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 working in our neighbourhood – Humans on the Heath from our launch event at City Farm, Balsall Heath:(more…)
We visited Meriden Adventure Playground to meet parents and children there and find out more about what they think of where they live and play.(more…)
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…)
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…)
With our first event done, we are coming away with a feeling of excitement. Pots were planted, shrubs were established and neighbours aquainted. (more…)
Birmingham is one of the UKs greenest cities and boasts more public open space than any other European city – but how well connected is it, and how easy to access? (more…)