Tag Archives: Acocks Green Village

Making a Difference Locally

The month long organised Great British Spring Clean continues and we have another local litter-pick organised by Village in Bloom. Everyone is welcome to come along and join in, (families, individuals, groups of neighbours etc).  All equipment is supplied and … Continue reading

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********Acocks Gold********

What fantastic news for Acocks Green! Thanks to all those who have played a part in helping achieve this award. Here is what Fran the co-coordinator had to say: Did I hear right?  I went up on stage to receive … Continue reading

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Smarter Route – New Planters and Trees

The Bloom team has been advised that before the end of June, the council will be placing twenty rectangular containers on the new paving. These will be the same as the one by Burtons. Seventeen new street trees will be planted in … Continue reading

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Launch of Village in Bloom 2015 at Mallard Community Orchard

Although there were showers and strong winds, the Village in Bloom Team managed to pull off a successful few hours to launch the Royal Horticultural Society’s Britain in Bloom campaign for 2015. The theme this year is Greener Streets – … Continue reading

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Festive Extravaganza – Saturday 17th November

The festive season is fast approaching, and not long now until Acocks Green Village is lit up by Christmas Lights.  On Saturday 17th November is the big Switch On but also there will be a Farmers Market and Arts & Crafts Fair of local … Continue reading

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Get Snapping *****Deadline for entries extended until 12 noon Friday 16th November*****

The Acocks Green Business Improvement District team (BID) are running a Photographic Competition with prizes being awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. The team are in the process of creating a new website for the Village and thought what a good idea it … Continue reading

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Medal-Winning Village

We hope that residents noticed the great improvements in the look of the village in the last few months with floral enhancements and general tidying up.  For the first time Acocks Green Village was entered into the Britain in Bloom … Continue reading

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Shopper’s Survey

There is a new shopper’s survey taking place in the village, which will give an invaluable insight into how Acocks Green customers feel about the centre and how this compares to the survey that was carried out in 2008. There … Continue reading

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How to Improve Street Life

Acocks Green Library is hosting what promises to be an interesting and relevant talk on Wednesday 8th December at 6.30pm.  The speaker is Phil Jones who is an urban designer and author of  Manual for Streets. He will talk about … Continue reading

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