Tag Archives: Yardley Road

Join the Allotment Movement

There is nothing more rewarding than eating fresh home grown food and there is an opportunity in Acocks Green to do just that. There are vacant plots available at the local allotments. Sizes and costs vary and they are half … Continue reading

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Get Digging in Acocks Green

In a recent news item on BBC Midlands it was announced that there are over 1000 free allotments around Birmingham. This was a little misleading because it implied that they were ‘free’ as in there was no cost, however what they … Continue reading

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Cottesbrooke Walking Group – Wednesdays 9am – Everyone Welcome- Updated Sept 18

Every Wednesday at 9am, Cottesbrooke Walking Group meet in Stockfield Park  on Cedars Avenue for an hour’s stroll through the quieter parts of Acocks Green. The walk is free, the people are friendly and it’s an opportunity to chat, get some fresh … Continue reading

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Public Meeting this Tuesday – 30th October, 7.30pm

Everyone in the area is welcome to our next Public Meeting this Tuesday at 7.30pm. The venue is the usual – the Baptist Church Hall on Yardley Road, close to the Police Station. There will be guests speakers from the … Continue reading

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A little history of our village

Thanks to Neighbourhood Forum chairman and local historian David Treadwell,  for a little insight into the history of our area. If you click on the maps you can see more detail.  It is interesting to see how the area has … Continue reading

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Plans for the Baptist Church Hall – Feedback from Consultation

Stockfield CommunityAssociation and the baptist church have been in touch with us to pass on updates from the recent consultation process. We are publishing their comments as they passed them on to us. Click the link below to read their … Continue reading

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Resurfacing work – Douglas Road

Local residents and drivers  please note after last week’s resurfacing of Alexander Road, week commencing 31st January Douglas Road will be resurfaced, so it will be closed for 4 days. Allow extra time and find alternative route or means of … Continue reading

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Smithy’s Cafe – A Long History

Thanks to a local resident, Ross, for an interesting article and photos about the long history of our local friendly cafe on Yardley Road. I wonder whether Margo Hitchinson and Ethel Baldwin foresaw that the cafe they opened at 73 … Continue reading

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Public Meeting Thursday 10th June – 7.30pm

Everyone in the area is welcome to come along to our next Public Meeting and AGM.  It takes place at the Church Hall on Yardley Road, close to the Police Station.   The meeting starts at 7.30pm and usually finishes around … Continue reading

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Come Along to our Public Meeting

Everyone in the area is welcome to come along to our next Neighbourhood Forum Public Meeting this Thursday, 25th March at 7.30pm.  The venue is the Community Hall on the corner of Yardley Road and Alexander Road.  Refreshments will be … Continue reading

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