Compost Culture

St. Paul’s Community Development Trust are delighted to be part of a project called Compost Culture supported by funding from The National Lottery Community Fund Climate Action Fund. We will be working with a fantastic set of partners, led by Incredible Surplus, to continue our work developing a closed loop system on site, where our organisation will compost all of the food and other biodegradable waste we produce and use the compost to grow fruit and vegetables. The systems we develop here at St. Paul’s will be a place to look, learn and find out about composting and we’re looking forward to inviting you to events and activities where you’ll be able get involved in this important Climate Action activity.

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Creative Workshops starting Wednesday 2nd March 2022

Free Creative Workshops starting soon at the Venture/Farm.

“Meet new people in a relaxed environment. Take inspiration from seasonal change and nature in the local environment”

Starting Wednesday the 2nd of March between 10:30 and 12:00. 

To book a place, please contact Anita on anita.moore@stpaulstrust.org.uk or call her on 0121 464 1888/07812 761218

Free Creative Workshops starting on the 2nd of March at the Venture

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Joint Statement: TAWS will be leaving the Farm

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The Active Wellbeing Society (TAWS) and St. Paul’s Community Development Trust have been in partnership for two years working together to ensure the funding of the Balsall Heath City Farm, as well as working together on the site to bring support and services to the local community in addition to those already being provided there. This includes a community kitchen and a portable Share Shack.

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Census 2021 Workshop

We are working with the Census Engagement Team, who will be hosting a workshop to help those who are yet to or need a little extra help to complete the 2021 Census.

The session will be held at Balsall Heath Children’s Centre (10 Malvern Street, B12 8NN, next to Balsall Heath City Farm) on Tuesday the 27th April between 11:00 and 15:00.

https://census.gov.uk/en/start/

Please remember that you are required by law to complete the Census as soon as possible.

CENSUS Workshop at Balsall Heath CC 27th April

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The Farm is reopening on Monday!

Balsall Heath City Farm Reopens on Monday 12/04/21

After the Government announcement regarding step 2 of easing the lockdown, we are pleased to announce that our little City Farm can reopen to visitors from Monday. As social distancing is still of utmost importance, we will continue to use our booking system to ensure that no more than 6 people visit at any one time. Please continue to follow the “Hands, Space, Face” guidance.

You can book a visit by using the Booking System on the Visit and Donate page

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Census 2021

The 2021 census is here

Text taken from the 2021 Census Digital Accessibility Leaflet (attached PDF)

In the linked leaflet, you will find all the information you need
to help you get support, whatever your needs.

Census 2021

It informs decisions about the things that matter
to your community.

This leaflet outlines the wide range of accessibility
support available to help you take part in Census 2021.

It’s important to fill in your census questionnaire
because it gives us the most detailed information
we have about our society. You must complete the census by law.

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Message from The Chief Executive

New coronavirus restrictions for Birmingham

New coronavirus restrictions have been announced for Birmingham residents as a result of the government’s new three-tier system. These come into effect TOMORROW: Wednesday, 14 October.
The city has been placed in the ‘alert level 2’ due to infection rates above 100 per 100,000 people. This means households will not be able to meet indoors (except with support bubbles) – including indoor hospitality, leisure and retail. This is in addition to the national ‘rule of six’ and the local ban on meeting other households in private homes – though the rule of six will now apply to private gardens.

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FREE Courses available

Free courses available in ESOL, English and Basic IT hosted at the Women’s Enterprise Hub on Ladypool Road

Starting 14th of September

Contact Yasmin Faruqui for more details (contact details on flyer)

Free Courses at Women's Enterprise Hub Flyer

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Mental Health Support

Finding the current Coronavirus situation difficult to deal with?  

A new range of mental health support services are available to support those living in Birmingham and Solihull.

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