Category Archives: youth activities

Village in Bloom Need Your Help

On Sunday a team of volunteers planted up the majority of the 22 planters in Acocks Green village with a colourful array of bedding plants. Working individually (and keeping our social distance) a team of 7 worked tirelessly to put … 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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Daffodils and Tulips for Acocks Green

The Village in Bloom Team have been busy choosing and buying hundreds of spring bulbs to plant, so that in the Springtime the village will be a mass of beautiful and contrasting colours. Meet at the Inn on the Green … 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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Keep the Green Clean Update

Birmingham City Council have recently been equipping community groups with litter-picking tools, and so volunteers from Acocks Green Village in Bloom took advantage of the offer. Ashley Atterbury the Assistant Service Manager from the Fleet & Waste at Montgomery Street … Continue reading

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Holiday Events at your local Library

Encourage the kids to read books during the schools holidays with the Summer Reading Challenge: – to read ANY 6 books before they go back to school in September. There’s little rewards along to the way to motivate them and … 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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Princes Trust Opportunities in AG

To find out more about Prince’s Trust Team Programme and how to qualify, watch the film and read the information below. The next course starts in August. A great opportunity for young people in the area.

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Keep The Green Clean!

After a particularly busy litter-picking session this winter the Village in Bloom Team came up with the idea of working with local schools to organise a Local Anti-Litter Campaign. They put their heads together and decided on the catchy slogan … Continue reading

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