Ways to stay healthier this winter

As the weather takes a turn for the cold outside, winter needn’t be the unhealthiest time of year for you and your family. Here are some tips and tricks to help you stay fit and healthy even if you want to stay under the duvet and hibernate, you can keep

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Ride active

Ride Active is a partnership between British Cycling and Big Birmingham Bikes, aimed at providing fun, social cycling practice activities for adults, in safe, secure environments such as parks and multi-use games areas. These sessions allow you to practice and improve your skills, cycle in a group and meet other

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Lest we forget

Birmingham remembers the role of it’s citizens in World War One in this week, one hundred years since it’s end.  This weekend saw a huge children’s concert at the Genting Arena in Birmingham performed entirely by over 3000 children and drawn from regions across the UK.  Many more events will be happening

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West Park Community Fundays

On Monday and Tuesday 29th and 30th October, 11am to 3pm join us for Community Fundays with Art and Craft workshops led by local people and Artists at the West Park Community Centre.

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Super Saturday at Stechford Arts Trail

If you haven’t already heard, Stechford arts trail launched in July 2018 and is a new art and walking trail with sites dotted around the East Birmingham neighbourhoods of Stechford, Glebe Farm and North Yardley. All 10 new public art pieces have been created with the help of residents, community

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Tackling climate change across Birmingham

Yesterday we petitioned Parliament with the Clean Air Parents Network, tomorrow we are leading a 24 hour tour of Birmingham for Climathon.  But are we really tackling Climate Change, and do our most disadvantaged citizens have a say about how we tackle climate change?

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Diwali celebrated in Birmingham

Birmingham celebrates on Soho Road, Handsworth as the moon brings more light to mark Diwali 2018.  The event, coordinated by Soho Road BID was supported by many local organisations and the Active Wellbeing Team, organising a range of activities supporting our Active Communities.

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Running for your life

Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year, most commonly anxieties and depression.  Mental Health Day (10th Oct) is about challenging the stigma and discrimmination that can worsen mental health problems and raising awareness of the issues and what we can do

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Real food not junk

Every Thursday Lunchtime make time for lunch at Ladywood Health and Community Centre, B16 8RP.  The PayAsYouFeel Lunch Café & Boutique is open from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm.

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Let’s Ride on #Carfreeday

Do you want to learn how to ride a bike, or do you already ride a little but want to improve skills and confidence?  Ride Active is for you!  We hold events all through the year – Book your place now, or join our next Let’s ride pop-up on #carfreeday 22nd

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