Rugby Club Turns Pink to raise £1400 for Cancer Charity

Berkswell Rugby Club's Pink Cancer Charity Day

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.


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Community First Responders saving lives in the community

First Responder Jeffrey Way

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.
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22/04/08 – Concert for the Teenage Cancer Trust 12th July 2008

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.”
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