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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 […]

OCTOBER 28, 2021 The Annual Tri-City Social Work Exchange between the cities of Birmingham, Chicago, and Hamburg concluded earlier this month. This year’s theme focused on the German approach known as Social Space Orientation, as an exploration of concepts from community capacity building, social work […]

Newsletter #04       July 2021        Dear Reader, Welcome to the fourth Newsletter of the BETTER project! BETTER is an Interreg Europe project that focuses on the promotion of e-Government solutions. With our project we aim to create a win-win situation for everyone by […]

Virtual Study Visit No. 1, 25.03.21 Tools and projects for participative budgeting (PB) and participative planning (PP) were the focus of the Interreg NW Europe ‘Better’ project’s first virtual, online study tour of the beautiful city of Nyíregyháza, Hungary. With a population of 120,000 and […]

19 April 2021 Cities are being invited to learn from leading innovative UK peers at a special national event this May. UK cities have seen some of the most challenging COVID-19 conditions this past year and one could be forgiven for thinking that all but […]

  An ecosystem is like a finely tuned Swiss watch.  Poetry in motion if you have all the relevant cogs and springs in place, but with one wheel out of kilter, the movement can go to pot.  Investment in people and skills is the oil […]