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    Cotteridge Park’s short film about The Shed

    Take a look at this wonderful short film (above) about Cotteridge Park’s new community cafe, lovingly named – The Shed! The film has been created by Duncan Baird and hi-lights… Read More

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    New community funding scheme – Sustainability Fund

    £65,000 up for grabs as Veolia unveils new Sustainability Fund Veolia, the UK’s leading resource management company, has launched its new community funding scheme to help support people across the country… Read More

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    Groundwork – Young People and Climate Action report

      Groundwork is currently running a survey as part of our research on youth perspectives on climate change.   How do young people feel about climate change? How do they… Read More

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    Fundraising Events with Get Grants (July – October)

      Get Grants have a busy line-up of Meet the Funder events happening over the next few months, where we will be joined by funders to talk about their funding programmes. These… Read More

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    Importance of Urban Green Space to Children’s Development

      Green spaces can significantly benefit children’s physical, mental and social development – from infancy into adulthood. This discussion paper from UNICEF outlines the many benefits of green spaces on… Read More

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    Love Parks Week 2021

      This year, our parks and green spaces have been a vital lifeline to many of us during the lockdowns.   Around 9 in 10 people surveyed by Natural England in May 2020 agreed… Read More

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    Birmingham’s Erratic Boulders: Heritage of the Ice Age!

      This project aims to engage the public with visible heritage of the Ice Age that can be seen in SW Birmingham and NE Worcestershire. These are large boulders, up… Read More

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    Misfits Music sessions

      Misfits Music is a charity based in Birmingham that strongly believes in the power of group music-making activities to facilitate new connections between people, break down social barriers and… Read More

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    Fields In Trust – Parks Protector Pledge

    Fields In Trust have produced a series of useful resources for you to call on your elected representatives to commit to champion, support and protect green spaces for good with… Read More

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    Nature & Biodiversity Play a Vital Role in Protecting Our Health

      Urbanisation, land use, global trade and industrialisation have led to profound and negative impacts on nature, biodiversity and ecosystems across the world. WHO Europe has published its first report… Read More

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