The Active Wellbeing Society has compiled a list lots of exercise and learning activities from around the Internet for people of all ages and abilities.
Local Police are looking to share information with people supporting vulnerable people at the current time.
March’s Gazette from Balsall Heath Local History Society. Click on the link to view.
CovidCall provides a free phone service for volunteers to provide local people in self-isolation with local advice and social contact.
We have noticed a real increase in flytipping across Balsall Heath and Sparkbrook particularly in our parks.
We ask if residents have “eyes on ” if they are self isolating or observing the government instruction to stay at home during the corona virus crisis if you obseve vehicles pull up and fly tip please forward any information that we will then forward to Birmingham City Council. This criminal practice impacts our environment and costs the tax payer huge sums of money in clean up bills.
Changes to Ashiana’ services during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ashiana Community Project are offering a free, impartial and confidential telephone helpline, Monday – Friday, 12pm-2pm for anyone wanting advice or someone to talk to. Call or text 07941 364 718 / 07918 077 777.
MacMillan Cancer Support understand the need to support people with a diagnosis of cancer at the moment and have provided the following information.
We at West Midlands Police understand that staying at home might be particularly difficult for some people. Home is supposed to be the safest place for us all right now, but if you are experiencing domestic abuse then the advice to stay at home could be frightening.
Grow veggies & flowers for Seven Streets Pocket Park and keep the children busy with a fun activity. FREE growing kits delivered to residents who live near Seven Streets Pocket Park (opposite the City Farm & Children’s Centre on Clifton Road). Bought to you by General Public on behalf of The Active Well-Being Society.
An urgent callout from The Sultan Bahu Trust who are providing a Foodbank for the elderly, single parents and key workers in need in B11 and B12.
They have limited supplies of the following items. If you have items you wish to donate, please contact 0121 440 4096 or email@example.com and they can arrange delivery direct from your home.
- Chick peas
- Plum peeled tomatoes
- Sanitary products
- Gloves are also needed as we have run out
- Peas tin and potato tin plus any fruit tins
- Tea and coffee
Message from the Chief Constable – What you can expect from the Force
Residents and local organisations have been showing their support and appreciation for NHS staff and other key workers who are keeping us safe during the current pandemic.
In this time of uncertainty and self-isolation, I am writing to let you know that the Muslim Women’s Network UK (MWNUK) is still open and we are currently working from home. Calls are being diverted to mobile phones, also emails and web chat are fully functional. Referrals can still be made to those who seek help and advice.
Birmingham is the UK Second City, but it’s also the city with the second highest child poverty rate in the UK.