Opening School Facilities Survey
11/11/2019
Active Black Country are currently conducting research into School Facilities, and we are seeking to develop insight on the existing landscape by understanding how many schools currently open their facilities for community use and what the barriers are that prevent or deter schools from doing so.
08/11/2019
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has announced a £25 million contribution towards the cost of redeveloping the Alexander Stadium in time for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
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07/11/2019
Active Black Country and partners, have launched a competition today for school children from across the Black Country to design a logo for a new scheme.
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07/11/2019
If you want to help people to move more and gain confidence on a bike, then #MoveMoreSandwell want to hear from you.
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06/11/2019
As a result of a strong focus on Children and Young People and education we have been successful in obtaining funding for a project to support schools to open up their sports facilities.
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04/11/2019
A wave of 20 more finalists from five categories have been announced for next month’s prestigious UK Coaching Awards at The Tower Hotel London on 5 December 2019.
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04/11/2019
A new £250,000 fund's been launched to provide training and equipment aimed at helping disabled people to become more active. The fund will be delivered by Sport England and the British Paralympic...
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04/11/2019
Swimming is helping to save the health and social care system more than £357 million a year, according to new research from Swim England.
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29/10/2019
A final call has been made for unsung heroes, who have made a difference to the lives of people with mental health issues, to be nominated for prestigious regional awards.
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22/10/2019
Swim England highlights the benefits of swimming as a valuable life skill in a nationwide drive to encourage more adults to take the plunge and learn how to swim.
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22/10/2019
The first community projects to benefit from a £2 million fund set up by Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) to improve streets for cycling and walking have been announced.
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22/10/2019
UK Coaching is today (22 October) delighted to reveal the first selection of finalists for the UK Coaching Awards 2019.
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18/10/2019
The new survey data for May 2018/19 released yesterday shows that 32.5% of Black Country residents are inactive, a decrease of 0.3pp since May 2017/18.
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18/10/2019
More than 300 disabled people with a range of impairments will take part in the second Accessible Community Games at the Walsall campus of the University of Wolverhampton today, Friday 18 October.
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14/10/2019
UK Coaching, the lead agency for coaching in the UK, has released new research, which suggests that parental perceptions of coaching are overwhelmingly positive.
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11/10/2019
Sport England have partnered with the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) to launch an innovative safeguarding awareness campaign that uses augmented reality technology to help keep those involved in sport...
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