Karen Cheney is the Service Integration Head for Selly Oak District, based at the district offices in Pershore Road.
Karen is heavily involved in the project to bring the building back into use as a community hub. She says it’s been a long and complicated process but that, with a successful Heritage Lottery Fund bid (we’ll get the decision in September), this exciting project will be up and running.
Karen also speaks in the interview of the importance of local people getting involved in the project – not just for the HLF bid but for the future sustainability of the community hub.
Brenda Thomas has been a stalwart of the Stirchley community for decades. She set up the Stirchley Tuesday Youth Club in the 1970s and was instrumental in the building of the village’s existing community centre in Pershore Road. Brenda is a member of the Stirchley Baths community stakeholder group. Here she explains why…
Click HERE to find out more about Brenda and the Stirchley Tuesday Youth Club
Robert Grosvenor is the chairman of Lifford Business Association, which promotes and represents businesses in Stirchley, King’s Norton, Cotteridge and Bournville. Robert is also a member of the community stakeholder group. Here Robert explains why he’s involved…
Robert mentions the Art Soak community event that’s taking place on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th March. More details on that HERE.