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New phase of investment gets underway Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

May 20, 2024

A project to transform two popular event spaces at Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) is set to get underway in August 2024. Improvements are being carried out in the seafacing event spaces that look towards Dorset’s Jurassic coastline. They include a brand new living roof at the venue’s Purbeck Hall entrance, providing an attractive feature and […]

NEW café coming to Sir David English Sports Centre

May 17, 2024

Brand new café facilities are coming soon to Sir David English Sports Centre, situated on East Way in Bournemouth.  Following customer feedback, a brand-new café with indoor seating and tables will open this summer. This new community-focused space is expected to appeal to families, young people, visiting sports clubs and teams, as well as residents.   […]

Fairfield Halls to host Public Health Collaboration’s biggest conference yet

May 15, 2024

Public Health Collaboration, a UK nutrition charity, is holding its biggest conference yet at Fairfield Halls, Croydon later this month. Dedicated to educating the public on the importance of metabolic health, this year’s Public Health Conference event has been designed to empower and inspire. It will bring together an unprecedented line-up of spectacular international speakers, […]

Local family pledges legacy funding to support budding footballers

May 10, 2024

A local family has pledged two thousand pounds of legacy funding to enable 12 local youngsters to play football at Littledown in memory of their 16-year-old son Billy Lardner. Billy tragically died in June 2023 after being struck by a car near Bournemouth Airport. A legacy fund was established in Billy’s name to enable young people […]

Celebrating 14 years of community impact

April 30, 2024

This month we are celebrating 14 years of making a positive difference in the communities we serve across Dorset, Hampshire and London. Providing great experiences helps to make our communities better places to live, learn, work, play and visit. And we do this by creating opportunities for all; whether it’s to enjoy activity and sports […]

BH Live announced official community partner for Julia’s House Great Tail Trail fundraiser

April 30, 2024

Registered charity and venue and leisure operator BH Live has been announced as the official community partner for Julia’s House 2025 ‘The Great Tail Trail’. ‘The Great Tail Trail’ will see more than 40 giant and 60 medium-sized mermaid tail sculptures located across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole in a FREE eight-week event between 5 April […]

Mountbatten Leisure Centre roof works underway

April 22, 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 […]

Swim England and BH Live work together to inspire more individuals to teach swimming

April 17, 2024

Swim England and a collaboration of leisure partners, including BH Live, are working to inspire more individuals to discover a fulfilling profession by switching career paths to teach swimming. With nationwide water safety a concern heading into the summer months, and an expected further influx of people wanting to learn to swim ahead of the […]

Trethowans signs up for sixth successive year supporting Bournemouth Pavilion

April 17, 2024

Law firm Trethowans has renewed its ongoing support for Bournemouth Pavilion, making it six successive years. The commitment, which is part of its ongoing drive to support and give back to the Dorset community, will go towards maintaining the destination’s Grade II listed art deco venue and ensuring it remains a cultural hub. The Pavilion […]

Splashing fun! Littledown Park paddling pool set to reopen this summer

March 28, 2024

Updated – Friday 17 May at 09:25 Families are invited to make a splash this summer with the reopening of Littledown’s paddling pool on Saturday 25 May 2024. Set in 47 acres of parkland, the paddling pool is a popular free-to-attend attraction open during the summer months. Other park features include a large lake packed […]

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