Category Archives: places on interest

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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Another Bloomin’ Good Night 2020

Saturday 7th March saw a sell-out evening at the Westley Hotel. Locals gathered together to support the work of Acocks Green Village in Bloom. Guests enjoyed a quiz, buffet, slideshow and live music from the talented band – Canoe. There … Continue reading

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Get Active for 2020

It is a new year, and a new decade so it’s a great time to think about how you can get out there and make a difference, both for yourself and for the community. Here in Acocks Green and in … Continue reading

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Christmas in Acocks Green

So it’s the darkest, coldest time of the year and it’s no coincidence that this is the season of coloured lights, singing and social gatherings in order to help us get through the bleak midwinter. There’s lots to enjoy now … Continue reading

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Acocks Green Calendar 2020

The exclusive Acocks Green wall calendar full of colourful photos of our area is now available!  A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who submitted photos, from children to semi-professionals, we had such a wide array of interesting photos to choose … Continue reading

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Canal Clean Up – 15th September

Acocks Green Neighbourhood Forum set up a collaboration with Canals and Rivers Trust to adopt a stretch of canal back in 2016. A group of volunteers meet up a few times of year to clean and tidy the canal, picking … Continue reading

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Saturday 31st August at Woodcock Lane

Come along and support Acocks Green Village in Bloom. There will be plant sales, bric-a-brac, a raffle, local Acocks Green honey to buy, free seed-sowing with children and gardening advice. A chance to meet some of the team that work … Continue reading

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Greening up Acocks Green

Another weekend of community spirit. On Saturday Acocks Green Village in Bloom were at Stockfield Funday encouraging children and adults to try a little gardening, with pick and mix planters, a plant swap and seed-sowing with children.  Anyone who sowed seeds … Continue reading

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Community Activities Update

Thanks to everyone who came and supported us at the Carnival on Saturday. It was a good turn out. We sold all our plants and the ‘Guess the Weight of the Cake’ went down well. Thanks for all the support … Continue reading

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Acocks Green Carnival – Sat 6th July

The community get together of the year takes place this Saturday! From 11am at Acocks Green Recreation Ground there will be shows, over 40 stalls and fun activities for all the family. So come down and support the people that … Continue reading

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