Planning our land and lives, NPPF

Planning our land and lives, NPPF

The National Planning Policy Framework, NPPF, lays out what we the community expect of development. It also makes it clear to those developing our urban and rural habitats, what we aspire to and what we expect. The NPPF has been seen by some as a ‘shackle’ that...
Volunteer in the spotlight – Mark Hawkins

Volunteer in the spotlight – Mark Hawkins

How long have you been with BFOE? I’ve been working with bfoe for around 12 months. What do you do at BFOE? I’m very hands on so I’ve been involved in maintenance around the Warehouse whilst the building work has been going on. I also do a lot of...
Stand up to Racism and Climate Justice

Stand up to Racism and Climate Justice

At the ‘Stand up to Racism’ conference in Birmingham on Saturday 2nd December the many parallels between racist viewpoints and policies and the causes of climate refugees were discussed. Hundreds of millions of people in Syria, sub-Saharan Africa, Russia and South...
Stalls Season and Competition

Stalls Season and Competition

As winter draws in and the days start to get shorter we have come to end of our main season for stalls and events. It’s been a fantastic one which I feel honoured to have co-ordinated. Lots of money has been raised, in particular for us to buy our beehives in Digbeth...