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    Blossom Together in Birmingham

      The National Trust is attempting to create a symbolic ring of blossom around the city centre this winter. Using the circular number 11 bus route as a template for… Read More

    Birmingham’s Erratic Walking Trail – Bournville and Cotteridge Park

    Join the Birmingham’s Erratic Boulders project team for an exploration of Birmingham’s Ice Age Heritage: The Louis Barrow Trail – around Bournville and Cotteridge Park. This will be held at… Read More

    RSPB – Family Survey

      Your help is needed to shape community activities and projects for families!   Please click on the below link to the RSPB Love Nature survey to share your experiences,… Read More

    BOSF Tai Chi & Qi Gong interview on BBC Radio WM

      Ahead of the internationally celebrated World Tai Chi & Qi Gong Day on 30th of April – Emma Woolf (Friends of Cotteridge Park) was invited for a phone call… Read More

    BOSF Friends Group’s volunteering hours, April 21- March 22

        Here is a huge thank you to the parks volunteer groups in Birmingham!   The figures for April 21 – March 22 are in, the total parks and… Read More

    COVID Memorial Gardens

      Birmingham City Council is currently creating ten COVID-19 Memorial Gardens in the city, one in each district. Click here to find out where they are!   The Memorial Gardens consist of… Read More

    Reed Bed Project – Westley Vale Millennium Green

        Veronica Treadwell from the Friends of Westley Vale Millennium Green shares the news about an exciting new project in her local open space:   “After fourteen months from our first application,… Read More

    Future Proof Park – Youth Participation and Safe Guarding webinar

      Earlier this month Groundwork Youth West Midlands hosted an online workshop for BOSF Friends Groups, to help groups work with young people – building the next generation of green space volunteers!  Led… Read More

    15 city parks and open spaces in Birmingham retained their Green Flag Award status 2021

      Congratulations to the fifteen city parks and open spaces in Birmingham that retained their Green Flag Award status in 2021!   The Green Flag Award scheme recognises and rewards… Read More

    BOSF logged volunteer hours, July – September 2021

      Here is another huge thank you to all of our member groups!   The figures for July – September 2021 are in, and a massive total of 19,511 volunteer hours… Read More