Cycling and Walking to be Prescribed by Healthcare Professionals  as part of a new Pilot Launched by Active Black Country
25/08/2020
Active Black Country are working with the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) as part of their Big Summer of Cycling & Walking to support the development of the social prescribing of Rolling (cycling) and Strolling (walking).
24/08/2020
Simple changes could encourage more women to go to the gym more often.
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20/08/2020
Active Black Country have partnered up with the Association for Physical Education (afPE) to support Sandwell MBC’s Play Service by providing 1,000 skipping ropes to vulnerable families within...
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11/08/2020
Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) has today (Tuesday August 11) unveiled the Starley Network, a new 500-mile cycling vision for the West Midlands.
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05/08/2020
Entries for this year’s Run for Joel are now open! The event is set to be the biggest to date as participants across the UK run/walk/cycle from home to raise money for Smile for Joel, a leading...
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27/07/2020
UK Coaching has launched a new toolkit that will ensure the nation’s coaches are equipped with the knowledge and skills to provide great coaching experiences to others, and support them as coaches to...
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24/07/2020
An open letter urging sport and leisure decision makers to put disabled people’s inclusion at the heart of plans and preparations as restrictions are lifted further.
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20/07/2020
Transport for West Midlands’ (TfWM) has teamed up with West Midlands Railway and Cycling UK to host cycle safety sessions throughout the summer. The Love Your Bike sessions will be calling at some of...
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17/07/2020
A new project is underway looking at how to enhance three West Midlands open spaces – the sort of areas that since lockdown many of us have come to value.
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14/07/2020
One in six workers experience mental health difficulties which has resulted in millions of lost work hours from sickness and presenteeism (where workers attend work unwell).
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13/07/2020
Following a month-long campaign to engage with residents and groups across the Black Country, evidence shows that lockdown has encouraged previously inactive people to start moving more.
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13/07/2020
Specialist sports facilities to support Olympic and Paralympic athletes are set to be expanded as part of the extension of a long term partnership between the University of Wolverhampton and the...
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10/07/2020
British Blind Sport have expanded their First Steps programme which empowers and encourages children between the ages of 3 – 11 years old with a visual impairment to develop their early developmental...
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06/07/2020
Dudley Council are working in partnership with Active Black Country and Aspire Sports and Fitness to develop a specialist Community Sport and Health Officer (CSHO) Apprenticeship for Dudley schools to...
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01/07/2020
The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has signed up to a ground-breaking participation and equality initiative.
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01/07/2020
Plans for pop-up cycle lanes, wider pavements and many other measures to encourage more cycling and walking across the West Midlands have been given overwhelming backing from Government.
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