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Sponsored Walk with Thrive 24th March

Posted March 19, 2018

Thrive’s sponsored walk is on Saturday 24th March starting at 10am at Kings Heath Park. ‘The march of the Purple People around the Parks of South Birmingham’ The starting point is our centre in Kings... View Article

Easter Holidays at Martineau Gardens

Posted March 15, 2018

Mon 9 or Wed 11 April, Easter Holiday Family Wildlife Activities Tickets: £5 per child, advance booking essential Join Juliette Green (Education Officer for Martineau Gardens), during the second week of the Easter Holidays for... View Article

Green Space Shown to Reduce Depression in Adolescents

Posted March 6, 2018

An American study of over 9,300 adolescents, aged between 12 and 18, has shown that living in an area with more green space is associated with lower rates of depression. The research, which was part... View Article

Protect Heritage Lottery Funding for Parks

Posted March 6, 2018

38 Degrees Campaign Our public parks and open spaces are much loved and used with an estimated 2.6 billion visitors each year but they are also suffering from severe cuts to parks services made by... View Article

Heritage Lottery Funding Consultation

Posted March 6, 2018

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) is currently running a consultation on its role, vision and funding priorities for the next five years (2019 – 2024). Comments are invited on the new approach, which could include... View Article

The Gardens Trust Spring Lecture 18th April

Posted March 5, 2018

Maria Luczak – Rivington Terraced Gardens: the collaboration of Lever & Mawson ‘None comes into competition’ Wednesday, 18 April 2018, doors open 6pm, lecture starts 6.30pm at The Birmingham & Midland Institute, 9 Margaret Street,... View Article

Seed and Plant Swap 17th March at Uplands Allotments

Posted March 1, 2018

Come along to Uplands Allotments on Saturday 17th March for their Seed & Plant Swap from 2.00pm to 5.00pm, free entrance. Exchange your seeds and pick up new interesting varieties Bring your edible plant surpluses... View Article

Marketing and Communications Coordinator at Northfield Ecocentre

Posted February 27, 2018

An exciting opportunity is available to join the Northfield Ecocentre team. We are looking for a Marketing & Communications Co-ordinator to join us to create campaigns that increase our profile, raise levels of user engagement... View Article

Early Bird Deadline for parks gardens and tree management stars to enter the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2018

Posted February 15, 2018

It’s time for the stars of the parks, gardens and tree management world to start working on their entries for the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2018 – the Early Bird Entry Deadline is 22nd February!... View Article

Create Your own Tree Trail

Posted February 15, 2018

The Tree Council has teamed up with TiCL Media to help people to enjoy the #ChangingViews and share their experiences as they are out walking. What can a TiCL App #TreeTrail do for you? Using... View Article