Dear Supporter, We see in the media that leader of Birmingham City Council Ian Ward was pleased that Great Barr Allotments have been saved from development. He says “I do think that allotment gardens are a very very important leisure facility across the city. Here at Walsall Road allotments there are allotment holders from all […]

Dear Friends of the Green supporters, Spring is coming and we are pleased to announce that we can now offer some benefits to cardholding members of Friends of the Green as follows: Joel’s Newsagents – Boddington Rd Your local shop is offering 5% off beer and wine Sunday to Thursday (excl. Cider, spirits and other […]

Dugdale Crescent appears to have its very own visiting bird of prey. Eagle eyed residents recently spotted a Eurasian buzzard, circling high above the rooftops of the Green at Dugdale crescent. It was also seen perched proudly upon the branches of the young trees, situated near the centre of our community Green. This majestic bird […]

Case Studies- Community Village Green Applications ‘FRIENDS OF DYMCHURCH REC’ VILLAGE GREEN APPLICATION REJECTED Kent County Council’s regulation committee rejected the ‘Friends of Dymchurch Rec’’ application to register local recreation ground land as a Village Green in May, 2018. The Friends of Dymchurch had put forward the application, following a parish council feasibility study, suggesting 10 houses could […]

The Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council, have formally agreed to nominate the Community Green at Dugdale Crescent, as an ‘Asset of Community Value’. Following initial discussions with the Friends of The Green Residents Association, Royal Town Councillor Dr Nitish Raut, provided his full support to residents by agreeing to back our proposal, for the Town Council […]