Get free cycle safety checks at railway stations this summer
20/07/2020
Transport for West Midlands’ (TfWM) has teamed up with West Midlands Railway and Cycling UK to host cycle safety sessions throughout the summer. The Love Your Bike sessions will be calling at some of the region’s busiest railway stations over the next few weeks
17/07/2020
A new project is underway looking at how to enhance three West Midlands open spaces – the sort of areas that since lockdown many of us have come to value.
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14/07/2020
One in six workers experience mental health difficulties which has resulted in millions of lost work hours from sickness and presenteeism (where workers attend work unwell).
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13/07/2020
Following a month-long campaign to engage with residents and groups across the Black Country, evidence shows that lockdown has encouraged previously inactive people to start moving more.
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13/07/2020
Specialist sports facilities to support Olympic and Paralympic athletes are set to be expanded as part of the extension of a long term partnership between the University of Wolverhampton and the...
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10/07/2020
British Blind Sport have expanded their First Steps programme which empowers and encourages children between the ages of 3 – 11 years old with a visual impairment to develop their early developmental...
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06/07/2020
Dudley Council are working in partnership with Active Black Country and Aspire Sports and Fitness to develop a specialist Community Sport and Health Officer (CSHO) Apprenticeship for Dudley schools to...
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01/07/2020
The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has signed up to a ground-breaking participation and equality initiative.
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01/07/2020
Plans for pop-up cycle lanes, wider pavements and many other measures to encourage more cycling and walking across the West Midlands have been given overwhelming backing from Government.
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25/06/2020
British Orienteering and orienteering clubs around the UK are working together to promote Permanent Orienteering Courses as a way of discovering the outdoors in a socially distanced way.
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23/06/2020
We have developed a package of support for Housing Association residential care homes, and Local Authority care sites, which provide information, advice and support services to vulnerable older aged...
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19/06/2020
As more opportunities to be active resume, new guidance released today will help providers to enable welcoming, and more accessible environments.
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08/06/2020
Pop up cycle lanes, wider pavements and bike share schemes are just some of the schemes being planned for a Big Summer of Cycling and Walking in the West Midlands.
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04/06/2020
Millions of pounds of extra tourism, trade and investment could be secured from the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games under plans that would also bolster the region’s post-Covid-19 economic recovery.
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28/05/2020
Black Country Rainbow Hour encourages schools to provide all pupils with access to one hour of wellbeing and physical activity each day, whether that’s those returning to school or those pupils still...
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22/05/2020
To improve sleep and support adult mental wellbeing Public Health England’s Every Mind Matters website now includes new NHS-approved expert tips and advice on improving your sleep
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