At Festivals for Future we asked a simple question – How do we tackle global problems locally?(more…)
#LitterHeroes across Birmingham are making a difference to help improve the environment on our own doorstep. As part of a month of litter picking #GBSpringClean aims to inspire 500,000 people to help safely dispose of litter from our streets, parks and beaches, recycling as much as possible. I joined two local groups to find out more…(more…)
At the end of last month on Wednesday the 20th of March; The Active Well-being Society supported The Accord group to host a community sports and natter day at Trafalgar Road, pocket Park in Balsall Heath/Mosley. The event was centered on creating a discussion with residents to hear their priorities and to find out more about Active Communities.(more…)
‘What do you wish this was?’ – A great question to find out more about what people want, and to start a conversation about what can be done to make things better. At St. Paul’s Venture Hope & Change event we asked participants about what they thought and used stickers to label exactly what is wanted and where (thanks Candy Chang)(more…)
On Saturday the 9th we hosted a family fun day in Highfield recreation ground. This day was our very first event that focused on asking the people of Quinton, what we can do for them, in their area. We asked people about putting up community notice boards, a community website and what free activities they think would be beneficial.(more…)
Birmingham remembers the role of it’s citizens in World War One in this week, one hundred years since it’s end. This weekend saw a huge children’s concert at the Genting Arena in Birmingham performed entirely by over 3000 children and drawn from regions across the UK. Many more events will be happening across Birmingham – join us, organise your own memorial or visit to one of the many war memorials across Birmingham.