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Postcard Views

Some time ago we had a number of postcard views provided to us by Mary Harding. Can we highlight them again via this link. It is interesting to see the magnificent flower beds along the main drive in the photograph, … Continue reading

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Family event in Half Term

Just a reminder that our next family Hedgehog event will be happening in the cemetery next Tuesday 25th October 2-4pm. Meet by the Lodge. URGENT NOTE Can we also make an appeal for donations of unopened cans of cat and … Continue reading

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Brandwood End Tree Walk.

Brandwood End Cemetery Tree Walk Come and join the Rangers for an Autumn tree walk and admire the changes of the season. Thursday 20th October 2016 Meet at main entrance at 2pm Tweet

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Civilian Garden of Remembrance officially unveiled.

We all breathed a sigh of relief to see that the weather was dry this morning for the Friends to welcome over 20 people to the ‘official’ unveiling of our Civilian Garden of Remembrance. Our thanks to Councillor Eva Phillips … Continue reading

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Rain didn’t stop play!

We were all watching the rain filled skies with trepidation this afternoon as we held our launch event for our Heritage Lottery funded ‘Help for Hedgehogs’ project. Jan, the Ranger and Gareth from Birmingham and Black Country Wildlife Trust set … Continue reading

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September litter pick

Another quarter of a year has passed and we will be carrying out our next Litter Pick on Saturday 3rd September. Meet at the Lodge on the main drive at 10am. We may also need to be watering the newly … Continue reading

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Completion of the ‘Civilian Garden’ refurbishment

Those of you that follow our blog will know that back in June the Friends engaged ‘Darren Rudge Landscape Designs’ and some of his students to refresh and partly redesign the Civilian Garden of Remembrance flower beds. The beds had … Continue reading

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Sunny day for RHS visit

When we all got up to heavy rain this morning we wondered if the visit of the RHS Heart of England in Bloom judges to Brandwood End might be a wash out, but by lunch time the sun was shining … Continue reading

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RHS Heart of England in Bloom-Judges visit due!

Gosh, such a frenzy of activity in the cemetery. We are sure the RHS and all our visitors will appreciate it! Gates mended, benches varnished, beds weeded, roses pruned, hedges cut, notice boards washed, section markers scrubbed, litter picked…….. but … Continue reading

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New Geranium display!

Our thanks to the Ground Staff from Bereavement Service Dept at BCC        who, finding they had more Geraniums than they needed, deployed them in a ‘new area’ adjacent to the old lodge garden.Keep an eye out to your right as … Continue reading

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