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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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Work starting on ‘make safe’ and temp roof.

We are now seeing a small amount of work starting to move fences in and then make masonry safe. Planning permission is still pending for a temporary roof on half of the building to protect the walls from the weather … 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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