"Changing the face of coalfields communities."

Improve Health

Our aspiration is for coalfield communities to be healthy communities and we have a strong track record in delivering activities that engage people in healthy lifestyle activities and sport. We have designed programmes of activity that address health issues and encourage participation.


Disability Solutions West Midlands, the Stoke-On-Trent charity that provides support for disabled residents in the Staffordshire area, has received over £9,000 in funding thanks to the Coalfields Community Investment Programme. The user led organisation will allocate the funding, which totals £9,680, towards providing a combination of IT courses and basic nutritional information, highlighting the importance […]

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Active Inclusion

         GAME ON SPORTWORKS ‘Sport Works’: is an employability based programme targeted at potential participants sometimes defined as ‘hard to reach’ within society. ‘Sport Works’ re-engages learners and provides them with the skills, qualifications and experience to enter employment, enterprise activity or further learning. Sport Works is supported by the WCVA’s Active […]

Sportworks (Scotland)

Coalfield Sport Works (Clackmannanshire) A total of 11 young people (aged between 18 and 32) from across Clackmannanshire have been taking part in the 12 week sports based employability programme – Coalfields Sport Works. Coalfield Sport Works is delivered in conjunction with Wasp Community Football Club based at Indodrill Stadium, home of Alloa Athletic FC. […]

Game on Wales

Established in 2005, ‘Game On’ is a proud ‘Sport for Change’ programme that utilises the power of sport to help people of all ages, residing in Welsh coalfield communities, achieve better health, skills and self-esteem.   For more information on the project – visit the Game On Wales website: www.gameonwales.org   Wedi’n sefydlu yn 2005, […]