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Footsteps Visit to Tyseley Energy Park

Footsteps 2019 summer interfaith walk brought together 45 people from local communities and  different faiths to learn about developing renewable power, building community and restoring the natural environment in the derelict Cole River Valley. The event started with speeches from Footsteps Chair Ruth Tetlow, who described the interfaith interest in this initiative and in exploring […]

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Interfaith Walk & Study Visit: useful info

18/08/2019, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm at Tyseley Energy Park, Birmingham Taking in Tyseley Energy Park, St Cyprian’s church and the Cole Valley, our walk is a unique opportunity to visit a little known corner of Birmingham and see how it is developing renewable power, building community and preserving the natural environment. Here’s some helpful […]

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Birmingham declares a Climate Emergency

On Tuesday 11th June 2019 Birmingham City Council Council unanimously passed a motion declaring a Climate Emergency. The public gallery was filled with young people and folk from the campaigning groups who had worked so hard over the past months to reach this point.  The motion was brought with cross party support and tabled by […]

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Climate Emergency!

Birmingham Faith Community leaders call on Birmingham City Council to Declare a Climate Emergency. Update: the motion was passed unanimously! Leaders from Birmingham’s faith communities are calling on Birmingham City Council to declare a Climate Emergency.   On Monday morning (10th June) Tarang Shelat, Footsteps steering group member and President of Hindu Council of Birmingham, […]

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Footsteps at local community events

Footsteps was at the Kings Heath Earth Day Celebration organised by All Saints Church in the Village Square, Kings Heath. A steady stream of people enjoyed interactive games, face painting, learning, fun and conversation.  A couple of weeks later Footsteps had a stall at the Martineau Gardens open day.  A feature of the Footsteps stand […]

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Mosques Reduce Plastic Waste in Ramadan

Footsteps steering group member, Kamran,  recently gave an interview on BBC Radio 5 Live about how the Bahu Trust and other mosques in the UK are reducing their plastic waste in the month of Ramadan.  You can listen to the interview below   Street Iftar Footsteps also took part in the Street Iftar at Sparkbrook Mosque […]

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Faiths for Fun

Footsteps in pictures at Birmingham Council of Faiths ‘Faiths for Fun’ event at Hamstead Hall Academy Chris and Prubhjyot attended Birmingham Council of Faiths’ Faiths for Fun event at Hamstead Hall Academy, running a Footsteps ‘base’ where 65 youngsters from the scouting movement took part in making #ShowTheLove hearts depicting something in nature they loved […]

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Footsteps Survey: the Results

A good proportion of Footsteps supporters completed the recent Footsteps Direction and Priorities Survey – thanks to everyone who took part. We’ve prepared a report of the survey’s results and conclusions, which is being used by the Footsteps steering group to help plan future Footsteps events and activities.  In general respondents indicated that Footsteps should […]

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Showing the Love

People of faith from across Birmingham gathered at Birmingham Central Mosque last Sunday to Show the Love & share some tea! Ali Yousef provided a warm welcome from Birmingham Central Mosque, and Chris Martin from Footsteps was our MC for the afternoon. Rebecca Hawkins from the Climate Coalition introduced us to #ShowTheLove – the national […]

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