Burn or Recycle?

Burn or Recycle?

In 2016 Birmingham City Council undertook a review of future processing of domestic waste. This was prompted by decisions on what to do about incineration. The City’s 25-year contract for the Tyseley incinerator, operated by Veolia, is due to end in 2019. The official...
What Price Freedom?

What Price Freedom?

This March I went to Lancashire for a joyous and peaceful anti-fracking protest at Preston New Road. While I was there I spent the night in a freezing barn with some wonderful people and was driven around the county by a chap called Richard, who was friendly, generous...

Comms and social media volunteer

Purpose of role To help Birmingham Friends of the Earth promote their building’s facilities and communicate their campaigns to the public across social media and design platforms. Birmingham Friends of the Earth runs The Warehouse, an environmental community space...

Help! Social media volunteer needed

Do you have excellent communication skills and a creative approach to social media? Are you interested in local environmental issues? We’re looking for an enthusiastic & capable volunteer to run our social media channels and help us develop our communications...
Warehouse News

Warehouse News

Since the last newsletter the building project has been moving towards its conclusion. It was a great moment to be able to invite Margaret and Jodie in to officially open the new lift back in April and I know the cafe and their customers have been enjoying making use...
‘Yoga with Aldo’ in the new-look Warehouse

‘Yoga with Aldo’ in the new-look Warehouse

“If only every day could start or end like this!” said one of my yoga students – so I’m glad to be starting a class in our new-look building. My classes are a generic ‘Hatha’ yoga style, the most widely taught form of yoga in the West. These classes offer...