Category: News

Access to Ten Acres

We are pleased to announce our new project Access to Ten Acres which will begin in 2022 (Date TBC), which has been generously funded by the WMCA Green Community Fund via the Heart of England Community Foundation. For more information on this exciting new project you can view our project page here.

Stirchley Apple Day Volunteering

We love our friends over at the Strichley Fruit and Nut Village and they decided to run a special apple themed day by Riverbrook in Stirchley this year and asked if we could pop along and do something. Naturally we said YES! We brought all the equipment and our board members Alan and Stephy (and […]


We are up for a chance of winning the £2k grant pot from Love Brum this November for our project The Stirchley Secret Garden. See the video and links below for more information and don’t forget to vote for us!

Tesco Bags of Help #BagsofHelp

Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of up to £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 – all raised from carrier bag sales in Tesco stores – being awarded to local community projects. Bags of Help offers community groups and projects across the UK a share of revenue generated from […]


A while ago Sustainable Life provided us with a bunch of UK tree seeds from the Woodland Trust. Our volunteer Cathy planted them and these lovely tree saplings are the result! These trees are destined for SCHOOLS including HE groups. It will be FIRST COME FIRST SERVED for the lot in Birmingham. SO if you […]

Highbury Orchard FREE Cob Oven

On Sunday course leader Alan Bale visited Highbury Orchard and ran a course for FREE with the end result of Highbury Orchard receiving a Cob Oven at materials cost only. This was a completely unfunded donation of personal time and skills by Alan Bale to the good people at Highbury Orchard. It was a long […]

Big Seed Giveaway

We are excited to be working with Forest Schools Birmingham CIC this year to deliver an exciting new project called “The Big Seed Giveaway”. We are in the process of creating a wonderful learning resource portal online. Here you will find information on this project, how to sign up, discuss your project or milestones with […]

Raddlebarn Big Harvest Winners Update!

The school have now announced the winners of the Raddlebarn Big Harvest 2016 photo competition!     Congratulations to the Shpanin, Forcer, Hunt and Pickering families of Raddlebarn! We have handed over the main prize and the runner up prize to the school. The school have added an extra two winners to the mix because […]