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Acocks Green Carnival Development

A message from Acocks Green Carnival Committee: – Did you know Acocks Green Carnival is over 40 years old? In the last four decades carnival has seen many changes and developments, but 2017 could see some of its biggest challenges … Continue reading

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Canal Tidy and Bulb Planting

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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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A Good Morning’s Work

Thanks so much to all those who spent the morning working on the Grand Union Canal on Sunday. It was perfect weather and we were pleased to see our colleague Steve from Canals and Rivers Trust return with all his … Continue reading

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Canal Adoption Scheme – Sunday 5th June

Our next meeting and tidy up session on the Grand Union is Sunday 5th June at 10am. Last time we met, Canals and Rivers Trust documented the scheme with a film and photos. Here are the photos they took. We … Continue reading

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Canal Clean Up Session

We were lucky with the weather for our ‘Adopt a Stretch of the Canal’ session this Sunday. Thanks to Ralph from Canals & Rivers Trust, who stepped into replace Steve, our usual Volunteer Supporter after a cycling accident, (get well … Continue reading

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Do You Want to Share Your Love of Reading?

Do you have a passion for reading? Are you looking for a really rewarding volunteering experience that will change a child’s life? Life is better when everyone can read well and express themselves confidently. Sadly, that isn’t always the case. … Continue reading

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