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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 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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Tread Lightly 2018 a success!

For our third Tread Lightly conference, Footsteps joined with the Guru Nanak Gurdwara and Living the Change to spend Sunday afternoon 18 November in Smethwick (just over the Birmingham city boundary).  The theme was Exploring Food, Faith and Living Sustainably.   Speakers from faith groups and projects shared their initiatives and insights.  Discussion and networking opportunities […]

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Tread Lightly Programme confirmed

Check out the full programme for Tread Lightly on this Earth – then register and get involved! Sunday 18th November 2018 at Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Smethwick. 1:00 Optional tour of the Gurdwara (please indicate when registering) 1:30 Registration for conference 2:00 – 5:00pm Speakers & Discussions 2:00 Faiths & Food – perspectives from Quakers, EcoSikh, […]

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A Year in the Life of Footsteps

On 12th September, Birmingham Council of Faiths (Footsteps’ parent organisation) held their annual general meeting.  Our chair Ruth Tetlow reported to them on Footsteps’ activities over the past 12 months. BCF AGM September 2018: Report from Footsteps: Faiths for a Low Carbon Future Footsteps’ work becomes ever more urgent as signs of the effects of […]

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