29/05/06 – New sports facility planned for Lavender Hall Lane

Balsall & Berkswell Hornets Football Club have submitted a planning application to place two new football pitches on Lavender Hall Lane. The land located behind properties on Kenilworth Road and adjacent to Hallmeadow Road is seen as a solution to the club’s long running shortage of space to play competitive matches.
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09/03/06 – Birmingham Airport to get 10 mile long runway

CraigyB writes,

The main reason for the Birmingham Airport expansion plans is Iranian pilots.

You see, Iranian pilots, accustomed as they are to landing more or less anywhere, for example in amongst fields of sheep and stuff, have caused a major government rethink after one of their pilots tried to land a 200-plus seater Boeing in a field near Fen End.
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15/10/05 – Death road strategy u-turn and other local news

Here’s a few links to recent news articles:

Death road strategy U-Turn

A recent fatality on the A452 caused by a drink driver using a turning point on the dual carriageway led to a decision to close all the turning points.

See how the decision was reversed and replaced by an alternative safety plan by clicking on the link below:
Death road made safe
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