Volunteer in the Spotlight: Michaela Hodges

 How long have you been involved with BFoE? Since October, so 7 months What do you do here? I started volunteering in the office doing whatever needed doing, then later I became the Communications Officer and was doing research on air pollution for the new...

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...

Travel Diaries- Jackie Hodgson

‘Travel Diaries From Around Birmingham’ Jackie Hodgson- Car sharing I work 18 miles away, at the University of Warwick. After spending six wonderful months in Bordeaux, living only a five-minute walk away from work, I was not looking forward to the return...

Travel Diaries- Joe Peacock

‘Travel Diaries From Around Birmingham’ Joe Peacock- Bike Despite everything, cycling’s still best I have been reading the other diaries with interest and one thing really sticks out that I agree with is that cycling in Birmingham can be truly awful,...

Sustrans- Active Travel Champions

Have you ever wondered what practical steps you could take to encourage more people to walk and cycle for more of their everyday journeys? Sometimes it only takes a few simple steps of support and encouragement to make a difference. With this thought in mind, in Feb...