Category Archives: Acocks Green

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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Support During Covid-19 Lockdown

During this difficult and worrying time it is heartening to hear and see that so many people have come forward to help and support people who need it.  The news is full of the stories of great sacrifice and hard … Continue reading

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Making a Difference Locally

Considering the difficult situation we are all in – here is something to do with spare time to help our local community, whilst getting fresh air and exercise.  Make sure that you abide strictly by the social distancing advice at … Continue reading

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Another Bloomin’ Good Night 2020

Saturday 7th March saw a sell-out evening at the Westley Hotel. Locals gathered together to support the work of Acocks Green Village in Bloom. Guests enjoyed a quiz, buffet, slideshow and live music from the talented band – Canoe. There … Continue reading

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Drumming Together

Make a noise in the library, feel the beat and get into the rhythm.. it’s amazing what goes on at libraries these days! Book a place today.

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