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Martineau Gardens is flying the flag as one of the UK’s very best green spaces

Posted July 20, 2017

Community Garden Martineau Gardens in Edgbaston, Birmingham has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as a quality community green space, among a record-breaking 1,797 UK parks and green spaces that received the prestigious... View Article


Ordnance Survey releases open dataset and free map of Britain’s Green Spaces

Posted July 17, 2017

At long last, Ordnance Survey have released a comprehensive, free map of Britain’s green spaces. OS explain; “Since the Greenspace map was reaffirmed as a commitment in 2015, OS has worked in collaboration with a... View Article


Happy Love Parks Week

Posted July 17, 2017

Happy Love Parks Week 2017! Love Parks Week is here and anticipating over 100 million visits to parks around the country during the week. There are loads of events to celebrate and enjoy the summer.... View Article


Tell The World Why You Love Your Park

Posted June 30, 2017

This year’s Love Parks Week – July 14-23 – is an opportunity to demonstrate just how much our country loves parks. So let’s get the whole community telling us why, to help us protect them... View Article


Dog Control Orders To Become Public Space Protection Orders

Posted June 30, 2017

The current 5 dog control orders in place in Birmingham are to be made into public space protection orders and the council are required to consult. There will be no changes to the legal requirements;... View Article


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


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


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