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Flood Mitigation in Brandwood End.

I am sure everyone is well aware of the problems faced by residents around Birmingham during the recent exceptional flash floods. Locally residents in two roads adjacent to the cemetery were amongst those affected. The cemetery represents a large expanse … Continue reading

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GDPR- Data Protection

I am sure FBEC members must be aware of the changes that have been implemented related to privacy and data control. You can rest assured that FBEC have already put measures in place to comply with this new legislation but … Continue reading

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Main drive in the Cemetery looks so colourful !

We couldn’t resist some more beautiful views along the main drive today ! All at once the trees are green and the shrubs are in flower.  Even our refurbished beds in the Civilian Garden of Remembrance look a picture!   … Continue reading

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Rhododendrons in bloom in Brandwood End

The Friends new Chairman, Julia Griffin, spent a warm few hours in the Cemetery, waiting to greet a group of walkers led by the Ranger…..but it was a no show, maybe due to heat, as they all ducked out!! Never … Continue reading

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Cutting down illicit entry after hours!

  Interesting to learn from local people that this grit bin was being used as an after hours form of entry to the cemetery ! It has now been moved!! One step….two step…and over! We also understand that the dark … Continue reading

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Barrie Simpson

At the AGM today we were able to remind ourselves of the time we had all spent with the late Barrie Simpson. Barrie was a larger than life character and had such a profound effect on Brandwood End Cemetery and … Continue reading

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Successful AGM and election of a new Chairman.

Our thanks to those members who came to our AGM today as the weather was really miserable!  As well as giving us the opportunity to bring members up to date with finances and events it also gave us the chance  … Continue reading

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Annual AGM.

Annual AGM Those with an interest in Brandwood End Cemetery are cordially invited to a ‘Coffee and Cake’ morning to be held in the conference room of St Dunstan’s Church, Kingsfield Rd, Kings Heath. (Opposite All Saints Village Square) on … 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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Today is the day!

Dry weather, so far….. so hope to see a few of you in the cemetery at 10am for our Great British Spring Clean litter pick. Tweet

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