£37,000 to local community groups who are making a positive difference in their communities during the pandemic
Posted: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 21:21
The Brum Recovery Micro Fund, set up with funding from Birmingham City Council and managed by Birmingham Voluntary Service Council (BVSC), has approved 15 applications from citizens with plans to run activities... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 21:13
The Government has been urged to introduce new measures to benchmark the physical activity and wellbeing of children as part of a national strategy to make Britain's young people the happiest and most... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 15:54
Our BVSC's report 'Health Inequalities: Somali people's experiences of health and social care services in Birmingham' is based on interviews with members of the city's Somali community, with a specific... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 10:22
A ban on outdoor grassroots sport is set to be lifted in England when the national lockdown ends.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson will make a statement to the House of Commons on Monday unveiling plans for... Read More »
42% of girls avoid exercise when they have their period. Complete the menstrual cycle education for schools!
Posted: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 13:04
The status of menstrual education has not been quantified across the UK, with limited information on what education is provided, how this is delivered, support and guidance provided to teachers and the... Read More »
Anti-obesity campaigns may be damaging teenagers' mental health by driving them to exercise and diet obsessively, study warns
Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 13:36
- British teenagers are overestimating their weight and 'dieting more than ever'
- But UK researchers say anti-obesity push is making kids exercise to lose weight
- This could lead children of a healthy weight... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 13:34
The government is set to confirm a rescue package of emergency funding for sports impacted by the absence of spectators because of coronavirus.
A bailout of several hundred million pounds will be announced... Read More »