• News

    15th November 2019

    Big Green Summit 2019

      Birmingham citizens call for a greener city in timely new survey  Over the last six months a coalition of environmental organisations from across Birmingham have consulted the city’s residents… Read More

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    30th October 2019

    Run Leader in Cotterdige Park and surrounding areas

    Do you love running and would like to help others to discover their passion for running too? Active Parks are looking for volunteers to train to become run leaders in Cotteridge… Read More

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    28th October 2019

    TCV’s 2019/20 “I Dig Trees” programme is now open

    Would you like a share of trees from the TCV’s – “I Dig Trees programme”? You need to be quick as they are being snapped up fast. After just one week,… Read More

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    21st October 2019

    “How to plant trees – and help save the planet”

    “To love trees is to invest hope in the future. To have faith in times to come is not easy right now, but there is scientific evidence that mass tree… Read More

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    19th September 2019

    Recruiting: BCM Development Assistant role

    Work for Birmingham Community Matters Having secured a Reaching Communities England grant from the National Lottery Community Fund, BCM have hired a Development Coordinator to advance the model and approach of… Read More

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    12th September 2019

    Acocks Green Youth Project – Summer 2019

    We had a great time working with the Acocks Green Youth Project this summer as part of our Inspire with Art #StopLitterinParks project, hosting an up-cycled art workshop using litter collected… Read More

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    19th August 2019

    BOSF Job Advertisement: Future Parks Accelerator Community Facilitator

    A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work with Birmingham Open Spaces Forum, Birmingham City Council and other partners of the Future Parks Accelerator Programme; A partnership fund between Heritage Lottery,… Read More

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    18th August 2019

    Create Trails and Walks with TICL App

      #TreeTrail The Tree Council has teamed up with TiCL Media to help people to enjoy trees and share their experiences as they are out walking. Your group can now… Read More

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    Resources for Friends Groups

    The Friends of Lordship Rec in London have created a new website Parks Community UK to help out Friends Groups. It will be handed over to the National Federation of Parks and… Read More

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    16th August 2019

    Can you help with a Daily Mirror article on closures of kids play areas?

        Daily Mirror Appeal to Friends Groups:   “Dear Friends Groups   I’m working on an article for next week about the loss of playgrounds and play parks across… Read More

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