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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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Saturday 4th June – Jubilee Celebrations

Two weeks today, come along to the celebrations in Acocks Green Village and support Acocks Green Village in Bloom! There will be live music from Canoe – playing popular tunes from across the decades, a string quartet from Kimichi School … Continue reading

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Planning Applications – Keep Informed and Be Heard

Following the Acocks Green Neighbourhood Forum Public Meeting on Tuesday 10th May, there was much discussion about recent planning applications. Many in attendance shared concerns about the high level of Homes of Multiple Occupancy (HMOs) in our area and what … Continue reading

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Come to our Public Meeting – Back Together

Our first Real Life Public Meeting for over 2 years.. come along and find out what is happening in the Neighbourhood.

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Library Coffee Morning Restarts

Great news! Before Covid 19 the popular coffee mornings at Acocks Green Library were a friendly drop-in for local people. It is great to hear that this relaxed social morning starts again this week (14th April). Everyone is welcome to … Continue reading

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Free Computer Course at Acocks Green Library

If you feel a little left behind by the digital age then this free course might be right up your street. In the friendly surroundings of your local library. Starting soon, so get in touch today. Call in or phone … Continue reading

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Jubilee Tree Planting and Tidy Up at Westley Vale

On Sunday 6th March the Trustees of Westley Vale Millennium Green organised a Springtime tidy up at at the site. Thirty-three volunteers turned out to help and our councillors had the honour of planting a special tree to mark the … Continue reading

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