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What Works Well

It’s About Navigation In this blog, we share what worked well (and indeed what did not) about the 12-month long social prescribing pilot we designed and delivered in Kings Heath, in the form of the 7 citizen engagement “tools” that participants rated the most impactful. We also try and share “why” and “where next” in …

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Lightbulb on Lawn

Grassroots Innovation

Bottom-up System Change Something very interesting is unfolding right now in the West Midlands.  The winds of change have been gently blowing over the Region for a while and now there’s a palpable whiff of innovation in the air. Together with a range of partners, we are introducing a ground-breaking App which could significantly increase health and well-being across the region by offering people everywhere the …

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Seedling Coming into Bloom


A Day to Remember Thursday 16th June 2016 was an amazing day. It was the day when Birmingham City University (BCU) hosted the Investment Readiness workshop for our first wave SeedPod ventures. The event was the culmination of 5 months of hard work on the SeedPod curriculum. It afforded the social entrepreneurs an opportunity to practice their pitching skills …

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