Tag Archives: volunteering

Festive Lights Brighten the Village

We hope that people have noticed the colourful lights brightening up the village, which were a positive way to end a difficult year for local individuals and businesses. The Neighbourhood Forum were disheartened to hear that, in October, the Acocks … Continue reading

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Spring Bulb Planting – Sunday 21st November

Even if you’ve never done any gardening before, you can still come and help plant bulbs. Its straightforward work but there’s over 1000 bulbs to plant to brighten up the village in the springtime. So come and lend a hand … Continue reading

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Watering Trees in Acocks Green

Over lockdown many of us have been exploring our local neighbourhood a lot more and enjoyed our local greenery. As the temperatures rise and rain becomes more scarce it is important to think about the trees in our neighbourhood. Each … Continue reading

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This Sunday – Great British September Clean

Bring your own gloves but other equipment will be provided (unless you have your own). A chance to have a positive impact on your neighbourhood and meet some like-minded people. Meet opposite Aldi in the village – see below.

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September’s Great British Clean Up

Every year Keep Britain Tidy work with community groups and individuals to do litter picks and tidy ups in a national campaign. Because of Covid the planned Great British Spring clean ups were postponed but now the campaign is back … Continue reading

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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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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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Help with Getting Online

**** STOP PRESS*** FREE  WORKSHOP for Over 55s********* In collaboration with Vodafone, Yardley Neighbourhood Network Team are running a free workshop to help citizens in the area get the most out of their technology – whether that is a mobile … 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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