Tag Archives: litter-picking

Making a Difference Locally

Considering the difficult situation we are all in – here is something to do with spare time to help our local community, whilst getting fresh air and exercise.  Make sure that you abide strictly by the social distancing advice at … Continue reading

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Get Active for 2020

It is a new year, and a new decade so it’s a great time to think about how you can get out there and make a difference, both for yourself and for the community. Here in Acocks Green and in … Continue reading

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Village in Bloom Strike GOLD Again

Well done to the dedicated team of volunteers who have worked hard all year to make the village look lovely with freshly sanded and varnished benches, colourful planters, community projects, amazing flower beds and so much more. The judges were … Continue reading

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Keep the Green Clean Update

Birmingham City Council have recently been equipping community groups with litter-picking tools, and so volunteers from Acocks Green Village in Bloom took advantage of the offer. Ashley Atterbury the Assistant Service Manager from the Fleet & Waste at Montgomery Street … 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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The Great British Spring Clean

If  you live near Yardley Road and are fed up of litter in the gutters and on the pavements then here is a chance to be pro-active. Meet outside the Great Western Pub at 10am. Volunteers will be given equipment … Continue reading

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Keep The Green Clean!

After a particularly busy litter-picking session this winter the Village in Bloom Team came up with the idea of working with local schools to organise a Local Anti-Litter Campaign. They put their heads together and decided on the catchy slogan … Continue reading

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