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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 […]

Celebrate chocolate week and feel divine

October 11, 2016

It’s chocolate week and we are celebrating Fairtrade. BH Live is the South Coast’s leading operator of leisure and event venues; a social enterprise that designs and builds engaging experiences to inspire people and enrich lives. Terrace Cafés and bars are in nearly 40 locations across the South of England including Bournemouth International Centre, Lighthouse Poole’s […]

Littledown shortlisted for top industry award

September 30, 2016

Littledown Centre, Bournemouth has been shortlisted for a prestigious fitness industry award, heading off strong competition from across the country to make the finals. The centre has been shortlisted in the local authority/leisure trust gym of the year at the National Fitness Awards, an annual event which recognises excellence and achievement in gyms throughout the […]

Join us for the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

September 22, 2016

Later this month we are taking part in Macmillan Cancer Support World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. On Friday 30 September from 10am-4pm we are holding coffee mornings at our Terrace Cafés at Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth Pavilion, Portsmouth Pyramids, Littledown, Pelhams, BH Active, Queen’s Park and Queen’s Park Golf Course. “This is the first year we are running coffee […]

Feeling better at Pyramids – hundreds of places available

September 13, 2016

BH Live has launched its awarding winning exercise referral programme at Southsea’s Pyramids to get more people living  with, or recovering from, a health condition, to feel the benefits of being more active. More than 1,000 people each year already participate in similar health programmes with BH Live at other venues across the South. The […]

Stokewood Leisure Centre gets green light for £1 million transformation

September 13, 2016

Stokewood Leisure Centre has the green light for a major transformation thanks to a sustainable improvement plan and £1 million investment. Bournemouth Council and BH Live will improve the health and wellbeing facilities, at the popular community leisure centre, with a significantly improved gym space and new fitness equipment. Additional activity areas will be created […]

Thirsty customers help people in poor countries get safe water

August 17, 2016

Customers stopping by to rehydrate in a BH Live Terrace café are doing their bit when they buy a bottle of water to help provide thousands of people in developing countries get clean water, decent toilets and hygiene education to improve their lives and livelihoods. Every year, customers in more than 30 BH Live-operated cafés, bars, […]

NHS Dorset CCG staff stepped up to the mark with BH Live Active

August 1, 2016

NHS Dorset CCG ran a highly successful Pedometer Challenge this summer, with the aim of promoting healthier lifestyles and getting people moving more during the working day. The CCG employs approximately 300 people across sites in Poole and Dorchester, and engaged staff with a “Beat the Directors” Challenge. All Directors, including the Chief Officer Tim […]


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