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Submission Time for Acocks Green Calendar

Did you take some lovely photos when out walking in the area during lockdown? Or maybe you have photos from the last couple of years that you would like to share? Send as many as you wish in for consideration … Continue reading

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This Sunday – Great British September Clean

Bring your own gloves but other equipment will be provided (unless you have your own). A chance to have a positive impact on your neighbourhood and meet some like-minded people. Meet opposite Aldi in the village – see below.

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Great British September Clean

Saturday’s #ArmsAroundBirmingham – the Litter pick that follows the whole of the no. 11 Bus Route has a slight change of timetable: The litter picking will take place around an hour earlier than first listed – This is the new … Continue reading

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September’s Great British Clean Up

Every year Keep Britain Tidy work with community groups and individuals to do litter picks and tidy ups in a national campaign. Because of Covid the planned Great British Spring clean ups were postponed but now the campaign is back … Continue reading

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One Man came to Scythe

The gentle sloping meadow in Westley Vale Millennium Green was given its annual cut this week with local scythe-man Adam. To encourage the wild flowers to flourish it is important that the meadow is cut so that the flower seeds … Continue reading

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Young Trees need Water around AG

Think about the road you live on. Are there young trees that have been planted in the last year or two? We have been enjoying the sunshine and warm weather, but we haven’t had much rain. All around Acocks Green … Continue reading

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Emerging from Lockdown in AG

Acocks Green Neighbourhood Forum is a group of local volunteer residents who work with the council and organisations to for the good of the area. Normally we organise Public Meetings and a regular newsletter, but because of Covid-19 like so … Continue reading

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Zoom Meeting – Central and Eastern European Acocks Green Forum

An opportunity to attend an online forum next week for the Eastern European community in Acocks Green. Get in touch with Centrala All the information below:

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Village in Bloom Need Your Help

On Sunday a team of volunteers planted up the majority of the 22 planters in Acocks Green village with a colourful array of bedding plants. Working individually (and keeping our social distance) a team of 7 worked tirelessly to put … Continue reading

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Growing up in Acocks Green Brought to Life in New Book – Broken Greek

Pete Paphides is a successful music journalist who grew up in Acocks Green. Over the years Pete has written for music papers, Time Out and The Times. He has interviewed many well known musicians including Prince and ABBA and now … Continue reading

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