Category : News and Events



HFE and The Active Wellbeing Society working together to make exercise inclusive for everyone

HFE are the UK’s leading provider of personal training courses and a wide range of fitness qualifications including sports massage, GP referral, Pilates and yoga. This year, they have launched a new programme, the much-requested Level 3 Award in Programming and Supervising Exercise with Disabled Clients, or simply Level 3 Exercise for Disabled Clients. Recognised and supported by the fitness industry’s original awarding body, YMCA Awards, this qualification has the potential to positively impact countless numbers of lives.

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12th March 2019  |  Tina Bold




5 things you can do that can help you quit smoking

To quit smoking is a huge challenge….like seriously huge, but it’s something thousands of people do everyday and so can you!

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1st March 2019  |  Adeel Khan




Hope, Change and Grow





Join the panel….

Ever considered yourself as the next Simon Cowell, Craig Revel Horwood, Karen or Claude from apprentice or even a dragon from Dragons Den?

Here’s an exciting opportunity to come join a judging panel and help choose the best person to connect your community!

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13th February 2019  |  Adeel Khan




Active Communities in Meriden Park





Birmingham’s Markets Valued





Active Communities Pilot in Birmingham and Solihull awarded £9.72* million national lottery grant from Sport England

An innovative partnership involving a range of organisations across Birmingham and Solihull has secured £9.72m* of National Lottery funding from Sport England to deliver Active Communities a new vision to tackle physical inactivity in Birmingham and Solihull, reaching the population of over 450,000 people.

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4th February 2019  |  Tina Bold




Hope & Change in Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath





Community Fun Day

Come and join us for free family fun at Highfield Farm Recreation Ground. Activities will include games, litter picking/clean up – hot food is available.

Everyone is welcome and there are fun free activities for all ages

Date:Sat 9th Feb 19

Location: Highfield Farm Recreation Ground, Highfield Lane, Quinton, Birmingham B32 1QX

30th January 2019  |  Tina Bold




Local Community Action Officer

Team TAWS

The Active Communities project is looking to employ a Local Community Action Officer to work in and with the citizens of Shard End, Smiths Wood, Kingshurst, Fordbridge, Chelmsley Wood, Glebe Farm and Tile Cross.

Salary – £22,000 – £25,000 a year (36.5hrs a week/flexible/secondment)

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21st January 2019  |  Marcus Belben