Category Archives: new skills

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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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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Help with Getting Online

**** STOP PRESS*** FREE  WORKSHOP for Over 55s********* In collaboration with Vodafone, Yardley Neighbourhood Network Team are running a free workshop to help citizens in the area get the most out of their technology – whether that is a mobile … Continue reading

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Village in Bloom Strike GOLD Again

Well done to the dedicated team of volunteers who have worked hard all year to make the village look lovely with freshly sanded and varnished benches, colourful planters, community projects, amazing flower beds and so much more. The judges were … Continue reading

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Princes Trust Opportunities in AG

To find out more about Prince’s Trust Team Programme and how to qualify, watch the film and read the information below. The next course starts in August. A great opportunity for young people in the area.

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One-to-One IT Help

Here is an opportunity for people looking for work that could benefit from some one-to-one help with IT. All the details below. If this is you, or someone you know then why not give it a go?

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New Venture in Acocks Green?

There’s a whole of host of activities each week at Fox Hollies Forum on Greenwood Avenue, including a luncheon club, knitting club, Line Dancing and starting this year – Carpet Bowls.  Check out their Facebook page for up to date … 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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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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