Get on Board for a New Adventure and Push the Boat out Across the Black Country in May
04/04/2019
There is something for everyone as you and your family are invited to Push The Boat Out and try sailing or windsurfing for free or low cost across the Black Country in May.
Talent Plan for England Launched
04/04/2019
We're already a hugely successful sporting nation. Our country enjoyed record performances at the Commonwealth Games in Australia, while English athletes made up more than 80% of the hugely successful...
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Doctors Should Prescribe Swimming to aid Illness and Medical Conditions for the British Public
02/04/2019
Swim England has today called for the medical profession to be more proactive in prescribing swimming as part of a programme of activity to manage a variety of medical conditions and aid recovery.
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Coaching Week returns to help communities thrive
02/04/2019
UK Coaching has confirmed that Coaching Week will return for 2019, this year showcasing how great coaching creates the conditions for communities to thrive, inspiring a movement that brings more great...
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Former world champion Shanaze Reade becomes West Midlands Cycling and Walking Ambassador
22/03/2019
Former BMX and track cycling World Champion Shanaze Reade has today been announced as the first West Midlands Cycling and Walking Ambassador.
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Research gives Insight into Children's Attitudes to Sport and Physical Activity
21/03/2019
New analysis uncovers five key findings about children and young people's motivations towards getting active
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Primary schools from Wolverhampton recognised for their excellent work at annual PE conference
15/03/2019
Two primary schools from Wolverhampton were successful in winning awards at the annual Black Country Primary PE & Sport Premium Conference.
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Plans for the new £60m Sandwell Aquatics Centre have been given the green light
13/03/2019
The state-of-the-art leisure centre in Smethwick will provide a world-class sports facility for Sandwell and will host the swimming and diving competitions for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
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South Staffs Sailing Club Recognised as National Sailing Club of the Year Finalist
11/03/2019
South Staffordshire Sailing Club was recognised as being amongst Britain’s best sailing clubs as they were presented with a certificate for being a 2019 RYA and Yachts & Yachting Club of the Year...
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Introducing Active Partnerships; the new name for CSPs
11/03/2019
As the network of County Sports Partnerships gather in Nottingham today for their annual Convention, they have announced the launch of a new brand name ‘Active Partnerships’.
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Staffordshire pupil becomes two millionth girl to play cricket, on International Women’s Day 2019
08/03/2019
A Black Country student from Langley Primary School in Oldbury has become the two millionth girl to play cricket through the Chance to Shine initiative, it was announced today (8 March) on...
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Mayor to host charity golf day
05/03/2019
The Mayor of Wolverhampton is on the lookout for teams to take part in an upcoming charity golf day at Perton Park Golf Course on May 9.
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Walsall to host 2019 Commonwealth Judo Championships
26/02/2019
Walsall is to host the 2019 Commonwealth Judo Championships – the first time an international sporting competition of this scale has been held in the town.
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Sport England partners with Open University for free online course
19/02/2019
The Open University has been awarded £38,500 by Sport England to develop a free online course, launching in July 2019, for those who train, mentor or develop the skills of sports coaches, officials,...
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 Active Black Country is Seeking Employers as part of The Royal Foundation Coach Core Apprenticeship Programme
18/02/2019
Working in partnership with The Royal Foundation, Active Black Country will lead on the delivery of the Coach Core apprenticeship programme across the Black Country helping young people (16-24 years...
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Changing lives through boxing
13/02/2019
A Shropshire boxing coach says winning a Thrive Mental Health Award means helping more people by changing lives through sport.
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