Community Activities

Community activities

[09.07.20] Many of our activities have been suspended because of the COVID-19 crisis. When restrictions are lifted, news will be posted here when they can resume.

Several of our previous community activities were 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 finished at the end of 2019.

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

Photo : Chris Marshall CRS
Residents Groups
There are several local Residents’ groups which operate for a variety of purposes such as management issues, campaign, security or social. If you would like help 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. Picking is re-starting on 29th May 2021.
Following an Art Exhibition at BBG in 2017, workshop ‘Taster’ sessions have been held and regular classes have been established. If you are interested in locating a class in your area, please use the Contact form.
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 visit 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.