Community Activities

Community activities

Several of our recent community activities have been funded by the Birmingham City Council Local Innovation Fund (LIF). You can find a description of the history and funding activities of LIF on their site here. This initiative will finish at the end of this year.

CRS ‘core’ activities currently supported and enhanced by LIF

> Edgbaston Conservation Area Review
> Traffic and parking Forums
> Safety and Security Forums
> Campaign meetings for planning applications

Residents Groups
We currently have 12 active groups across the Estate. If you are interested in joining one or want to set one up, please use the Contact form.
Community Notice Boards
Designed to help communication, advertise events and to draw attention to key issues. Part-funded by CE.
Litter Picking
Sustainable activity equipping 3 teams of 8 volunteers to participate in regular clean–up activities. Next litter pick: Sept 7th
Art
Art Exhibition in July 2017 at BBG was followed by two Art Workshops in Nov 2017.
Open to all; classes set up to meet demand. Opportunities to extend activities elsewhere.
Blue Plaque Walks
4 walks in Edgbaston and Harborne were designed by The Arts Society Birmingham Evening. CE helped with graphics. Free in local outlets or isit our page for copies.
Centre for Urban Gardening
CRS is helping BBG to establish this Centre. The area is being redesigned and will hopefully be open by next year.
Chad Vale School Gardening Project
A greenhouse has been equipped for the children. The Schools Council received expert tuition and the children grew herbs and plants for sale.

Community Club
At Edgbaston Community Centre, three generations have planted troughs. A Community gardening Club has been formed.

Please Join CRS – go here!
There are plenty of opportunities to join in activities in your local area. Please use the Contact Form to express interest; choose ‘Sense of Community’ as the subject.