Time to say thanks to our Learning Support Volunteers

In celebration of Volunteers' Week Birmingham Adult Education Service (BAES) would like to give a very special mention to our wonderful learning support volunteers and thank them for their invaluable contributions towards the progress...

Living Through Loss

Sonia Moore, an experienced grief counsellor shares a few tried and trusted techniques for dealing with the pain of loss, to focus on living through the experience and reaching a new normal.

A community in lockdown – local theatre move rehearsals online

How Birmingham based InteGreat Theatre are maintaining togetherness in these challenging times Loneliness and isolation are increasingly challenging for people while our country is in lock-down. Is there a solution? Well, there is one word...

Thomas Franks provides Big Feed food boost to #BrumTogether campaign

#BrumTogether, which is working to provide the city’s vulnerable residents with essential services and supplies, has been given a helping hand by kind-hearted caterer, Thomas Franks.

Fundraising family step up to support charities during lock down

A kind-hearted family has embarked upon on a series of fundraising challenges to raise vital funds for John Taylor Hospice and Motor Neurone Disease Association to thank the charities for providing much-needed care for their dad.

First Class Legacy and the First Class Foundation – responding to Covid-19

We are First Class Legacy; we specialise in Youth and Community engagement strategies and we deliver a number of services through Consultation and Consultancy, Training, Outreach and Events. Our charity, First Class Foundation, has...

Why should I? To plan or not to plan for your end of life...

End of Life Doula shares her experiences on the outlook many have when it comes to talking about death, especially with the current situation of COVID-19.

The transition into full time employment – Part 2

This is the second in a series of blogs Bev has published for the national evaluation of Fulfilling Lives. Bev's previous blog published last year discussed how she gained experience as a volunteer as...

Managing Yourself Remotely

With most of us working from home at the moment, Rob Legge, a leadership coach, shares a few tips to help us get the most out of a working day.

People at Home Urged to Take Part in Art Project

To celebrate the 110th anniversary of John Taylor Hospice, people are being invited to use their time at home to unleash their creative energy and be part of a unique artwork