Tag Archives: Acocks Green

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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Growing up in Acocks Green Brought to Life in New Book – Broken Greek

Pete Paphides is a successful music journalist who grew up in Acocks Green. Over the years Pete has written for music papers, Time Out and The Times. He has interviewed many well known musicians including Prince and ABBA and now … Continue reading

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Colourful Springtime in Acocks Green

Back in November the Village in Bloom Team, along with other volunteers, took part in a community bulb planting morning. Little did we know then what the future would hold. But amidst the upsetting turn of events and change of … Continue reading

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Making a Difference Locally

Considering the difficult situation we are all in – here is something to do with spare time to help our local community, whilst getting fresh air and exercise.  Make sure that you abide strictly by the social distancing advice at … Continue reading

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Drumming Together

Make a noise in the library, feel the beat and get into the rhythm.. it’s amazing what goes on at libraries these days! Book a place today.

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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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Village in Bloom Strike GOLD Again

Well done to the dedicated team of volunteers who have worked hard all year to make the village look lovely with freshly sanded and varnished benches, colourful planters, community projects, amazing flower beds and so much more. The judges were … Continue reading

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Saturday 31st August at Woodcock Lane

Come along and support Acocks Green Village in Bloom. There will be plant sales, bric-a-brac, a raffle, local Acocks Green honey to buy, free seed-sowing with children and gardening advice. A chance to meet some of the team that work … Continue reading

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Acocks Green Calendar 2020 !

Following the sell-out success of previous Acocks Green calendars we are thinking ahead and putting a call-out for your best landscape photos taken of our area in the last couple of years. We have had some great contributions from local … Continue reading

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