Berkswell from the air – 1945

An Aerial view of Berkswell from the declassified RAF post war survey December 1945 (click to enlarge):

Compare to 2007 (again click to enlarge):

Balsall Common from the air – 1945

Balsall Common in March 1945. Image taken from RAF survey. Click to enlarge (image will open in another tab/window to enable comparisons)

From the same view circa 2007:

Village centre:

2007 Village Centre:

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Cricket: Berkswell win Birmingham League Twenty20 Challenge Cup

Berkswell T20 Challenge Cup Final squad

Second Division Berkswell produced two outstanding performances against Premier Division opposition to become Birmingham League Twenty 20 Challenge Cup Champions for the first time on a superb finals day at Cannock.  The Meeting House Lane club, enjoying easily the largest and most exuberant travelling support, produced excellent all-round displays in both matches, upstaging Walmley in the semi-final, then doing something of a demolition job on Staffordshire outfit Himley in the final.

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