Mental health and wellbeing support for businesses
02/09/2020
West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is to help more business leaders, across the East and West Midlands, support their employees’ mental health and wellbeing, post-lockdown.
02/09/2020
Lockdown has had an impact on children's activity levels, so the reopening of schools is an important moment to help increase the amount of sport and activity they're doing.
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28/08/2020
Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) has teamed up with Love to Ride to encourage more people to get out and about on their bikes.
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27/08/2020
UK Coaching has confirmed that UK Coaching Week 2020 will take place from the 14-20 September.
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26/08/2020
Birmingham 2022 is inviting the best sporting facilities in the West Midlands to apply to become official training venues, giving them the opportunity to host international athletes from across the...
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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...
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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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