Tag Archives: Yardley Road

Battle against Litter in Acocks Green

All around Acocks Green people are working together to improve the area by cleaning it up. Acocks Green Recreation Ground have a monthly litter pick in the park (first Saturday of the month – 10am), Fox Hollies Park also hold … Continue reading

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The Acocks Green Heritage Trail

Who has noticed our new Heritage Trail, which has been installed recently? The eight information boards placed in strategic positions around Acocks Green inform locals and visitors alike about the history and development of our district. There is also a … Continue reading

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Road Closures Warning -w/e 13th May

It has come to our attention that there are planned road works happening in the area soon. They are at night, but will cause some disruption to evening travellers and the no.11 bus route. Details below:

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Open Day at the Historic Eastbourne House – this Saturday 4th October

Many local people will be interested in the developments at Eastbourne House, Yardley Road. There was much relief that this beautiful Victorian building with many of its original features intact, has been conserved and it now houses a new music school. The … Continue reading

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Standing Up to Litter

At the Acocks Green Ward Committee Meeting last week the Environmental Health Officer for our area – Kate Careford suggested a litter pick on the Yardley Road, following the on-going concerns about the untidiness of the area.  It was arranged … Continue reading

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A Conservation Area for Acocks Green? ***Last Public Consultation Event – Tues 11th 6pm-8pm***

At the Neighbourhood Forum’s last Public Meeting, we had an interesting presentation by Architect Joe Holyoak about a proposed Conservation Area for Acocks Green. A Conservation Area is an area of architectural interest, the character and appearance of which it … Continue reading

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Friendly Cafe Re-Opens on Yardley Road

On Wednesdays 9.30am to 12.30pm the cafe at the Baptist Church Hall is open again.  The friendly staff welcome all customers with a smile and a chat and they offer very reasonable prices. Fresh coffee and toast is just 80p!  They also offer soup, cakes and … Continue reading

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