New Heights Community Project in Kingstanding, Birmingham is the latest winner of Prime Minister David Cameron’s Big Society Award.
Alan Clawley wades through the gloom and doom of budget cuts and asks why Sir Albert Bore is predicting the end of local government as we know it.
Youth workers and young people are coming together this week to showcase the impact youth work has in breaking community barriers during Youth Work Week 2012.
The revolutionary, documentary style film, Cathy Come Home, directed by one of Britain’s most critically acclaimed film-makers, Ken Loach, is showing at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts on Saturday 10 November 2012.
Make the most of the rapidly growing social investment market was the key message to come out of the biggest Social Finance Fair ever held outside London yesterday.
Birmingham-based thinktank Localise West Midlands has recently won funding from Barrow Cadbury Trust to research how to build a more decentralised economy
Birmingham-based charity Islamic Relief is to join a network of experts who can be called on in times of international crisis
Students from Coventry and Warwick took part in the Big Challenge last weekend
Be Active by Bike launches six new community bike hubs
West Midlands Police have reported that bike crime is down by 50 per cent in Birmingham city centre on last year
The founder of a youth organisation based in Stechford has received national recognition for his contribution to the local community
This evening seems to have passed off relatively quietly
Just for a change Dave Woodhall’s been to a football match. He was encouraged by what he saw.
Andy Munro gives a first-hand account of what can cause such disturbances – and how to prevent them happening.
A Birmingham school has celebrated its 10th anniversary of providing guides at an international event for blind and visually impaired people.
A new report has made recommendations aimed at reducing crime and improving community involvement. Dave Woodhall believes it may have the opposite effect.