Partners from across the health, local authority and sports sectors have come together to help break down barriers to physical activity and improve the wellbeing of the West Midlands.
Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street today launched the region’s first Community Champion awards, calling on residents to nominate someone who has made a significant contribution to their local...
Transport bosses have today committed almost £15 million funding towards four major cycle routes as part of the region’s vision to get more people to take up cycling.
Mental health and sport and physical activity leaders have pledged to champion ground-breaking work across the West Midlands promoting how sport and getting active can prevent mental ill-health and...
Active Black Country, the strategic lead for sport and physical activity across the Black Country has developed an online insight hub as a platform to share learnings generated from across four key...
Get Set to Eat Fresh, Aldi and Team GB’s free education programme, is excited to announce the return of Kevin the Carrot, the star of Aldi’s Christmas advert for four years running.
Almost half of children and young people (46.8%) in England are doing the recommended average of 60 or more minutes of physical activity a day - a rise of 3.6% over the last year.
Judy Murray OBE has been announced today (20 November) as the winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award for this year’s UK Coaching Awards, which will take place at The Tower Hotel London on the 5...
The coaches of England Cricket World Cup winner Ben Stokes and Team GB Olympic sailing champion Hannah Mills have won The Coaching Chain award at this year’s UK Coaching Awards, which will take place...
UK Coaching has officially opened a public vote for the Great Coaching Moment of the Year award category as part of its UK Coaching Awards, with England coach Gareth Southgate, Liverpool FC’s Jürgen...
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...
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.
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.
If you want to help people to move more and gain confidence on a bike, then #MoveMoreSandwell want to hear from you.
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.
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.