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The Purpose

Blog posts are for a more personal slant on things from members of our campaigns group (and occasionally guest posts). They have a facility for people to post comments at the end of those and this is encouraged, as we would like to engage people in conversations. As...

My Thoughts on the City of the Future event

City of the Future Review from Shaz Rahman a group member My name is Shaz Rahman and I’ve recently joined Bham FOE, becoming an active member. I was looking forward to the City of the Future event after I attended the HS2 rail debate last year, which I very much...

Developers to Ignore City for Greenbelt?

Commenting ahead of the Government’s announcement on new planning guidelines expected later today (Tuesday 27 March 2012), Birmingham Friends of the Earth’s Campaigns Coordinator Roxanne Green said: “For cities like Birmingham to thrive, the last thing we need is for...

Our Response to the Eastside Masterplan Consultation

Yesterday was the deadline for responses to the consultation on the Eastside Masterplan, which is part of the Big City Plan and has had to be changed in light of the decision on High Speed Rail. This will help determine what development takes place around the area...