Category Archives: volunteering

Tulip Time!

Local people are invited to join in this community event to enhance our village.  Advertisements

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If you Go Down to the Woods Today..

Our local sculptor Steve Rainbow has been chipping away in the woods of Westley Vale Millennium Green over the summer, adding two welcome and interesting sculptures to our special green space. Lots of people have seen ‘The Hand’  but ‘Dragon’ … Continue reading

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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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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 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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Acocks Green Foodbank Call Out

This is a message from our friends at Acocks Green Foodbank “During the last two months the local Acocks Green Foodbank helped over 200 people, in some desperate situations from single men who are homeless with no income at all, … Continue reading

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