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Building Better Communities Fund Returns in 2018

Posted January 16, 2018

Jewson’s Building Better Communities programme will reopen in 2018 to support more community building causes across the UK. The Fund awards a Top Regional prize of £50,000 (split equally between labour and building materials costs)... View Article


Tree Planting at Castle Vale Conservation Area 20th January

Posted January 11, 2018

Join the Community Environmental trust  once again at their annual Tree Planting Event to make a difference to the local open green space; your planted tree will support our cause for the future conservation of... View Article


The Government Launches the 25 Year Environment Plan

Posted January 11, 2018

The Government has just launched it’s 25 Year Environment Plan ‘A Green Future: Our 25 Year Plan to Improve the Environment’. It sets out what they will do to improve the environment, within a generation.... View Article


NCSEM launches Healthy Habits new year campaign

Posted January 10, 2018

Throughout January the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine (NCSEM) will be looking at different ways to build healthy habits into the daily routine this new year. The campaign will cover top tips and... View Article


Conservation at Senneleys Park Sunday 14th January

Posted January 10, 2018

Come and join the Friends of Senneleys Park for their conservation work party led by BCC Rangers. They will be clearing brambles, dead branches and general tidying in the park nature reserve. Meet at 11am... View Article


Wassail at Balaam’s Wood Saturday 13th January

Posted January 9, 2018

Come and join the Friends of Balaam’s Wood for their Community Orchard Wassail on Saturday 13th January at 1.00pm. This ancient tradition blesses the fruit trees to encourage a good harvest. They will be making... View Article


Photography Wildlife Talk at Lickey Hills 23rd January

Posted January 9, 2018

A digital presentation by renowned wildlife photographer Peter Preece on Tuesday 23 January 2018, starting at 7.30pm An illustrated wildlife talk covering mostly British mammals, birds, insects, reptiles/amphibians and fauna.  The presentation shows you where... View Article


Wassail at the Lickey Hills 13th January

Posted January 9, 2018

Wassail in the Community Orchard, 4.15pm, Saturday 13 January 2018; meet at the Visitor Centre in Warren Lane Wassailing is a rural Medieval English ritual intended to ensure a good fruit harvest. This event is... View Article


Esmee Fairbairn Foundation Launched New Insight Report into their Environment and Food Funding

Posted January 8, 2018

Esmee Fairbairn Foundation are launching their Environment and Food Insight Report which can be read by clicking here! This report is based on insights and lessons from grants which closed in 2016 and 2017. They... View Article


Wassail at Cotteridge Park 20th January

Posted January 8, 2018

Come and join the Friends of Cotteridge Park for their Wassail on Saturday 20th January at 4.00pm in the orchard. What is a Wassail? The Wassail is an ancient celebration that starts the Orchard year.... View Article