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Big Birmingham Bikes Are Pleased To Announce The Free Bike Give Away

Big Birmingham Bikes are pleased to announce that the Free Bike Give Away application process is now OPEN! Priority will be given to families who plan to cycle together.  We are also considering applications from those who are undergoing an apprenticeship and from refugees along with anyone who has a medical condition where cycling can improve their health. Two thousand […]


Birmingham Settlement Presents Celebrate Aston Saturday 16th September 2017

FeaturingB I R M I N G H A M S E T T L E M E N T P R E S E N T S CELEBRATE ASTON A COMMUNITY FUN DAY Saturday 16th September 2017 11am – 4pm at Birmingham Settlement – Aston 359 – 361 Witton Road, B6 6NS 0121 250 0719 uk Reg. Charity […]

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Hope Community Project – Project Manager Vacancy

            Job Role: Project Manager Location:  Hope Community Project, Heath Town, Wolverhampton, Birmingham Salary: £30,305.00 – £33,581.00 per annum (37 Hours per week) Closing Date:  09 October 2017 Over the last 30 years Hope Community has reached out to the most vulnerable and isolated members of the community in a disadvantaged area of Wolverhampton. Our […]


New Heights at Maryvale Community Project Fun Day

Maryvale Community Project held a Community Fun Day on Saturday 12th August Local organisations including New Heights who attended,  each had information stalls to inform you of their services in Kingstanding, Pheasey Estate and Great Barr. The Fun Day included motorbikes, face paints, arts and crafts, tombola, lucky dip, games, refreshments and live music. Also, our very own Kerry had a go on the motorbikes.   [Show […]

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Job Advertisement – Maryvale Institute Programmes Administration Assistant

Job Advertisement MARYVALE INSTITUTE Programmes Administration Assistant   Maryvale Institute wishes to recruit a Programmes Administration Assistant to provide organisational, administrative and secretarial support to assist in the successful delivery of the Institute’s Higher Education courses.   Applicants should have some relevant experience of administrative work in an office environment; experience of minute-taking and servicing committees; good communication skills in […]

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Christine Walsh recognised for her outstanding achievements at The Community Inspiration Awards 20172017

Christine is an active member of Christ the King Parish and the local community. She volunteers with the St Vincent de Paul Society (SVP) and Thursday Luncheon Club and gives up many hours of her time to help others.   In recognition of her outstanding achievements we nominated her for a Lifetime Achievement Award.  There were many nominations and we are […]

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Kingstanding Police Teams Community Event At St. John’s Centre

Come and Discuss your ideas for shaping the future of Kingstanding. How would you like to see Community Funding spent locally?   Kingstanding Police Team would like you to join them on Friday 4th August 2017 between 1:30pm – 2:30pm at St. John’s Centre, Warren Farm Road, B44 0QN. This is a free event, with refreshments provided.   Please click […]

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Feed My Creative Summer Workshop At St. John’s Centre

New Heights are excited to announce that Feed My Creative are back! Janet Gray who has set up a the Social enterprise called ‘Feed my Creative’ aims to bring out creative talents in young people aged 12 and above. Janet will show and teach people how to use recycled fabrics, and transform them into a range of items such as doorstops, […]


Crackers Playgroup Closed For Summer Holidays

Just a quick reminder that Crackers Playgroup has finished for the Summer holidays and will not be operating now until September. Crackers will return back at St. John’s Centre as usual on Wednesday 20th September 2017. Thank You.

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A Big Welcome To Kerry Boffin New Heights Project Manager

New Heights are happy to announce that we have a new Project Manager. We would like to say a massive welcome to Kerry Boffin, who will be the new Project Manager.             My name is Kerry and I have worked with individuals and families across the Birmingham and Coventry areas  for over ten years. ; […]

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Maryvale Community Project Fun Day – Saturday 12th August 2017

The Maryvale Project is holding a Community Fun Day on Saturday 12th August – 11am – 3pm. A Fun Day for all of the family, with motorbikes, face paints, arts and crafts, tombola, lucky dip, games, refreshments and much much more. Local organisations will have stalls to inform you of their services in Kingstanding, Pheasey Estate and Great Barr. Come along and join […]

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Play In Parks Event On Conker Island

Birmingham Playcare Network will be holding an event on Conker Island called Play In Parks. The event will take place on Monday 24th July and Tuesday 25th July 2017 from 11am – 3pm. Play In Parks is aimed at children between the ages of 5 -13yrs. This will give them the opportunity to interact and play. This is free to […]


Kingstanding Wellbeing Project At New Heights Community Café

Are you aged 50 or over? Would you like to meet new people and participate in new activities? If the answer is yes or you would like to find out how Kingstanding Wellbeing Project can help you then there will be a FREE massage taster session on Wednesday 12th July 10:am -1:30pm at:   New Heights Community Café 108 Warren Farm […]

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Volunteer Celebration On Friday 9th June 2017

In recognition of their hard work and commitment to helping others, the volunteers at New Heights Warren Farm Community Project were invited to a celebration event on Friday 9th June 2017. This was our way of saying “Thank you” for the fantastic support they give to our project and the local community.  Volunteers from the Community Café, Befriending Service, Luncheon […]

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Tabor House Open Evening Thursday 13th July 2017

Tabor House Birmingham’s only permanent emergency night shelter is opening in September 2017 and we need volunteers.  Tabor Housevolunteer open evening Thursday 13 July, 6pm-9pm at St Anne’s Catholic Church. Address: 96 Bradford Street, Birmingham B12 0PY.   Please click on the links below for more information: Tabor House volunteer pack      

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Domestic Abuse Counselling Service Volunteer Therapy Placement Available

  Volunteer Counselling Placement Available for Student & Qualified Counsellors   New Heights Domestic Abuse Counselling Service provides free, confidential support and counselling to adults over 16 living in North Birmingham who are experiencing or are affected by domestic abuse.   We are delighted to be expanding our team and are now recruiting for volunteer counsellors (both trainee and qualified […]


Girls Allowed Open Day – Saturday 24th June 2017

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Funding Fair – Thursday 29th June2017

A FREE event for community groups and organisations working in Erdington and Kingstanding Thursday 29th June 10:00-4:00 Kingstanding Wellbeing/Leisure Centre, Dulwich Road B44 OEW Talks and Presentations from Funders One-to-One Advice Fundraising Workshops Networking Lunch In Attendance Heart of England Community Foundation Children In Need Big Lottery Fund Tesco Community Matters Heritage  Lottery Fund More funders to be confirmed.   […]

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BVSC Volunteer Awards 2017 – Runner Up Long term Volunteer Of The Year 2017

              Well done to Sean and Noran Flynn who were Runners Up in this year’s Long Term Volunteer of the Year Award. This year’s awards took place at Soho House.  Unfortunately Sean and Noran could not be at the ceremony, however, they have now received their certificate. Sean and Noran are passionate about supporting […]

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BVSC Volunteer Awards 2017 At Soho House

    We are pleased to announce that Kathleen McCarty was Runner Up in this year’s Community Volunteer of the Year Award. Kathleen has been an active member of the community and Christ the King Parish for many years.  Well done Kathleen. We are also pleased to announce that Sean and Noran Flynn were Runner’s Up in this Year’s Long […]