Category : Active Streets



Birmingham’s Sunday Share Re-boot!

Rea Street South

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…)





King Heath Primary School: Let’s talk about Clean Air Day 2018!





Clean Air returns to Kings Heath





Street parties across Birmingham for Royal Wedding





Going WILD in Birmingham





Active Communities

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.

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Active Streets five years on and growing





Green Flags and Green Shoots in Northfield





Great beginnings for Book Club at Stanhope Hall

Reading a book can be very private experience, so why share what you read?  I met Angela Bernard, a volunteer from Stanhope Hall Wellbeing to talk about her new book club, and why she thinks books are for sharing. (more…)

20th February 2018  |  Marcus Belben




Representation of Birmingham People

Representation of the People Act 1918

One hundred years ago on 6th February 1918, the Representation of the People Act was voted for, extending the vote to working class men and, for the first time, some women. (more…)

15th January 2018  |  Marcus Belben