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
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.
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
Since 2015 we have provided 2 days a week support to Allens Cross Community Association to deliver a community growing space for the Trescott housing estate. The Association had no experience of running a community garden…
In 2017 we embarked on a project to provide some provoking educational postcards for a Theatre company who were creating a play for young children. Their show, Where’s My Igloo Gone?, tells the story of …
Our popular holiday scheme for children aged 7-11 years old. It provides a safe and supportive environment for children to explore the world at their doorstep and themselves while learning new skills. Get muddy, take risks, make friends, get close to nature and understand more about the world you live in. This year our sessions
We helped Allens Cross Community Garden Centre produce 185kg of fruit and veg in 2017 valued at £1,109.34 and equivalent to 2,313 meals. What could you do with your community?
Northfield Ecocentre have been delivering its popular EcoStars programme within schools over the previous year. This project has been delivered within schools as part of an after school club with pupils and their parents.
Northfield Ecocentre have provided an assessment to Kings Norton Boys School (KNBS) in South Birmingham. The visit allowed the assessor to consider how energy was being used and wasted on site.
Display Energy Certificates
Energy Assessments of Properties
Energy and Cost Reduction Strategies
Renewable Energy Feasibility Studies
Meeting Third Party Standards (Ecoschools)
Water and Waste Assessments