Rugby: Berkswell edged out by Pershore

Steve Wake reports on Berkswell’s Midlands West Division 2 (South) encounter just over a week ago at Pershore on Saturday 25th February 2012:


Pershore – 19     Berkswell & Balsall – 18


Berkswell somehow contrived to dominate the first hour of this trip to Pershore, before throwing it away in the final quarter, as they allowed Pershore to overhaul a previously unanswered 18 point lead with three late tries to win by one point.  Disaster might still have been averted, but for a kickable missed penalty in the last minute.  This was a game where both sets of backs played some flowing, expansive rugby, with Pershore edging the try-count by three to two.


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Adlington Ltd – Award winning Turkey farmers

Adlington Ltd is home to award winning Balsall Common based turkey farmers who really care about delivering high quality product that put most supermarket brands to shame.  Producers of delicious turkey and chicken products, including a range of specialist smoked varieties. Christmas ranges available for game hung oat fed turkey and cockerel, stuffed turkey ballentines and three bird roasts through to year round offering of award winning Arden Forest smoked and cooked turkey, sous-vide, or marinated sliced cooked free range chicken.


Location: Pheasant Oak Farm, Hob Lane, Balsall Common, Coventry, CV7 7GX
Tel: 01676 532681



Consultation deadline looms on development plans for Balsall Common

The deadline for response to the public consultation on proposals for new housing developments across three site in Balsall Common is tomorrow (Monday 5th March). The plans for new homes on two sites on Kenilworth Road and another at Riddings Hill, are being consulted by Solihull Council under the Local Development Framework scheme. Resdients on Riddings Hill have joined forces with local action group RAID to contest the plans.


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