£100,000 of National Lottery funding up for grabs to celebrate community spirit in the West Midlands
12/02/2019
Following the huge success of the first Mayor’s Community Weekend last year, communities across the West Midlands are being given double the cash to host celebrations this summer.
Guide to Dementia Friendly Sport and Physical Activity
12/02/2019
Sport England are working with the Alzheimer’s Society to help people with dementia live active lives
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WMCA confirms Youth Combined Authority plans
08/02/2019
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) says it wants to “see the world through the eyes” of young people - after its board approved funding for a new Youth Combined Authority (YCA).
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Ambitious plans for cycling in the West Midlands
08/02/2019
A regionally co-ordinated cycling strategy with funding targeted at 26 priority routes was today (Friday February 8) backed by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
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Basketball England’s Assist Fund to help the Next Generation
08/02/2019
In a unique programme of support for the sport, Basketball England today launched a new Assist Fund to benefit young players who might need financial assistance in order to play and enjoy basketball.
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Safeguarding Code in Martial Arts - Recognising Good Safeguarding Practice
07/02/2019
Safeguarding should be a top priority for all those involved in all sport, whether a club, organisation, an individual or as a parent.
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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...
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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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