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    Are Birmingham’s Councillors Community Champions?

    Posted on February 8, 2008 by in Local Government

    That’s the question being asked (and answered?) at the Birmingham Residents University on the morning of Thursday 28th February.  Amongst the panel will be a couple of Birmingham’s blogging councillors – Martin Mullaney and Zoe Hopkins (intermitent poster)  alongside Salma Yaqoob and Robert Alden. Anyway what do you think – do you trust your local […]

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    Podcast: The Saint of Street Racing?

    Posted on January 30, 2008 by in Podcast

    Is there a solution to street racing in Birmingham? Masood Ajaib of the Washwood Heath based community enterprise Commpact thinks there is. He has signed up for an experiment to find a communal way of turning a dangerous Saturday night on Landor Street into a peaceful pastime somewhere safe. Listen here for the conversation or […]

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  • Kingstanding Neighbourhood Forum on Youtube

    Posted on January 20, 2008 by in Uncategorized

    A short film introducing the work being done in Kingstanding by residents trying to tackle the connection between crime and grime. It was shot for a residents conference in The Hague at the end of this week. No intended to be comprehensive, more a way of allowing groups from The Hague, Birmingham and Glasgow to […]

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  • Glasgow Crime and Grime

    Posted on January 20, 2008 by in Miscellaneous

    I’ve been scootling around the place recently making a series of short films as means of introductory pieces for a neighbourhood safety conference in the Hague this coming week. I’ve met four groups from Birmingham and two from The Hague, all working experimenting with ways to give residents more power in reducing grime and the […]

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