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Unexploded bomb in Balsall Common magically turns into old engine part

Residents from six streets in Balsall Common were evacuated amid fears of the discovery of an unexploded bomb, which turned out to be a terrifying old engine part. Residents were cleared from their homes in a 100 metre radius surrounding a location in Speedwell Drive after a resident unearthed the scary looking device whilst digging […]

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Police share Balsall Common crime statistics with residents

Balsall Common crime statistics for October were reported to the Residents Association meeting earlier in November as follows: • 8 burglaries of dwellings: Station Road, Ashley Way, Balsall Street (daytime), Temple Avenue, Frog Lane (daytime), Greenfield Ave (daytime), Meeting House Lane (daytime), Kenilworth Road (daytime).

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Police dogs descend on Balsall Common in numbers

Police dogs were witnessed out in force in Balsall Common’s village centre today under the guidance of handlers carrying out spot checks on shoppers as they went about their business. The move, which shocked regular shoppers, included visits to a number of commercial premises including the One-Stop.