Squash Girls Can subsidised coaching courses
07/02/2018
Passionate about getting more women and girls getting on court? Looking to deliver female-only group sessions? Look no further!
New Director Appointment for Active Black Country
01/02/2018
Following our recent recruitment, Active Black Country has appointed Ian Carey as its new permanent Director.
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New Chief Operating Officer appointed at Sport England
09/01/2018
Nick Pontefract, Executive Director of the Commonwealth Games Delivery Unit at DCMS, has been appointed as Sport England’s new Chief Operating Officer (COO).
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Making Time To Exercise: New Campaign To Get Black Country Workers More Active
03/01/2018
Are you finding you don’t get time to exercise in a busy working week? Do you go long hours without even standing up from the desk, even over lunch? A new campaign seeks to tackle inactivity amongst...
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Public Health England launches Change4Life campaign around children’s snacking
02/01/2018
Public Health England (PHE) is helping parents take control of their children's snacking by launching the first Change4Life campaign promoting healthier snacks.
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Contract Opportunity to Support Active Black Country with the Active Lives Children's Survey
11/12/2017
Active Black Country is seeking an individual to join their team for a fixed term contract to work with a number of schools across Sandwell and Dudley to support and carry out the Sport England Active...
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Benson Community Project Honoured at Regional Awards Ceremony
08/12/2017
A community project in Smethwick in the Black Country, has been recognised for the impact it has made to local residents, after being named among the winners of the prestigious West Midlands Community...
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Make volunteering in sport more appealing for disabled people, new research finds
07/12/2017
New research released on International Volunteer Day enables providers to improve their volunteering opportunities, especially for disabled people. The report, ‘Encouraging disabled people to...
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Tackling Inactivity in Black Country Workplaces
06/12/2017
Figures show Brits sit down for an average 8.9 hours each day and one in four of us do fewer than 30 minutes of physical activity a week – alarming statistics which are the driving force behind a...
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Do a Walk this December to Serve those who have Served us
27/11/2017
This Christmas, Walking With The Wounded is asking the British public to do a walk of any sort between Friday 8th – Sunday 17th December for our wounded ex-servicemen and women, those who without our...
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Black Country Sport and Physical Activity Sector encouraged to support a Black Country Christmas social media campaign
24/11/2017
To celebrate the diversity and strength of the sport and physical activity sector in the Black Country, and the success stories we are proud of, we are supporting the Black Country Local Enterprise...
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National Award Honours for Wolverhampton Sailors
17/11/2017
Three Wolverhampton sailors have been awarded two of the Royal Yachting Association’s most prestigious national awards in recognition of their exceptional generosity and commitment to the sport.
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Getting the West Midlands On The Move
17/11/2017
Mayor Andy Street teamed up with former Olympian David Moorcroft to launch a new keep fit campaign for the region.
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Active Black Country Tender Opportunity
17/11/2017
Active Black Country is seeking tenders from organisations to research and identify existing models of delivery and networks for the Primary PE and Sport Premium
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Winners announced at the 2017 Black Country Sport and Physical Activity Awards
11/11/2017
The winners were announced last night in a prestigious awards ceremony at the Copthorne Hotel, Dudley.
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Pedal power revolution for the West Midlands as bikeshare scheme gets set to roll
18/10/2017
West Midlands bikeshare could be up and running as early as next year, with between 3,000 and 5,000 bikes available for hire in cities and towns across the region.
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