Tag Archives: Mallard Close

Harvest Time at the Orchard

If you fancy some free fresh  fruit, then pop along to Mallard Community Orchard this week, there are lots of raspberries and currants ripening and ready to eat. The orchard was developed for local people to enjoy and look after. … Continue reading

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Village in Bloom – Bulb Planting this Sunday

This Sunday at 10am come along to the Community Orchard on Mallard Close for a community Bulb-Planting session. If you have a trowel and gloves bring them along otherwise there will be some spare to borrow.  The Bloom team have … Continue reading

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RHS Edible Britain launching in Acocks Green – Saturday 13th April

Acocks Green is celebrating the nationwide launch of Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom 2013 in its newly created orchard in Mallard Close, slap bang in the middle of two blocks of shops, on Saturday 13th April starting at … Continue reading

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Big Dig Day – Mallard Community Orchard

Thanks to all the locals who came along to Mallard Community Orchard on Saturday 16th March to take part in the first ever Big Dig, a national campaign to encourage community gardening and growing food together. Despite the cold and drizzle, lots of volunteers … Continue reading

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Community Supporters

A Big Thanks goes to West Midlands Police this week for their donation to Acocks Green’s Village in Bloom Campaign.  On Wednesday Sgt. Mark Fellows from Acocks Green Neighbourhood Police Team presented a cheque of £833 to the campaign.  The funding is from … Continue reading

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Progress on Mallard Community Orchard

Progress is going well on the Mallard Close Orchard. Sunday morning saw 10 enthusiastic volunteers helping prepare the land for the tree-planting which takes place on Saturday 16th March. This will be as part of  The Big Dig national event, … Continue reading

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Orchard Update – Preparing the Ground – come along and help – 10am Sunday 20th January

Thanks to the many volunteers who turned out over the last three Sundays mornings (and Wednesdays) in midwinter, to help prepare the ground for the exciting new Village in Bloom project – Mallard Close Orchard, with this great team work it won’t take long for the … Continue reading

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