The Railway Inn on Station Road, Balsall Common is home to a fine selection of mouthwatering steaks and curries every Wednesday evening. All the food is extremely well prepared – from the impressively good 7oz rump steaks to the 16oz T-Bones, which we believe are on the menu in order to save the lives of people who haven’t eaten for several days – through to the range of curries, starters and side orders.
John Crawford, a well liked and respected regular visitor to the Railway Inn, Balsall Common, passed away recently and well wishers are invited to attend a ceremony to celebrate his life this Friday 25th November.
The ceremony is scheduled to be held at Canley Crematorium at 1pm and well wishers are invited to celebrate his life afterwards at the Railway Inn, a place he enjoyed frequenting.
Bridge strikes of one sort or another are a regular occurrence at the railway underpass next to Berkswell Station but last Sunday saw a piece of motoring buffoonery of epic proportions as a driver conjured up a jaw-dropping ‘wedgie’ when attempting to tow a mobile home through the bolt-hole, without success.
This epic motoring fail was first signalled to finely tuned ears in the vicinity by a tremendous bang, followed by tell-tale scraping and crumpling sounds as the plucky caravan lost its’ battle to remain fully intact all the way through the hole. The sound and sight of the stranded family camping unit prompted a sudden assembly of onlookers who made themselves useful initially by laughing and taking pictures and stuff. Eye witness, photographer and incident trouble-shooter Harry Parker helped paint the scene,