New fencing is up in Albert Rd Alleyways

I have just popped down to the albert rd alleyway to have a look at the completed clearence and new fencing for a project that I have been working on with local residents and partners such as Midland Heart & Groundwork. It was lovely as it is so sunny today and this part of the …

#Local Government Challenge coming to #Handsworth tomorrow

Local community or neighbourhood groups up for a challenge Birmingham City Council has been selected to host one of the five annual Local Government Challenges. Starting in January 2011, 10 short listed contestants from local government across the country will take part in the challenges, run along the lines of the hit TV show, The …

Consultation on Green Spaces in Handsworth

Earlier this year Groundwork was successful in gaining funding to deliver a project within Handsworth that aims to empower local residents to improve their local area. The focus has been on four key areas; Oaklands Youth Centre – outdoor space New Inns – communal garden area Centenary Drive Albert Rd to Herbert Rd Alleyways Over …

Albert Rd Alleyways

Great news work has started today to clean up and put up new fencing in the Albert Rd to Herbert alleyways. This will will take about two weeks. Notice to residents Re: Albert Rd Alleyways clean up We have just found out that the Albert Rd project has been selected as one of five Local …

Albert Rd alleyways getting a much needed clean up

It has taken months of planning but finally¬† we have now got in place a clean up of the Albert Rd¬† to Herbert Rd Alleyway. In January work will start to clear all the rubbish on the gardens that run either side as well as the small section that runs behind 3 houses on Herbert …

Dumped in Handsworth

I have had a few complaints recently about Austin Rd and went up to check it out and found to empty areas of land and some car park space where people have just thown in litter and dumped some really quite large items…like the arm chair above. Birmingham City Council offers free bulk waste collections …