Category Archives: News

Village in Bloom – Gold Award and More!

If you haven’t already heard – Acocks Green Village received a Gold Award again this year in the entry The RHS Heart of England Britain in Bloom Awards. That is 3 years in a row! Also the team were given … Continue reading

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New Postcard of Acocks Green

In the shops now – (S & H Jewellers, Bodylines and Jeffries),  a new postcard to send to your friends and relatives around the world. The postcard features the new Village in Bloom Sculpture created by local artist Veronica Treadwell. … Continue reading

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Successful Canal Clean Up

On Sunday 9th July a group of volunteers from Acocks Green spent a couple of hours cleaning up the Grand Union Canal with the Canals and Rivers Trust Volunteer Co-Ordinator – Steve Lambert. The group litter-picked, cut back overhanging branches … Continue reading

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New Sculpture Arriving in the Village

A sculpture inspired by the work of the Village in Bloom team and the heritage of our area has been installed on the island in the centre of Acocks Green this week. Designed by Bloom volunteer and artist Veronica Treadwell … Continue reading

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Local Historian Honoured

On Friday 16th December there was a Community Christmas Party for people who play an active role in the community of Acocks Green. It was set up several years ago to acknowledge the work of community champions and named after … Continue reading

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Acocks Green Carnival Development

A message from Acocks Green Carnival Committee: – Did you know Acocks Green Carnival is over 40 years old? In the last four decades carnival has seen many changes and developments, but 2017 could see some of its biggest challenges … Continue reading

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Good Morning’s Work

Thanks to the many people who turned out to work on our stretch of canal on Sunday 6th November. We planted hundreds of bulbs, picked up litter, cut back overhanging branches and generally tidied up. We were also presented with … Continue reading

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