re appearing bike racks

Very pleased to report the bike racks which were removed from outside the library a fortnight or so ago to make way for scaffolding, are now being re instated a few metres away from their original location.

In Town Without My Car Day 2010

‘In Town Without My Car Day’ is exactly that, a day (22nd September) when motorists leave their cars at home and use sustainable means of transport such as, buses, bicycles, car share or walking. The aim is to get as many people in Birmingham to support...

Hamstead Hall CLC goes Green!!

My school in Handsworth Wood, Birmingham, which has 1100 pupils, has made considerable effort in trying to save energy and stop climate change.Teachers encourage students to switch off lights when they are not needed, in particular during day light. Small things like...

Switching my shopping to fair trade

Teenagers are often associated by some small-minded people with insatiable consumerism and ruthless disregard for the environment in their shopping habits. If I had wanted to become one of these teenagers, I would never have stood much of a chance. My mother is a...