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Stokewood project reaches key milestone

January 19, 2017

A partnership project to improve the public health and wellbeing facilities at Stokewood Leisure Centre in Bournemouth has reached a key milestone and is on track to complete later this year. Stokewood is managed by BH Live in partnership with Bournemouth Borough Council. BH Live is the south coast’s leading operator of leisure and event […]

Getting Portsmouth’s community more active

January 4, 2017

As part of its commitment to create a more active city, BH Live has revealed its plans to launch a low cost multi-site membership and concessions across seven of Portsmouth’s leisure and sports centres. BH Live is the south coast’s leading operator of leisure and event venues. It is also a charitable trust and social […]

Plans to enhance Mountbatten Leisure Centre unveiled

December 21, 2016

Initial plans to significantly enhance Portsmouth’s flagship leisure centre have been unveiled. BH Live is set to begin a new contract, in partnership with Portsmouth City Council, to operate Mountbatten Leisure Centre, Portsmouth Gymnastics Centre, Portsmouth Tennis Centre, Eastney Swimming Pool, Wimbledon Park Sports Centre and Charter Community Sports Centre, from February 2017. Mountbatten Leisure […]

Public swimming facilities win Alice’s gold seal of approval

December 7, 2016

Public swimming facilities win Alice’s gold seal of approval Paralympian swimmer and double Rio 2016 medallist Alice Tai (17) was at the newly opened BH Live Active, Corfe Mullen in East Dorset last week to check out the pool and hear more about how BH Live is enabling more people of all ages and abilities […]

Scooping top fitness industry award

December 7, 2016

Scooping top fitness industry award Littledown, one of the region’s busiest leisure centres, has been crowned Local Authority/Leisure Trust Gym of the Year at the 2016 National Fitness Awards. The centre is managed by social enterprise BH Live in partnership with Bournemouth Borough Council. More than 1.1 million visits into the centre are made each […]

Portsmouth leisure facilities set for investment and improvement

November 8, 2016

Portsmouth’s leisure facilities are set for more than £1million investment and improvements after Portsmouth City Council awarded BH Live a 10-year contract to manage six venues in the city. Management of Mountbatten Leisure Centre, Portsmouth Gymnastics Centre, Portsmouth Tennis Centre, Eastney Swimming Pool, Wimbledon Park Sports Centre and Charter Community Sports Centre will transfer to […]

Families are getting more active despite a national decline

October 28, 2016

Despite a growing trend of inactivity in families and young people, BH Live has seen an increase in activity participation thanks to structured sessions across its leisure centres. Six leisure facilities in the region are operated by BH Live in partnership with Bournemouth Borough Council, Bournemouth Schools Charitable Trust and Portsmouth City Council. In addition, […]

Fabulous café and spa makeover begins at Littledown

October 27, 2016

Littledown, one of the region’s busiest leisure centres is getting a spa and café makeover. Hot off the heels of a £1.7m investment to expand its health and wellbeing facilities, a new café, diner and spa relaxation area will be opening soon to improve the overall customer experience, encourage more people to visit and continue […]

BH Live Active, Corfe Mullen to open following £1 million transformation

October 26, 2016

BH Live Active, Corfe Mullen in East Dorset is to open next month following the completion of a £1 million transformation programme. Formerly operated by Virgin Active, BH Live acquired the lease for the site in 2016. A significant programme of improvements has since been undertaken. A public preview event to tour the facilities is […]

Celebrating Social Saturday and putting people first

October 11, 2016

Social Saturday on 15 October 2016 is a national event celebrating social enterprise in the UK. As one of the thousands of social enterprises in the UK, BH Live will mark the day with a campaign to encourage local people to buy sustainable products from not-for-profit businesses. Social enterprises are businesses that trade to fulfil […]

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