Tag Archives: wildlife

National Nest Box Week Event

Spring is just around the corner and for the last 19 years a week in February is given the title National Nest Box Week. The project of the British Trust for Ornithology, the idea to encourage people to put up … 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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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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