Category Archives: Community

Tree work underway

Those of you that visit the cemetery may have noticed that recently some of the driveways were hard to travel along in a vehicle, as low branches had become a hazard. This was especially true along the avenue of Redwoods, … Continue reading

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Farewell to Barrie Simpson

Today The Friends said goodbye to our much loved founder member, Barrie Simpson. The village square at All Saints Church in Kings Heath was full to capacity, as friends and colleagues waited for the arrival of his Funeral Cortege, complete … Continue reading

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Annual BOSF(Birmingham Open Spaces ) Conference

This years BOSF Conference took on a different look as the two afternoon sessions meant that members had the chance to learn more about, and take part in, different activities carried out in Parks. The morning session involved speakers from … Continue reading

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R I P Barrie Simpson.

It is with regret that we have to announce the sudden passing of our deeply respected long term friend and colleague, Barrie Simpson, whom we all held in great regard.   He was such an integral member of FBEC that his … Continue reading

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Another type of ‘Spring Clean’.

As we litter picked today we noticed that the poppy wreaths had gone from the Cross of Sacrifice. Why and where to……..? Then we opened our eyes and realised that the Cross and the side walls had all been cleaned, … Continue reading

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Great British Spring Clean Results!!

A big thank you to all our supporters who turned out to help at our litter pick today, especially local Councillors and staff from Idverde (who came complete with a truck to remove the 27 bags of litter we collected). … Continue reading

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New date for Great British Spring Clean- LITTER PICK

Pleased to say our litter pick that was cancelled due to snow is now back in the diary! SATURDAY 24TH MARCH  10-11.30AM- BRANDWOOD END CEMETERY Please join the Friends in this ‘Keep Britain Tidy’ annual Litter Pick.  We will provide … Continue reading

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URGENT NOTIFICATION- SATURDAY 3rd MARCH -LITTER PICK CANCELLED.

 We are afraid that the severe weather conditions would make it foolhardy to carry on with the litter pick planned for this Saturday 3rd March, in the Cemetery. FBEC will be rearranging, so watch this space. Such a shame as … Continue reading

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Final Reminder of our ‘Great British Clean Up’ Litter Pick.

On Saturday the 3rd March between 10 and 11.30am we will be supporting the latest Keep Britain Tidy SPRING CLEAN- LITTER PICK campaign.                Please come along to Brandwood End Cemetery in Woodthorpe Rd, Kings Heath and support this event. … Continue reading

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Spring tidy up for Civilian Garden.

Lucky for us, the sun shone today as a few of the Committee of FBEC wrestled with huge bags of bark to top dress the beds in The Civilian Garden of Remembrance!   A few weeds pulled, a bit of … Continue reading

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