The Macmillan Cancer charity has its headquarters in Balsall Common. They are helping to coordinate a £1.55 Million fund raising campaign for a haematology unit to treat blood cancer patients at Northampton General Hospital, as reported in the Northampton Chronicle and Echo. Continue reading “Macmillan Cancer charity success”
It would be remiss of us if we didn’t make sure this event was on the front page today so here it is. For full details on tonight’s big event at Balsall Common’s Willow Park simply link to our original Lions Charity bonfire story.
Continue reading “Lions charity bonfire and fireworks display tonight”
Lucie Ray reports:
Popular local comedian Malcolm Stent visited Balsall Common Library earlier this week to officially open this year’s Charity Christmas card shop.
The festive greetings cards, which are sold in aid of 16 charities including Birmingham Childrens Hospital and Cancer Research UK as well as some smaller local organisations, are available at the library on the Kenilworth Road priced from just £2.95 for a pack of 20.
22 year old therapist Kylie Holdback is returning to her native Balsall Common to provide vital outreach support for families of children with conditions such as autism, cerebral palsy and Down’s syndrome. The move will see Kylie running the newly formed West Midlands outreach service of Somerset based charity Bibic as part of a lottery funded bid to reduce their existing six month waiting lists.
Continue reading “Kylie’s home help homecoming”
A good news story from a few weeks ago …
Steve Wake reports:
The clubhouse and bar were a vision in pink, and alive with feminine chatter … hardly an an admission Berkswell and Balsall Rugby Club (BBRFC) would normally be happy to make … as the players carried out their normal Saturday afternoon masculine mayhem on the nearby pitch.