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Centenary+Square+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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Centenary Square - A Birmingham Gem!

Centenary Square is located in a prime central position in Birmingham. It is host to many of the City's civic and cultural attractions. It first opened in 1991 and reopened in 2019.

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Passions: Civic pride, Art; Culture & creativity, Modern Architecture, Squares and public spaces, Classic Architecture
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Plastic+free+Birmingham!
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Plastic free Birmingham!

Here we look at the projects and initiatives running across the city to free Birmingham of plastic and the implications of plastic waste. 

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Public+transport+in+Birmingham
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Public transport in Birmingham

Here we look at the steps being taken within Birmingham to make their public transport more energy efficient and more climate friendly.

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Passions: Transport, Environment & green action
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Birmingham%27s+litter+picker+volunteers+
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Birmingham's litter picker volunteers

Communities working together to keep our neighbourhoods litter free! Whatever the weather, these great volunteers are out there keeping our parks and open spaces litter free.

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Passions: Environment & green action, Education, People & community, Volunteering
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Birmingham%27s+air+quality+
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Birmingham's air quality

Birmingham's taking some bold steps to reduce its carbon emissions and improve air quality within and across the City. Here we pull together the actions being taken.

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Passions: Environment & green action
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Birmingham%27s+energy
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Birmingham's energy

Birmingham City Council's drive towards low carbon energy is followed here with interest.

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Defra+and+the+Year+of+Green+Action+(YOGA)+
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Defra and the Year of Green Action (YOGA)

The UK Govt's Department  for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs has designated 2019 a Year of Green Action. This space will host links and content as published by Defra.

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Passions: Environment & green action
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A+%27People%27s+Summit%27+to+be+held+in+Birmingham+during+2019
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A 'People's Summit' to be held in Birmingham during 2019

An initiative by the Greener Birmingham Coalition will engage the public and identify the type of City and Community people in Birmingham want to live in, work in and grow up in. 

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Passions: Environment & green action
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Aston+Hall+%26+Park+-+a+Birmingham+Gem!
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Aston Hall & Park - a Birmingham Gem!

Aston Hall and Aston Park can be found in the heart of Aston and is host to many community events. The house is Grade I listed and the Park is recognised with a Green Flag award.

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Passions: History & heritage, Environment & green action, Modern Architecture
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Highbury+Park%2c+Birmingham+-+A+wonderful+open+space!
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Highbury Park, Birmingham - A wonderful open space!

Highbury Park is a beautiful open green space, is home to a variety of wildlife and plant species and has the largest variety of trees of any park in Birmingham.

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Passions: History & heritage, Photography, Environment & green action, People & community, Rivers, lakes & canals, Green open spaces
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Kings+Heath+Park%2c+Birmingham+-+A+wonderful+open+space!
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Kings Heath Park, Birmingham - A wonderful open space!

Kings Heath Park is situated on Vicarage Road in Kings Heath next to King Edward VI Camp Hill Schools. A short walk away from the Kings Heath High Street.

 

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Passions: History & heritage, Photography, Environment & green action, People & community, Rivers, lakes & canals, Green open spaces, Classic Architecture
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Impact+focused+partnerships+and+so+much+more+with+FreeTimePays+
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Impact focused partnerships and so much more with FreeTimePays

Take up a partnership with FreeTimePays, advertise, build brand image or even launch your own community of passion using Your Place Your Space digital technology.

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Passions: People & community
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FreeTimePays+digital+technology+-+engaging.+empowering+%26+inspiring+people+and+community
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FreeTimePays digital technology - engaging. empowering & inspiring people and community

FreeTimePays is an impact focused digital engagement platform that incorporates social media & gamification.

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Botanical+Gardens%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+A+City+Gem!
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Botanical Gardens, Birmingham, UK - A City Gem!

With wonderful gardens, stunning glasshouses, tropical rainforest and so much for people to enjoy, the Botanical Gardens in Birmingham is most definitely a City Gem!  Enjoy! 

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Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Photography, Environment & green action, Travel & tourism, People & community, Rivers, lakes & canals, Green open spaces, Classic Architecture
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Winterbourne+House+%26+Gardens%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+A+City+Gem!
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Winterbourne House & Gardens, Birmingham, UK - A City Gem!

Winterbourne House is one of Birmingham's great Gems. It was originally built as the family home of John & Margaret Nettlefold from 1903.

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Cycling+in+%26+around+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Cycling+and+Community
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Cycling in & around Birmingham, UK - Cycling and Community

Whatever standard or ability, cycling is great fun and good for health! Enjoy all the City and its surrounding countryside has to offer - it's great on a bike!

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Passions: Sport & leisure, Transport, Green travel
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