Category Archives: Acocks Green

School’s Out

Summer Holidays and some great kids activities at Fox Hollies Forum. And don’t forget the Summer Reading Challenge at our local Libraries. Keep the kids active and keep them reading!

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Saturday 5th June – Visit Mallard Community Orchard

It’s the perfect time to get outdoors and enjoy the growing season so come on down to Mallard Close next Saturday and support our wonderful community projects.

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Public Meeting Tuesday 11th May – 7.30pm by Zoom

Calling all locals..you are invited to a Public Meeting to find out more about what is happening in the area. Just click on the link at the correct time. We will be joined by Chris Poolman from Arts Organisation General … Continue reading

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Watering Trees in Acocks Green

Over lockdown many of us have been exploring our local neighbourhood a lot more and enjoyed our local greenery. As the temperatures rise and rain becomes more scarce it is important to think about the trees in our neighbourhood. Each … Continue reading

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One Man came to Scythe

The gentle sloping meadow in Westley Vale Millennium Green was given its annual cut this week with local scythe-man Adam. To encourage the wild flowers to flourish it is important that the meadow is cut so that the flower seeds … Continue reading

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Young Trees need Water around AG

Think about the road you live on. Are there young trees that have been planted in the last year or two? We have been enjoying the sunshine and warm weather, but we haven’t had much rain. All around Acocks Green … Continue reading

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Zoom Meeting – Central and Eastern European Acocks Green Forum

An opportunity to attend an online forum next week for the Eastern European community in Acocks Green. Get in touch with Centrala All the information below:

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Village in Bloom Need Your Help

On Sunday a team of volunteers planted up the majority of the 22 planters in Acocks Green village with a colourful array of bedding plants. Working individually (and keeping our social distance) a team of 7 worked tirelessly to put … Continue reading

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Growing up in Acocks Green Brought to Life in New Book – Broken Greek

Pete Paphides is a successful music journalist who grew up in Acocks Green. Over the years Pete has written for music papers, Time Out and The Times. He has interviewed many well known musicians including Prince and ABBA and now … Continue reading

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Colourful Springtime in Acocks Green

Back in November the Village in Bloom Team, along with other volunteers, took part in a community bulb planting morning. Little did we know then what the future would hold. But amidst the upsetting turn of events and change of … Continue reading

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