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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 […]

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 […]

The kick off meeting for the Urban Manufacturing project was a fantastic initial opportunity to meet project managers and policy representatives from the seven other partnerships.  As host city we wanted to give partners a flavour of what Birmingham has to offer in terms of […]

More than 450 faith representatives from across the region attended a landmark conference organised by the Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street and the University of Birmingham on Monday 27th November. Delegates at the ‘Mayor and Faith Conference: Faith in the West Midlands’ discussed […]