Category Archives: places on interest

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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Acocks Green Carnival This Saturday

This Saturday is Acocks Green Carnival, lots of stalls, local organisations and shows. Come along and meet the Acocks Green Village in Bloom Team and Acocks Green Neighbourhood Forum,  sharing a stall and selling lots of interesting, bargain plants.

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Enjoy Live Classical Music in AG

This week, and at the end of the month, there is a chance to hear professional musicians playing a range of classical music on your doorstep. This Wednesday (14th June), you can enjoy the relaxed and beautiful setting of St Mary’s Church with the regular Swansong concert series as they present the Mondelli Wind Quintet. The Conservatoire-trained […]

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Enjoy Live Classical Music in AG

This week, and at the end of the month, there is a chance to hear professional musicians playing a range of classical music on your doorstep. This Wednesday (14th June), you can enjoy the relaxed and beautiful setting of St … Continue reading

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Acocks Green’s First Blue Plaque

The Forum was delighted to hear that Acocks Green has received the honour of it’s first very own blue plaque recently. Some of our older readers will remember John Curry OBE (1949 – 1994), the local young man who, in … Continue reading

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Successful Tidy Up

Thanks to all the volunteers who came out to help out on the Canal Clean up on Sunday. There was litter-picking, painting and seed-sowing. Steve and Brian even managed to reach the bag of rubbish that had been hanging in … Continue reading

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Down the Cut this Sunday

This Sunday (23rd April), volunteers are invited to join the Canal and River Trust to help clean up and tidy the stretch of Grand Union Canal that the Neighbourhood Forum has ‘adopted’. Meet at the old Vineries Canal Bridge at … Continue reading

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