Making Time To Exercise: New Campaign To Get Black Country Workers More Active
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 workplaces across the Black Country – and this is your chance to get involved.
Public Health England launches Change4Life campaign around children’s snacking
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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Walsall Man Becomes First Wheelchair Athlete To Take Part In New Tennis Tournament
David Sinclair calls for more indoor tennis facilities to transform the sport for wheelchair users in the region
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Sport England releases fresh insight into the volunteering habits of the nation
Sport England has today published the latest data from the Active Lives Survey, providing a comprehensive picture of volunteering in sport and activity for the first time.
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Government confirms Birmingham bid for the Commonwealth Games 2022
Birmingham is to be the UK’s official candidate city for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Culture Secretary Karen Bradley has announced.
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