Keeping swimming open at Moseley Road Baths

An iconic Birmingham landmark with national historical and architectural significance, Moseley Road Baths is one of only three Grade II* listed swimming pools still in use in the UK. Standing proudly with its red brick...

Asset-based community participation: A new way of volunteering

From improvement of skills to the positive feeling gained when giving back to the community, there are clearly a range of more abstract motivations which appeal to the volunteer.

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.

Bloomin’ Brum: engaging young people via community gardening

Bloomin' Brum are transforming our city, one community garden at a time!

Birmingham school children raise more than £14,000 for local charity

On Tuesday 21 May, schoolchildren from across Birmingham, Solihull and surrounding areas presented more than £14,000 they had raised to a charity helping local people in need. Children from 42 schools across the city gathered...

Use World Cup fever to bring your community together

The World Cup is an opportunity to reach out to those who may not have friends and family around them to watch games with.

A team of ten try to tackle mental health issues for young children

Colleagues from PeoplePlus worked together with Prince's Trust to develop a feel-good book with the purpose of improving the lives and confidence of children through its messaging.

Making Birmingham a friendlier city

Local Brummies share their best tips for small talk and pledge to start conversations with neighbours and people they don't already know.

Midland Mencap to deliver ‘Parkride’ family cycling project

Four out of five primary school children do not get the recommended amount of daily exercise of 60 minutes a day, and are missing out on the benefits it brings - and children from low income families are most likely to do very little physical activity.

Plott Creative pledges sponsorship for 2020 sleep out challenge

Following on from last year’s hugely successful YMCA Sleep Easy in Sutton Coldfield town centre, local Creative and Digital Agency Plott Creative have pledged their early support as the main sponsor of the 2020...