Monthly Archives: July 2016

Brightening the Brandwood area.

Thank you to local community members who plant and maintain this lovely flower box in Broad Lane near the rear entry to the cemetery. It has been a joy all year round. Tweet

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Sunny day for RHS visit

When we all got up to heavy rain this morning we wondered if the visit of the RHS Heart of England in Bloom judges to Brandwood End might be a wash out, but by lunch time the sun was shining … Continue reading

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Congratulation to Kings Norton Cemetery on Green Flag Award!

You may not realise it, but the Ground staff you see at Brandwood End are also responsible for Kings Norton Cemetery.  Kings Norton Cemetery was entered into the Green Flag Awards again this year and was awarded Green Flag status … Continue reading

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RHS Heart of England in Bloom-Judges visit due!

Gosh, such a frenzy of activity in the cemetery. We are sure the RHS and all our visitors will appreciate it! Gates mended, benches varnished, beds weeded, roses pruned, hedges cut, notice boards washed, section markers scrubbed, litter picked…….. but … Continue reading

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Birmingham Big Bus- World War 1 Tour

FBEC are not involved in the event below but the Birmingham Big Bus Tour staff join FBEC on Birmingham  Heritage Forum, so we are happy to point you in their direction. This is the year when we remember the Battle … Continue reading

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Notice Boards in Brandwood End

Can we remind you that if you are looking for information, whilst in the cemetery, you can always consult our notice boards which stand close to both entrances. They carry dates of regular litter picks, annual events and contact information. … Continue reading

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New Geranium display!

Our thanks to the Ground Staff from Bereavement Service Dept at BCC        who, finding they had more Geraniums than they needed, deployed them in a ‘new area’ adjacent to the old lodge garden.Keep an eye out to your right as … Continue reading

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Preparing for RHS visit !

As I am sure we have mentioned before, The Friends have been accepted as entrants into Heart of England in Bloom and will get a judges visit towards the end of this month. Whilst we are not able to affect … Continue reading

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We will Remember them.

Today we are remembering all those soldiers who fought at the Battle of the Somme, especially those that gave their lives that first day for their country. WE WILL REMEMBER THEM Tweet

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