1400 young people get set to compete at Black Country School Games
15/06/2017
The Black Country School Games Summer Festival takes place on Friday 23 June, 9.20am – 3pm, at the University of Wolverhampton, Walsall campus. The Festival will see over 1400 young people from across 80 Black Country schools taking part.
Team Personal Best in Full Swing and Growing with One Month to Go to The Summer of World Athletics
14/06/2017
With exactly one month to go to the start of the Summer of World Athletics, official inspiration programme Team Personal Best is in full swing and growing with more than 100 events signed up.
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House Builder Launches £600,000 Sporting Fund to Create Lasting Legacy
25/05/2017
The UK’s leading housebuilder, Persimmon Homes, has today launched a Healthy Communities programme aimed at giving away over £600,000 in cash to sports groups and sporty individuals.
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Still Time to Push the Boat Out and Try Sailing in the Black Country
15/05/2017
There is still time to try sailing and windsurfing for free in the Black Country this week after hundreds of people across the West Midlands got out on the water, many for the first time, as the...
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Time to push the boat out in the Black Country from this weekend
08/05/2017
Free and low cost sailing and windsurfing is coming to the Black Country for nine days from Saturday (13 May) as the national RYA Push the Boat Out ‘have-a-go’ festival gets underway.
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Walking out of Darkness 2017
18/04/2017
‘Walking Out Of Darkness’ events will take place in Birmingham and London on Saturday 6th & 13th May 2017, book ending ‘Mental Health Awareness Week’.
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One month to go until Push the Boat Out in the Black Country
13/04/2017
The countdown to Push The Boat Out 2017 is ON as there is just one month to go until you and your family can try sailing and windsurfing for free and low cost across the Black Country.
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Sainsbury’s Inclusive Community Training awareness week Communities reaping benefits of active lives
06/04/2017
Over three years, more than 7,000 people have benefitted from Sainsbury’s Inclusive Community Training
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Free Sessions Open up Sailing for all in the Black Country in May
03/04/2017
If you thought sailing was something you could never do, five Black Country clubs will show you it is with free RYA Push The Boat Out ‘have-a-go’ sessions in May!
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WV Active’s Super Saturday is back during Residents Week
27/03/2017
WV Active will be opening all leisure centres for a full day of free fitness activities on Saturday, April 1, to kick-off Residents Week in the City of Wolverhampton.
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City of Wolverhampton smashes new cycle routes target
22/03/2017
City of Wolverhampton Council is putting in the extra miles when it comes to delivering cycle routes as part of its active travel network.
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New Year Challenge for Active Black Country Board Member
28/02/2017
Active Black Country Board Member and Beacon CEO, Arwyn Jones is undertaking a new challenge for 2017
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International Women's Day
28/02/2017
Taking place on Wednesday 8th March 2017
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City to get moving as Beat the Street returns
27/02/2017
Beat the Street, the exciting walking, running and cycling game which took Wolverhampton by storm in 2016, is set to return next month.
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British Triathlon Calls on Black Country Women to Give Tri a Try
17/02/2017
British Triathlon have teamed up with Sport England’s This Girl Can campaign to launch a new pilot scheme to encourage Black Country women to think differently about how they get active.
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Active Black Country and Birmingham County FA join forces to get more people active
16/02/2017
Increasing the opportunities for more young people to take part in football as well as in coaching is at the heart of new £10,000 joint plan by Active Black Country and Birmingham County FA.
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