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North of Birmingham City Centre Funding Briefing Session 12th September

Posted September 6, 2017

Tuesday 12th September, 3.30pm to 6.30pm at Albert Hall, 5 Witton Road, Aston, Birmingham, B6 5NU This funding briefing and networking session has been designed to raise awareness of three different funding streams targeted at... View Article


BOSF 2017 Conference on Community Safety in Parks 7th October

Posted September 5, 2017

Saturday 7th October at The Studio on Cannon Street, Birmingham. From 10.30am to 3.30pm, registration from 10.00am Our theme this year is Community Safety in Parks and Open Spaces. Our packed programme for the day... View Article


Green Space Can Boost Short Term Memory Development in Children

Posted September 5, 2017

Research has shown that higher amounts of vegetation nearby can boost short term memory development and reduce inattentiveness in primary school children. The study, undertaken in Barcelona, tested 2,593 children at 36 different primary schools... View Article


WHO Report Shows Urban Green Spaces Deliver Multiple Health Benefits

Posted September 5, 2017

A new WHO report summarizing evidence on the health effects of green space in urban areas shows that green spaces offer numerous public health benefits, including psychological relaxation and stress reduction, enhanced physical activity and... View Article


West Midlands Park Forum Annual Conference

Posted September 5, 2017

Thursday 5th October The Studio, Cannon Street, Birmingham This year the West Midlands Park Forum Annual Conference will be focusing on topics based around “The 24 Hour Park” looking at inspiration and innovation for the... View Article


Invite for Wild Birmingham

Posted September 5, 2017

Would you and your street like to take part in the ‘Wild Birmingham’ initiative on Saturday 30th September? The project is hoping to work with all of the 70 streets and roads that have had... View Article


Ageing Better In Birmingham Fund

Posted September 5, 2017

The Ageing Better in Birmingham programme aims to reduce isolation to people over 50 in Birmingham. They want to increase the amount of social and community connections that people have to help reduce isolation now... View Article


Four ways to Greener Birmingham Event 10th September

Posted August 30, 2017

Join us on a Journey: Four Ways to a Greener Birmingham, Sunday 10th September 2017 The Greener Birmingham Coalition are offering a novel way to experience the city’s natural heritage. As part of Birmingham Heritage... View Article


Lickey Hills Local History Society Oral History Workshop 12th September

Posted August 30, 2017

Come and join the Lickey Hills History Society for their FREE workshop on Oral History on 12th September at 2pm run by the Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service. If you are interested in attending then... View Article


Lickey Hills Local History Society Open Weekend 16th and 17th September

Posted August 30, 2017

Come and join the Lickey Hills Local History Society on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th September for their Open Weekend, from 11am to 4pm at the Visitor Centre on Warren Lane, B45 8ER. Find out... View Article