Charity Shop Volunteers Needed!

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Can you spare a few hours each week? We are looking for volunteers to help in our friendly shop in Boldmere If you are interested please pop in and ask for Dawn or Lynn or alternatively give us a call on 0121 362 3650.

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Improvements Continue

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As a lot of our customers have noticed recently, we continue to update and improve our shop in Boldmere. With a new lick of paint and lots of new stock, we hope you’ll continue to enjoy our friendly little treasure trove full of bargains

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QE Hospital Walking Project

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We were very lucky when Lorraine Lawson from Freshwinds stepped in to take on our walking tours of the Queen Elizabeth hospital and grounds.  The project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund was run by ourselves at Age Concern Birmingham, but by linking up with Lorraine the Summer of 2016 was full of interesting facts and historical knowledge of not only the hospital itself but also the surrounding areas. For more information please see the Evolutions of Health webpage

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Death Matters Project

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Talking about death is never easy and after attending one of the sessions held here at Age Concern Birmingham, it was amazing the differing views and thoughts sparked by the conversations that were had when as individuals we voiced our thoughts and hopes about planning for our own death in a group setting.  Following on from our Death Matters pilot project funded by the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation take a look at our Good Practice Guide for Planning an Event to …

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Seasons Greetings from all at Age Concern Birmingham

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As the year draws to a close, we would like to wish all of our partners, clients and customers a very merry Christmas and a peaceful new year. Our offices and services are now closed until Tuesday 3 January 2017. We have lots of exciting things already planned for 2017 so watch this space…..

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Weekly Lottery Results – Week 23

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Week 23 £1,000 winner is Mrs J Hough £150 winner is Ian Cockram £100 winner is Mrs L McBurnie £75 winner is Mrs M Green £50 winner is Mr A Savage £50 winner is Mr R Nixon £25 winner is Mr Coles £25 winner is Mr G Kirkby £25 winner is Mrs M Bazeley £25 winner is Christine L’Enfant The Birthdate drawn was 23.02.86 and the £400 Prize was not won. Next week’s prize will be £500.

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QEHB walk 2

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A partnership to help older members of the local community remain active, social and mentally stimulated has been launched at QEHB. Working with QEHB, Age Concern Birmingham introduced a weekly walk and talk group that tours the hospital building and grounds, whilst exploring the rich history of the area and the city in a safe guided environment. The walks are regularly lead by volunteers from Age Concern Birmingham who have a passion and interest in local history and who are …

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