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Explore the Past – Monthly Local History Talks

Acocks Green Local History Society is back in operation, at the present time it is being held in the beautiful surroundings of St Mary’s Church. The next talk is on Tuesday 11th January. Why not come along and find out … Continue reading

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Festive Lights Brighten the Village

We hope that people have noticed the colourful lights brightening up the village, which were a positive way to end a difficult year for local individuals and businesses. The Neighbourhood Forum were disheartened to hear that, in October, the Acocks … Continue reading

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Acocks Green Calendar 2022

Thanks to everyone who contributed photos to next year’s exclusive calendar. There were so many nice shots to choose from. Acocks Green Village Partnership are pleased to say that the exclusive calendar is now available in the shops – Jeffries … Continue reading

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Spring Bulb Planting – Sunday 21st November

Even if you’ve never done any gardening before, you can still come and help plant bulbs. Its straightforward work but there’s over 1000 bulbs to plant to brighten up the village in the springtime. So come and lend a hand … Continue reading

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Be in the Heart of It!

The British Heart Foundation Shop in Acocks Green is on the lookout for some new volunteers to join their team. Would you like to gain new skills? Would you like to make new friends? Are you looking to gain more … Continue reading

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Essential Tree Maintenance at Westley Vale

The Trustees of Westley Vale Millennium Green have been advised that five of the large Crack Willow trees along the Westley Brook need to be cut down to the ground for safety reasons. There has already been several large branches … Continue reading

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Photographs for Calendar

Due to the lockdowns of recent times, many of us have been getting to know our local area a little better. Have you got some good photos of Acocks Green area through the seasons? Check your phones and submit any … Continue reading

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Public Meeting – Tuesday 28th Sept

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Village in Bloom Awarded Gold Again!

Each year the gardening volunteers in the village work hard to make Acocks Green look its best. They want the local community centre to look good for everyone who lives and works here. Each year Acocks Green Village is also … Continue reading

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Improvements to Westley Brook down at the Vale

Locals may have noticed some pretty major work going on down at our Westley Vale Millennium Green. The Trustees of Westley Vale have been in touch to explain: After fourteen months from our first application, we were fortunate to secure … Continue reading

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