Can do: Birmingham soup group has community spirit
A community group centred on soup hopes to "bowl" over participants with its community spirit.
Birmingham Soup uses a crowd-funding model to get city projects off the ground, but the twist is that the cash-raising crowd meets over a spot of cream of tomato.
It is an American concept originally but one now being served in the UK.
For a fiver, attendees can have a chat and a slurp, with the most popular community-minded initiative - pitched to attendees - keeping the takings on the door.
- From the section Birmingham & Black Country