Inspired by hope for a better world

 – Toqueer Ahmed Quyyam OUTREACH CAMPAIGNER, BIRMINGHAM FRIENDS OF THE EARTH   One of the wonders of the natural world for me is that it has always inspired me to believe in a better world, whether it’s beautiful high mountains to tall trees in local parks,...
Planting seeds for future campaigns

Planting seeds for future campaigns

It was a group of tired campaigners that met in the Curzon Building at Birmingham Central University on Saturday morning,10th June. The week that had passed had seen a terrorist attack in London and a General Election, which result showed uncertainty. The uncertain...

Big Green Spring Fair

Spring is back and so is the Birmingham Friends of the Earth annual Green Spring Fair! On Saturday 28th May, along side the Moseley Swap Shop and Farmers Market, we will be hosting our Green Spring Fair from 12.00 – 5.00 at the Prince of Wales pub Moseley. We already...

Green Doctor

 Give rising energy bills the cold shoulder with some simple Home Energy Advice.  The winter is here, and for many of us this means unaffordable gas and electricity costs, especially with the recent increases. All six major providers have upped their rates,...

ST. Georges Community Hub

Where in the city is this organic kitchen garden situated? The BT tower in the background might give you a clue. It’s part of St. George’s Community Hub, a project I’ve been forming links with as part of my job as Outreach Officer. Between the Jewellery...