Capture Kings Heath: You don’t need to be a professional photographer to enter!

September 16, 2022

This September The New Photo Company opens its doors, welcoming a new exciting way to print your photos! Offering many more services than your average printing shop, plus you can also pursue the retail range and offering gifts and little trinkets to compliment your photos and home.  However, this ‘new’ business may not be as […]

The Queens Funeral – Bank Holiday Guidance

September 12, 2022

It has been confirmed that the day of the Queens Funeral, Monday 19th September will be a Bank Holiday. With the announcement of the late Queens funeral taking place Monday 19th September and the confirmation of this being a bank holiday comes guidance from the government explaining working rules and days off.  The government have […]

Low Traffic Neighbourhood – Places for People Engagement sessions

September 12, 2022

Phase two of the Low Traffic Neighbourhood scheme to be introduced. Places for people in Kings Heath aim to reduce traffic in residential areas, making it safer for people to walk and cycle, making the area a nicer place for children to play and neighbours to get to know each other.  With the announcement of […]

The Death of Queen Elizabeth II – Paying Your Respects

September 9, 2022

With the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, arrangements are being made for the people of Birmingham to pay tribute following her death on Thursday 8th September 2022.  Below we have outlined ways in which the people of Kings Heath can pay their respects. These include: Contribute to the Book of Condolence  The book of condolence […]

Kings Heath Local Centre Public Consultation

June 10, 2022

 10th June 2022   To Whom It May Concern: Re: Kings Heath Local Centre Public Consultation The Board of Kings Heath BID makes the following observations and suggestions:   The BID’s response to the Places for People Low Traffic Neighbourhood has been well documented and further, progressive conversations have taken place and continue to take […]

Treasure Hunting in the Heath!

May 31, 2022

TREASURE HUNTING IN THE HEATH  It can be hard to keep the little ones entertained over the half term! There are a number of charity shops in Kings Heath that not only help to support our community but also offer an array of great picks for your little ones! So why not take a stroll […]

Winners of the 2019 Winter Kings Heath Poetry Competition

December 3, 2019

WINNERS OF THE 2019 WINTER KINGS HEATH POETRY COMPETITION The competition received 83 entries, which in turn were reduced to a shortlist of 12 poems for the ‘public vote’. We would like to thank Di de Woolfson from Cannon Poets who was the judge in this competition. The winners are as follows: Kings Heath Poetry […]

Kings Heath Businesses launch Charity to help homeless people get back on their feet

August 3, 2019

KINGS HEATH BUSINESSES LAUNCH CHARITY TO HELP HOMELESS PEOPLE GET BACK ON THEIR FEET A group of Birmingham based businesses have launched a new charity to help provide support and assistance for rough sleepers within the Kings Heath Business Improvement District (‘Kings Heath BID’). The charity will be launched at the Kings Heath Street Festival […]

New Community Art Project set to champion the achievements of women from Kings Heath

August 3, 2019

NEW COMMUNITY ART PROJECT SET TO CHAMPION THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF WOMEN FROM KINGS HEATH! When a recent survey asked local Kings Heath residents to nominate who they thought should be featured in an art installation at the new Kings Heath and Moseley train station (reportedly opening in 2020/2021), we were surprised to see that all […]

Winners of the 2019 Summer Kings Heath Poetry Competition

August 3, 2019

WINNERS OF THE 2019 SUMMER KINGS HEATH POETRY COMPETITION The competition received 77 entries, which in turn were reduced to a shortlist of 14 poems for the ‘public vote’. We would like to thank Justine Knowles from Cannon Poets who was the judge in this competition. The winners are as follows: Kings Heath Poetry Competition […]