Ditch the junk! Action plan to combat childhood obesity in West Midlands
Junk food adverts near schools could be banned under proposals to tackle childhood obesity in the West Midlands.
New Research Shows that Over 12,000 More People are Active across the Black Country
12,600 more people age 16+ across the Black Country are meeting the Chief Medical Officer’s guidelines of doing at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity a week, according to new...
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Exercise inequalities leave millions of women inactive
Sport England has today launched the latest phase of its This Girl Can campaign, Fit Got Real, which aims to tackle the inequalities in levels of exercise between different social groups of women.
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Drive to ensure all children can swim by end of primary school
Government to roll-out more swimming lessons, extra teaching and improved guidance – supported by £320 million PE and Sport Premium.
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Think Real.  Be Informed.  Make the Right Choice.
Developed with Sport England, UK Anti-doping, and support from the English Institute of Sport, new Get Set + programme Think Real aims to inspire young people aged 11–16 to make healthy, informed...
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Finalists announced for prestigious coaching awards
UK Coaching has today, 22 October, officially announced the finalists for the 2018 UK Coaching Awards, continuing the organisation’s celebration of great coaching, which commenced earlier this year...
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Venues Plan for 2022 Commonwealth Games Confirms Sporting Showcase for Birmingham and the West Midlands
The Sport and Venue Programme for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games was confirmed and celebrated today, Friday 19 October
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Moving Medicine Tool Launched
A new tool to help healthcare professionals talk to patients about the benefits of physical activity is now live
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Active Black Country welcomes New Board Members
Active Black Country is delighted to welcome new board members, who will join our existing board members, to drive forward the partnerships ambitions.
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Almost 300,000 People are Active
Results from the Active Lives Adult Survey May 17/18 shows inactivity rates are also beginning to improve
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Birmingham 2022 calls for local communities to have their say and help develop the brand for the Commonwealth Games
As part of a special campaign starting on 12th October and running for the next 22 days, Birmingham 2022 is asking locals to have their say and help shape the Commonwealth Games, which will take place...
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New mental health campaign launched across the Midlands
Public Health England’s new Every Mind Matters campaign encourages adults in the Midlands to look after their mental health as they do their physical health.
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The Activity Trap: Benefits or being fit?
New research shows almost half of disabled people fear losing benefits if they take part in exercise
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Winners announced at last nights Black Country Sport and Physical Activity Awards
Last night (Thursday 4th October), at Himley Hall, Dudley, the six winners of the 2018 Black Country Sport and Physical Activity Awards were announced
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Funding to Increase Diversity in Leadership Roles
Lottery and Exchequer money will aim to provide 140 'board ready' candidates by 2021
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Entries open for Community Sport and Recreation Awards
The annual Community Sport and Recreation Awards have been celebrating grassroots sport and recreation for over twenty years, and champion grassroots work on a national scale, using examples of best...
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