Category Archives: volunteering

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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Trees for Life in Acocks Green

Saturday 11 March 2017 we will be planting 500 trees with Birmingham Trees for Life and 260th Birmingham Scouts, please see below, so if you can spare and hour or so to come and join us it would be great to see you. … Continue reading

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Spring Clean Acocks Green Recreation Park

Thanks to those’Heroes Wanted’ is the call from the Great British Spring Clean Campaign organised by Keep Britain Tidy.  Meet at the Recreation Ground at 10am for the monthly litter-pick. All equipment provided for their First Saturday of the month … Continue reading

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