Salma Yaqoob campaigns to save Birmingham’s Friends Institute

Salma Yaqoob Friends Institute protest

Salma Yaqoob heads the campaign to save the Friends Institute

Salma Yaqoob is currently defending and campaigning to save the Friends Institute in Moseley Road, Balsall Heath, against hypocritical Birmingham City Council plans to close the establishment amid claims of financial trouble, despite recently spending £8,000 to resurface the building’s car park.

Please read all of the following news stories:

Boost to City Living – 09.10.08 (Neil Elkes, Birmingham Mail)

Reprieve for Friends Institute in Balsall Heath – 26.09.08 (Jasbir Authi, Birmingham Mail)

Friends not Friends – 25.09.08 (The Stirrer)

Friends debacle has proved a shabby episode – 19.09.08 (Post Comment, Birmingham Post)

Anger at near-certain closure of Institute – 19.09.08 (Birmingham Mail)

Birmingham City Council wants to sell Friends Institute – 18.09.08 (Paul Dale, Birmingham Post)

Salma Yaqoob is defending the Friends Institute

Salma Yaqoob is defending the Friends Institute

Fight goes on to save a Friend to our city – 17.09.08 (Letters to the editor ‘Salma Yaqoob’, Birmingham Post)

Row over Friend’s Institute car park cash – 17.09.08 (Birmingham Mail)

Friends Institute boiler ‘can be repaired’ says council – 07.09.08 (Paul Dale, Birmingham Post)

Benefactor needed to save Friends Institute Building – 03.09.08 (Paul Dale, Birmingham Post)

Campaign launched to save Friends Institute in Birmingham – 01.09.08 (Paul Dale, Birmingham Post)

Join the ‘Friends of Friends’ facebook group here.


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