The residents of Findon road in Ward End undertook their first event with it’s accompanying road closure on the 1st of September. The weather was clearly on the residents’ side on this early Autumn day, the sun streamed down for the entire six hour event. Fortunately, a cold smoothie was never too far away. (more…)
On the 6th of August residents of King Edwards Close came together to celebrate 56 years since Jamaica leaving British colonial rule in 1962. (more…)
There is nothing more enjoyable than taking part in a variety of activities on a beautiful day with your family and friends at your local park; which is why this 22nd June in Lozells was such a success! (more…)
It was a sad day to see our Sunday Carboot sale close after 40 years of service, but Active Streets working with Friction Arts have developed the carboot concept and re-booted it to start Birmingham Sunday Share! That’s right – it’s time to revive and renew something that has been held very dear to the heart of many in Birmingham. (more…)
This year National Clean Air Day is on Thursday 21st June, and following last year’s success in raising awareness, and the BBC2 documentary ‘Fighting for Air’, Active Streets is supporting residents and Schools across Kings Heath to run a series of events to raise concern and take action. (more…)
Active Streets is helping coordinate a series of street closures across Birmingham for parties to celebrate the Royal wedding of Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle.
Over the past few months the Wellbeing Team have been in Handsworth visiting people to find out more about the community and it’s community activists. ‘Active Communities’ event in Handsworth is the first event in a series to bring people together to make things better locally across Birmingham.
Five years on, playing out in Birmingham has developed into Active Streets, and has grown exponentially.