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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Handsworth is running and here are five reasons why

Whether you’re a keen runner or a total newbie who doesn’t know where to start, now is the time to tie those laces and hit the pavements and parks – that’s what more and more people in Handsworth, Birmingham, are doing every day. Many of us dread the thought of

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Celebrating Black History

This weekend we were in Erdington to celebrate the lives of Black people in Birmingham’s community who have made a significant contribution, as part of Black History Month 2018.

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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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Quick tips to add exercise at home

A lot of people tell me that they don’t have time to do exercise or be active as they are busy at home being Mum. There are ways that you can get your heart rate up though doing everyday tasks. Pop some music on when you’re doing your housework. It’s

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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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Car Free Day in Birmingham

Leave your car behind on 22 September 2018 as people from around the world get together in cities, towns and streets to remind the world that we don’t have to accept our car-dominated society for #carfreeday.

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Jiggle, wiggle & giggle your way to wellness

It’s This Girl Can Dance-a-thon time again!  If you’re interested, let us know and we’ll post you dates as soon as they’re confirmed.  Join for some fun and to get them talking about the positive impact exercise has on the body.  Here’s what people thought of our last one at Prizm

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Food for thought on Perry Barr streets

Our partner Rufia was in-touch with us to organise a street event for all the residents of her road Dewsbury Grove, in Perry Barr on the 2nd of September. This the neighbourhoods second closure, that they’ve got behind this summer.

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Fight for the right to vote continues

Join us on Saturday 15th September 3pm to 4:30 pm for a ‘Right to Vote’ walk starting in Victoria Square outside the Council House and visit where Birmingham people, politicians and activists fought for our right to vote. Contact Marcus Belben to find out more or phone 07784302283 to book

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