Housing Liaison Board Improvements

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Housing Liaison Board Improvements

Stechford and Yardley North Housing Liaison Board have funded highway improvements in Kirkham Grove Stechford.
The Housing Liaison Board have funded the resurfacing of the road surface in Kirkham Grove. The area of road surface is owned by Housing ( not Highways) and was the cause of many complaints from residents The local housing team are now following up the project by painting the communal fencing and trimming back bushes to improve the ‘kerb appeal’ or general appearance of the area. For details on your local Housing Liaison Board ring Andy Sheppard on 0121 464 1615.

Block Champions Celebration at Stechford Cascades

Block Champions Celebration

Some of Yardley’s Block Champions pictured with District Chair Councillor Sue Anderson.

East Quadrant Housing Team ( Hall Green, Hodge Hill and Yardley Districts) celebrated the work of their Block Champions on 20 March 2013 at Stechford Cascades. Block Champions live in high rise or low rise blocks and join the Housing Officer and Caretaker on their block inspections to ensure that the block cleaning and other services are up to standard. Block Champions also act as advocates for their blocks and work to improve the quality of life in their blocks. If you would like to be your blocks champion please phone Andy Sheppard on 0121 464 1615.

RHS Edible Britain launching in Acocks Green – Saturday 13th April

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Acocks Green is celebrating the nationwide launch of Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom 2013 in its newly created orchard in Mallard Close, slap bang in the middle of two blocks of shops, on Saturday 13th April starting at 10 am – come along to find out more.

Many local people have already been involved by planting fruit trees including apple, plum and damson and a ‘jam hedge’ but volunteers shall be adding to this by sowing seeds provided by the RHS to produce an array of herbs including thyme, chives and rosemary which everyone can pick and eat in future.

Copied from Acocks Green Neighbourhood Forum Website

Blooming Flowers encouraging bees, planted in Acocks Green 2012