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Second phase of works to begin at Mountbatten Leisure Centre

February 29, 2024

Last year Portsmouth City Council launched a £6.6 million project to replace Mountbatten Leisure Centre’s roof and carry out essential maintenance and repairs. Carried out by specialist contractors, the project is being phased to minimise disruption to public health and wellbeing services. The first phase of work is scheduled to conclude in the summer and […]

BH Live backs local event to inspire more people into physical activity

February 22, 2024

Social enterprise and charitable trust BH Live is delighted to be backing this year’s Vitality Bournemouth Bay Run as the event’s official gym sponsor. Open to all, the event is taking place on Sunday 24 March 2024 along Bournemouth’s seafront. BH Live Active fitness instructors will take centre stage and lead the all-important race warm-ups for each of […]

Charity marks a steady year of community impact and investment

February 20, 2024

Social enterprise and registered charity BH Live continues to make a positive impact in the communities it serves – enabling more people to enjoy cultural events and participate in physical activity. BH Live runs events, venues and leisure centres across Dorset, Hampshire and London in partnership with local authorities. As a social enterprise, its mission […]

Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra’s debut UK tour with acclaimed violinist Tamsin Waley-Cohen

February 13, 2024

Orchestral music lovers in Croydon have the rare opportunity to experience one of Asia’s most revered orchestras this March, as the China Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra (SZSO) performs at Fairfield Halls on Friday 22 March on its first ever UK tour. Its debut UK tour will see more than 100 musicians on stage presenting a fantastically […]

FREE tennis sessions coming to Portsmouth

February 2, 2024

Next week, FREE tennis sessions will be delivered across ten Portsmouth primary schools with tennis-inspired activities to encourage more young people to try the sport and enjoy being active. Sessions will be taught by professional coaches and delivered in school to over 500 children between Monday 5 and Friday 9 February 2024 to introduce more […]

Stokewood lifeguard swims for Julia’s House

January 31, 2024

Next week, a local lifeguard at Stokewood Leisure Centre will be swimming 21 miles to raise money for children’s hospice charity, Julia’s House. This is the equivalent of the English Channel Swim between England and France. Taking place in Stokewood’s pool on Wednesday 7 February 2024, lifeguard Christian Mitchell alongside local students Arief Mckenna and […]

Fairfield Halls celebrates panto success

January 29, 2024

Nearly 16,000 showgoers recently supported Croydon’s festive panto at Fairfield Halls. Boasting Davood Ghadami as evil Abanazar, local panto favourite Charlie Guest as Wishee Washee, and Croydon local Kiera Nicole as Jasmine, this year’s UK Productions show Aladdin received glowing praise throughout its run at Fairfield Halls, with one patron calling the show; “A fantastical and fabulous […]

Celebrating panto success at Bournemouth Pavilion

January 29, 2024

Last month over 30,000 showgoers supported Bournemouth’s local panto Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs at Bournemouth Pavilion. Boasting comedic legend Su Pollard as the Wicked Queen, Noel Brodie as the loveable Muddles, and local panto favourite Jamie Steen as Dame Dilly Donut, the much-anticipated festive event received glowing praise throughout its run at Bournemouth […]

More places available for walking and social programme for people affected by cancer

January 26, 2024

More places are available on an exercise and social programme for people living in the Bournemouth area affected by cancer. Thanks to funding from NHS Charities Together the scheme is delivered across the BCP region by registered charity BH Live. It is aimed at local people who have been affected by cancer. In particular, those […]

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