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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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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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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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