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23/09/2019
We're looking to appoint an organisation to work with us on an exciting pilot to tackle inactivity

Active Black Country in partnership with the four Black Country Local Authorities and West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) are trialling a Place Based Pilot to Tackling Physical Inactivity.

The exciting pilot, which is funded by Sport England and Black Country Consortium Ltd, aims to trial approaches in local ward areas to tackle physical inactivity.  

The pilot will be trialled in 8 wards across the Black Country, with the funding being used to develop a better understanding of residents’ needs, provide additional capacity to implement a community prescribing campaign and expertise to support and develop a framework for place-based change. 

We are seeking to create strong links with the priority communities. To understand what is needed to change and develop a network of statutory and non-statutory organisations by knitting together old and new to create a varied and integrated sense of place, making best use of assets within communities to encourage more people to be active and identify with, and feel a sense of ‘belonging’ to their place. 

The pilot will seek to develop wider, collaborative partnerships which look at how all parts of a community can better work together to get people active, healthier and happier.  

Active Black Country along with the Black Country Local Authorities and WMCA are seeking an organisation(s) to work with them on this exciting pilot;  

Three separate tenders will be commissioned as part of the overall Pilot; 

1. Resident & Stakeholder Engagement

2. System Change Partner

3. Monitoring & Evaluation

For further information please refer to individual briefs, that detail the specification for each tender. If you want to discuss the pilot please contact Ian Carey (Director) or Michael Salmon (Head of Insight, Health & Wellbeing) at Active Black Country;

ian_carey@blackcountryconsortium.co.uk or 01384 471137 

michael_salmon@blackcountryconsortium.co.uk or 01384 471136


Tender Submission

In order to apply you should submit :  

1. An outline of your proposed approach and methodology to fulfil the scope of the tender

2. A supporting statement detailing you and/or your organisations relevant experience and suitability to undertake the work

3. A breakdown of the key people who will be involved in completion of the work, their background and summary of recent career history

4. A breakdown of the proposed budget, including respective day rates


Please note that applications can only be considered if all the documentation is complete.

Contact for each tender submission is contained in individual briefs.  

Submissions must be received by 5pm 18th October 2019 

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