Take a stroll in May

May is National Walking Month. The campaign, which encourages people to walk for 20 minutes every day throughout the month, is organised by Living Streets. Visit their website to find tips on how to fit 20 minutes of exercise into your daily routine, learn about the benefits of walking more and use their online tool to rate your walk. https://www.livingstreets.org.uk/what-you-can-do/campaigns/national-walking-month-2017

Moseley Summer Ball to Raise Funds for Sifa Fireside

  Following the huge success of the inaugural Moseley Summer Ball in 2015, St Anne's Church in Moseley have announced that this prestigious event will be happening for a second time on Saturday 1 July. The black-tie dinner takes place inside St Anne’s Church, Park Hill, where the pews are painstakingly removed and replaced with candlelit dining for 150 lucky guests. After a champagne/canape reception and the formalities of a 4-course meal and auction, the diners head over to the adjoining…

Why oysters continue to rock our world

It’s a magical mollusc, a beautiful bivalve, salty snack that is lauded as an aphrodisiac. There’s no doubt that oysters, once a peasant food, are now among the ultimate delicacies for foodies. They’ve long been linked to amour - Aphrodite , the Greek goddess of love was born from the sea in an oyster shell. Her son, Eros, was the god of love; and Casanova, the legendary 18th century lothario, was said to eat 50 for breakfast. Whether they are…

Business Growth Programme is now open for applications for grant funding

Round 11 of the £33m Business Growth Programme (BGP) is now open for applications for grant funding to assist with a range of business growth and innovation projects, including helping your business take advantage of the opportunities offered by the approved HS2 development. If you are located in Greater Birmingham,  Solihull, Stoke, Staffordshire or the Marches your business will be eligible. For more information click here. MEBC is a delivery partner in the programme and can support you with an application.…