St. Paul's Community Development Trust

New Chair of Trustees Appointed!

My name is Salma Hamid and I was born and raised in Bordesley Green and Small Heath. I graduated in 1997 from the University of Central England as a Primary School Teacher and began working immediately. I got married in 1998 and moved to Moseley where I have lived for over 21 years with Rashid, our 3 wonderful children and our 2 cats.

Salma Hamid - Chair of Trustees

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Farm Closures over the Summer Break

We’re sorry to say that the Farm will be closed to visitors in the weekday afternoons 12.30-4.30pm for the first four weeks of the school holidays. We will have large numbers of children in our care on these afternoons and need to ensure their safe supervision.

Farm Closed in Afternoons during 6 weeks break.

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Amsty Meets Mr Loan Shark!

On a cold and wet Wednesday afternoon, during half term, we were delighted to help Smartlyte Ltd with their event at the Balsall Heath Library.

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Smartlyte’s, ‘Families Learning Together’ workshop, helped families to raise awareness of  the dangers of  online illegal money lending and loan sharks.  Families heard the story of how Amsty;  an old computer who lives in the Library, scared away Mr Loan Shark with the help of his friend Mrs Anti.

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Birmingham schools to give out free food over the summer to help struggling families

Content Reposted From Birmingham Mail Article.

Birmingham children are to be offered free food and activities during the 2019 summer holidays.

Happy Healthy Holidays has secured £2 million funding from the Department for Education in a bid to help 18,000 children over the summer.

The pilot programme is the largest of its kind and is being led by Accord Housing Association together with Birmingham Playcare Network, the Active Wellbeing Society, and Sport Birmingham.

Caroline Wolhuter, Head of Innovation and Impact at Accord, said: “We are delighted that Happy Healthy Holidays will be co-ordinating the roll out of this scheme in Birmingham.

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Wanted: A Leader who can take St Paul’s on the next part of its journey

After many years’ service, the current Chair of Trustees of St. Paul’s Community Development Trust is to retire. St. Paul’s has gone through a challenging period but are now beginning to see growth in the organisation for the first time in over five years.

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We are seeking a new Chair of our Trustee Board to lead the organisation into the next stage of recovery and onto a sustained period of stability and growth.

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