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Brandwood Bounty in the cemetery today!

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Sunshine all the way!

Today’s litter pick was attended by a small select crew ! There were just 5 of us but we still managed a haul of 13 bags of litter- mainly from under hedges on the periphery of the site. 99% of … Continue reading

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Forward notice for our September Litter Pick

Gosh where does the time go? It only seems like yesterday that Julia met everyone in the cemetery for our July Litter Pick! This is our first reminder for the next one……. Saturday 2nd September.  10am at the Lodge on … Continue reading

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Hedgehog Documentary showing

Such a lovely evening at Park House ! It was smiles all round at the public showing of our ‘Help for Hedgehogs’ film, made by the pupils of St Albans RC Primary and Woodthorpe Primary schools, under the direction of … Continue reading

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Congratulation to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission !

A Silver Award at RHS Chelsea for their garden entry. Especially suitable in this their centenary  year. Well done CWGC !!   Tweet

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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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