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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. https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/under-threat-allotments-saved-great-16113922 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 […]

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 […]

It’s Official The Friends of The Green Residents Association is officially formed Following a formal residents meeting at The Hill Allotments Club on December 4th 2018, the F.O.T.G residents association was officially formed and the below named were put forward and subsequently elected by majority vote, as officers of the board. Chair: Sophie Thompson Vice […]

This article was first published by Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell MP for Sutton Coldfield at https://www.andrew-mitchell-mp.co.uk/content/protect-green-space Birmingham City Council has published plans to build on a village green in Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield. On Saturday, there was a huge turnout of residents to meet Andrew Mitchell MP, who was accompanied by Birmingham city councillor for […]