Stop Junk Mail…

The Mailing Preference Service blocks junk mail in the UK. It really works as companies are legally required to stop bothering you if you’re on the list. Registration took me 1 minute 36 seconds and lasts for 5 years!Just go...

Green Roofs: a primer

Green Roofs  What are they and why are we keen to see more in Birmingham?  Read a short but comprehensive primer written by one of Birmingham Friends of the Earth's Planning Campaigners…   Energy Efficiency    Many cities of the...

Plastic Fantastic

In these days when any post is rare, it may seem boastful to say that a leaflet dropped through my door that filled me with excitement. No, it wasn’t a new menu for Papa Johns (my goodness they’re offering a free bottle of pop with every order over a tenner – our luck...

Poem: View from the canalside

ARTERIALthere’s hardly a single place i knowand it fills my heart with grief and woefor i can’t find brummagem william dobbs, 1825 we drop down out of sightdown to the water’s edgewhere the cold black inpenetrable water sitssnake oil patterns...