From Depression to Action -Salma’s Story

Salma talks to us about the benefits of time attending our classes. Talking Art de-stresses me. It’s my time on a Friday. First, I get to do the aerobics class, then afterwards I come to the Talking Art. It’s brilliant. I made new friends. I found out about this center

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Our Streets, Our School.

Road closure event in Kings Heath Who cares if there aren’t enough glue sticks? We talk to children at Kings Heath Primary School about the pending road closure, their campaign and life at school.   Many schools around Birmingham and the rest of the UK are closing Friday afternoons in a

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Making lovely things with clay: George’s story

I joined this pottery class at the beginning. We’re about two or three months into it now. I live very locally, virtually on the doorstep. I came, firstly, because it was something for an older person to do. As I used to be reasonably creative when I was a schoolboy

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Air Quality on Clean Air Day

To mark this day, additionally to events and workshops in and around our schools, Active Communities planned an air quality relay using it’s Air Quality Monitors with the aim of mapping air quality in as much of the city as possible. The aim was be to get as many people

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