We were at Shard End Library at half term making willow wands and drawing portraits with Caricaturist Ben Jones while we chatted. It was a great way to get to know people, find out what they thought about their local area and learn how to make willow wands. Here are
International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated every year on March 8. It’s a day where women are recognised for their achievements and an opportunity to push for more gender equality.
To quit smoking is a huge challenge….like seriously huge, but it’s something thousands of people do everyday and so can you!
On Saturday the 9th we hosted a family fun day in Highfield recreation ground. This day was our very first event that focused on asking the people of Quinton, what we can do for them, in their area. We asked people about putting up community notice boards, a community website
Active Communities Pilot in Birmingham and Solihull awarded £9.72* million national lottery grant from Sport England
An innovative partnership involving a range of organisations across Birmingham and Solihull has secured £9.72m* of National Lottery funding from Sport England to deliver Active Communities a new vision to tackle physical inactivity in Birmingham and Solihull, reaching the population of over 450,000 people.
Come and join us for free family fun at Highfield Farm Recreation Ground. Activities will include games, litter picking/clean up – hot food is available. Everyone is welcome and there are fun free activities for all ages Date:Sat 9th Feb 19 Location: Highfield Farm Recreation Ground, Highfield Lane, Quinton, Birmingham
The Active Communities project is looking to employ a Local Community Action Officer to work in and with the citizens of Shard End, Smiths Wood, Kingshurst, Fordbridge, Chelmsley Wood, Glebe Farm and Tile Cross. Salary – £22,000 – £25,000 a year (36.5hrs a week/flexible/secondment)