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    Second round of You Matter Community Funding is announced

      Calling all Birmingham community groups! Do you need funding, resources or volunteer support? The main contractor at the Alexander Stadium redevelopment may have the answer!   The second round… Read More

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    Green Champion Programme – Naturally Birmingham Future Parks Project

    Naturally Birmingham: Future Parks Accelerator is an innovative programme that goes beyond simply looking at the future of funding and maintaining parks. The programme seeks to embed the value of… Read More

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    RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch 2021 (29th to 31st January)

    Take part in RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch (29th to 31st January 2021) and enjoy the wonders of wildlife where you are. You never know what might fly in! With fewer… Read More

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    Great British Spring Clean 2021 (28th May to 13th June)

      Building on five years of success, Keep Britain Tidy (KBT) are delighted to announce the dates for their sixth annual mass-action environmental campaign, the Great British Spring Clean. This… Read More

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    New parks volunteer activity: advice during lockdown (Tier 4)

      Volunteering in Tier 4 Restrictions have been announced – while Birmingham is in Tier 4 all volunteer activity must be paused in parks and open spaces until further notice…. Read More

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    BOSF Christmas Lecture 2020 hosted by Kathryn Moore (audio recording)

    A big thank you to Kathryn Moore (Professor of Landscape Architecture at Birmingham City University) for hosting our online Christmas lecture this year. It was fantastic to see so many… Read More

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    Free Health Parks Audit for local authorities and community groups (offer extended until April 2021)

      Parks continue to support physical and mental wellbeing. Healthy parks can contribute to the prevention and treatment of many underlying health conditions, including obesity, CHD, diabetes, stress, anxiety and… Read More

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    Fields in Trust and parkrun celebrate our parks and green spaces

    Green space charity Fields in Trust is collaborating with parkrun to celebrate the wellbeing benefits that the UKs parks and green spaces have delivered during the coronavirus crisis. The joint… Read More

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    Volunteering in Tier 3 Restrictions

    We have been speaking to Birmingham City Council and Public Health to find out how we can go back to volunteering now that the National Lockdown has finished. Birmingham is in Tier 3 and… Read More

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    People Power in Parks Leaflet Published

      Published by Nesta, this leaflet outlines the experience of three grantees from the Rethinking Parks cohort: Parks Community UK is a national project that helps people shape ideas and decisions… Read More

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