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Plantlife’s Report We Need To Talk About Nitrogen

Posted March 29, 2017

Nitrogen in the air is one of the greatest threats to our wild plants, lichens and fungi, yet few people have even heard about it. Plantlife’s new report “We need to talk about Nitrogen” raises... View Article


Big Dig Food Growing Event at Martineau Gardens

Posted March 29, 2017

Ready, steady …grow! Gardeners and would-be gardeners are being invited to kick-start their gardening year with fun green-fingered gardening activities at the Big Dig Food Growing Event (on national Big Dig Day), at Martineau Gardens... View Article


Comic Relief Community Cash Fund 2017

Posted March 24, 2017

Comic Relief Community Cash 2017 is now open for applications. £75,000 is available with grants from £500 to £1,000 for organisations with an annual income less than £100,000 in Birmingham, the Black Country and Solihul.... View Article


South Cycle Brum Easter Egg Bike Ride 20th April

Posted March 24, 2017

Come and join South Cycle Brum for their Easter egg hunt bike ride for all the family on 20th April 2017. Starting at Hollymoor Medical Centre and proceeding off-road to Balaam’s Wood. There will be... View Article


Friends of Sparkhill Park Community Garden Clearance Day 2nd April

Posted March 24, 2017

Come and join the Friends of Sparkhill Park for their Community Clearance Day on Sunday 2nd April, from 2.00pm to 5.00pm. Meet by the play courts in the park Please note – heavy digging involved!... View Article


Hidden First World War Heritage of the Lickey Hills

Posted March 22, 2017

The Lickey Hills Local History Society has received £10,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a project, Hidden Heritage of the Lickey Hills. Awarded through HLF’s First World War: then and now programme, the... View Article


Mayoral Hustings 7th April

Posted March 16, 2017

As you know on the 4th May the West Midlands will be asked to vote for our first ever Mayor. We need to make sure that all candidates are committed to restoring and improving the... View Article


HS2 Community and Environment Fund

Posted March 8, 2017

Two funds are available to local communities to help with the disruption that will be caused by the construction of Phase one of HS2 between London and the West Midlands; the Community and Environment Fund... View Article


Great British Spring Clean in Birmingham

Posted March 2, 2017

The Great British Spring Clean kicks off this weekend and Birmingham groups are coming out in force all over our parks and green spaces. Come along and join in with one nearest to you: Thursday... View Article


Events with the Friends of Highbury Park

Posted March 1, 2017

Come and join the Friends of Highbury Park for their variety of events and activities for the whole family: March 12th  – Heritage walk with Mary Ann Ochota, from 11.00am. March 25th – Learn about... View Article