Geoff Bainbridge

It’s been a long time since this newsletter contained an update on the campaign to save Billesley Lane allotments, under threat from the landlords, Moseley Golf Club. The campaign has been in abeyance, waiting for the Club to see sense and understand, after...

New Street Development and the Green Wall

As a group we’ve often criticised the New Street redevelopment on the grounds of it costing a lot of money and it being a large shopping centre. With the half-time switchover of the station has come other problems, worse linkage with bus services and criticism...

Food Forest Brum

By Felipe Molina Perennial food security from the ground up The Food Forest Brum project is co-ordinated by Spring to Life, a Community Interest Company dedicated to developing personal and community well-being in Birmingham. The project aims to address these various...

The Big Green Debate: Going Nuclear

This issue the Big Green Debate goes nuclear, quite literally in fact. Nuclear power is often a contentious one for environmentalists, but not all greenies are opposed. Some see it as far too dangerous, while others argue it could be a solution to our low carbon...

Travel Diaries- Nicholas Alexander

‘Travel Diaries From Around Birmingham’ I live in Olton, Solihull and it was my decision to take a job in Oxford.  I say decision; the offers weren’t exactly flooding in during this time of austerity, and redundancy induced unemployment meant it was...