Aiming to start the new year learning or developing a new skill? At The Old Print Works you can try your hand at textiles, sewing, yoga, pottery or analogue photography as well as enjoy art exhibitions and cafe stop.
More from The Lost Children project, delving into the story of a local business, the last Crimean War survivor and a giveaway for History lovers.
Coding School for underprivileged people launches in Birmingham.
Deaf Zone takes place at Small Heath Wellbeing Centre for young Deaf people, aged 11-25.
English Classes for Beginners. Come along and improve your Reading, Writing , Listening and Speaking skills.
A Community Arts Project for women from In Her Shoes Birmingham CIC, funded by The National Lottery Community Fund.
This month read more about one of Balsall Heath’s famous sons, a plea to find a local war memorial and a great idea for a stocking filler.
It has been an amazing half term for PE and School Sport at Clifton Primary School. We have celebrated winning regional awards for our commitment to keeping children active, been broadcast on ITV and now have our very own World Champion!
Tonight there is a Ward meeting at Balsall Heath Church Centre at 7pm. All are welcome to attend.
Bridge Club is an event for children aged 7-11 (School Year 3- 6). The club includes Crafts, Games, Bible Stories, Quizes, Drama.
It’s on over the half-term from 29th May to 2nd of June at Edward Road Baptist Church.
Bright Future’s Presentation Award event marked an end to a 6 months of 2 Mini Football Leagues.
The number of Street watch volunteers are going up across the city… are you interested in forming a street watch group in your local area?
This month there are so many opportunities for people across Balsall Heath and Sparkbrook to come together as a community and enjoy food, activities, conversation and learn more about our neighbours.
This coming Saturday, 18th May, there is a Spring Open Day at Balsall Heath City Farm. Visitors can enjoy music, games and sports. The team from Neighbourhood News Online will be there to run some drop-in sessions to help you to share your stories from the day – so if you want to get involved in making media, do look out for us in Balsall Heath Children’s Centre.
Balsall Heath Church Centre are hosting a Spring Celebration event – again, this is a great way to connect with others in the community through fun, friendship and food.
There are also a number of opportunities this month for Muslims and non-Muslims alike to come together and observe Ramadan. On 25th May there is a community Iftar at Moseley Community Hub (the old Moseley School of Art, next door to the Old Print Works).
A number of officers from departments across the force have been working together with Birmingham East officers in response to a number of serious violent incidents that have been playing out on our streets in recent days.
We have had a number of Burglaries and reports of attempted Burglaries in the Calthorpe area. Last week we arrested and charged one offender in relation to this. Please continue to keep windows and doors locked and report any suspicious activity to 101 or via the live chat service we provide.
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Alexa Evans (Police, PCSO, Sparkbrook)