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Happening in Billesley and across Birmingham

Happy Health Holidays has come to Billesley Common, and locations across Birmingham! Marcus Belben, Community Practice Lead, spoke to Pat Rowland from Friends of Billesley...

Backs to the Future?

At Festivals for Future we asked a simple question – How do we tackle global problems locally?

Air Quality on Clean Air Day

To mark this day, additionally to events and workshops in and around our schools, Active Communities planned an air quality relay using it’s Air Quality...

Running a Centre – ‘What makes it is the Volunteers’

Active Communities team took Kings Heath Community Centre Friends Group to visit Bristol to see how Community Centres were being run there outside of Local...

What’s stopping children biking to school?

Over two weeks in June the Active Communities team surveyed nearly 1000 children at Primary Schools across Birmingham to see how they have traveled to...

Festivals for all our Futures

‘Festivals for Future’ takes place this Saturday 29th June at Kings Heath Community Centre 10am to 8pm and is a collaboration between many organisations interested...

Clean Air – more than a Zone or a Day

Anyone who lives and works in Birmingham will probably notice air pollution. The smell of exhaust fumes and the dust on our windows and streets...

Let’s Ride!

On Sunday 9th June, the roads of Birmingham were closed to traffic for a free annual cycling festival, Let’s Ride Birmingham. In Balsall Heath and...

Humans on the Heath

It’s the people that make an area – and in Balsall Heath and Sparkbrook there are some wonderful people from all walks of life, who...

The difference between a game and a sport

Why are some people active and others not? And if it’s true that young people play less outdoors, what’s stopping them? I talked to half...