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    Birmingham’s Erratic Walking Trail – Kings Norton

      Join the Birmingham’s Erratic Boulders project team for an exploration of Birmingham’s Ice Age Heritage around Kings Norton – starting from Kings Norton Green, on Saturday 14th May 2022… Read More

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    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

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    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

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    Jubilee Tree Planting and Tidy Up at Westley Vale

      Earlier this month the Trustees of Westley Vale Millennium Green organised a Springtime tidy up event. Thirty-three volunteers helped out, and the local Councillors, Roger Harmer and John O’Shea,… Read More

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    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

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    Great British Spring Clean 2022

      This year the Great British Spring Clean is taking place between the 5th March and 10th April 2022.   The national campaign is again run by Keep Britain Tidy,… Read More

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    New Volunteer Coordinator Opportunity in Cotteridge Park

    The Friends of Cotteridge Park are looking to recruit someone that can encourage more people to volunteer and join in with the activities in the park and the park’s community cafe –… Read More

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    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

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    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

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    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

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