Tag Archives: Westley Vale Millennium Green

Vote for Our Westley Vale Millennium Green!

Tesco Bags of help Scheme Tesco has teamed up with Groundwork to launch its Bags of Help initiative across England and Wales. The scheme will see three community groups and projects in our area awarded grants of £12,000, £10,000 and £8,000 … Continue reading

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Clean Up and Tidy Morning on the Grand Union Canal – This Sunday

We are lucky here in Acocks Green to have a stretch of the Grand Union Canal enhancing our local environment. The canal adds to the local heritage and offers humans and wildlife an oasis of calm. With the added greenery of Westley Vale Millennium … Continue reading

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Heritage Week come to Acocks Green

On Wednesday, as part of National Heritage Week, Acocks Green was graced by a visit from the Ikon Gallery Canal Boat and activities for local people to enjoy on Westley Vale Millennium Green. There were guided walks around Westley Vale, blackberry-picking, clay … Continue reading

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Yardley Arts Forum – Arts in The Yard

Last week the Neighbourhood Forum invited Arts In The Yard to talk about their work in Acocks Green (and Yardley district).  They look after the local arts forum and work in partnership with local groups on curating and delivering arts projects … Continue reading

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Millennium Mural

This month has seen a drab brick wall transformed in Westley Vale Millennium Green by local graffiti artist Hoakser with funding from Arts in the Yard. A whole array of native wildlife can be spotted on the mural which you can … Continue reading

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The Grand Union in Acocks Green – Adopting a Stretch of Canal.

****** UPDATE: Great news that in the last week the Canals and River Trust have now removed the sunken burnt out barge that had been a serious obstacle to other boats. Thanks to Dave Treadwell for the photos. Also we have had … Continue reading

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Acocks White

Thanks to David Treadwell and Ann Clarke for some good photos capturing ‘The Big Freeze’ of January 2013. Get in touch if you would like some of your snowy photos of Acocks Green to be added.

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