Santa’s Christmas tour begins today

The Balsall Common Lions begin their annual charity fundraising tour with Santa and his sleigh in the Burton Green area today. The Lions are hoping to see people of all ages come out and wave to Santa as they raise raise funds for charitable causes. Last year’s tally came out in the region of £6,000 which went towards many local, national and international causes.


Santas’ route this evening will be as follows:


Hodgetts Lane
Cromwell Lane (Red Lane to Duggins Lane)
Westwood Heath Road
Roughknowles Road
Whitefields Close
Coleby Close
Copt OakClose
Duggins Lane
Lant Close


Should you wish to speak to the organisers, with a query or special request for Santa to wait long enough for a visit to his sleigh, you can call them on 0845 833 2848. You can also email them via