Shaz’s Top 5 Energy-Saving Tips

This post first appeared on Shaz30’s Thought for the Day blog: 5 Energy Saving tips to reduce energy usage I work for an energy company, and as a result I often get asked about how to save money on your energy bills. I spent nearly a year advising people on...

Stirchley Stores

Saturday 8th September saw the official opening of Stirchley Stores. The result of many months of hard work by those involved in the project. Stirchley Stores (formerly the South Birmingham Food Co-op) is a workers owned cooperative, which means that it is owned by...

Our Markets

Birmingham City Council adopted The Big City Plan on July 25th 2011. Unfortunately, for the Wholesale Markets, it falls bang in the middle, and therefore will be removed to make way for a moat. (Yes, you heard, get rid of access to cheap, but good quality, fruit and...

10th Parade of Santas hits Birmingham for Buy Nothing Day

Press release for immediate release. To make the tenth ‘Buy Nothing Day’ in Birmingham the biggest ever, Friends of the Earth have invited members of other environmental groups, such as People and Planet, Oxfam and Greenpeace, to parade through the streets...