Primary schools from Wolverhampton recognised for their excellent work at annual PE conference
15/03/2019
Two primary schools from Wolverhampton were successful in winning awards at the annual Black Country Primary PE & Sport Premium Conference.
Plans for the new £60m Sandwell Aquatics Centre have been given the green light
13/03/2019
The state-of-the-art leisure centre in Smethwick will provide a world-class sports facility for Sandwell and will host the swimming and diving competitions for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
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South Staffs Sailing Club Recognised as National Sailing Club of the Year Finalist
11/03/2019
South Staffordshire Sailing Club was recognised as being amongst Britain’s best sailing clubs as they were presented with a certificate for being a 2019 RYA and Yachts & Yachting Club of the Year...
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Introducing Active Partnerships; the new name for CSPs
11/03/2019
As the network of County Sports Partnerships gather in Nottingham today for their annual Convention, they have announced the launch of a new brand name ‘Active Partnerships’.
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Staffordshire pupil becomes two millionth girl to play cricket, on International Women’s Day 2019
08/03/2019
A Black Country student from Langley Primary School in Oldbury has become the two millionth girl to play cricket through the Chance to Shine initiative, it was announced today (8 March) on...
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Mayor to host charity golf day
05/03/2019
The Mayor of Wolverhampton is on the lookout for teams to take part in an upcoming charity golf day at Perton Park Golf Course on May 9.
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Walsall to host 2019 Commonwealth Judo Championships
26/02/2019
Walsall is to host the 2019 Commonwealth Judo Championships – the first time an international sporting competition of this scale has been held in the town.
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Sport England partners with Open University for free online course
19/02/2019
The Open University has been awarded £38,500 by Sport England to develop a free online course, launching in July 2019, for those who train, mentor or develop the skills of sports coaches, officials,...
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 Active Black Country is Seeking Employers as part of The Royal Foundation Coach Core Apprenticeship Programme
18/02/2019
Working in partnership with The Royal Foundation, Active Black Country will lead on the delivery of the Coach Core apprenticeship programme across the Black Country helping young people (16-24 years...
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Changing lives through boxing
13/02/2019
A Shropshire boxing coach says winning a Thrive Mental Health Award means helping more people by changing lives through sport.
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£100,000 of National Lottery funding up for grabs to celebrate community spirit in the West Midlands
12/02/2019
Following the huge success of the first Mayor’s Community Weekend last year, communities across the West Midlands are being given double the cash to host celebrations this summer.
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Guide to Dementia Friendly Sport and Physical Activity
12/02/2019
Sport England are working with the Alzheimer’s Society to help people with dementia live active lives
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WMCA confirms Youth Combined Authority plans
08/02/2019
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) says it wants to “see the world through the eyes” of young people - after its board approved funding for a new Youth Combined Authority (YCA).
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Ambitious plans for cycling in the West Midlands
08/02/2019
A regionally co-ordinated cycling strategy with funding targeted at 26 priority routes was today (Friday February 8) backed by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
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Basketball England’s Assist Fund to help the Next Generation
08/02/2019
In a unique programme of support for the sport, Basketball England today launched a new Assist Fund to benefit young players who might need financial assistance in order to play and enjoy basketball.
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Safeguarding Code in Martial Arts - Recognising Good Safeguarding Practice
07/02/2019
Safeguarding should be a top priority for all those involved in all sport, whether a club, organisation, an individual or as a parent.
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