The centre where happiness is standard
THEY’RE SMILING in the rain and why not – this is one trailblazing community who has shown just what can be achieved when everyone pulls together for the good of the wider neighbourhood.
And like most campaigns it hasn’t been easy, but the happy faces say there are good times ahead at Birmingham’s Laurel Road Community Sports Centre which has a new lease of life with a new leadership team.
The Handsworth-based centre was the subject of a hotly-contested Community Asset Transfer (CAT) last year after Birmingham City Council, as part of its austerity cuts, looked for a private owner to take over the running of the popular centre. Full Story