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Neighbourhood Forum Meetings

by Roger Harmer on 8 May, 2014

Both of Acocks Green’s Neighbourhood Forums have met in the last week. The Acocks Green Neighbourhood Forum (which covers the area to the north of the Warwick Road) met on Tuesday last week and the Fox Hollies Green Neighbourhood Forum (which covers the area to the south of the Warwick Road) met last night. The […]

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Turning Birmingham into a City whose Children eat well.

by Roger Harmer on 23 September, 2013

Its good when things come together. Last week saw the culmination of a project I have been working on during my day job – developing a Food Charter for Birmingham. The idea behind the Food Charter is to co-ordinate efforts to address our worsening relationship with food. In particular we need to reverse the rising […]

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Independent Living

by Roger Harmer on 7 April, 2012

A regular element of my casework is helping older or disabled people to get adaptations done to their home to help them live more independently. This can include having ramps put in for wheelchair access, having stairlifts fitted or getting walk in showers to replace baths. Such work makes a big difference to the independence and […]

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Flu Jab Campaign by Age Concern Birmingham

by Roger Harmer on 13 October, 2011

As winter nears, Age Concern Birmingham have launched a new campaign aimed at reducing illness in the coming months.  From October to early November they will be working to promote the flu jab to: Anyone aged over 65 Anyone who lives in a residential or nursing home Anyone who cares for or works with older or disabled persons […]

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