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Family devastated after 'sick' drivers run over dad's grave

A distraught daughter has claimed her beloved father’s grave is being driven over and damaged at a Temple Balsall graveyard.

Bypass plans through Berkswell thrown out by local councillors.

UNPOPULAR plans for a bypass through parts of Balsall Common and Berkswell - believed to date back to the 1960s - have been officially thrown out by parish councillors.

Chadwick End Parish Council proposal is considered

AN all-new parish council, to represent residents in the Chadwick End area, is being mooted as part of a boundary review.

Development granted at local eyesore after residents' support

A SITE left to go to wrack and ruin in the heart of Balsall Common is to be redeveloped.

New chair brings new hope to Balsall Parish

A NEW era for Balsall Parish Council has been promised as Coun Ian Hedley takes over as chairman.

Call for better route for ramblers in Solihull

WORRIED walkers are lobbying for a safe route on a stretch of road between Arbour Tree Lane and the Black Boy Inn, Knowle.

Parish riposte

The letter published last week from Mr Eames regarding Balsall Parish Council contains a number of errors which need clarifying.

Anger as school to shut for vote

A long-running dispute over the management of Chadwick End Village Hall was set to be voted upon at a poll last night (Thursday).

Battle royal over rural hall

THE Knights of nearby Temple Balsall may have settled their disputes with a gentlemanly sword fight but parish councillors in Balsall Common are instead battling each other in a war of words.

Above board

‘Mr Guest’ quotes from the minutes of Balsall Parish Council which state that £200 would be paid to help the Bugle to set up a new team to run the Bugle (Letters).

Smarten up

I AM very concerned about the lack of security at Birmingham International Airport for someone to so easily enter the compound, fire bomb the police helicopter and escape unhindered.

Locals dig in to new allotments

SOLIHULL Council is championing growing your own vegetables with the opening of two new allotment sites.


Cathrina Hulse
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