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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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Public Meeting and AGM – Tuesday 15th February

Everyone in the area is invited to this meeting which will be held on zoom. Click the link at the bottom to join. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81729677868

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Local History Talk – Tuesday 8th February

This month’s talk, held again at St Mary’s Church, is about the fascinating life of Birmingham’s car pioneer – engineer and founder of the Austin Motor Company.

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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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