Challenge 7 – Windowsill Garden

CHALLENGE 7🏆 Make your own windowsill garden! 🌱 Now’s the time of year to get planting, but what if you can’t get out? No worries, because your windowsill is probably the best place to grow things on ready for the outdoors anyway, or just to make it look nice! 😍 📅 Today⏰ From 1pm📌 Home🔄 For

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#middaythankyou

Two mums from Kings Heath are keeping positive through this lockdown by spending a little time at midday showing appreciation and thanks for people working on the frontline.  Adele Cleaver (aka The Real Playful Mama) and Kezia Johnson (aka Kezia Soul) have been friends since primary school and are known

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Growing together in Kings Heath

Growing things in shared spaces can be very rewarding.  Community gardens are great to grow your own food and plants and make long term change locally – Enjoy the benefits of having a cleaner, greener place to live, meet people living locally and grow things together.  It’s important to stay

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Staying Connected

We are all at risk of feeling isolated and lonely over the coming weeks, with Covid-19 guidance advising people to stay home and limit social contact. Vulnerable groups and older people will be feeling particularly affected by these changes. Social distancing is a vital measure which will help slow the

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Challenge 6 – In the night garden

CHALLENGE 6 🏆 For today we’re sharing a great challenge from Ranger Dean at Bournville Virtual Forest School for you to have a go at! 📅 Today⏰ From 1pm📌 Home🔄 Check out all of social media pages to see what we’re up to: Twitter/Instagram: @TAWSociety, Facebook: @theaws (join our Active Communities Going Wild group!), Website: www.theaws.co.uk/everyday-wild-challenge/

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Wilding wishes

Challenge 5 – Wilding Wishes

CHALLENGE 5 🏆 Find beauty and happiness in the little things but also remember to dream big💭💌 Every time you feel the urge to get out, write it down, put it in the jar and create your ultimate bucket list! Photograph your best ideas so we can share them and inspire

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Staying at Home: Lifestyle Advice

Staying at home is a complete upheaval of most people’s day to day routines. This can feel very strange and uncertain, so it’s important to stick to a routine where possible. This will give you a sense of normality and control over your situation. It can be a very anxious

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Staying At Home: How to Stay Active

Self-isolation means that we all have to change our way of thinking when it comes to being active. Being active can mean many things including; cleaning the house, gardening, dancing to music and even getting up to make a cup of tea can all count as movement. The World Health

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Staying at Home: How to Stay Healthy

Whether you are self-isolating or on lockdown, we will all be spending a lot more time at home over the coming months. But there are plenty of things we can do to make sure we feel healthy in both our bodies and our minds. Establishing a routine around your time

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Giving Peas a chance

We are making special deliveries of peas to grow at home in the Balsall Heath Area. Beat the isolation blues, grow your own peas and share photos as you plant, watch grow and harvest your crop. The deliveries made by General Public with The Active Wellbeing Society, work within the

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Heron

Challenge 4 – Noticing Birds

CHALLENGE 4 🏆 What bird song can you hear?   Go and hang out with your local birds this evening, and why not try set your alarm early tomorrow morning for the dawn chorus (5:45am)Send us your videos, photos, sound clips of birds singing! 📅 Today⏰ From 1pm📌 Home🔄 For access to the printable pdf: https://zcu.io/BMsI

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Kindness is also Contagious….

In uncertain times, like these, caring for each other and our communities has been proven to make us feel better. Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen amazing work taking place in communities as people have chosen to rally together and support those who are isolating or most vulnerable. Hundreds

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