Black Country School Games Summer Festival – It’s back
22/06/2018
This summer, over 1,500 aspiring young athletes from over 80 Black Country schools will be going head-to-head in 10 events at an Olympic-style competition on Friday 29th June at the University of Wolverhampton, Walsall Campus.
Why we Invest in Football
22/06/2018
As the world is spending a month celebrating the beautiful game, Sport England thought it would be a good opportunity to look at how they support the sport across England.
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August Paddle Challenge
20/06/2018
British Canoeing are laying down the gauntlet to all paddlers this August and challenging you to paddle 30 or 60 miles to earn a free boat sticker.
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Launch of new sport parenting resources
15/06/2018
After 18 months of meetings, reviews, and discussion, Sport Parent EU has launched a series of resources to help sports parents to improve their children’s sporting experiences.
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Primary Schools Championed in Regional Awards
15/06/2018
Three primary schools from across the West Midlands have been recognised for the excellent work that they are doing using their Primary PE and Sport Premium funding through awards which are linked to...
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Activity Alliance releases Ten Principles film
12/06/2018
Activity Alliance, supported by Sport England, has today released the Ten Principles film to guide providers to deliver more appealing and inclusive opportunities.
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Active 10 app helps Adults get Active this Summer
11/06/2018
Did you know that walking briskly for just 10 continuous minutes counts as exercise, and summer is the perfect time to be more active.
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Activity Alliance launches new Inclusive Activity Programme
08/06/2018
Activity Alliance is delighted to announce the launch of the brand new Inclusive Activity Programme (IAP). The announcement comes during Coaching Week (4-10 June) after a successful application to...
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Women in Sport and British Weight Lifting Launch #StrongIsNotASize Campaign
07/06/2018
Today, Women in Sport and British Weight Lifting launch a joint social media campaign #StrongIsNotASize to empower women of all abilities to feel comfortable and confident stepping into weights areas...
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CIMSPA and UK Coaching launch coaching professional standards
06/06/2018
The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) and UK Coaching have today released the first sector professional standards related to coaching in the UK.
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The Value of Volunteering
06/06/2018
The millions of people who give up their time every week are the foundations of all sport played in England
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UK Coaching’s Principles of Great Coaching announced
04/06/2018
UK Coaching, the lead agency for coaching in the UK; with a mission to put coaching at the heart of physical activity and sport, has unveiled its principles of ‘Great Coaching’ which support everyone...
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City of Wolverhampton Celebrates Four Queen’s Awards for Voluntary Service
04/06/2018
Unsung community heroes from four organisations across the City of Wolverhampton are celebrating after learning they are to receive the highest award for volunteer groups in the country.
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Council recruits sport and health apprentices for schools
01/06/2018
Twenty apprentices are being recruited to deliver sports, health and wellbeing programmes in Wolverhampton schools.
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Howzat! New cricket facilities to be unveiled in City
01/06/2018
Cricket fans will be bowled over by a number of new developments planned in Wolverhampton over the coming months.
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Fun for all as Mayor's Community Weekend gets National Lottery backing
30/05/2018
Communities across the West Midlands have been awarded almost £60,000 of National Lottery funding to host celebrations, thanks to a new partnership between the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA)...
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