Balsall Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan consultation

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Balsall Parish NDP enters Pre-Submission Phase

Balsall Parish Council is currently consulting on the draft Neighbourhood Development Plan they have developed using evidence from surveys, interviews, consultation events and expert advice.

Residents and business owners are invited to review the draft document comprising 40 policies and aspirations aimed at safeguarding the local area.

Details of the consultation process including the draft Neighbourhood Development Plan can be viewed on the Balsall Parish Council website at the link below:

2019 Pre-Submission Consultation

Public Consultation Ends 25th January 2019

The public consultation on the pre-submission draft Neighbourhood Development Plan ends at 5pm on Friday 25th January 2019. Members of the community are invited to review the draft Plan and provide feedback to the Parish Council’s Neighbourhood Development Plan Committee. Representations should include your full name, address and postcode and be submitted by emailing via either or

For more in-depth insights into the project’s current status, including background research and how to participate in the current phase visit the following page at the Balsall Parish Council website:

Balsall Parish NDP Pre-Submission Consultation

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Balsall Common Festival AGM

The Balsall Common Festival is evolving and you can be part of it in 2019. The committee are looking at new ideas, new formats, and new activities. 

The event is organised and run by volunteers and it can’t happen without enough of them. To find out more you can attend the AGM on Tuesday 22nd January at the British Legion near Berkswell Station. If you can’t attend but would like to find out more about being involved in 2019, please email the team

Bengal Brasserie shows big love for 80s Parties

Balsall Common’s Bengal Brasserie owner Gunu Miah jumped at the chance of becoming one of the Main Sponsors for BalsallCom.Com’s 80s Music Night at the Heart of England School, thanks to his love for supporting community events.

The event which takes place at The Heart of England School in Balsall Common on Saturday 10th November 2018 – is set to feature live music from Addicted to 80s – the band that performed a brilliant headline set at the 2014 Balsall Common Festival to cement the event’s reputation at the time for delivering top-quality entertainment.

For learn more about the event check out our original article: 80s Music Night Comes to Balsall Common

Discover Balsall Common’s Bengal Brasserie

Visitors can expect a friendly welcome at the Bengal Brasserie, with an owner who is genuinely enthusiastic about being a part of the local community and supporting local causes.

Meet Bengal Brasserie owner Gunu Miah, pictured here with local Councillor Ian Courts and Robert Courts MP

Over the years Gunu Miah’s business has supported many local events, projects and organisations, including but not limited to The Balsall Common Festival, The Balsall Common Lions Club, Balsall Hornets, the local Scouts, The Katherine’s Wood Project in Lavender Hall Park.  There’s plenty more besides.

The venue is popular for its friendly welcome and liked by some for the series of cubicles that offer some added privacy in some parts of the restaurant.

Group Bookings – Private Function Room

A group of diners enjoying life in the private function room

The venue also has a private function room which can easily cater for up to 30 people for parties, work outings or special occasions. The venue is popular with local sports clubs for team gatherings and groups from the local tennis and rugby clubs can often be seen in the restaurant.

The private room can be acquired at no extra charge subject to advanced booking and the team enjoy welcoming large groups.

Call the Bengal Brasserie for private room bookings on 01676 533883 or 01676 533 636.

Eat as Much as You Like Buffets

On Monday evenings the restaurant offers an Eat as Much as You Like buffet service, subject to advanced booking, for diners planning on arriving anywhere between 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm – where diners get to sample a pre-selected collection of starters and main courses taken from the restaurant’s main menu.

This can be a great option on a rainy Bank Holiday Monday.


Christmas Menu

The Bengal Brasserie also has a Christmas Menu.  Call for details on 01676 533883.

The Bengal Brasserie

Bengal Brasserie
349-351 Kenilworth Road
Balsall Common

Tel: 01676 533883


Group parties (youngsters welcome)
Advanced bookings and walk-ins welcome
Deliveries (over a radius of up to 5 miles)

A1 Motor Store joins BalsallCom.Com’s 80s Bandwagon!

The ‘Ed and Kev Show’ at A1 Motor Store in Balsall Common has joined our team of 80s Music Night Event Promoters by making their store an official ticket outlet for a limited-time-only.

Our headline act Addicted to 80s

Tickets are on general sale for our 80s Music Night at The Heart of England on Saturday 10th November, but they will only be on sale until Tuesday 6th November.

This community event which features Addicted to 80s – one of the best covers bands on the UK Party Circuit – hopes to raise useful funds for the Heart of England School’s Parent Teacher’s Association. This event is ideal for anyone looking to throwback the years, or who suspects they were born in the wrong decade!

Pop into A1 Motor Store anytime between now and Tuesday 6th November to grab your slice of 80s pie.

A1 Motor Store, 291 Kenilworth Road, Balsall Common CV7 7EL.

For full event information visit: 80s Music Night Comes to Balsall Common

Micheal’s Drinks World joins BalsallCom.Com 80s Party promotions

We are thrilled to say that Balsall Common’s Michael’s Drinks World have joined our 80s Music Night team by agreeing to sell tickets which will only be on general sale for a limited period until Tuesday 6th November 2018.

Official Ticket Outlet

Our 80s Music Night will feature Addicted to 80s – the truly excellent live band that headlined the 2014 Balsall Common Festival.

If you fancy throwing back the years, or if you thought you were born in the wrong decade, get your 80s Music Night tickets before they are gone.

80s Music Night – Saturday 10th November 2018

Addicted to 80s performing at the 2014 Balsall Common Festival

Join us at The Heart of England School on Saturday 10th November 2018, where we will be serving up music with an 80s theme, with live music from Addicted to 80s, DJ, MC Carl Hemming from Ginger Estate Agents and buffet.

Event Information

Doors Open: 6:30 pm
Ends: 11:00
Tickets: £15 each (adults only) limited time only. Sales Deadline Tuesday 6th November 2018.

Huge thanks to the team at Micahel’s Drinks World for operating as one of our official sales outlets.

Tickets also available from Oakes Farm Shop, A1 Motor Store, Ginger Estate Agents and The Railway Inn, all outlets are subject to our Tuesday 6th November sales deadline.  Don’t miss out!

Thanks also to our event sponsors: Bengal Brasserie, The Railway Inn, Balsall Buzz, Ginger Estate Agents, La Delicia, Daleswood Health.