It’s party time!

It’s party time!

Party season is fast approaching and we are pleased to announce the date of our Christmas party – Monday 17 December! Everyone is welcome to come along. Our celebrations will take place at The Warehouse, 54-57 Allison Street, B55TH and doors will open at 6:30pm until...
Become an Environmental Leader

Become an Environmental Leader

Pop-out text: 19-25? Apply for the Environmental Leadership Programme at www.uprising.org.uk/apply Article text: The free UpRising Environmental Leadership Programme (ELP) will give you the knowledge, skills, networks and confidence to reach your leadership potential...
Volunteer in spotlight : Sanjive Mahandru

Volunteer in spotlight : Sanjive Mahandru

How long have you been volunteering More than 2 years. I was introduced to FOE by Eileen (a friend), who made an impact on my life and the actions I take. She was white, middle class, and ahead of her time. The opposite of me. What do you do at BFOE. Nothing important...

Musings about cycling

Our addiction to cars. Do buses smell? Do we feel safe or is it may be below our status to travel on buses or public transport generally? More roads we build, the more we use them the more congested they become the more pollution we breath in, more people die. 40,000...
Lunar Festival

Lunar Festival

Every summer a dedicated team of BFoE festival volunteers take a phone charging and lock-up service to a number of music festivals across the country to raise vital funds for our campaigns work. This year, and for the first time, we were invited to Lunar festival in...

Kings Heath Station to re-open in 2021?

Back in 2007, Birmingham Friends of the Earth (BFoE) ran a campaign calling for the re-opening of railway stations at Kings Heath, Moseley, Balsall Heath and Hazelwell on the Camp Hill line. Although the line is used by freight trains and express passenger trains, it...