• News

    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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    7th July 2019

    Wild Holiday Bunch Events: July & August

      This summer, in partnership with The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country, Ecobirmingham are bringing all 7-11 years old nature explorers, ten full Wild Holiday Bunch days… Read More

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    29th June 2019

    UK’s Best Park 2019: last chance to nominate

      Nominations for UK’s Best Park 2019 close at noon on Monday, 1st July, so you’ve not long left to make sure your favourite local green space is in the… Read More

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    24th June 2019

    Forward Arts – ‘Return to Nature’ artist call out!

      Forward Arts are looking for artists from a range of disciplines to create environmental and nature inspired creations for their new Arts Council Funded, woodland based event, ‘Return to… Read More

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    21st June 2019

    BOSF receives “10 Year Award” from West Midlands Park Forum

    BOSF receives “10 Year Award” from the West Midlands Parks Forum at their recent AGM in Bewdley.  “A big thank you to those who attended and congratulations to everyone who received… Read More

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    Development Coordinator needed for Birmingham Community Matters

    Birmingham Community Matters is recruiting! BCM is delighted to be recruiting for two paid roles, to start in late summer / early autumn 2019. Firstly the small Birmingham charity is… Read More

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