Tag Archives: Grand Union Canal

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 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 Clean Up Continues

Canals & River Trust sent their litter-picking boat along our patch on Wednesday. Also we had around 20 volunteers out on Sunday for our clean up including 3 very helpful guys from Shirley Sea Cadets in their kayaks. We picked up … Continue reading

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