Category Archives: Events

Canal Tidy Up – Sunday 30th Sept

The team of volunteers were out today pulling up dumped rubbish from the canal, planting daffodil bulbs, litter-picking, sweeping and cutting back overhanging branches. Very busy waterway on a Sunday morning – we saw boats, walkers, cyclists, runners and even … Continue reading

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Hooray for Village in Bloom!

Representatives from Acocks Green Village in Bloom attended the award ceremony for the Heart of England RHS In Bloom Ceremony in Burton on Trent on Thursday 20th September. Great news! Acocks Green Village has won Gold for the forth year … Continue reading

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Public Meeting – Tuesday 18th September

Our next Public Meeting (and AGM) will be held at our usual venue – the Baptist Church Hall on Yardley Road at 7.30pm.  There will be community updates from the local police and other community representatives.  This time we are … Continue reading

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My Guides for Birmingham

Eleanor Stephens from the Guide Dogs charity has been in touch with us. The charity are looking for volunteers (over 18yrs), in our area as ‘My Guides’  As Eleanor says about the role: a rewarding and flexible volunteering role – … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge at the Library

Kids – what a great way to enjoy the free time of school holidays than to lose yourself in a book – whether you like great stories or facts and figures, the choice is yours – the Challenge – to … Continue reading

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Summer Activities for Young People and Children in AG

Thanks to the Acocks Green Youth Project for this very useful document showing all the great things to occupy local young people and children during the summer holidays. The activities are helpfully grouped in age order. Check out the links … Continue reading

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Help Local Children with their Reading

Everyone knows how important reading and writing is, if children have difficulties with these basic skills, without extra support their futures can look bleak.  But all around the country volunteers are helping children overcome their struggles and setting them on … Continue reading

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