Tag Archives: Canals and Rivers Trust

Submission Time for Acocks Green Calendar

Did you take some lovely photos when out walking in the area during lockdown? Or maybe you have photos from the last couple of years that you would like to share? Send as many as you wish in for consideration … Continue reading

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Canal Clean Up and Public Meeting

Acocks Green Neighbourhood Forum have two events at the beginning of February – come along and join volunteers to help tidy up the canal on Sunday and on Tuesday we have our Public Meeting – updates from the local police, … 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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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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Community Activities Update

Thanks to everyone who came and supported us at the Carnival on Saturday. It was a good turn out. We sold all our plants and the ‘Guess the Weight of the Cake’ went down well. Thanks for all the support … Continue reading

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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

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This Sunday on the Grand Union

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

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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

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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

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Canal Tidy Up – This Sunday

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