Funding available for female and disability teams as The FA’s ‘Grow the Game’ returns
06/02/2019
A community football scheme that saw more than 1,000 new female and disability teams created across the country last year is returning to encourage even more people into regular football participation.
Bike share trial starts in Wolverhampton
01/02/2019
The first of 5,000 nextbikes have today arrived on City of Wolverhampton's streets as the region's first bike share scheme pilot gets underway
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Team GB announces Building Futures partnership with Persimmon Homes
31/01/2019
Team GB has partnered with leading UK housebuilder Persimmon Homes. At the heart of the new three-year partnership is Persimmon’s new £1million-a-year nationwide funding scheme, Building Futures,...
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New report highlighting demand for more inclusive training
31/01/2019
New research released by Activity Alliance highlights a demand for greater training in delivering activities to disabled people. The report indicates a need for more direct, practical guidance on...
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People with Learning Disabilities given Help to Get Active and Boost Confidence
29/01/2019
New Mencap project encourages participants to turn exercise into miles and journey round the world
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Funding for councils to develop local solutions to childhood obesity
25/01/2019
13 local authorities will receive funding and support to develop innovative plans to reduce childhood obesity that can be shared across the country.
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StreetGames to Expand to 50 areas
24/01/2019
Charity aimed at using sport to boost the life chances of children can expand thanks to our investment
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Four new appointments complete Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Board
21/01/2019
The latest meeting of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee board took place earlier today (21 January 2019) and four new members were welcomed by Chair of the Board, John...
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Badminton tops list of sports that make you happy
18/01/2019
There is an old adage that says money can’t buy happiness. But it can book you an hour swinging a racket on a badminton court - and badminton tops a sports index when it comes to making you happy!
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Water Wellbeing programmes given a boost by Sport England
17/01/2019
Swim England has been awarded almost half a million pounds by Sport England to help encourage more adults to get active.
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Governing Bodies given Help to keep Developing an Active Nation
17/01/2019
Sport organisations will spend funding on encouraging thousands of people to get or remain active
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Apprentices helping city’s pupils to live healthy, active lives
17/01/2019
The impact that apprentices who are delivering sport, health and wellbeing programmes in Wolverhampton schools is having was celebrated at a special event this week.
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Turning West Midlands green for Blue Monday
17/01/2019
West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is rallying the region to turn #BlueMondayGreen next week with the launch of the This is Me West Midlands campaign.
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Chief Executive confirmed for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee
17/01/2019
Ian Reid has been confirmed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC), the team organising the largest event ever to be staged in the...
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Research Shows Children and Young People in the Black Country participate in vigorous activity at levels ahead of England and West Midlands average
12/12/2018
New figures released by Sport England show that children and young people in Dudley, Walsall and Wolverhampton participate in vigorous activity at levels way ahead of England and West Midlands...
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Sandwell Primary School Recognised at the West Midlands Community Sports Awards
07/12/2018
The Federation of Abbey Infant and Abbey Junior School in Sandwell was recognised among the winners of the prestigious West Midlands Community Sports Awards last night in Birmingham
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