Green Lens: Birmingham’s young people share their thoughts, wishes and concerns for a greener future.

Over the last three months young people across Birmingham have been invited to share the green issues that are important to them, locally or globally, through the medium of photography. Collected through an open, city-wide submission process this Summer, the Green Lens competition was open to 16-25 year olds. Organised by ecobirmingham in collaboration with

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A City with A Green Heart

Dear Birmingham, Birmingham is a city built on its civic voice and civic pride. The Victorians left us what is now seen as one of Europe’s greenest cities, with 571 parks it is internationally recognised in the same league as Singapore and San Francisco (as UK’s only Biophilic city)! Another opportunity beckons: The Commonwealth Games

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Green Energy Made Simple

Why make the switch? The costs of clean energy have fallen rapidly in recent years. Moving to a tariff that includes 100% renewable electricity doesn’t mean bigger bills – in fact, most people will save money by switching. We all need to stop using coal, oil and gas and switch to limitless clean energy from sun,

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Green Lens – a new photography and video competition

This year we are changing to become a new independent charity, ecobirmingham that will help change the city. Under this banner, today, we have launched Green Lens, a photography and video competition for 16-25 year olds in Birmingham. Organised by ecobirmingham in collaboration with Ampersand Projects, the project will allow young people to have their

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Allens Cross Community Garden chosen to exhibit at RHS Malvern Spring Festival

We are delighted to announce that one of our partnership projects has been chosen to represent urban community gardens at this year’s prestigious RHS Malvern Spring Festival. Since 2015, the Ecocentre has provided two days support a week to Allens Cross Community Association in Northfield, to deliver a community growing space for the Trescott housing estate.

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Let’s hear your Wild Bunch stories!

Since 2015 Northfield Ecocentre has been able to offer 591 free Wild Bunch – forest school – places to children from families on income support thanks to various grants. We are delighted to be able to continue to do so throughout 2018. Free places have allowed these children to enjoy the benefits of regular contact

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