Help us look after the city’s green spaces by taking action and getting involved in the Greener Birmingham Day Out 24th June. This Free family friendly fun event is open to all.
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.
Today our Active Streets supported two events in the Northfield district – celebrating Kings Norton Park’s fantastic achievement in becoming a Green Flag Park, and the newly created Northfield Community Garden. (more…)
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…)
Today Victoria Goodyear and her team at the University of Birmingham are publishing a comprehensive report looking at young people, social media, health and wellbeing. (more…)
Well Christmas has been and gone and I think we’ve said happy new year to just about everyone, anyone missed, Happy New Year! (more…)
War memorials are something you’ll find all over our city and in surprising places, and where better to start finding out about our World War One heritage than paying a visit? That’s what Paganel Primary School did this Friday, to perhaps the most significant World War One memorial in Birmingham – Lodge Hill Cemetery, where 498 soldiers from all over the Commonwealth are buried. (more…)