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Leisure centre food donations support community care programme

April 23, 2020

BH Live, the social enterprise that operates Portsmouth’s leisure centres and sporting venues in partnership with Portsmouth City Council, has donated surplus food and snacks to HIVE Portsmouth which will be used to support individuals and families across the city. The donated items, which consists of oat milk, fruit juice, potato products, pulses, crisps, chocolate […]

Join the #TwoPointSixChallenge this weekend and help #SavetheUKsCharities

April 23, 2020

Local residents across Dorset, Hampshire and London are invited to join BH Live and take part in the 2.6 Challenge from Sunday 26 April – helping to save the UK’s charities. The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on UK charities, with the cancellation of thousands of events and the loss of billions of […]

Supporting Newham food hubs and communities

April 22, 2020

BH Live has donated over 90 cases of soft drinks and 400 bags of snacks from Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to a local food hub charity: Community Food Enterprise (CFE) Ltd in Newham. The venues, normally busy with customers heading to their gym workouts, or spectators […]

Lauren Steadman opens new clinic at Mountbatten

March 3, 2020

Triple World champion and six-time European champion Lauren Steadman is officially launching a new assessment, treatment and rehabilitation premises for Portsmouth’s Up and Running Sports Injury Treatment Clinic at Mountbatten Leisure Centre. The clinic, which has been operating in the City for more than 25 years, is headed up by former Portsmouth FC Assistant Manager […]

Transforming lives through clean water projects

February 11, 2020

BH Live has pledged to continue backing clean water projects around the globe by serving Belu water in its venues, leisure centres, cafes and bars for the next three years. Belu, which has partnered with the charity WaterAid since 2011, gives 100% of its net profit to help make clean water and facilities across 28 […]

Join us for the ultimate fundraising workout

February 5, 2020

Updated 18 March 2020 Local residents are invited to join BH Live and Julia’s House for the ultimate ‘HIIT Squad’ fundraising workout this March. A challenging two-hour High-Intensity Interval Training fundraising event is being hosted at Littledown Centre on Wednesday 16 September 2020 between 6pm-8pm. It will cost each person £10 to take part and […]

Team celebrates glowing industry review

February 3, 2020

The team that delivers leisure activities, sport, health, and wellbeing services at Pelhams Park Leisure Centre, Bournemouth has passed a tough assessment by Sport England’s leading national quality scheme, Quest. Quest is the best-known improvement programme within the leisure industry and its rigorous assessments challenge even the very best leisure centres in the UK. Pelhams […]

Go backstage and enjoy free cultural activities at theatre

January 17, 2020

Bournemouth’s Grade II listed Art Deco theatre and ballroom is set to open its doors once again for another free community event next month. This is following the popularity of its ninetieth anniversary open day last year. On Saturday 29 February 2020 between 10am-5pm visitors of all ages can take part in a range of […]

Theatre’s future looks brighter

January 15, 2020

In a bid to reduce energy consumption and be more sustainable, charitable social enterprise and venue operator BH Live has recently completed an LED lighting upgrade at Bournemouth Pavilion’s Grade II listed theatre. Inside the main auditorium there are five large chandeliers, 18 wall fittings and almost 500 individual lamps which date back to the […]

John Whitgift Foundation Community Cube opens

January 15, 2020

A brand-new community space for Croydon, John Whitgift Foundation Community Cube, has opened at Fairfield Halls. The Cube is a new addition to Fairfield Halls and has been sponsored by the John Whitgift Foundation, a local education and care charity. The glass-fronted space at the front of the newly revamped arts centre will play host […]

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