Balsall Common crime statistics for October were reported to the Residents Association meeting earlier in November as follows: • 8 burglaries of dwellings: Station Road, Ashley Way, Balsall Street (daytime), Temple Avenue, Frog Lane (daytime), Greenfield Ave (daytime), Meeting House Lane (daytime), Kenilworth Road (daytime).
Balsall Common’s Police Shop in the main shopping area on Station Road may be put up for relocation as West Midlands Police Authority consider cost cutting options to meet their ever decreasing operating budget. The spending review could see the shop uprooted and relocated to the Police occupied premises on Holly Lane, removing a central […]
Three burglars are now in the cells for raiding a house in Balsall Common this afternoon at about 3.30pm. You may have noticed road blocks and a police helicopter in the vicinity of Alder lane this evening. The criminals were caught red handed and a standoff ensued until the final offender was talked down from […]
Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal car crash in Meriden at 11am on Friday morning. A 19 year old passenger died in the collision and a 21 year old arrested on suspicion of causing death by reckless driving.
Then there are the Balsall Common Volunteers who originally started off as a Neighbourhood Watch Scheme but around three years ago took over the running of the Police Shop in Balsall Common. Without their help there wouldn’t be a Police …