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New health and wellbeing facilities open

June 19, 2017

A partnership project to improve the public health and wellbeing facilities at Stokewood Leisure Centre, Bournemouth has now completed. BH Live and Bournemouth Council have together undertaken a sustainable plan to significantly improve the overall customer experience and encourage more local people to get more active. A brand new floor has been built, more than […]

Portsmouth goes Wet & Wacky to encourage more youngsters into the pool

May 26, 2017

This half term, BH Live is launching Wet & Wacky fun pool sessions across Portsmouth’s public leisure venues. This is to encourage more young people and their families to spend time and have fun together in the pool. Weekly Wet & Wacky sessions are aimed at children of all ages in both our adult and […]

Sustainability programme gets five stars for BH Live

May 26, 2017

BH Live has been awarded five stars, the highest possible accolade, from the Sustainable Food City Partnership. This is for its outstanding commitment to sustainable food purchasing and activities in venues across the south. The Sustainable Food City Partnership promotes and rewards businesses in the Bournemouth & Poole area for embracing sustainable food business practices. […]

Leisure and culture trusts recognised at Sporta awards

May 22, 2017

THE work of charitable trusts to improve the health of the nation was recognised at a unique awards event in Sheffield last week. At the ceremony hosted by BBC sports presenter Andrew Cotter, sport, leisure and culture trusts from across the UK came together in the stunning Sheffield City Hall to celebrate a year in which […]

Portsmouth Tennis Centre wins regional award for outstanding tennis in Hampshire

May 18, 2017

Portsmouth Tennis Centre, which is operated by BH Live in partnership with Portsmouth City Council, has received the regional Aegon British Tennis Award in recognition of its all-inclusive disability tennis programme. The awards are a joint initiative between The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), the Tennis Foundation, partner Aegon and 40 local and national tennis associations, […]

Show cancer the red card this Saturday

May 17, 2017

BH Live is taking part in a cancer awareness and screening event in the Sovereign Centre, High St, Boscombe, this Saturday 20 May 2017. Residents are invited to come along for a chance to win a signed AFC Bournemouth football shirt and passes to BH Live activities. To help raise awareness of cancer symptoms and […]

Mountbatten boosts green credentials

April 20, 2017

Mountbatten Leisure Centre, Portsmouth, is revamping the lights across its eight indoor court sports hall to improve the overall customer experience and boost the venue’s green credentials. In a partnership project between Portsmouth City Council, who own the venue, and operator BH Live, the project will see 128 lights removed and replaced with the latest […]

Craig strikes gold at first International GP event

April 18, 2017

Portsmouth athlete Craig Boardman (17) has struck gold at his first International GP event, bringing home three medals. Last month Craig, embarked on his first International GP event in Dubai, and took the world by storm winning gold in the men’s 100m and 200m Wheelchair T34, whilst also taking silver in the 400m Wheelchair T34 […]

New children’s activity packs a punch

April 13, 2017

BH Live, in partnership with Active Dorset and Bournemouth Amateur Boxing Club, has launched a low cost boxing activity programme for children aged 10-16 years old at Stokewood Boxing Club. This is to encourage more local young people to get more active by learning fresh skills in different sporting environments. Aimed at youngsters who are […]

Stokewood Leisure Centre tops UK quality charts

April 6, 2017

Stokewood Leisure Centre in Bournemouth has been recognised as one of the highest performing UK leisure centres for the fourth year running. Rated ‘Excellent’ by Quest, Sport England’s quality scheme for sport and leisure, Stokewood is managed by BH Live in partnership with Bournemouth Borough Council. More than 600 leisure centres are accredited by Quest, […]


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