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Civilian Garden hedge cutting…or not!

Just a note to remind everyone that the Hawthorn hedge surrounding the Civilian Garden of Remembrance always looks a little unkempt at this time of year, as under the ‘Protection of Wildlife Regulations’ we are not allowed to cut this … 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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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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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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New Birmingham City Council web site for genealogical research

There is a new website now available for people to search for ancestors- for family history/genealogy projects.  This website covers all the burial/cremation records for Birmingham City Council. The Offices will no longer carry out genealogy research and families will … Continue reading

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