Community Action for a Better Environment
'Balsall Heath Is Our Planet' is an alliance of groups and individuals in this inner city neighbourhood of Birmingham, which aims to develop and encourage projects that will reduce our carbon emissions, save energy and make the area more resiliant and sustainable.
2012 - Neighbourhood Energy Plan was our ground-breaking survey of the opportunities to make the area more energy efficient
2013 - Created a wildflower meadow beside the River Rea, and a Bee Garden...
2014 - Thermal imaging survey to show heat loss in community buildings
2015 - Lottery-funded family learning opportunitiies in Balsall Heath
2016 - Pocket Park for Balsall Heath
2017 - Making a Change programme, energy, transport, nature etc
2018 - Building a Future programme; streets, green spaces, community buildings
2019 - Greener Spaces, Better Places programme, to look for ways to improve our parks and gardens
For up to date news on projects see our weblog for details http://balsallheathisourplanet.wordpress.com
John Newson, development officer