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A Matter Of Trust

Birmingham City Council, acting as Trustees for Highbury Hall and grounds, are developing plans to sell parts of the former Chamberlain estate. The Highbury Trust plan has been under discussion for three or more years, and despite some changes, the…

Tree Survey – November 20

From Ellen: Hi everyone. Just an update on the last tree survey. We worked really hard and had perhaps our most challenging session so far in terms of species identification. We looked at the area south of the lodge in…

Breathing Places – bulletin

Dear BOSF members – please note that Phase 3 of the Lottery’s Breathing Places grant fund is now available – use this link for more information: Breathing Places The Breathing Places programme is a UK wide small grants programme developed…

Brief Update 27.11.2007

A few important things have happened since the last update. Details will follow in later posts. But the news includes: results from our Volunteers Meeting last week; news about tree planting schemes, with the prospect of another bit of money;…

Volunteers Meeting – 21/11/2007

Part of the Friends committee have been organising a special meeting to coordinate tasks that need doing with volunteers who are willing to do them. We have arranged with Kings Heath Public Library and Kings Heath Local History Society to…

Website Version 2.0

Welcome to the new look website! It is getting a thorough overhaul after a year or more of neglect. The previous website was missing crucial functions like a messageboard and a subscription feature, was laboriously hand-coded (by me) and was…

Tree Survey – Area 4 Results

  Ellen has compiled the information from Area 4 tree surveys, passed it to EcoRecord, and got images back of the tree numbers plotted against an aerial photo/plan of the park. I have saved it as a PDF file and…