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Walsall Advertiser 22 Feb 14
Freeze on council tax as Walsall Council announce they must make…
COUNCIL tax will be frozen and public buildings will remain open as Walsall Council today revealed plans to save 21 million in the next financial year.
The Albion Foundation 21 Feb 14
Portway Leisure Centre Hosts Albion Foundation Disability Camp
This February half-term, The Albion Foundation Disability department delivered a multi-sports camp at the new Portway Lifestyle Centre.
Cllr Ian Shires: LibDem - Willenhall North 20 Feb 14
With one week to go Labour remain silent on Lib Dem/Tory coalition ZERO% Budget proposals
It’s one week away from the special Full Council Meeting to decide the Council Tax level for 2014/15 and how Walsall Council intends to allocate its budget next year.
Cllr Andrew James: Conservative - Mercian Ward 18 Feb 14
Tamworth and Lichfield Host Think Local 4 Business Show
A free event to help businesses across Tamworth Borough and Lichfield District access to support, advice, mentoring and funding will take place on 6 March.
BCC: Cabinet - Cllr Ian Ward - Deputy leader's news 14 Feb 14
Olympic master class for young swimmers
London 2012 Olympians, Joanne Jackson and Robyn Nicholls, will be at Cocks Moors Wood Leisure Centre on Monday 17 February to meet and swim with hundreds of children in a master class session to celebrate the launch of a new swimming programme.
Coventry Bears RL 13 Feb 14
Warmup game moved to Sunday at new venue
This Saturdays scheduled game versus Midlands students has been moved to Sunday and will be played at the Bears training venue the Moat House leisure centre at 1pm.
Chasewater Stuff's Blog 12 Feb 14
Lichfield and the Museum of Cannock Chase News
Lichfield and the Museum of Cannock Chase News Love your pool with 2 for 1 offer this Valentine’s weekend! Friary Grange Leisure Centre is encouraging everyone to fall back in love with their local swimming pool this February.
West Midlands Tae Kwon Do 12 Feb 14
South Midlands Tae Kwon-Do Championship 2014
9 th February 2014 Hereford Leisure Centre This small regional competition saw record numbers of competitors in all divisions and the standard was really high on the day.
Lichfield Mercury 12 Feb 14
Valentine’s plea to love Lichfield pool following £500,000…
WITH the 500,000 makeover of Friary Grange Leisure Centre complete, Lichfield District Council is hoping to make a splash with a new campaign encouraging swimmers to “fall back in love” with the pool.
Lichfield Live 12 Feb 14
New initiative bids to get more people swimming at refurbished Lichfield leisure centre
Lifeguard Charlie Watt at Friary Grange Leisure Centre’s swimming pool A new campaign is hoping to get more people back in the water at a Lichfield leisure centre.
Walsall Advertiser 11 Feb 14
Entry now open for Walsall’s first triathlon event
GET on your bike, don your swimming costume and dust off your running shoes as entry for the borough’s first triathlon event is now open.
Halesowen News 11 Feb 14
Free half term swimming at Sandwell pools
CHILDREN can swim for free at Sandwell’s leisure centres during school holidays.
Cllr Ian Shires: LibDem - Willenhall North 11 Feb 14
LIBERAL DEMOCRATS PROMOTE ZERO COUNCIL TAX INCREASE
Council Tax Increase? ZERO! Children’s Centres Closed? ZERO! Libraries Closed? ZERO! Leisure Centres Closed…
Sandwell Council News PR 10 Feb 14
Free swimming for under 16s during half-term (and all school holidays!)
Children can swim for free at Sandwell’s leisure centres during school holidays.
Lichfield District Council PR 10 Feb 14
Love your pool with 2 for 1 offer this Valentines weekend!
Friary Grange Leisure Centre is encouraging everyone to fall back in love with their local swimming pool this February.
Stourbridge News 10 Feb 14
Lifeguard training course in Stourbridge
PEOPLE who want to become a lifeguard can take the plunge and attend a training course at the Crystal Leisure Centre next week.
Wyrley Juniors FC 9 Feb 14
FREE coaching for girls!
The Club is delivering FREE coaching for girls by a Level 2 coach every Monday afternoon 4 til 5 on the astro turf at Cheslyn Hay Leisure Centre.
Walsall Advertiser 8 Feb 14
Walsall schoolboy admits stabbing girlfriend with key after…
A SCHOOLBOY “lost his temper” and stabbed his ex-girlfriend after assuming she was cheating on him, a court heard.
Lichfield Live 6 Feb 14
Online calendar to showcase half-term fun on offer in Lichfield and Burntwood
Staff at Burntwood Leisure Centre get ready for half-term fun An online calendar is being launched to keep parents updated with acitivities to keep Lichfield and Burntwood youngsters entertained during the February half-term.
Tamworth Herald 6 Feb 14
Neville leads the way as town athletes shine in Sportshall
TAMWORTH AC competed in the fourth Birmingham Sportshall League fixture of the season at Stockland Green Leisure Centre on Friday.
One Voice 3 Feb 14
Activeyes weekending 8th February
Swimming Why not come along and join one of our two Activeyes swimming groups.
Birmingham City Council News PR 31 Jan 14
The Nelson Mandela Health and Wellbeing Centre
Plans to rename Handsworth Leisure Centre and hold an event to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela have been put back to 18 July – his birthday and Nelson Mandela International Day (Mandela Day).
Lichfield Live 29 Jan 14
Ribbon cut on new facilities at Lichfield’s Friary Grange Leisure Centre
Tom Bolton cuts the ribbon at Friary Grange Leisure Centre The revamped facilities at Lichfield’s Friary Grange Leisure Centre have been officially unveiled.
Lichfield People 28 Jan 14
A day of celebration took place at Friary Grange Leisure Centre on Sunday 26 January 2014 to officially launch the £500,000 makeover.
Former Friary School pupil and Olympic Relay torchbearer, Tom Bolton, cut the ribbon to formally open Friary Grange Leisure Centre’s improvements.
Changing Our Lives 28 Jan 14
February Half-term workshops – Book your place!
Changing our lives has received funding from Sandwell Council to run free activity days throughout February half term from Portway Leisure Centre, Newbury Lane, Oldbury.
Lichfield Mercury 28 Jan 14
Olympic torchbearer Tom Bolton cuts the ribbon at Friary Grange…
A DAY of celebration took place at Friary Grange Leisure Centre on Sunday to officially launch the facility’s 500,000 makeover.
Lichfield District Council PR 28 Jan 14
Olympic torchbearer cuts ribbon on improvements
A day of celebration took place at Friary Grange Leisure Centre on Sunday 26 January 2014 to officially launch the 500,000 makeover.
Sutton Coldfield Local 24 Jan 14
Meet PCSOs Foley and Harrison who recently joined the Trinity policing team
The Sutton Trinity Neighbourhood Policing team which covers; the town centre, Wyndley Leisure Centre, Town Gate, Falcon Lodge, Whitehouse Common, Maney Hill and Good Hope Hospital has recently had two new additions to its ranks.
Walsall Council: Press Release 23 Jan 14
Leisure discount scheme is a big hit
Leisure centre discount scheme Move It,which aims to give inactive people the incentive to exercise more, has been nominated for a local Government award.
Coventry Observer 22 Jan 14
Work continues on new Centre AT7
BUILDING work at the multi-million pound redevelopment of Centre AT7 took a positive step after the top beam was placed on the extension of the leisure centre which is due to be completed later this year.
Stourbridge News 22 Jan 14
Early bird opportunity at the Crystal Leisure Centre
EXERCISE enthusiasts will soon be able to take advantage of increased opening hours at a popular Stourbridge leisure facility.
Lichfield Live 22 Jan 14
Free swimming on offer to celebrate Lichfield leisure centre’s makeover
Swimmers are being invited to try out the new facilities at Lichfield’s Friary Grange Leisure Centre as the venue is officially reopened after a £500,000 makeover.
Lichfield Mercury 21 Jan 14
Olympic torchbearer Tom Bolton will officially open Lichfield’s…
OLYMPIC torchbearer Tom Bolton will officially open Lichfield’s new-look Friary Grange Leisure Centre on Sunday.
Coventry Telegraph 21 Jan 14
Coventry Leisure Centre’s new swimming pool continues to take shape
AT7 extension has top beam put into place ahead of expected opening in August…
Express & Star 21 Jan 14
Inspiration is praised by Bert Williams leisure centre boss
Staff at the leisure centre which bears his name are among those who have paid tribute to Bert Williams.
Signal 107 20 Jan 14
Wolves pay tribute to Bert Williams
The club’s former goalkeeper passed away yesterday Tributes have been paid to former Wolverhampton Wanderers and England goalkeeper Bert Williams MBE, who died yesterday.
Stourbridge RFC 19 Jan 14
15s – Todays game is now at Bewdley Leisure Centre
Bewdley Leisure Centre 30 Stourport Rd, Bewdley, DY12 1BL all games at SRFC have been cancelled due to waterlogged pitches.
Halesowen News 17 Jan 14
Boccia club kicks off in Oldbury
A PARALYMPICS inspired Boccia club is launching at a leisure centre in Oldbury this weekend.
Chasewater Stuff's Blog 16 Jan 14
Forthcoming Attractions – Celebrating Friary Grange’s improvements
Forthcoming Attractions Celebrating Friary Grange’s improvements A day of fun activities is set to take place on Sunday 26 January 2014 to celebrate Friary Grange Leisure Centre’s £500,000 makeover.
Tyburn Mail 16 Jan 14
Who is making the cuts: Labour or Conservative?
Jack Dromey MP, Labour candidate Lorraine Owen, and Labour councillors Des Hughes and Peter Kane with their banner outside Kingstanding Leisure Centre Labour campaigners for the Kingstanding by-election held up a banner outside Kingstanding Leisure …
Friends of Moseley Road Baths 15 Jan 14
Be Active swim times
‘Be Active’ is a scheme where all Birmingham residents can access sports and leisure facilities for free at certain times of day.
Lichfield People 15 Jan 14
Celebrating Friary Grange’s improvements
A day of fun activities is set to take place on Sunday 26th January 2014 to celebrate Friary Grange Leisure Centre’s £500,000 makeover.
Lichfield District Council PR 15 Jan 14
Celebrating Friary Grange’s improvements
A day of fun activities is set to take place on Sunday 26 January 2014 to celebrate Friary Grange Leisure Centres 500,000 makeover.
Tamworth Herald 13 Jan 14
Tamworth Phoenix in recruitment drive in lead up to NFL…
THE Tamworth Phoenix is inviting new members to their ‘Rookie Days’ at Wilnecote Leisure Centre in the lead up to the NFL’s Superbowl on February 2.
Coventry Culture 10 Jan 14
Application to grant reserved matters for Friargate Phase 2 approved with conditions.
Express & Star 9 Jan 14
Three are arrested over car park attack
Three teenagers, all female, have been arrested in connection with an attack on a woman in the car park of a leisure centre.
Coventry Telegraph 9 Jan 14
Six thousands new homes to be built near Rugby
Council vote unanimously for planned development which would include retail space, leisure centres, shops and restaurants…
Coventry Telegraph 8 Jan 14
OAP banned from Nuneaton leisure centre after performing sex acts in front of young girls
Man, 72, warned prison sentence likely after admitting offences at Pingles centre…
West Midlands Tae Kwon Do 8 Jan 14
South Midlands Area Championships Sunday February 9th 2014
South Midlands Area Championships Hereford Leisure Centre Holmer Road Hereford Sunday February 9th 2014 Students are invited to attend the South Midlands Area tournament on Sunday February 9th 2014 in Hereford.
Express & Star 8 Jan 14
Woman attacked by car park gang outside Cannock Leisure Centre
A woman was viciously attacked by a gang of up to 12 teenagers on the car park of a Midland leisure centre.