Monthly Archives: July 2014

From Brownhills to Brandwood

Recently The Friends received a request relating to a possible WW1 soldier’s grave within Brandwood End Cemetery. After initial investigations this story developed even further, so if you are interested in the story of everyday people and the effects WW1 … Continue reading

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‘Trimming’ in the rain!

I am pleased to report that we have been able to give the hedge surrounding the Civilian Garden of Remembrance a well needed trim today. Its great to see how well established it has become and we hope that our … Continue reading

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Watch this space!

Yesterday the large Oak tree on ‘Oak Tree Island’ was felled and today the stump was ground out in readiness for the installation of a World War One Memorial on the site. The tree had fallen foul of a serious … Continue reading

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Archivist needed!

FBEC are looking for an interested member of the public to take on the volunteer role of ‘Archivist’. This will not be a very time consuming role but we feel that it is important that we keep material such as … Continue reading

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Monyhull Community Event

Lots of local residents attended the Community Event at Monyhull Church today and members of FBEC  spoke to many people about the future of the chapels and the condition of the cemetery in general. It is obvious that local residents … Continue reading

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Our Friends at Ward End Park launch their new Tree Trail.

Our Friends at Ward End Park have attended several FBEC events and often lend us quantities of spades to cope with our visiting school ‘planters’. Today it was our turn to visit their park for the launch of their Tree … Continue reading

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Bugs, beasties and pond life.

Year 3 and 6 pupils and Teachers from Woodthorpe J and I school enjoyed a day long visit to Brandwood Pool to investigate the ‘bugs and beasties’ both on the land and in the water. They were joined by members … Continue reading

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