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The AWS on the move

The Active Wellbeing Society (or TAWS, just to make life easier) is a growing organisation dedicated to providing people with spaces to get up and get active for no cost at all! 

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Sunday Share Success!

It has finally happened! The 1st of July has passed, and we have had our first Sunday Share on Rea Street South. We have taken the first step in reclaiming the beating heart of Birmingham and now it is our job to maintain it!

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Action Day at Georges Park

There is nothing more enjoyable than taking part in a variety of activities on a beautiful day with your family and friends at your local park; which is why this 22nd June in Lozells was such a success!

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Birmingham’s Sunday Share Re-boot!

It was a sad day to see our Sunday Carboot sale close after 40 years of service, but Active Streets working with Friction Arts have developed the carboot concept and re-booted it to start Birmingham Sunday Share! That’s right – it’s time to revive and renew something that has been held very dear to the […]

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King Heath Primary School: Let’s talk about Clean Air Day 2018!

On Thursday the 21st of June Active Streets and the Birmingham Cycling Revolution were at Kings Heath Primary School to raise awareness for Clean Air Day 2018. The success of this event was greatly due to the student’s understanding of the seriousness of Birmingham’s air pollution problem.

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Clean Air returns to Kings Heath

This year National Clean Air Day is on Thursday 21st June, and following last year’s success in raising awareness, and the BBC2 documentary ‘Fighting for Air’, Active Streets is supporting residents and Schools across Kings Heath to run a series of events to raise concern and take action.

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Street parties across Birmingham for Royal Wedding

Active Streets is helping coordinate a series of street closures across Birmingham for parties to celebrate the Royal wedding of Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle.  Birmingham actually has a long tradition of street parties and areas like Winson Green and Handworth are building on their reputation for bringing communities together. ‘It’s all about bringing people […]

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Going WILD in Birmingham

The 13th May will see ActiveStreets collaborating with our friends from the The Wild Network, as we begin working with select streets in Birmingham as part of GoWild initiative.

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Active Communities

Over the past few months the Wellbeing Team have been in Handsworth visiting people to find out more about the community and it’s community activists. ‘Active Communities’ event in Handsworth is the first event in a series to bring people together to make things better locally across Birmingham. People came from the police, fire service, […]

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Active Streets five years on and growing

Five years on, playing out in Birmingham has developed into Active Streets, and has grown exponentially.  Starting at three streets in Kings Heath in 2013, last year there were 45 Active Street locations, and a total of 80 different events citywide.