Welcome to the Birchfield 'Our Bigger Story' website. This is part of the multi media evaluation of 15 Big Local areas in England. The website is an opportunity to follow what is changing in Birchfield as a result of Big Local over a ten year period.

The aim of the website is to share the learning from everything that is happening in Birchfield with other Big Local areas and highlight what works in communities with a wider audience of practitioners and policy makers.

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  • Change all around Birchfield 2
    October 31, 2021      Film
    In 2019 we made a film about the impact the coming of the Commonwealth Games to Birmingham would have on the Birchfield Big Local area. This film follows the changes that have since been made over the last two years in terms of new housing, road and rail links. A further film will record the actual coming of the Commonwealth Games to Birchfield and Perry Barr
  • Greening Birchfield
    October 29, 2021      Film
    COVID-19 highlighted the lack of quality green space in Birchfield area. This film records the Big Local's efforts to change this and ways in which what limited green space there is can be used creatively for the benefit of the community.
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    Celebrating Youth Book
    April 15, 2021      Text
    This booklet records the achievements of young people in Birchfield over the last three years. Containing poetry, reflections and much more the work has been supported by Birchfield Big Local
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    Birchfield Big Local Newsletter Spring 2021
    April 15, 2021      Text
    The latest Birchfield Big Local newsletter contains lots of information about local suppor services around COVID-19 as well as news about the latest developments such as the Telephone buddy line and celebrating young people's achievements locally over the past three years