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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‘Represent’ are on the lookout for Artists [Guest Blog]

The People’s Heritage Co-operative and our community partners are seeking Artists to support a community heritage project, ‘Represent’. There are two separate commissions available for this opportunity working alongside talented, creative and curious community participants to develop work for a touring pop-up exhibition in Spring 2020. Could you support community

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Festivals for all our Futures

‘Festivals for Future’ takes place this Saturday 29th June at Kings Heath Community Centre 10am to 8pm and is a collaboration between many organisations interested in how we can work together to tackle global problems locally.  Bringing people together, this event looks at how our local community centre can work

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Humans on the Heath

It’s the people that make an area – and in Balsall Heath and Sparkbrook there are some wonderful people from all walks of life, who have plenty of stories to share! Inspired by the Social Media phenomenon ‘Humans of New York’, we’ve collated some portraits of people living, loving and

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Immediate Start Jobs at The Active Wellbeing Society

Due to recent funding and significant team expansion, The Active Wellbeing Society are looking for a team of short term interim colleagues to enable us to launch new and exciting initiatives.  Due to the nature of these projects, you need to be able to start immediately. We are on the

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New Partnership Gives Hope to City Farm

St Paul’s Community Development Trust are happy to announce that following lengthy discussions with a number of organisations agreement has been reached with The Active Wellbeing Society (TAWs) that will secure the long term viability of the Balsall Heath City Farm. Threatened with closure since December 2018 St Paul’s have

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The Great British Spring Clean 2019

#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

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Join the Panel

Active Communities are employing more staff, holding assessment days for Local Community Action Officers for different areas of Birmingham. Potential candidates will have been shortlisted, interviews scheduled and now we need your help! We want local people play a key role in the process to make sure we get the

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Easter Activities

FREE Easter Activities from Big Birmingham Bikes Monday 15th April to Thursday 18th AprilChildren’s learn to ride a bike/ Bikeability Sessions *Shard End Wellbeing Centre and Small Heath Wellbeing Centre

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Join the Panel

Active Communities are holding assessment days for Local Community Action Officers for different areas of Birmingham. Potential candidates will have been shortlisted, interviews scheduled and now we need your help!

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