Welcome to the Chelmsley Wood Shopping Centre Cluster page. Here you'll find the latest updates and activity from the fantastic local projects we supported from the Chelmsley Wood Neighbourhood Fund. Set up to champion and galvanise the community activity in North Solihull. Check out each project and see the awesome work they're doing on your doorstep. See what ... Continue reading »
A network of diverse community projects supported by the Chelmsley Wood Neighbourhood Fund local to North Solihull
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The project will provide a programme of choir singing sessions for those experiencing or recovering from mental and physical health difficulties, or just those who love to sing! Participants will work with a qualified choir leader who will support vulnerable individuals to engage and contribute. We meet every Monday evening in the Fordbridge Community Centre, Nineacres Drive, Chelmsley Wood from 5.30 'til 7pm.We also have a sister branch that meet on a Tuesday, 5.30 'til 7pm in Ladywood Community Centre.View all
Walking around the gardens at the Three Trees Community Centre, I was stopped in my tracks by a neat row of planted bra-skets, assembled by the lovely ladies working and volunteering at Gro-Organic for breast cancer awareness month. A perfect example of public art I thought - demands my attention, aesthetically pleasing (to me anyway), with a relevant and thought provoking message. What makes it smart? It achieved all these things without costing the earth or being overly complicated, it fully involved the community and it doesn't (arguably) pose any significant risks to public safety, requiring mitigation. Genius. It also reminded me that public art doesn't need to be (indeed sometimes shouldn't be) a permanent fixture. Maybe I'll see a row of exquisitely planted Y-fronts in the future.