Our next Public Meeting takes place on Tuesday. Our guest speaker is Joe Holyoak, architect and Urban designer, who has made a study of Acocks Green Village and it’s historical development through the different architectural styles that exist in our area. He will give a slide presentation offering insight into some familiar buildings in our neighbourhood.  There is a proposal to make part of Acocks Green a Conservation Area, which is an official recognition of the historical value of some buildings. We already have several Grade II Buildings, including the Police Station and the Baptist Church.

Acocks Green Police Station - Grade II Listed

Acocks Green Police Station – Grade II Listed

We also welcome to the meeting Jenny Millward – The Acocks Green Ward Champion, and are expecting a respresentative from Fleet and Waste Management and an update from The local Police.

There will be refreshments and an opportunity to raise any concerns or comments.

Everyone welcome, so come along and find out more.

Acocks Green Police are opening their doors this Saturday, 17th March, to give local people an opportunity to learn more about their local force.  See details below for a rare chance to see behind the scene in this listed landmark building.

Residents of Acocks Green are invited to the Police Tasking Meeting this Thursday. These meetings take place on the first Thursday of every month at 7pm. As well as local police, regular attendance is made by a representative from Birmingham City Council.  The aim is for the Police, residents and City Council to work together on issues and concerns of the people of Acocks Green.  Everyone welcome,  our local police want to hear from you!  The venue is Archbishop Ilsleys School,  entrance by Karen’s Estate Agents.

Next Saturday, 18th July, Acocks Green Police Station on Yardley Road celebrates its 100th birthday.  To mark this occasion the Police Station will be open to the public, giving people a rare chance to visit this prestigious building.  The Police Museum will be supplying historic uniforms and vehicles as well as history of the Police in Birmingham. There will also be an opportunity to visit the cells and much more.  If you are interested in finding out more Listen Again to Carl Chinn’s Radio WM programme (half an hour into the programme).

The doors open at 11 O’Clock and finish about 3pm.  Come along and find out more..

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