Women’s Advisory – touching lives of local women

Zarina's Womens Advisory - Helping the community of Aston, Lozelles and Handsworth. This group was set up with the aim to build the confidence of women, children and the elderly and to help them by offering the right support.

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.

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.

Talent Match: Manal rises up the ranks in record time

Each participant going through the programme has their own coach and in-work support. Since the programme began four years ago, more than 600 young long-term unemployed young people have benefited from Talent Match Birmingham and Solihull.

Introducing Shelter’s new podcast series…

Behind the scenes of our new podcast series, Challenging, By Shelter. By Colette Carter, former Peer Mentor. Make it short and punchy they said. OK, keep reading this or else… No, that’s not the way to...

“The Dream I Held In My Hands”

To commemorate the inspirational life of Jane Slowey, one of  The Letterpress Project's founding members, the project has produced a collection of original short essays called "The Dream I Held in My Hands". Contributors...

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...

Journey to Justice – Civil Rights Exhibition comes to Library of Birmingham

The Library of Birmingham is hosting a multi-media multi-arts civil rights travelling exhibition created by human rights education charity Journey to Justice: www.journeytojustice.org.uk It tells little known stories of people who took action for rights...

We need to talk, now!

Less than four minutes to successfully make the impossible conversation possible There are key books that I use in my training courses and which I recommend to clients I coach. In this blog I concentrate on...

Sir Lenny Henry backs Brum’s Permission to Smile campaign

The campaign is encouraging Brummies to foster a renewed sense of community spirit.