Brierley Hill In Bloom

Brierley Hill in Bloom plans next steps

Plans are being drawn up to extend Brierley Hill in Bloom this autumn, building on the success of this summer’s project. An informal steering group – consisting of traders representatives, the market, the Civic Society, Stoubridge College and Dudley Council met yesterday lunchtime to plan a way forward. These are the things we’ve learnt so • Read More »

Brierley Hill in Bloom: why we need to believe

The glorious 12th…12th of June that is. The day that the Brierley Hill in Bloom flowers were planted in their containers on the High Street. The sun shone, people smiled, traders took photos, students prided in their work- quite right too. One admirer said: “…it looks like someone cares…”. Other comments made me think: we are also a town which needs to believe in itself, both as individuals and as a community.

Search for Brierley Hill’s Bloomers stepped up

The search for volunteers to adopt planters in Brierley Hill high Street this summer all to look after them iis being stepped up today, as Shane Birch-Bastock the chair of the town’s traders’ association leaflets local shoppings seeking to add to the impressive list of ‘bloomers’ who have already volunteered.

Brierley Hill needs its bloomers

An appeal is going out for residents, community groups, schools and business to support their town by becoming ‘bloomers’ and adopting one or more of the planters which will be brightening up Brierley Hill this summer.