On Friday we were next door to Planet Ice to meet Hobs Moat and Greenhill Active Communities with Solihull Council, to better understand the assets locally and listen to ideas on how we can develop happier, stronger communities and get people active. At the event itself two local people met for
Here’s Cheryl, 44 from Birmingham. This is her Run Birmingham story: “I volunteer for the Real Junk Food Project here in Birmingham and that got me thinking about my health and wellbeing. I was focusing on what I was eating but I couldn’t remember the last time I did any
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
The 2010 parliament report on the ageing population declared ‘By 2050 one in-four of the UK population will be aged 65 and over.’ Elders at West Park Community Centre led half term family fun – art activities and games with local families over two days.
We met Active Communities in Smithswood at St. Clements church this week to talk about how we can help each other to build a more inclusive, active community. There were some fabulous conversations, recognition for the work already happening and some broad agreement on important issues to the people who came,
How do we combat climate change? Climathon addressed the challenges in a 24 hour global ‘hackathon’ in Birmingham and over 150 cities worldwide. Traditional approaches are not working, so what can we do, and how can we encourage more people to join us in tackling climate change?
Here’s Sadaf, 41 from Birmingham. Before she came across our running project, Sadaf says she never believed she could become a runner and struggled to run for 30 seconds without feeling out of breath. Here’s her running story… “I was feeling really stressed so I began walking with friends in the
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
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