Author Archives: Jane Edwards

Action Re chapels and surroundings!

As the observant amongst you will have noticed, we are still having to ‘extend/amend’ existing posts as we are unable to add new ones! The organisation running our site are trying desperately to rectify this but in the mean time … Continue reading

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Schools and Councillors support Hedgehog Interpretation unveiling.

Thought some of you may be interested in this link to an album we are creating for the above event. Tweet

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The Last Litter Pick of 2017!

Gosh, where has 2017 gone. Today saw the last scheduled Litter Pick for 2017 and hopefully by the time we ‘pick’ again in March, we may be seeing some signs of Spring in 2018! Our thanks to today’s volunteers. Here….yet … Continue reading

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Final event in our year long ‘Help for Hedgehogs’ project.

On Wednesday this week we unveiled our latest addition to Brandwood End Cemetery….a lovely Interpretation Board displaying lots of information about how to ‘Help Hedgehogs’. This is the final event in our Heritage Lottery sponsored ‘Help for Hedgehogs’ project. Lots … Continue reading

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Passchendaele and Brandwood End

Many men fell at the Battle of Passchendaele, which is especially remembered this week for it is 100 years since that bloody conflict. As a small part of this, The Friends of Brandwood End have been encouraged to research graves … Continue reading

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A Living Memorial for the ‘Unremembered’ of the Labour Corps

Today, on Remembrance Sunday, The Friends took part in a ‘Living Memorial’ to highlight those groups of people who have often been forgotten for the service they provided during conflicts. In highlighting the Labour Corps we wanted to remind people … Continue reading

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Attendance grows at every Remembrance Day Event

Attendance was up again at this mornings Remembrance Event. Our thanks as usual go to Deacon David for a very thought provoking few words and also to Bereavement Services staff, who made sure the area of the Cross of Sacrifice … Continue reading

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Remembrance Service 2017

A final reminder that this year we will be holding our Remembrance Service at Brandwood End Cemetery on Sunday 12th November – 10.50am start. Wreaths will be laid by a number of organisations at the Cross of Sacrifice on the … Continue reading

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New Birmingham City Council web site for genealogical research

There is a new website now available for people to search for ancestors- for family history/genealogy projects.¬† This website covers all the burial/cremation records for Birmingham City Council. The Offices will no longer carry out genealogy research and families will … Continue reading

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Moseley and Kings Heath SHED

Our thanks to Moseley and Kings Heath SHED¬† Their members stepped up to the plate and helped make lots and lots of Hedgehog Houses and ‘do it yourself’ kits for events, as part of our Help for Hedgehogs event. Today … Continue reading

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