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PIECES OF THE HOUSING JIGSAW

January 3rd, 2018 | by John OMeara

In pre-Christmas despondency about local frustrations with environmental and housing issues, I was looking   around for a glimmer of light. [&hellip


FRIENDS OF HANDSWORTH PARK AGM 2017

November 28th, 2017 | by Gaelle Finley

Chair’s Report 2017 (13.11.17 at Handsworth PlayCentre) Every year the range of activities in the park expands. This year has [&hellip


MULTI-USE CENTRE SHOWS THE WAY

November 9th, 2017 | by John OMeara

There aren’t many openings for youth workers these days, but the Youth Service’s loss has been Laurel Road’s gain. Joy [&hellip


HANDSWORTH COMMUNITY MARKET

October 9th, 2017 | by Gaelle Finley

Usha and Daisy Khera (above) selling their produce at their stall. Local entrepreneur and community activist Abi (second left in [&hellip


THE FLOWERING OF LOZELLS

October 5th, 2017 | by John OMeara

It’s hard to do anything in Lozells without bumping into someone – something to do with the layout of the [&hellip


AFRICAN OASIS

October 2nd, 2017 | by Gaelle Finley

Handsworth kicked off Black History Month with a rare showing of African Oasis, a documentary directed in 1982 by one [&hellip


FRIENDS OF HANDSWORTH PARK

October 1st, 2017 | by Gaelle Finley

We had a great summer in the park with Simmerdown reggae fest, a jazz festival at St Mary’s Church, sports [&hellip


A SENSE OF BELONGING

September 27th, 2017 | by Shuranjeet Takhar

Suranjeet Singh Takhar, who grew up in Charles Road, Handsworth, and later lived in the St. Michael’s Hill area, reports [&hellip


AFRICAN OASIS

September 25th, 2017 | by Gaelle Finley

Handsworth kicked off Black History Month with a rare showing of African Oasis, a film directed in 1982 by one [&hellip



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