Sweet Memories open for business


Sweets from Sweet Memories
Sweets from Sweet Memories

We may be a bit behind the times but we’ve only just realised Sweet Memories is re-open for business behind Westwood Hair and Beauty.

As before, it sells all your traditional sweet shop favourites from chocolate limes and liquorice toffees, to ABC letters and strawberry sherbets. They also sell a wide range of ice creams and coffees and slushies. There is a small seating area outside. So if you are looking for a treat for yourself or the kids, are out and about in the village in need of caffeine or sugar, why not head in and see what they have to offer.

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World Cup action at The Legion’s popular Quiz night

Tonight’s popular quiz night at Berkswell Legion will be followed at 11pm by coverage of World Cup football on their brand new Big Screen, as England take on Italy in their Group D opening fixture.



The Berkswell British Legion
316 Station Road


Saturday Night Running Order


8:30pm-10:00pm: Quiz (admission £2 per person)
10:30pm (£5 each): Fish and Chip Supper
11:00pm: World Cup – England v Italy

For information and food orders call: 07808 670780




Fine reasons to join our weekly Balsall Common eNews service

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In addition to providing entry into periodic prize draws, including our current 31st January 2014 deadline for a chance to win a Sunday lunch for two at the 17th century Nailcote Hall, we will also be sharing special offers and discounts with our weekly eNews subscribers.


We’re currently offering our eNewsletter subscribers 25% off their food-bills for meals taken in the Bengal Brasserie restaurant until 31st March 2014, subject to terms. All you need to do to claim, is display your copy of our newsletter to a member of staff from your mobile device when dining. Offer excludes drinks, takeaways and buffets. To subscribe for the service simply submit your details under our ‘Weekly Newsletter’ banner then look out for our email asking you to confirm your subscription.






Balsall Common’s best kept secret?

The weekly country market on Saturday mornings at the Village Hall on Station Road must be one of the best kept secrets in Balsall Common. Visitors can find quality fresh local produce including jams, cakes, vegetable, flowers, and butchers stall to name a few, only a couple of hundreds of yards away from the bustling village centre on Station Road.


There’s also the opportunity to sit and enjoy tea, coffee and cake while the little ones enjoy ‘crayon-corner’.


The Balsall Common Country Market takes place every Saturday at the Village Hall on Station Road from 10-11:30am.




Balsall Common Country Market

Saturday 10.00-11.30am at the village hall. The weekly country market on Saturday mornings at the Village Hall on Station Road must be one of the best kept secrets in Balsall Common. There’s fresh local produce available every Saturday morning. There’s all sorts of produce from jams, cakes and sausage rolls, to plants, flowers and greens. There’s also a range of meats from the butcher’s corner, plus things for kids to do in kiddies corner with crayons, whilst grown-ups can grab themselves a cup of coffee and slice of cake.

Location: Balsall Common Villag Hall, Station Road
Dates: Every Saturday
Time: 10:00-11:30am