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For an asset map of this ward please click here.

Active Black Country have identified this area as a priority ward. Over the coming months we will be engaging with residents and deliverers to understand local wants and needs with a view to tackling inactivity. 

As we start to develop our learnings, they will be posted here.    


Key Networks and Initiatives

  • Sandwell MBC Public Health
    • Move More Sandwell community referral scheme launches Jan 2020
  • Sandwell MBC Sport and Leisure
    • New Physical Activity and Sport strategy to be launched in 2020.
  • Black Country Fund
    • Sport England funded pilot into 8 priority wards

Health Centres

  • Village Medical Centre 
  • Oakeswell Health Centre (located just outside ward)

Education Centres

  • Wodensborough Ormiston Academy (Secondary)
  • Mesty Croft Academy (Primary)
  • Tameside Primary School
  • The Priory Primary School
  • Park Hill Primary School

Faith Centres

  • Central Methodist Church
  • Elim Pentecostal Church
  • St Francis of Assisi CofE Church

Places to be Active

  • Friar Park Millennium Centre
  • Brunswick Park (located just outside ward)
  • Friar Park Open Space (outdoor gym)
  • Pulse Soccer and Fitness
  • River Tame
Dudley
Wolverhampton
Walsall
Sandwell
County Sports Partnership Network
Sport England
Include Me West Midlands
Youth Sport Trust
afPE
Activity Alliance
CPSU
DCMS
Sported
Youth Endowment Fund
Sporting Equals
West Mids PCC
Quest
Dudley CVS
SCVO
One Walsall
WVSC
Dept of Health
Dept for Education
Equality Standard in Sport