Latest edition of Hands on Handsworth Community Magazine

Back in September and October we ran a range of workshops to try and encourgae local people to get involved in a new community journalist project. The aim of the project is to take forward the idea to create a community magazine for Handsworth written by local people. Through the neighbourhood management programme, Tracey Thorne …

New Handsworth Heritage Trail

Several months ago as part of a local heritage project the idea to create a heritage trail for Handsworth emerged. What we found from talking to people was that many local people haven’t visited local heritage sites such as Soho House & Museum. Or know much about the great buildings across Handsworth. People have also …

Hands on Handsworth Resident Network Next mtg 14th Feb

Last Monday residents from across Handsworth came along to a regular monthly meeting held by the network.┬áBack in November the group who have met for the┬álast 12 months decided that when the neighbourhood management programme ends on the 31st March in Handsworth they are keen to continue to still meet. I am delighted that they …

How can we make Handsworth safer, cleaner & greener?

I attended a new partnership meeting that I have set up within Handsworth to look at improving community safety, cleanliness of the neighbourhood and green spaces. It went well! There is real commitment from partners (police, wardens, fire service and police) to really get to grips with the issues in the neighbourhood. Currently Handsworth has …