• BOSF is a volunteer network organisation, set up at the end of 2004, that brings together all the community groups in Birmingham with an interest in green open spaces.

    Our main focus is supporting the volunteers who add value to the city’s open spaces.

    Currently there are more than 130 member groups – some are large and organised others are 2 people & a dog. There are areas of the city less well represented than others and we need your help to make sure that all of the city can benefit from what a friends group can offer.

    A study undertaken when BOSF was established demonstrated that an open space with a friends group benefited from an average of £35k a year additional funding and volunteer hours equivalent to 1.5 additional staff. Read more.

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    Big Green Summit 2019

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    Run Leader in Cotterdige Park and surrounding areas

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    TCV’s 2019/20 “I Dig Trees” programme is now open

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    “How to plant trees – and help save the planet”

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    Recruiting: BCM Development Assistant role

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    MEMBERS' TOOLKIT

    Information, advice & guidance for members.

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    Upcoming Events

    James Watt Bicentenary Tree Planting

    Sat 23rd November 2019 11:00
    Handsworth Park (near the Well Being Centre), Holly Road
    Organised by: Friends of Handsworth Park

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    Woodland Play, Sunday Session at Highbury Orchard

    Sat 23rd November 2019 13:30
    Highbury Orchard
    Organised by: Highbury Orchard CIC

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    Woodland Play at Highbury Orchard

    Wed 27th November 2019 13:30
    Highbury Orchard
    Organised by: Highbury Orchard CIC

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    Winter SwingFit at Cotteridge Park

    Wed 27th November 2019 18:00
    Cotteridge Park
    Organised by: Friends of Cotteridge Park

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    Cotteridge Park – Led Walking Group

    Thu 28th November 2019 10:00
    Cotteridge Park
    Organised by: Friends of Cotteridge Park

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    Cotterdige Park – Qi Gong and Tai Chi

    Thu 28th November 2019 10:30
    Cotteridge Park
    Organised by: Friends of Cotteridge Park

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