Reclaiming the street

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

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Orange bike goes the distance

The Mad Summer Hare returned for a second time in 2018 following its hugely successful launch in 2017 by the organisers of the ever popular Mad March Hare. Mark completed all 100 miles on his free orange bike from Big Birmingham Bikes.

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How running inspired me

“Running is free, you can do it anywhere and it can do wonders for your physical and mental health. There are lots of wonderful places to run in Birmingham, including our beautiful parks and the canal network.”   “RUN Birmingham will cater for everyone, from the nervous novice through to

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Action Day at Georges Park

There is nothing more enjoyable than taking part in a variety of activities on a beautiful day with your family and friends at your local park; which is why this 22nd June in Lozells was such a success!

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Birmingham’s Sunday Share Re-boot!

It was a sad day to see our Sunday Carboot sale close after 40 years of service, but Active Streets working with Friction Arts have developed the carboot concept and re-booted it to start Birmingham Sunday Share! That’s right – it’s time to revive and renew something that has been

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Clean Air returns to Kings Heath

This year National Clean Air Day is on Thursday 21st June, and following last year’s success in raising awareness, and the BBC2 documentary ‘Fighting for Air’, Active Streets is supporting residents and Schools across Kings Heath to run a series of events to raise concern and take action.

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Going WILD in Birmingham

The 13th May will see ActiveStreets collaborating with our friends from the The Wild Network, as we begin working with select streets in Birmingham as part of GoWild initiative.

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Active Communities

Over the past few months the Wellbeing Team have been in Handsworth visiting people to find out more about the community and it’s community activists. ‘Active Communities’ event in Handsworth is the first event in a series to bring people together to make things better locally across Birmingham.

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