Category Archives: Environment

Tree work in cemetery adjacent to Sunderton Rd.

Our local BCC Tree Officer has been considering the plight of the exceptionally large Poplar Trees that lie directly behind some of the houses at the lower end of Sunderton Road. He has made the decision that these trees, although … Continue reading

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Aftermath of local flooding update

Those of us that live locally are only too aware of the damage caused when the recent heavy deluge overwhelmed the drains in the area.  Severn Trent have given, and continue to give, advice on how to protect your property … Continue reading

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Scouts assist at June litter pick

The sun shone on 5 members of 96th Birmingham Scouts who joined FBEC members to collect 11 bags of litter around the cemetery on Sunday 3rd June. Our new Chairman, Julia, kept herself busy by washing the section markers along … Continue reading

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Quarterly Litter Pick.

Litter Pick- Sunday 3rd June-10.00 start . Why not come along and join the Friends at their quarterly clear up in the cemetery. We will supply litter picks and bags but need you to come in stout footwear and we … Continue reading

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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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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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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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