New Year Party at the Railway Inn

For anybody looking to make last minute arrangements for a New Year celebration, there may still be tickets available at the Railway Inn on Station Road, Balsall Common.

The party starts at 8pm but as the party is ticket only, enquiries and purchases would need to be made in advance during the earlier afternoon opening hours of 12 noon till 4pm.

Although the party will run until late, ticket holders are advised there will be strictly no entry after 11pm.
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Award winning Taylor’s butchers open from 4am Xmas Eve

3rd generation butcher John Taylor, whose family butcher’s firm has shops in Earlsdon and Balsall Common, has announced that their Balsall Common shop will be open from 4am to noon tomorrow (Saturday 24th December) to allow residents to stock up on any last minute Christmas items. John Taylor recently won a lifetime achievement award at the Butcher’s Shop of the Year Awards, having started out at the age of 12 working on his father’s farm, before working as a slaughterman then butcher shop owner.

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Santa prepares for final evening of pre-Christmas charity fundraising tour

Santa Claus has been working closely with the Balsall Common Lions on their charity fundraising tour, meeting families and excited children in and around Balsall Common, with the help of his modified Carstins Cars powered sleigh. The last night of Santa’s pre-Christmas tour focuses on the Kemps Green Road estate and residents are invited to throw a few coins in the volunteer collector’s tins. All money raised from this tour of duty will be directed into local community projects.

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Stop HS2 campaign takes a pop at Christmas chart success

The Stop HS2 action group have the Christmas charts in their sites, having found themselves musical allies willing to pen a fundraising song with a Christmas ring to it. The song by Dirty Mavis is riding high in the HMV download charts despite the refusal of mainstream media to air the supposedly controversial song. The associated video depicts areas set for destruction by the proposed route, which we have been told includes the playing fields of the school which was used in the filming of cult comedy TV series ‘The Inbetweeners’.

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Join our yuletide Who’s Open and What’s on guide

BalsallCom.Com is making an open invitation to businesses, clubs and groups across Balsall Common and Berkswell to advertise their yuletide events and opening hours through Christmas into the New Year 2012. The page is now up and running and we will be updating as often as possible during this period.

If you know somebody who ought to appear in our Berkswell and Balsall Common yultide guide, tell them to get in touch to arrange an entry.

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