The event was scheduled for The Royal British Legion Club in Station Road, starting at 7.45pm.
SOLIHULL is swimming red, white and blue, with Diamond Jubilee celebrations set to draw to a close today (Tuesday).
Jubilee fever is set to sweep the borough this weekend with 43 roads temporarily closing as street parties take place
A NEW era for Balsall Parish Council has been promised as Coun Ian Hedley takes over as chairman.
MERIDEN MP Caroline Spelman has stepped-in after frustrated borough residents said they felt trapped in a David and Goliath battle against high-speed rail.
NEWLY-elected councillor Tony Dicicco was due to air his views about high speed rail last night (Thursday).
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VOLUNTEERS are needed to help run Berkswell’s Diamond Jubilee events next month.
OVER 120 members of the Royal British Legion Riders Branch descended on Balsall Common over the Bank Holiday.
BERKSWELL Museum has reopened for a new season, welcoming visitors from now until the first weekend of October.
BERKSWELL & District History Group’s next meeting is on Wednesday, May 9.
JAGUAR Land Rover bosses in Solihull have been forced to patrol streets near the plant to clamp down on their employees parking there.
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HIGH-speed rail opponents have ridiculed the idea that ancient woodlands, standing in the way of the route, could be “transplanted” elsewhere.
“IT’S hugely frustrating,” said skipper Dominic Ostler as the wet weather put paid to Berkswell’s opening game in the Birmingham Premier League against Knowle & Dorridge.
A MAGNIFICENT run of five successive victories has swept Berkswell & Balsall Rugby Club to just one match away from what would be a miraculous recovery from minus 15 points at the start of the season to a place in the RFU Midlands 1 Division.
THE company that runs Warwick Castle have been fined £350,000 in connection with the death of a Berkswell pensioner.
A DATE and place have been set for a public inquiry into plans to build 45 homes in Leys Lane, Meriden.
THIEVES stole a fruit machine from a popular country pub during a late-night break-in this week.
MERIDEN’S MP has rubbished claims that a “new city” will be built slap-bang in the middle of the Meriden Gap.
BERKSWELL residents are baffled that the landmark which gave the village its name has run dry.
PLANS have been submitted to demolish a former factory building in Berkswell and replace it with 33 affordable homes.
Visit Alice in Wonderland’s Mad Hatter at the Reading Rooms in Meriden Road, Berkswell from 11am to 3pm.
Council Leader Ken Meeson admitted that “difficult decisions” had been made to ensure the local authority found £11.9 million of savings, while once again freezing council tax.
FOOLISH thieves risked life and limb when they stole 200 metres of copper power cable from a country lane in Berkswell.
PARTIES clashed over the budget last week as Labour claimed it hits the borough’s most vulnerable the hardest.
Serial fund-raiser Loraine Bryan, from Berkswell, has organised a visit to London on May 26 which will culminate in a visit to the famous Tower to watch the 400 year old Ceremony of the Keys.
DOES a big cat stalk the streets of Marston Green? The answer, according to experts, is no.
BERKSWELL cricket club’s indoor net sessions for senior players at will start on Tuesday, February 7 at the Wardens ground in Dalehouse Lane, Kenilworth, from 8pm to 9pm and then every week until April 10.
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FIVE local community organisations stand to benefit after their members volunteered as ‘Santa’s big helpers’ over the festive period.
OAK Cottage has been named as the most over-subscribed primary school in Solihull - with more than five children battling for every place.
BERKSWELL cricket club is starting its pre-season junior indoor net sessions this weekend.
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PLANNING chief Councillor Stuart Davis has slammed HS2 as the “pillage and rape of our greenbelt.”
A CAMPAIGN against plans for a travellers’ site off Old Waste Lane, Balsall Common, is gathering momentum.