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Peter Bakare GB Volleyball Olympian

Former GB Volleyball Player Visits Bring it on Brum Summer Holiday Activities This Summer, The Active Wellbeing Society are working with the Department for Education, Birmingham Voluntary Service Council,...

Leah’s Story- Leisurely Led Ride

In May, Leah joined the This Girl Can Leisurely Led Ride on Monday evenings at Edgbaston Reservoir. The led ride is a women-only session, with...

Meredith’s Story

Meredith has never really been into fitness and running, ‘I had not run since I was at school. And I’m 50 now’, but when lockdown began...

Shakila’s Story

Shakila discovered the ladies social running group at Trittiford Mill Park earlier this year and has started the Couch to 5k training programme. She said...

Bikes on Prescription – Damien’s Story

The Active Wellbeing Society have been working with health partners to distribute free bikes to patients across the city. The bikes are recommended to patients whose physical and mental...

Raza and Rashida’s Story – How the Cycle Fix-it Café helped the family get back into cycling

Husband and wife, Raza and Rashida, took Raza’s and their daughters’ bikes to the Cycle Fix-It Café to have them checked and repaired. The Cycle Fix-It Cafés are a free, pop-up, bike...

Loneliness Awareness Week – David’s Story

Many of us have felt lonely and socially isolated this year. Almost half of the UK population said that they experience feelings of loneliness at times. The...

Halema’s Story

Halema was a very active person, but after developing drug resistant tuberculosis and having two children she became sedentary. She explained, ‘my body had a really, really bad...

Volunteers’ Week 2021 – Emily’s Story

Volunteers’ Week is an opportunity for us to say thank you to volunteers and celebrate their invaluable contribution. Over the course of the pandemic, we have seen an incredible response as...

#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek – From Seed to Fork

During Mental Health Awareness Week this year, the theme is ‘nature’. The Mental Health Foundation has found that our relationship with nature – the ways we notice,...