Hs2 is it needed?

Hs2 is it needed?

HS2- is there a need for it and can we afford it? There has already been £51 million investment in it and that cost is rising, aren’t we in enough debt already? Apart from that there is the massive environmental impact to consider, areas of the countryside will be...
Hs2 is it needed?

HS2 Debate

HS2, a 250mph high-speed train connecting London to the Midlands and beyond, is an enormous undertaking affecting many people; consequently it has sparked huge controversy. Although my gut reaction is to oppose HS2, it is good to consider the arguments that brought...
Happy BEE week

Happy BEE week

Even though bees hibernate in winter it doesn’t mean we can’t throw them a party, does it? Well, that’s what we did. The week of 28 November we celebrated the three year ban on neonicotinoids (neonics) in the UK. Neonics, used as a pesticide on for example oilseed...
Digbeth Community Garden update

Digbeth Community Garden update

The Garden is currently in hibernation, but we had short gardening sessions throughout winter where we have been scoping out an area for water-harvesting and tidying the place up. The pizza oven is staying dry under its new shelter, despite the rain. The pond could do...
Campaigns Digest

Campaigns Digest

We have had a great time campaigning over the past few months with a couple of events thrown in, such as a ‘Thank You Party’ for our volunteers and supporters which we held on 31 October (have a read of Jodie’s article to find out more). In this article, apart from...