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Allotments Get a New Environmentally-Friendly Loo

Thanks to a grant form the Big Lottery Fund, Wharfland Allotments in Acocks Green have installed the first toilet on the site in it’s 110 year existence. The odourless eco-friendly toilet uses no water or electricity,  is solar powered and … 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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Fresh Food, Fresh Air and Exercise

Acocks Green has allotments available for this year, and this is a great time to get stuck in and start growing your own fruit and vegetables. Some of the benefits to having your own allotment: Healthy Eating There are a … Continue reading

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Acocks Green Village in Bloom Launch

 

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Join the Allotment Movement

There is nothing more rewarding than eating fresh home grown food and there is an opportunity in Acocks Green to do just that. There are vacant plots available at the local allotments. Sizes and costs vary and they are half … Continue reading

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Get Digging in Acocks Green

In a recent news item on BBC Midlands it was announced that there are over 1000 free allotments around Birmingham. This was a little misleading because it implied that they were ‘free’ as in there was no cost, however what they … Continue reading

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Get Digging in Acocks Green!

Did you know that there are plots available at our local allotments?  Allotment gardening offers a great opportunity to get fitter, grow lots of healthy fruit and vegetables and meet other gardeners to share ideas, successes and failures! If you are … Continue reading

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