15/10/05 – Death road strategy u-turn and other local news

Here’s a few links to recent news articles:

Death road strategy U-Turn

A recent fatality on the A452 caused by a drink driver using a turning point on the dual carriageway led to a decision to close all the turning points.

See how the decision was reversed and replaced by an alternative safety plan by clicking on the link below:
Death road made safe

Organ replacement heroes!

A groundbreaking organ replacement is to take place at St Peter’s church. Without surgeons!

Balsall’s Steve Rhymes in Great North Run

Steve’s charity run

Partco car park eye sore furore

Residents go barmy over new open plan rubbish dump in Partco car park.

Tree lovers blast useless council

The felling of a protected 200 year old oak tree in Balsall Common provoked tree lovers and annoyed both Berkswell and Balsall Parish councillors.

Councillor James Hope discovered there’s small hope for Balsall’s trees as the local Tree Warden shortage is sustained by a council incapable of recruiting willing volunteers.”