In addition to the customary remembrance this day of our fallen heroes and injured, we take a moment to remember one of our own community members who passed on this day, one year ago. Glyn Meredith Langton – December 8th, 1944 – November 11th, 2011
The 60th anniversary of the Vulcan bomber could see the historic aeroplane fly very close to Balsall Common tomorrow (Saturday 29th September 2012), when it flies between Coventry and Birmingham International Airports. The potential flyover, estimated to take place somewhere around 3pm, is all part of a multi-legged commemorative 3 hour flight.
Berkswell Museum opens its doors to the public on 1st May until October. If you’ve never ventured down there you are missing a treat – a 16th century cottage which chronicles local history as local as it can get, from local celebrities to a snapshot of local life in days gone by. This year there […]
The Balsall Common Lions have teamed up with residents and local clubs, groups, businesses and charities to stage a Queen’s Jubilee Party on its’ designated National Holiday day on Tuesday 5th June 2012. The event team, led by Lions President Marie-Louise Marsden are working on a ‘Party in the Park’ style event earmarked to […]
Michael Chattaway, one of the best known servants of village life in Balsall Common, passed away on Saturday (27th August 2011), aged 74. Mick was best known to many for his Alladdin’s cave of a hardware shop, which carried his family name on Station Road from 1931, until it closed in 2007.