Category Archives: environment

***** 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Photographs for Calendar

Due to the lockdowns of recent times, many of us have been getting to know our local area a little better. Have you got some good photos of Acocks Green area through the seasons? Check your phones and submit any … Continue reading

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Village in Bloom Awarded Gold Again!

Each year the gardening volunteers in the village work hard to make Acocks Green look its best. They want the local community centre to look good for everyone who lives and works here. Each year Acocks Green Village is also … Continue reading

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Improvements to Westley Brook down at the Vale

Locals may have noticed some pretty major work going on down at our Westley Vale Millennium Green. The Trustees of Westley Vale have been in touch to explain: After fourteen months from our first application, we were fortunate to secure … Continue reading

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