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Acocks Green Calendar 2023 – Local Views taken by Local People

The fund-raising calendar for 2023 is now available at S & H Jewellers and Jeffries Hardware . Lots of people sent in photos they had taken – a big thanks to everyone who contributed. It was a difficult choose just … Continue reading

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***** Westley Hotel – Planning Update****

Following lots of objections and concerns about the proposed changes to the Westley Hotel the first publicised planning application has been amended by the applicant in an attempt to explain and address the planned changes. A Statement from the owners … Continue reading

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Festive Lights for Acocks Green?

If we would like to see festive lights brightening up the darkest time of the year, Acocks Green Partnership is asking for donations from individuals and businesses to bring them to our village this winter. Previously funding has come from … Continue reading

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Planning Applications – Westley Hotel

Most readers of our website will have spent many a time at the Westley Hotel over the years. It has been a landmark in our area for as long as we can remember. Family gatherings, nights out, social events.. Charity … Continue reading

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Public Meeting – Tuesday 20th September

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Spring Blossom in Acocks Green

Are you a tree-lover who would like to receive a free blossom tree courtesy of National Trust, for your local community space, front garden or school around Acocks Green? Those of you who visited the city centre in recent months … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge – The Gadgeteers

Acocks Green Library welcomes children to take part in the Summer Reading Challenge – challenging children to read 6 books during the school holidays. For each book they write a little review and receive rewards along the way. Each year … Continue reading

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New Trees need Water!

If you are lucky enough to have a young tree in your neighbourhood then in this extreme weather they need some help. Look out for the pipe at the base of the tree that takes water down to the roots. … Continue reading

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Acocks Green Library Celebrates 90 Years!

On 14th June 1932 Acocks Green Library opened to the public. You can read all about this auspicious day on the Acocks Green History Society Page How exciting it must have been to see this new library being opened for … Continue reading

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