How eating soup can make things better
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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.

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