Eid in Kings Heath 2024; 30th June, All Saints Square

Eid in Kings Heath 2024

June 6, 2024

Eid al-Adha  or ‘big Eid’ is one of the most important events for Muslims around the world. With our own large and diverse Muslim community in Kings Heath and surrounding areas of Birmingham, it’s only right that the celebration brings the whole community together to celebrate this important event together, whether personally religious or not. […]

Kings Heath BID Networking Event May 2024

May 30, 2024

Last Thursday, the BID hosted its spring Networking Event, presented by Andy Doodles, hosted in the back room at The Station, with catering generously provided by RES Accountants. Continuing with our mission to make networking fun and different, the theme for this event was ‘caricature speed-dating’. The event kicked off with Andy, local artist and […]

Kings Heath and Brandwood Litter Pickers Summer Newsletter

May 23, 2024

The Kings Heath and Brandwood Litter Pickers have been busy over the last few months and have just sent out their latest newsletter. Featuring a report from the chair as usual, as well as a report from our very own BID Manager Matt, you can download and read the newsletter here. As ever, if you […]

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The Fight to Keep Kings Heath Clean

May 1, 2024

Have you ever wondered how we manage to keep the streets clean in Kings Heath? The battle to keep the area free of tags is a constant one – but luckily we have a team of brave volunteers and some high-tech gadgets to back them up! The leader of this crack team of graffiti-removers is […]

Kings Heath and Brandwood Litter Pickers Spring Newsletter

February 29, 2024

The Kings Heath and Brandwood Litter Pickers have been busy over the last few months and have just sent out their latest newsletter. Featuring a report from the chair as usual, as well as a story from Colmore School, you can download and read the newsletter here. As ever, if you would like to get […]

Kings Heath BID Networking Event February 2024

February 22, 2024

Yesterday, Kings Heath BID hosted its first Networking Event of 2024, and it was a great success! In true Kings Heath style, we didn’t go for a formal dinner, but got active with an amazing circus skills workshop courtesy of Joe from CircusMASH! He took us through various circus skills from juggling to aerial silks, […]

Birmingham Palestine Weekender

February 19, 2024

We are witnessing a humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza. Local venues in Kings Heath have partnered with Kings Heath United Against Racism to create an event to raise funds and show solidarity with the people of Gaza. Taking place on the 30th-31st March, the Birmingham Palestine Weekender will feature live bands, DJ sets, spoken word, storytelling, […]

Queensbridge School Event Sponsorship Opportunity

February 12, 2024

Queensbridge School are looking for sponsors for their brand new annual awards ceremony. Queensbridge is dedicated to providing a learning environment in which all their students can thrive in all areas of life; academically, personally and socially. As part of this, they are this year, for the first time, putting on an awards ceremony in […]

Chair’s Report on the AGM for 2023

January 12, 2024

If you couldn’t make it along to the BID AGM, here’s what you missed: After two years of very low attendance there were a substantial number of people attending the meeting. This is great to see and to be encouraged. The more that BID Directors can hear from the membership the more we can listen […]

New Year, New You

December 26, 2023

The holiday season is drawing to a close: that means the baubles can go back in the bottom drawer for another year, and maybe you’re using the opportunity to turn over a new leaf and commit to a New Year’s Resolution. If that’s the case, we’re here to help, with our list of all the […]

Kings Heath and Brandwood Litter Pickers Winter Newsletter

December 18, 2023

The heroes who keep our area clean and tidy, the Kings Heath and Brandwood Litter Pickers, have just sent out their Winter Newsletter for this year. Featuring a message from the chair of the Litter Pickers, as well as a little quiz and much more! You can read the newsletter here. As ever, if you […]

Christmas Opening Hours 2023

December 14, 2023

Run out of milk? Need some batteries for a new toy? Whatever the reason, these are the Christmas opening hours for those High Street shops you just can’t do without. Open on Christmas Day The following shops on Kings Heath High Street will be open on Christmas day, for your last-minute essentials: Shop 24/7 Express […]

Kings Heath & Brandwood Litter Pickers Newsletter

October 20, 2023

No doubt you will have seen the intrepid Kings Heath & Brandwood Litter Pickers out and about helping to keep all of the streets in the neighbourhood clean and tidy. They’ve just produced a first newsletter to highlight the valuable work that they do and you can read that here. The newsletter includes an interview […]

Kings Heath BID helping businesses to save money

September 7, 2023

Place Support Partnership – A Case Study Earlier this year, the BID began working with Place Support Partnership (PSP), a consultancy working nationwide with BIDs helping their members save money on essential overheads such as gas and electricity, telecoms and card processing payments (among other things). PSP spent a day in Kings Heath, holding a […]

Update From BCC on High Street Barriers

September 6, 2023

From Birmingham City Council:   In 2020, an area of on-street parking on Kings Heath High Street was suspended to create more space for pedestrians as part of the emergency Covid response.  This was done in good faith and in response to views expressed by parts of the local community as to how the environment […]

BID Manager Update: May 2023

May 19, 2023

BID Manager Update – May 2023 Firstly, thank you to every business that voted in the recent renewal ballot. With such a close result, every vote really did make a difference! The BID’s commitment to every business for the next five years is to do our best to make sure you are getting value from […]

Kings Heath BID’s response to latest no campaign

March 29, 2023

Dear Kings Heath business,   As we approach the end of the BID ballot, it is a shame that we once more are having to deal with and respond to the lies being spread about the BID.   The deliberate conflation of the BID and the LTN is unhelpful, disingenuous and, as with everything else […]

February Update from Town Centre Manager Matt

March 21, 2023

Kings Heath’s Town Centre Manager, Matt, works behind the scenes to improve the area and support local businesses to ensure Kings Heath continues to be a thriving community.  Here’s an update from Matt, detailing what he has been up to in February.    Aside from dealing with everything involved in the ballot, positive and negative, […]

Kings Heath Business Networking Event

March 16, 2023

BID Business Networking Event Date: Wednesday 8th March 2023  Venue: Plant’n’Plate, 55 High Street   Despite the suddenly unseasonable weather, we had a reasonable turnout for our latest business networking meeting, which took place at our vegan restaurant, Plant’n’Plate. Nick Birch from Birmingham City University told those present about two initiatives currently being offered to […]

Kings Heath BID Letter to Businesses

March 6, 2023

Dear Kings Heath Businesses, You may have received a letter in the last few days from “the Vote No to the Kings Heath BID renewal campaign group.” This message is in response to the many, many lies within it, a number of which have already appeared in letters from this group.   In October 2022, […]