Crafts and storytelling tasks to try at home

Local artists and organisations have created a range of activities and resources that can help improve mindfulness and wellbeing while social distancing. Take a look at the fun and accessible craft, storytelling, and poetry tasks that you can get involved with: Leaf Creative Arts: Leaf Creative Arts have adapted their

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Penny Appeal provides #BrumTogether hygiene pack supplies

International charity, Penny Appeal, is one of the latest charities to support the #BrumTogether campaign. The news comes after Direct Line made a £100,000 donation from its Community Fund to #BrumTogether. The donation’s been used to pay for 11,000 essential supply packs, which include 6,500 hygiene packs. Penny Appeal are

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#BrumTogether thanks Direct Line for £100,000 donation

The #BrumTogether campaign has been given a financial boost in the form of a £100,000 donation from insurance firm, Direct Line. The donation from Direct Line’s Community Fund will be used to pay for vital supplies for Birmingham babies, families and vulnerable residents in need during the COVID-19 crisis. It

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Field Dynamics helps #BrumTogether provide targeted food support

Support for our #BrumTogether campaign is widespread, with so many individuals, businesses, charities and faith groups all coming together to provide essential help across the city. The campaign is being delivered by a network of grassroots organisations, including The Active Wellbeing Society. More than 60 organisations are currently working together

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Kindness is also Contagious….

In uncertain times, like these, caring for each other and our communities has been proven to make us feel better. Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen amazing work taking place in communities as people have chosen to rally together and support those who are isolating or most vulnerable. Hundreds

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The Active Wellbeing Society update 18.03.20

In light of current circumstances, The Active Wellbeing Society has made the decision to refocus its work in supporting our community. This decision has been made in consideration of our members, their friends, families and the wider community, in accordance to government advice. From Friday 20th March we will not

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The Active Wellbeing Society: Updates

Following a continuous review of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) threat, The Active Wellbeing Society has made the decision to refocus its activities from Friday 20th March. This decision has been made in consideration of our members, their friends, families and also the wider community. We are adhering to government advice in

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Active communities LCAN network meeting

Local Community Action Network Meeting

Are you passionate about where you live and what your area is like? Would you like to be involved in making things better? Do you find yourself dreaming about ways it could be better? Come along to the next Active Communities LCAN Network Meeting takes place Monday 2nd March 6.30pm

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Grass Roots tree planting

Grass Roots is an initiative to make being ‘wild’ accessible to all communities in Birmingham and Solihull. By developing activities with the community, people have the power to create long term change and they can enjoy the many benefits of having a cleaner, greener place to live. The aims of

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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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