#runandtalk
27/09/2017
To support Wolrd Mental Health Day on Tuesday 10th October England Athletics are encouraging people to #runandtalk to improve their mental wellbeing through running and to break down the stigma associated with mental health by getting people talking about it.
Backing the Birmingham 2022 Bid
08/08/2017
Five talented young Midlands athletes from a range of sports gathered in Birmingham to reveal why they are backing Birmingham’s 2022 Commonwealth Games bid.
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Supporting Workplace Mental Health in the Black Country
08/08/2017
Local mental health charity Dudley Mind is taking the wellbeing message to Black Country employers to help improve the mental health of their employees.
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Judo Satellite Club Festival Held in the Black Country
08/08/2017
On 7th July 2017, 4 judo satellite clubs took part in a fun and exciting festival at the British Judo Dojo at the University of Wolverhampton, Walsall Campus
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Nominations now open for prestigious UK Coaching Awards
27/07/2017
Do you know a coach who goes above and beyond the line of duty? Have they transformed someone’s life or had a significant impact on their local community?
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Brendan Foster joins Birmingham 2022 Bid team
19/07/2017
Commonwealth Champion and legendary long-distance athlete, Brendan Foster CBE, is today announced as the latest addition to the Birmingham 2022 Bid team.
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Businesses across the Black Country are being urged to go head-to-head against their competitors as a workplace health initiative is launched
14/07/2017
Companies and organisations in the Black Country are being invited to take part in the ‘Workplace Challenge’ programme that is being rolled out by Active Black Country.
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West Midlands region to benefit from 2022 Commonwealth Games Bid
14/07/2017
Following the Commonwealth Games Development Unit (CGDU) visit to Birmingham this week, the Birmingham 2022 bid team can now announce three further sports and venues to feature within its bid plans,...
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Mayor of Dudley Adds Byte to New Boat Launch at Himley Hall
13/07/2017
More Black Country youngsters will have the chance to keep sailing into adulthood after the Mayor of Dudley, Councillor Dave Tyler, officially launched five new boats at Himley Hall Sailing Club on...
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Towards an Active Black Country Strategic Framework Launched
27/06/2017
On Friday 23rd June, the Active Black Country Partnership launched its ‘Towards An Active Black Country’ framework at the annual Black Country School Games Festival.
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Celebrities team up with Olympians to launch national mental wellbeing campaign for the Summer of World Athletics
27/06/2017
Celebrities, including Matt Johnson, Anna Williamson, Nick Bright and four-time Olympian Donna Fraser, have teamed up with England Athletics and Mind to launch a national campaign to highlight the...
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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...
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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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