House Builder Launches £600,000 Sporting Fund to Create Lasting Legacy
The UK’s leading housebuilder, Persimmon Homes, has today launched a Healthy Communities programme aimed at giving away over £600,000 in cash to sports groups and sporty individuals.
Still Time to Push the Boat Out and Try Sailing in the Black Country
There is still time to try sailing and windsurfing for free in the Black Country this week after hundreds of people across the West Midlands got out on the water, many for the first time, as the...
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Time to push the boat out in the Black Country from this weekend
Free and low cost sailing and windsurfing is coming to the Black Country for nine days from Saturday (13 May) as the national RYA Push the Boat Out ‘have-a-go’ festival gets underway.
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Walking out of Darkness 2017
‘Walking Out Of Darkness’ events will take place in Birmingham and London on Saturday 6th & 13th May 2017, book ending ‘Mental Health Awareness Week’.
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One month to go until Push the Boat Out in the Black Country
The countdown to Push The Boat Out 2017 is ON as there is just one month to go until you and your family can try sailing and windsurfing for free and low cost across the Black Country.
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Sainsbury’s Inclusive Community Training awareness week Communities reaping benefits of active lives
Over three years, more than 7,000 people have benefitted from Sainsbury’s Inclusive Community Training
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Free Sessions Open up Sailing for all in the Black Country in May
If you thought sailing was something you could never do, five Black Country clubs will show you it is with free RYA Push The Boat Out ‘have-a-go’ sessions in May!
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WV Active’s Super Saturday is back during Residents Week
WV Active will be opening all leisure centres for a full day of free fitness activities on Saturday, April 1, to kick-off Residents Week in the City of Wolverhampton.
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City of Wolverhampton smashes new cycle routes target
City of Wolverhampton Council is putting in the extra miles when it comes to delivering cycle routes as part of its active travel network.
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New Year Challenge for Active Black Country Board Member
Active Black Country Board Member and Beacon CEO, Arwyn Jones is undertaking a new challenge for 2017
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International Women's Day
Taking place on Wednesday 8th March 2017
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City to get moving as Beat the Street returns
Beat the Street, the exciting walking, running and cycling game which took Wolverhampton by storm in 2016, is set to return next month.
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British Triathlon Calls on Black Country Women to Give Tri a Try
British Triathlon have teamed up with Sport England’s This Girl Can campaign to launch a new pilot scheme to encourage Black Country women to think differently about how they get active.
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Active Black Country and Birmingham County FA join forces to get more people active
Increasing the opportunities for more young people to take part in football as well as in coaching is at the heart of new £10,000 joint plan by Active Black Country and Birmingham County FA.
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1.2 Million Young People Get Set To Eat Fresh As Aldi Announces Four Year Partnership With Team Gb’s Brownlee Brothers
Olympic athletes Alistair and Jonny Brownlee have joined forces with Aldi to pledge their support for Get Set to Eat Fresh
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Research reveals demand for more opportunities for people with limb impairments to be active
New research released today, 8 February reveals clear demand for more physical activities that are accessible for amputees and people with limb impairments.
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