Category Archives: volunteering

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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This Saturday in Acocks Green

The monthly clean up at Fox Hollies Park – come and help tidy our beautiful park, equipment provided and tea and cake afterwards. And later, starting at 11am its Stockfield Funday  featuring Green Beats Samba Band, inflatables, lots of free … Continue reading

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The Orchard Story

For all those who came to Mallard Community Orchard for the Village in Bloom Launch – here is the full visual story of the hard work transforming this derelict site into the beautiful space it is now. Thanks for all … 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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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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Easter Arrives in Acocks Green

  Community Spirit arrives in Acocks Green. Help tidy up the local park and then enjoy the Easter Funday in the Village.

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