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Kidderminster Victoria 125ao v Berkswell 90ao: Disaster strikes Berkswell's batting order

A disastrous batting performance cost Berkswell the chance of moving into the top four of the Birmingham and District Premier League as they made just 90 at Kidderminster

Berkswell 112/4 v Walmley 108ao: Milnes does the damage for Berkswell

Another disciplined bowling display followed by a robust batting performance ensured a valuable win for Berkswell

Berkswell 254ao Wombourne 185-9: Berkswell step up a gear against Wombourne

“A much better performance all round”, was how skipper Dominic Ostler described his Berkswell side’s attempt to gain maximum points at home against south Staffordshire outfit Wombourne

Wolverhampton 224/5 v Berkswell 180/9: Berkswell cling on following middle order collapse

In a match they should have comfortably won away at Wolverhampton, Berkswell just managed to hold on and avoid defeat following a middle order batting collapse

Shrewsbury 257-5 Berkswell 244 a/o: Berkswell fall agonisingly short

In a highly entertaining and high scoring match at Shrewsbury, the visitors nearly claimed another maximum points victory but fell agonisingly 13 runs short

Berkswell 138 Barnt Green 135: Cheslin the hero as Berkswell beat Barnt Green by three runs

“I'll take that!” said jubilant skipper Dominic Ostler as his Berkswell side pulled off an astounding win against Barnt Green

Five-year restoration project at Berkswell Windmill is completed

One of Solihull’s most celebrated landmarks will be reopened to the public following a five-year restoration project

Sils youngsters handed trophy

SILHILLIANS RUFC U11s were presented with the cup that made them West Midlands champions on Saturday.

Call for council to oppose HS2 proposal

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A borough councillor has said hopes of securing significant changes to the high-speed rail line through Solihull are fading fast

Ostler's delight at Berkswell victory

Himley 212-5 Berkswell 148-3

Berkswell crash to West Bromwich Dartmouth

WB Dartmouth 155-2

All change at Berkswell as cricket season looms

HIGHFLYING Berkswell CC are limbering up for the new season without the services of two top wicket takers.

Stunned as 50 acre compound unveiled for HS2 building work by village

PLANS have been announced for a 50 acre compound to be built near Balsall Common during the construction of the high-speed rail link.

Questions raised about Solihull's possible contribution to HS2 costs

OLD fears about Solihull’s council taxpayers having to pay towards the cost of high speed rail have resurfaced.

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.

Dramatic last ditch score sees Berkswell and Balsall defeat Barkers Butt

Barkers’ Butts 22 Berkswell and Balsall 24

Berkswell-based TR Fleet receives £300,000 investment from Midven

TR Fleet, one of the UK’s leading fleet management specialists, celebrated its second anniversary with confirmation of a £300,000 investment by Birmingham-based venture finance company Midven.

Swans shot dead in Berkswell.

POLICE and the RSPCA have launched an investigation after two swans were shot dead in Berkswell with an air rifle.

London Midland faces penalty if rail cancellations continue

An under-fire train operator has been warned it could be punished, if it does not get a grip on a desperate shortage of drivers, which has seen hundreds of services cancelled since last month

Berkswell & Balsall run off their feet by Northwich

Northwich 22 BBRFC 0

Berkswell and Balsall bonfire gets the spooky treatment

GUY Fawkes meet ghosts and ghouls at Balsall Common’s first Halloween charity bonfire and fireworks night.

Berkswell & Balsall bowl over Hereford

Berkswell & Balsall RFC 38

Extension to conservation area to preserve historic Berkswell

HISTORIC sites in Berkswell will be afforded greater protection after extensions were agreed to the village’s conservation area.

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.

Berkswell Windmill Radio takes village by storm

HUNDREDS of people have tuned-in to a new community radio station, launched last month.

It's the game of the season as Moseley take on Walmley

IT’S the game of the season - that’s skipper Abdul Hafeez’s verdict on Saturday’s fixture between Moseley and Walmley at Streetsbrook Road.

Dorridge and Moseley battle for promotion in massive Birmingham cricket league weekend

IT’S a massive weekend for cricket in the Birmingham and district first division with Solihull sides Moseley and Dorridge both fighting for promotion to the premier league.

Police appeal after Berkswell attempted robbery

POLICE are hunting a would-be robber, who produced a knife in a country road and ordered his victim to hand over valuables.

Berkswell inflict first defeat on Walsall

Berkswell 190-3,

Weather frustrates Berkswell charge

Barnt Green 179 – 7 dec

Tony Jacklin heads up at Nailcote Hall's Farmfood British Par 3 Championships near Solihull

GOLF legends are appearing at Nailcote Hall in Berkswell from Tuesday August 7-10.

Berkswell just lose out to Himley

Berkswell 299/8 Himley 312/7

Man dies after being struck by a train in Berkswell.

POLICE are struggling to identify a man who died after he was struck by a 100mph train near Berkswell.

Berkswell slump to Birmingham Premier defeat

Berkswell 119 a/o

Moseley close in on the top

Moseley 199 Dorridge 147

Balsall Common's TR Fleet in key appointment

LEADING fleet management specialists TR Fleet has announced a second key new appointment within less than a month.

Berkswell maintain pressure at the top

Leamington 137a/o

Berkswell keep the pressure up

West Bromwich Dartmouth 105 ao Berkswell 106/5

Residents' parking misery near Solihull Land Rover site

‘INCONSIDERATE’ drivers are continuing to make life a misery for residents living near Solihull’s Land Rover site.

Dominic Ostler's Berkswell stun Brockhampton

Berkswell 113 a/o


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