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Largest Christmas market returns for third year

October 25, 2018

One of the region’s largest indoor Christmas markets returns to Littledown Centre in Bournemouth next month. More than 3,000 visitors attended last year and this year organisers are anticipating even more. The popular event takes place on Sunday 25 November 2018 between 11am-4pm. More than 150 stalls will be showcasing Christmas gifts and seasonal merchandise […]

Littledown pool maintenance and improvement works

October 2, 2018

Planned essential pool maintenance and improvements are scheduled to begin at Littledown Centre, Bournemouth later this year. The programme includes essential repairs, tiling and steelwork replacement in the pool area. To coincide with this, enhancements in the swimming pool changing rooms will also be carried out. New showers, cubicles and toilets, replacement flooring, energy efficient […]

#RunAndTalk event to support mental health

October 1, 2018

BH Live is hosting a #RunAndTalk event in Portsmouth to support local mental health – and everyone is welcome to join in. #RunAndTalk is an England Athletics campaign, supported by Mind the mental health charity. During 6-12 October 2018, England Athletics is encouraging people across the country to run one mile or further and to have a chat with friends, family, colleagues or […]

BH Live activates south coast for National Fitness Day 2018

September 21, 2018

BH Live is throwing open its doors across Dorset and Hampshire to provide a range of activities to mark National Fitness Day 2018 – the most active day of the year. National Fitness Day on Wednesday 26 September 2018 will see a huge range of events and taster sessions take place across the country and […]

Athletics investment on track at Mountbatten

September 12, 2018

Investment to enhance Portsmouth’s athletic and cycle track at Mountbatten Leisure Centre are scheduled to begin next week (17 September). Essential maintenance, cleaning, painting and repairs will enhance the overall experience for the thousands of athletes, schools and clubs who regularly train and compete there. It will also extend the lifespan of the tracks. The […]

Free open day to showcase Mountbatten’s new attractions

July 18, 2018

Portsmouth’s Mountbatten Leisure Centre has been transformed and is throwing open its doors for local residents to get active for free on Sunday 29 July 2018 between 10am – 4pm. They will be able to try out lots of sports and activities including the venue’s two brand new visitor attractions; a popular Clip ‘N Climb and a Soft Play zone. BH Live’s 813 and 527 class programme for […]

Free walking netball to launch new activity

May 24, 2018

To encourage more people to get involved in sport and be more active BH Live is launching Walking Netball at Mountbatten Leisure Centre, Portsmouth. Walking netball is a slower version of the game suitable for anyone to play regardless of age or fitness level; from those who have dropped out of the sport due to injury or those […]

Health and fitness improvements at Mountbatten

May 24, 2018

To inspire more people of all ages and abilities to be more active, Mountbatten Leisure Centre, Portsmouth’s flagship sport and event venue, is getting better public health and wellbeing facilities. Supporting an ambition to create a more active city and a healthier community, Mountbatten’s gym is being transformed to offer a wider range of activities and […]

Family fun days to return this summer

May 16, 2018

Our bumper family fun weekend returns to Bournemouth in July, providing families and visitors with a jumbo weekend of free entertainment and activities to look forward to. On Saturday 28 July 2018 the Bumper Family Fun Weekend kicks off beside the seaside at Bournemouth Pavilion. Hosted on the theatre’s outdoor terrace, it promises a fun-filled day for all […]

ESCAPE-pain rehabilitation to launch in Dorset

January 5, 2018

10 million people in the UK suffer with arthritis. In Dorset it is estimated that around 66,000 people aged 45+ are living with hip or knee osteoarthritis.* Joint pain and stiffness are common symptoms. They can be disabling and have a significant impact on the ways people are able to lead day-to-day life. ESCAPE-pain is […]

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