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.
Surprisingly for what is a predominantly affluent area, Balsall Common is an unusually vulnerable to place to live on those rare occasions when serious health incidents occur, such as road accidents or cardiac arrest. There is 150,000 deaths in the UK from cardiac arrest annually in the UK and survival can be heavily dictated by the speed at which initial treatment is provided. As Balsall Common’s Jeffrey Way explains it’s the village location on the outer reaches of the emergency services orbit which places residents and visitors at greater risk. Continue reading “Community First Responders saving lives in the community”
Amy Felthouse writes “I am in involved in organising a charity concert for Teenage Cancer Trust. We need as many singers to take part as possible, so I am hoping that you might put some information on your website. All the details to register for the concert are in the info below. Please pass this info onto as many people as you can. If people can’t make it, they can still make a donation to Teenage Cancer Trust, please see the link below.” Continue reading “22/04/08 – Concert for the Teenage Cancer Trust 12th July 2008”
Loraine Bryan writes,
“I’m a Berkswell resident who has just completed a 400km cycle along the banks of the Nile river in Egypt. I’m willing to come along to any group and do a talk about my adventure and my 2nd challenge which will take place in India next year. Continue reading “12/05/06 – 400k Nile Cycle Challenge Success”