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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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Community Activities Update

Thanks to everyone who came and supported us at the Carnival on Saturday. It was a good turn out. We sold all our plants and the ‘Guess the Weight of the Cake’ went down well. Thanks for all the support … Continue reading

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Watering Duties

Village in Bloom Team have been working hard to keep planters alive around the village in this exceptionally hot and dry weather. They have worked out a watering system with the use of a large water tank on wheels to … Continue reading

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Acocks Green Foodbank Call Out

This is a message from our friends at Acocks Green Foodbank “During the last two months the local Acocks Green Foodbank helped over 200 people, in some desperate situations from single men who are homeless with no income at all, … Continue reading

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Tulips of Acocks Green!

Have you seen the beautiful array of tulips around the village? Definitely the best display ever.  Thanks to the Village in Bloom Team and all the volunteers who came along in November and helped plant them. It was worth the … Continue reading

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Successful Canal Clean Up

On Sunday 9th July a group of volunteers from Acocks Green spent a couple of hours cleaning up the Grand Union Canal with the Canals and Rivers Trust Volunteer Co-Ordinator – Steve Lambert. The group litter-picked, cut back overhanging branches … Continue reading

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Opportunities for Fox Hollies Park

Fox Hollies Park in Acocks Green was established as a public park in 1929. It consists of 40 acres of beautiful park land. Westley Brook runs through it and there is a fishing pond. Find out more about how we … Continue reading

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