Here are some extracts from letters received from grateful residents:
“[Sue and Sarah] are doing a great job for the community. I am very proud of them and feel very happy to be living in this street”(Aarty Dsouza, Vauxhall Crescent, Smith’s Wood, Solihull).
“The Street Association has improved our quality of life hugely, and given the community some heart. It has been a fantastic addition to our lives” (Dr James Brunning, Yew Croft Avenue, Harborne, Birmingham).
“The Street Association has had a transforming effect on my life. I feel that something lifted in the street and that a real change has happened” (Janet Graham, Middle Park Road, Wesley, Birmingham).
“[Margaret’s] work has brought the residents far closer than before…Her dedication has been invaluable to residents. The original idea of Street Association has been embraced by many of us in Wadhurst road and it has had a very positive impact on people’s lives, and has achieved the aim of creating a greater sense of community” Dr Abul Mustafa, Wadhurst Road, Bearwood, Birmingham”.