New report shows more to do to reduce disabled people’s inactivity
28/01/2020
Four in five disabled people want to be more active but demand is not being met. Only two in five feel they are given the opportunity to be as active as they would like to be.
14/01/2020
The Activity Finder is a new and innovative way for blind and partially sighted people, their family members and professionals to search for VI-friendly clubs and community groups across the United...
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11/01/2020
Partners from across the health, local authority and sports sectors have come together to help break down barriers to physical activity and improve the wellbeing of the West Midlands.
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08/01/2020
Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street today launched the region’s first Community Champion awards, calling on residents to nominate someone who has made a significant contribution to their local...
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18/12/2019
Transport bosses have today committed almost £15 million funding towards four major cycle routes as part of the region’s vision to get more people to take up cycling.
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17/12/2019
Mental health and sport and physical activity leaders have pledged to champion ground-breaking work across the West Midlands promoting how sport and getting active can prevent mental ill-health and...
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13/12/2019
Active Black Country, the strategic lead for sport and physical activity across the Black Country has developed an online insight hub as a platform to share learnings generated from across four key...
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06/12/2019
Get Set to Eat Fresh, Aldi and Team GB’s free education programme, is excited to announce the return of Kevin the Carrot, the star of Aldi’s Christmas advert for four years running.
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05/12/2019
Almost half of children and young people (46.8%) in England are doing the recommended average of 60 or more minutes of physical activity a day - a rise of 3.6% over the last year.
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20/11/2019
Judy Murray OBE has been announced today (20 November) as the winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award for this year’s UK Coaching Awards, which will take place at The Tower Hotel London on the 5...
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19/11/2019
The coaches of England Cricket World Cup winner Ben Stokes and Team GB Olympic sailing champion Hannah Mills have won The Coaching Chain award at this year’s UK Coaching Awards, which will take place...
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18/11/2019
UK Coaching has officially opened a public vote for the Great Coaching Moment of the Year award category as part of its UK Coaching Awards, with England coach Gareth Southgate, Liverpool FC’s Jürgen...
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11/11/2019
Active Black Country are currently conducting research into School Facilities, and we are seeking to develop insight on the existing landscape by understanding how many schools currently open their...
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08/11/2019
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has announced a £25 million contribution towards the cost of redeveloping the Alexander Stadium in time for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
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07/11/2019
Active Black Country and partners, have launched a competition today for school children from across the Black Country to design a logo for a new scheme.
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07/11/2019
If you want to help people to move more and gain confidence on a bike, then #MoveMoreSandwell want to hear from you.
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