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Successful Canal Clean Up

On Sunday 9th July a group of volunteers from Acocks Green spent a couple of hours cleaning up the Grand Union Canal with the Canals and Rivers Trust Volunteer Co-Ordinator – Steve Lambert. The group litter-picked, cut back overhanging branches … Continue reading

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This Saturday in Acocks Green

The monthly clean up at Fox Hollies Park – come and help tidy our beautiful park, equipment provided and tea and cake afterwards. And later, starting at 11am its Stockfield Funday  featuring Green Beats Samba Band, inflatables, lots of free … Continue reading

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Village in Bloom Art Competition 2017

As part of the annual Village in Bloom Campaign the team organise an Art Competition for children in the area with a relevant theme. This year the Royal Horticultural Britain in Bloom theme was Gardening for Wildlife so the children … Continue reading

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Acocks Green Carnival This Saturday

This Saturday is Acocks Green Carnival, lots of stalls, local organisations and shows. Come along and meet the Acocks Green Village in Bloom Team and Acocks Green Neighbourhood Forum,  sharing a stall and selling lots of interesting, bargain plants.

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Enjoy Live Classical Music in AG

This week, and at the end of the month, there is a chance to hear professional musicians playing a range of classical music on your doorstep. This Wednesday (14th June), you can enjoy the relaxed and beautiful setting of St Mary’s Church with the regular Swansong concert series as they present the Mondelli Wind Quintet. The Conservatoire-trained […]

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Enjoy Live Classical Music in AG

This week, and at the end of the month, there is a chance to hear professional musicians playing a range of classical music on your doorstep. This Wednesday (14th June), you can enjoy the relaxed and beautiful setting of St … Continue reading

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Acocks Green’s First Blue Plaque

The Forum was delighted to hear that Acocks Green has received the honour of it’s first very own blue plaque recently. Some of our older readers will remember John Curry OBE (1949 – 1994), the local young man who, in … Continue reading

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