019
LTA Tennis Awards applauds south’s disability programme Disability tennis in Great Britain is currently thriving, with more people taking part across venues supported by the LTA than ever before. Last year the LTA’s programme for disability tennis achieved record participation figures, making it one of the largest disability-specific sports programmes in the country. BH Live’s disability tennis programme at Portsmouth Tennis [...]

Helping city residents improve mental wellbeing

May 10, 2019
Helping city residents improve mental wellbeing In the run up to Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19 May 2019), BH Live is putting Portsmouth’s health and wellbeing high on its agenda. Over the past 12 months more than 100 Portsmouth residents have taken part in close to 4,000 hours of health and wellbeing activities through Portsmouth Interaction; provider of [...]

Stokewood gets flying colours

May 8, 2019

Local residents and visitors to Stokewood Leisure Centre in Bournemouth are getting some of the best facilities and services in the region according to a recent assessment by industry experts. Sport England’s leading national quality scheme, Quest, is the best-known improvement programme within the leisure industry. Its rigorous assessments challenge even the very best leisure centres in the UK. […]

Littledown Family Fun Day

May 3, 2019

We have another fun filled day planned for 2019 on Sunday 28 July at Littledown Centre and Park. Full of activities and laughter – there really is something for everyone. Taking place inside the Littledown Centre, and outside within 47 acres of parkland. Watch local talent showcasing gymnastics, taekwondo, singing, dancing, cheerleading and acting. Prepare […]

World Autism Awareness Week

March 29, 2019

World Autism Awareness Week is running from 01-07 April 2019 and BH Live will run additional classes and activities at two leisure centres during the week to raise awareness and offer further opportunities for everyone to get active. The National Autistic Society started World Autism Awareness Week to raise awareness of those living with autism […]

Fitness event to support children’s charity

February 6, 2019

BH Live has teamed up with Southampton Children’s Hospital Charity (Paediatric Rhuematology service) to run an event that will raise awareness about Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) and support a programme for people across Hampshire and Dorset. A ‘Les Mills’ fitness event is taking place at Mountbatten Leisure Centre in Portsmouth on Saturday 9 March 2019. ‘Les Mills’ group exercise classes including BodyCombat, BodyPump, […]

Pelhams commended by leading quality scheme

January 29, 2019

Pelhams Park Leisure Centre, Bournemouth has passed a tough assessment by Sport England’s leading national quality scheme, Quest. The leisure centre is managed by BH Live in partnership with Bournemouth Borough Council. Quest is the best-known improvement programme within the leisure industry. Its rigorous assessments challenge even the very top leisure centres in the UK. In order to achieve Quest Entry, Pelhams […]

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