Birmingham Live coverage: Unused supermarket food helping families

  Charities and organisations across Birmingham are currently turning donated food into food parcels for the city’s vulnerable residents. We’re working with The Real Junk Food Project Birmingham to co-ordinate this project as part of our #BrumTogether campaign. The city-wide campaign is being supported by more than 60 charities, groups

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Homemade Laundry Bags for NHS Staff

Julie Webster, an Art and Textiles teacher, responded to a request for help from Marie Ford, a Matron at Birmingham Women’s Hospital, asking people who can sew to help make cotton bags for NHS staff. The idea was started by Marie’s friend’s mum who created cotton pump bags which nurses

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Earth Day celebrating nature

Earth Together

Earth Day 2020 – show your patch some love Wednesday 22nd April is the 50th Earth Day which is designed to be a way of collectively mobilising for the earth with 24 hours of action. You can read about it here. https://www.earthday.org/24-hours-of-action/ Go for a walk We wanted to mark

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Stitching Together

Looking after your wellbeing is important while socially distancing by staying at home. Many local groups and organisations have been sharing fun, easy and accessible craft activities that can help keep you occupied and entertained during this time. The projects listed below can be a great way to learn something

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Challenge 12 – Wild Card

We’ve set you challenges to get you going Wild, but you can create your own challenges, and do what you want to do – be adventurous and enjoy yourself outdoors (adhering to government guidelines)   Please send us your pictures using #brumtogether #wildtogether and on our Active Communitites Going Wild Facebook

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Challenge 12 – Wild Card

We’ve set you challenges to get you going Wild, but you can create your own challenges, and do what you want to do – be adventurous and enjoy yourself outdoors (adhering to government guidelines)   Please send us your pictures using #brumtogether #wildtogether and on our Active Communitites Going Wild Facebook

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Everyday Wild Challenge Weekly roundup

Social distancing is a vital measure which will help slow the spread of Coronavirus. But this doesn’t mean that people must be socially isolated. There are many ways that people can feel socially connected and supported. Being around nature can help reduce negative feelings and make us feel better emotionally.

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Diwali moon

Challenge 11 – Super Moon

Super Moon Challenge🌕 In the early hours of Wednesday morning it will be a full moon, meaning on Tuesday evening we have the chance to see it rise. The full moon like the sun, rises in the east and on Tuesday just before 7pm will be the time to see

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Symbol of Joy mandala

Challenge 10 – Symbol of Joy

Symbol of Hope and Joy 🌟 We look at Spring and Easter as a time of hope and joy, so this weeks overall theme is hope and connection. Today’s challenge over the course of the week is to have a fully assembled symbol of hope by Easter Saturday, using objects from

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The Active Wellbeing Society Launches Virtual Activity Finder

The Active Wellbeing Society are the first provider in the country to launch the first of its kind OpenActive-enabled live stream and on demand Virtual Activity Finder at https://theaws.co.uk/virtual/ You can search and find live streams or on demand activities for anything from cooking, reading, online learning, dancing and even

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Challenge 9 – Sharing hope

Today’s challenge is to share with us what’s giving you hope and who’s inspiring you at these unprecedented times…🌟 Let’s share and spread love, happiness and hope💟 📅 Today⏰ From 1pm📌 Home🔄 For more info: https://theaws.co.uk/everyday-wild-challenge/ #BrumTogether

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Challenge 8 – Spotting Trees

‪For today’s challenge please see the below, in association with @BhamTrees4Life ‬and @thewoodlandtrust ‪📅 Today‬‪⏰ From 1pm‬‪📌 Home‬‪🔄 For more information: theaws.co.uk/everyday-wild-… ‬ ‪#BrumTogether‬ While adhering to the strict social distancing rules, why not, while on your daily walk use the Woodland Trust’s Twigged link to spot and recognise trees in your local area. Its fun,

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