Birmingham 2022 calls for local communities to have their say and help develop the brand for the Commonwealth Games
10/10/2018
As part of a special campaign starting on 12th October and running for the next 22 days, Birmingham 2022 is asking locals to have their say and help shape the Commonwealth Games, which will take place 27th July – 7th August 2022.
New mental health campaign launched across the Midlands
10/10/2018
Public Health England’s new Every Mind Matters campaign encourages adults in the Midlands to look after their mental health as they do their physical health.
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The Activity Trap: Benefits or being fit?
08/10/2018
New research shows almost half of disabled people fear losing benefits if they take part in exercise
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Winners announced at last nights Black Country Sport and Physical Activity Awards
05/10/2018
Last night (Thursday 4th October), at Himley Hall, Dudley, the six winners of the 2018 Black Country Sport and Physical Activity Awards were announced
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Funding to Increase Diversity in Leadership Roles
04/10/2018
Lottery and Exchequer money will aim to provide 140 'board ready' candidates by 2021
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Entries open for Community Sport and Recreation Awards
01/10/2018
The annual Community Sport and Recreation Awards have been celebrating grassroots sport and recreation for over twenty years, and champion grassroots work on a national scale, using examples of best...
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Cycling gets £15 Million Investment
27/09/2018
A £15 million investment into community cycling facilities will provide a lasting legacy from next year’s UCI Road World Championships in Yorkshire.
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University of Wolverhampton to Sponsor the 2018 Black Country Sport & Physical Activity Awards
26/09/2018
Active Black Country is delighted to announce that the University of Wolverhampton are to be headline sponsors for the 2018 Black Country Sport and Physical Activity Awards.
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New Teacher Training to Target Attitudes to PE in Schools
24/09/2018
Secondary schools to benefit from up to £13.5 million investment in workforce skills
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Coach Core gets Nearly £1 Million to Double Apprenticeship Scheme
24/09/2018
Around 200 new young coaches will be able to join an apprenticeship scheme after an award of £995,500 to The Royal Foundation to double the reach of its Coach Core programme.
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Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Board meet for the first time
13/09/2018
Preparations for Birmingham’s largest ever sport and cultural event are gathering pace following the first meeting of the newly-appointed Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Board
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Women's Squash Week set to return
13/09/2018
England Squash is calling on the squash community to get behind Women’s Squash Week from 22-30 September.This annual international campaign celebrates and showcases female squash at every level of the...
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Finalists announced for the 2018 Black Country Sport & Physical Activity Awards
12/09/2018
This years finalists have been identified and will be presented at an awards ceremony on Thursday 4th October.
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West Midlands businesses have a week left to sign up for Thrive at Work
07/09/2018
Small businesses in the West Midlands are being reminded there’s just a week left to sign up for a pioneering project designed to boost their employees’ health and wellbeing.
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New strategy to change the reality of disability, inclusion and sport
06/09/2018
Activity Alliance today (6 September) releases a new three-year strategy – Achieving Inclusion Together. Determined to change the reality of disability, inclusion and sport, the charity looks to a...
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Heart Age Test gives early warning of heart attack and stroke
04/09/2018
Public Health England is urging the public to find out their ‘heart age’, with 50 preventable deaths from heart attack or stroke happening every day.
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