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    BOSF Stop Litter in Parks – Poster Competition!

    “There has been over a seven-fold increase in litter in parks between this year and last.” – Birmingham City Council We are encouraging young people to help set a good… Read More

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    Petition for Parks Funding

    During one of his Covid-19 briefings, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said: “It is very important for people’s mental and physical wellbeing that they should be able to get out and… Read More

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    CoMAD Goes Virtual on 4th July!

    Due to the covid-19 outbreak CoCoMad will not be taking place in Cotteridge Park this year! However, thanks to support from the Arts Council England and The National Lottery, as well local businesses & organisations,… Read More

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    Healthy Parks Toolkit – free until October!

    The Health Parks Toolkit is currently being used by a number of Councils and Friends Groups, to undertake Green Space Health Audits and develop Green Space Health Strategies. Covid-19 has… Read More

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    Creative Workshop Series Episode #1

    Welcome to the first episode of our new online art workshops that you can take part in while in your local park or if you prefer, from the comfort of your… Read More

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    Outside-In Brum Survey

    Outside-In Brum was formed out of the UpRising Birmingham Environmental Leadership Program. They are currently delivering a social action campaign that encourages people to make use of local green spaces… Read More

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    Supporting social distancing in our parks

    To enable people to use the city’s parks and open spaces safely during the coronavirus pandemic, Birmingham City Council’s grounds maintenance team has come up with a social distancing solution… Read More

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    Birmingham Tree People Podcasts

    Lots of BOSF volunteers are also “Tree People” – the city’s volunteer tree wardens. You can find out more about trees around the city by listening to the Birmingham Tree… Read More

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    Active Parks goes indoors and online

    At this time of year lots of BOSF member sites are usually busy hosting tai chi, zumba and pilates . However, in line with Government guidance on Covid-19, all “organised”… Read More

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    BOSF Online Get Togethers

    In line with Government guidance on Covid-19, all “organised” activity in parks has had to temporarily stop. However it is very important that we stay connected and support each other,… Read More

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