Fund to Help Disabled People Get Active
04/11/2019
A new £250,000 fund's been launched to provide training and equipment aimed at helping disabled people to become more active. The fund will be delivered by Sport England and the British Paralympic Association as part of Parasport – powered by Toyota
04/11/2019
Swimming is helping to save the health and social care system more than £357 million a year, according to new research from Swim England.
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29/10/2019
A final call has been made for unsung heroes, who have made a difference to the lives of people with mental health issues, to be nominated for prestigious regional awards.
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22/10/2019
Swim England highlights the benefits of swimming as a valuable life skill in a nationwide drive to encourage more adults to take the plunge and learn how to swim.
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22/10/2019
The first community projects to benefit from a £2 million fund set up by Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) to improve streets for cycling and walking have been announced.
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22/10/2019
UK Coaching is today (22 October) delighted to reveal the first selection of finalists for the UK Coaching Awards 2019.
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18/10/2019
The new survey data for May 2018/19 released yesterday shows that 32.5% of Black Country residents are inactive, a decrease of 0.3pp since May 2017/18.
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18/10/2019
More than 300 disabled people with a range of impairments will take part in the second Accessible Community Games at the Walsall campus of the University of Wolverhampton today, Friday 18 October.
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14/10/2019
UK Coaching, the lead agency for coaching in the UK, has released new research, which suggests that parental perceptions of coaching are overwhelmingly positive.
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11/10/2019
Sport England have partnered with the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) to launch an innovative safeguarding awareness campaign that uses augmented reality technology to help keep those involved in sport...
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09/10/2019
A pioneering campaign to improve mental health in the workplace has taken off in the West Midlands with 100 organisations signing the This is Me pledge in just 10 months.
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09/10/2019
A Black Country primary School has been recognised for the excellent work that they are doing using their Primary PE and Sport Premium funding through awards which are linked to national partners.
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08/10/2019
To mark World Mental Health Day (October 10), the spotlight is being turned on the region’s unsung heroes who have made a difference to the lives of people with mental health issues.
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07/10/2019
England is gearing up for the largest celebration of squash since 2009 as more than 150 squash clubs open their doors to their communities for World Squash Day this Saturday.
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07/10/2019
We don’t need to wait until we are struggling with our mental health; there are lots of things we can do to protect ourselves and prevent problems escalating, just as we do with our physical health.
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30/09/2019
The West Midlands Swift travel card can now be used to help people in Wolverhampton get fit thanks to a ground-breaking new partnership. Now the card, which is used to pay for bus and tram travel,...
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