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Save Our Parks Petition

Posted October 29, 2018

Thousands of Britain’s parks and play areas are falling into disrepair or are under threat of being sold to developers. This is despite the vital health and social benefits that our much-loved green spaces provide.... View Article

Aviva Community Awards for Manor Farm Park and Handsworth Park

Posted October 29, 2018

Please help Friends of Manor Farm Park, Northfield, by voting for them in the Aviva Community Fund The Friends of Manor Farm Park have submitted a bid to buy extra play and exercise equipment for... View Article

Grow Wild Community Project Funding 2019

Posted October 15, 2018

Grants are available to groups and projects working on activities to connect communities and celebrate UK native wildflowers, plants and fungi. Grow Wild is awarding grants of £2,000 or £4,000 to groups across the UK... View Article

Green infrastructure and Health Yet More Evidence

Posted October 15, 2018

More evidence has emerged of the physical and mental health benefits of green infrastructure. An expert paper from the EU PERFECT (Planning for Environment and Resource efficiency in European Cities and Towns) project helps to... View Article

Birmingham Tree People

Posted October 10, 2018

Introduction to Tree Wardening on Saturday 17th November 2018 09:30 – 16:00 Handsworth Park, Holly Road, Birmingham – Sons of Rest Building Are you interested in trees  but don’t know your Ash from your Elder?... View Article

Biffa Award Recreation

Posted October 2, 2018

The Recreation theme generally covers projects which  will benefit people within their free time. Many projects under this theme also have elements of the other two themes within them; we receive more applications under this... View Article

Biffa Award Rebuilding Biodiversity

Posted October 2, 2018

Biffa Award gives funding for developing a wildlife habitat. Criteria The project site is within 15 miles of a significant Biffa operation. Check your project’s postcode using the Postcode Checker below The project site is... View Article

Music For All Funding

Posted October 2, 2018

Community Project Funding Many projects and initiatives take place throughout the UK that all aim to bring music to their community. Most would benefit from a “helping hand” to fulfil their potential in becoming truly... View Article

Litter Innovation Fund

Posted October 2, 2018

WRAP is happy to announce Round 2 of the Litter Innovation Fund (LIF).  A £450,000 programme, funded by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local... View Article

Vote for Your Favourite Green Flag Park

Posted September 26, 2018

Earlier this year, 15 of Birmingham’s parks were awarded prestigious Green Flag status – now it’s your chance to have your say on which of the city’s parks and green spaces should receive the People’s... View Article