Building a bee house

Here at Beemingham Friends of the Earth we decided to make the most of the unseasonably lovely weather and build a bee house. We started off by doing some research on bee houses to find out what would be the best kind to build. There were loads of options, including a...

Hybrid Bus – Why the Fuss?

 A comedian on the TV was recently rubbishing the green credentials of hybrid cars. He did seem to have a point with his doubting as he found that on comparable journeys the fuel consumption of the hybrid car was similar to that of an equivalent diesel powered car. He...

Green Film Festival and Just Film

 Interesting fact no.1: The Green Film Festival* (supported by Friends of the Earth) showcases great films with a sustainability-related theme at a number of cities… including Birmingham!  Interesting fact no.2: Birmingham has a well-established Co-operative Film...

Appeal For Volunteers June 2012

 Do you have a flair for putting on events? Are you able to get the word out and excite people about them? We have a number of events lined up over the summer for our Bee Cause campaign that need some extra people power, including: a family day in Martineau Gardens, a...