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Balsall Common ‘Village Fete and Party in the Park’ planned for Queen’s Jubilee

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 […]

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Obituary: Michael Chattaway

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.

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Nostalgia: What happened to Coventry City star Mickey Gynn?

Nostalgia: What happened to Coventry City star Mickey Gynn?Sunday MercuryGynn still lives in the village but now delivers to Berkswell and Balsall Common. And he is also a regular at the Ricoh Arena collating stats for the Press Association. “It'…