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Travel Workshop for Teachers

Safe and sustainable travel is high on the agenda for many primary schools. With numerous exciting initiatives taking place to encourage young people to walk or cycle to school, it is essential that we also continue to provide effective road safety education. To support Birmingham primary schools with safe and sustainable travel education Birmingham City Council’s Smarter Choices Team would like to invite a member of your staff to attend our forth-coming free staff development session (open to staff from Birmingham primary schools only):
Date: Wednesday 12 March
Time: 9am – 1pm
Location: Safeside at Eastside, 101 Vauxhall Road, Birmingham, B7 4HW
If you would like a member of your staff to attend this FREE session please book your place by emailing us with the name and contact details of the attendee by Friday 7 March. Email:, tel: 0121 303 7683

Hair straighteners and mugs top child burns list

The BBC reports that hair straighteners and hot mugs are the leading causes of childhood scalds and burns, and one-year-olds are at greatest risk. Read the full article here.

Safeside experience is real life-saver

We've been given a fantastic write-up with some great photos by the Express and Star this week. See more here.


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