Charities News

Brain Tumour survivor’s daredevil fundraising descent

Meriden resident and brain tumour survivor Karen Yardley will be abseiling 200 feet from London’s ArcelorMittal Orbit in the Olympic and Paralympic Park on Saturday 9th June 2018 to raise awareness and funds for The Brain Tumour Charity. The former Balsall Common resident and self-confessed motorcycle enthusiast explains: “I’m so proud to be able to […]


Ade Pavey’s Bonkers Wing Walk Challenge

Berkswell Parish resident Ade Pavey is preparing to take to the skies for a charity Wing-Walk on 30th May 2018, taking off from Cirencester’s RFC Rendcomb Airfield, with the aim of raising £3000, to be split between Myton Hospice and PAPYRUS: “These are two amazing charities”, explains Ade “one to help sufferers and their families by […]

Balsall Common Lions Club Charities News

Santa Claus is coming to Balsall Common

Santa Claus (via Balsall Common Lions Club) is coming to Balsall Common. From Wednesday 14 December, you can see him in many of the roads around the village and further afield, for his annual charity collection. The sleigh journey raises lots of money for charities and good causes, many of them local. You can see […]