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The project partners Co-operative Futures, along with iSE and Smethwick CAN, hosted an open workshop to talk about food within our local communities. This week Co-operative Futures, along with iSE and Smethwick CAN, hosted an open workshop to talk about food within our local communities. Some […]

USE-IT! Project news – Community Research begins   The first free OCN (Open College Network) accredited research training took place between 6th and 7th July at the Edgbaston Watersports Centre and kick-started the training of the first cohort of USE-IT! Community Researchers.   The University of Birmingham animated […]

As the USE-IT! project gains its momentum, activities in the community intensify. On 14 June, the first USE-IT! Community meeting gathered over 40 residents and representatives of organisations that are already working on the ground. We shared our thoughts and ideas around greater engagement with […]

The Igbo Community Association in the Midlands are finalising preparations to stage the largest African event in the Midlands the IWAJI 2016. This years’ event will combine the IWAJI 2016 and the fundraising event for the Igbo House in Birmingham. The Iwaji (New Yam Festival) is […]

University College Birmingham (UCB) continues to demonstrate a strong commitment to its international connections and the unique learning opportunity these connections offer. As part of a long running commitment to developing culinary arts training in the Caribbean over a number of years, the college has […]

5th of November Urban Manufacturing Interreg Europe Final Conference – one to remember Success factors for great collaborative maker spaces Unbelievably the Interreg Europe Urban Manufacturing project is already at the end of year 3 of project delivery. This first phase has focused squarely upon […]

The room was brimming with excitement at the launch for the Birmingham local partnership stakeholder event on 3rd October 2019 at Birmingham Council House. There was a fantastic turn out from a variety of organisations including: Birmingham City University, the Innovation Alliance, Birmingham Public Health, […]

The Tenth Anniversary of friendship and exchange between Birmingham and Nanjing was marked by a visit from Birmingham’s partner city on 12th September 2018.  The ten strong delegation, led by the Party Secretary, Mr Zhang Jinghua, met with Council Leader Cllr Ian Ward and Bham […]

USE-IT! is supporting the MotherShip Community. The following article can tell you more about this worthy organisation. What is the essence of Mothership? MotherShip is a community arts company that seeks to connect communities through culture and creativity. We do this through delivering projects, programmes […]

The Urban Manufacturing project has been going for just about a year now and I have taken part in two policy clinics.  What are policy clinics? I hear you ask.  Well basically, each of the transnational partners has the opportunity to organise a  ‘clinic’ or […]