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Wildflower Meadow Workshop and Practical 6th June

Posted May 25, 2017

This free workshop is designed to provide training for those interested in managing wildflower meadows created through Urban Buzz and NIA. The workshop will look at meadow creation techniques and management practices. The workshop will... View Article


Another Chelsea Gold Medal for Birmingham Parks

Posted May 25, 2017

Birmingham City Council Parks has been awarded another Gold Medal at the Chelsea Flower Show 2017, which makes six in a row now! The display celebrates the work of Birmingham artist, cartoonist and inventor Rowland... View Article


BOSF Administrator Job Opportunity

Posted May 19, 2017

Administrator Post 2 days (15 hrs) per week on self employed contract to 31 March 2018 (may be extended subject to funding) Pay rate £76.00 per day, plus reasonable travel expenses Are you highly organised,... View Article


Grand Opening of Nettlefold Garden 21st May

Posted May 11, 2017

Nettlefold Garden is a new pocket park in the garden suburb of Moor Pool in Harborne and is run by the Moor Pool Heritage Trust. You are invited to the Grand Opening of this new... View Article


Acocks Green Village in Bloom Gold Sculpture

Posted May 11, 2017

Acocks Green Village in Bloom have just installed their “Gold” Sculpture on the roundabout at Warwick Road, Shirley Road and near Westley Road. The sculpture, designed Veronica Treadwell  for Acocks Green B.I.D and for the... View Article


Acocks Green Village in Bloom Launch Event 13th May

Posted May 11, 2017

Come and join Acocks Green Village in Bloom for their 2017 Launch on Saturday 13th May, from 11am to 3pm at Mallard Community Orchard on Mallard Close. Activities will include: Lots of Bargain Plants Children’s... View Article


Making Birmingham Greener and Healthier Awards 2017

Posted May 10, 2017

There’s still time for your school, group or organisation to enter the Making Birmingham Greener & Healthier Awards 2017. Birmingham City Council, in partnership with environmental company Veolia, are looking for Birmingham’s next “green” champions.... View Article


Introducing Bordesley Green Forest Garden

Posted May 2, 2017

Bordesley Green Forest Garden is one of the largest community food forest projects in the West Midlands. The project works with the local community and wider region to promote regenerative urban food production and community... View Article


Government Publishes Plan to Increase Cycling and Walking

Posted April 28, 2017

The government has published its £1.2 billion long-term plan to make cycling and walking the natural choice for shorter journeys. The government wants cycling and walking to become the norm by 2040 and will target... View Article


Green Space and Grey Matter

Posted April 28, 2017

A study by the Universities of York and Edinburgh has found that walking between an urban environment and green space can trigger changes in levels of excitement and engagement in people aged over 65, with... View Article