Our Fight Against Air Pollution

Our Fight Against Air Pollution

Paying attention to air pollution is now more important than ever.  It contributes to around 40,000 premature deaths in the UK every year and the health implications cost the UK up to £ 17 billion a year, equating to £283 million a year for Birmingham. The problem...
Hs2 is it needed?

Hs2 is it needed?

HS2- is there a need for it and can we afford it? There has already been £51 million investment in it and that cost is rising, aren’t we in enough debt already? Apart from that there is the massive environmental impact to consider, areas of the countryside will be...
HS2 Debate

HS2 Debate

HS2, a 250mph high-speed train connecting London to the Midlands and beyond, is an enormous undertaking affecting many people; consequently it has sparked huge controversy. Although my gut reaction is to oppose HS2, it is good to consider the arguments that brought...
Happy BEE week

Happy BEE week

Even though bees hibernate in winter it doesn’t mean we can’t throw them a party, does it? Well, that’s what we did. The week of 28 November we celebrated the three year ban on neonicotinoids (neonics) in the UK. Neonics, used as a pesticide on for example oilseed...