Tag Archives: Canals and Rivers Trust

Community Spirit on Grand Union

The weather looked off putting on Sunday for the scheduled clean up on the Grand Union canal, but it dried up and we had a great turn out of around 10 people come along. We pulled out rubbish from the … Continue reading

Posted in Acocks Green, Events, things to do, volunteering | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

This Sunday on the Grand Union

Come down for an hour or so and do something useful!

Posted in Acocks Green, Events, volunteering | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Canal Tidy Up – Sunday 30th Sept

The team of volunteers were out today pulling up dumped rubbish from the canal, planting daffodil bulbs, litter-picking, sweeping and cutting back overhanging branches. Very busy waterway on a Sunday morning – we saw boats, walkers, cyclists, runners and even … Continue reading

Posted in Acocks Green, Events, volunteering | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Bike Haul !

Thanks to all the volunteers who came out on this blistering morning to help clean up our adopted waterway with the support Canals and Rivers Trust.  It was actually nice and shady on the water’s edge. As well as the … Continue reading

Posted in Acocks Green, adult courses, Events, News | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Canal Tidy Up – This Sunday

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Acocks Green, Events, local history, places on interest, things to do, volunteering, youth activities | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

National Nest Box Week Event

Spring is just around the corner and for the last 19 years a week in February is given the title National Nest Box Week. The project of the British Trust for Ornithology, the idea to encourage people to put up … Continue reading

Posted in Acocks Green, Events, places on interest, things to do, volunteering, youth activities | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment