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One Month to Go…

Last year, many readers will know Acocks Green received a GOLD award from the Royal Horticultural Society’s Village in Bloom Awards. This was thanks to lots of hard work and dedication from many people and organisations working together for the … Continue reading

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Village in Bloom Launch Event

Hoping to build on the success of last year’s GOLD award, the Village in Bloom Team will be launching the Acocks Green Village in Bloom Campaign 2016 at the Community Orchard on Saturday 16th April. Come along and support the event and learn … Continue reading

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A Fruitful Day

The weather was fine and so volunteers were out in force along the Grand Union Canal and Fox Hollies Park on Sunday, to help enhance our local green spaces. Litter picking, hedge and fruit tree planting took place on the … Continue reading

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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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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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Commemorating World War I in the Village

This year commemorates 100 years since the beginning of World War I. It is a time therefore, to remember those who were lost in the effort to protect our country during the war years 1914 to 1918, including some former residents … Continue reading

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Acocks Green Village in Bloom Launch

 

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