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Final Hedgehog Film showing

If you have been supporting our ‘Help for Hedgehogs’ campaign in Brandwood End Cemetery you may know that pupils from St Albans RC Primary and Woodthorpe Primary have been learning how to record this project on film! On Monday the … Continue reading

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A sea of Croci (Crocuses?)

We never fail to be amazed at the areas of replanted Croci ……..replanted by squirrels from the main drive following a very hard day of FBEC ‘planting’ ! Stumbled on yet another small patch and another larger impressive outcrop whilst … Continue reading

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Worth a look!

Stumbled again on this very informative post by the Conservation Trust. Worth re-reading. We still place our Poppy Crosses in the week running up to Remembrance Sunday. http://www.birminghamconservationtrust.org/2013/11/09/brandwood-end-cemetery/ Tweet

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Storm Doris created some problems!

Storm Dorris swept through Brandwood End leaving a trail of felled tree branches behind. Luckily there were no injuries to people….but not so to monuments.  The recently celebrated ‘Alabaster’ grave came very close to being felled as a large branch … Continue reading

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New storage facility for Brandwood Ground staff

At last! Ground staff at Brandwood End have been waiting a very long time to have a new, purpose built, secure storage facility in their yard at the Cemetery. There have been  a few false hopes raised in the past…..but … Continue reading

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Half Term….and it’s Hedgehog Time again !

Schools out, so its about time we made sure our Brandwood End Hedgehogs have plenty of food when they finally emerge.  Not too long to wait now!! Join us on Wednesday 22nd February at 10am for a couple of hours … Continue reading

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Brandwood Forum Meeting

The first meeting of Brandwood Forum in 2017 takes place on January 18th at Monyhull Church 7-8.30pm. This is your chance to find out the issues that concern residents in Brandwood  and meet local Councillors. https://brandwoodforum.co.uk/     Tweet

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Christmas is coming…….

Christmas is coming and we are sure some of our supporters will be buying items via the internet. If you are going to buy from Amazon please consider going via this FBEC web site. If you click on ‘Amazon’ on … Continue reading

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We need you !!

Many of you follow our web site or will have visited events at Brandwood End Cemetery recently- whether they were to do with Hedgehog preservation, WW1 Grave walks, tree walks, litter picks, celebrating our RHS award or Remembrance last weekend. … Continue reading

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Ashes burial areas completed.

You may recall that a few weeks ago we highlighted the strange shallow grave like areas that had appeared on the main drive. Enquiries to Bereavement Services  explained that they were for ‘Ashes Burials’. A few weeks on, here they … Continue reading

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