Monthly Archives: November 2010

June Davenhill celebrates Civic Award

A Pelsall woman has won a Civic Award for her musical work within the village. June Davenhill won the Walsall’s Creative Spirit award in recognition of her “true musical inspiration”. She was one of nine people/groups to be recognised in … Continue reading

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Pelsall to host canal festival

Pelsall has been chosen as the venue for the main Birmingham Canal Navigations Society summer festival. The festival, which is supported by the Inland Waterways Association, Longwood Boat Club and the Lichfield & Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust, will be held … Continue reading

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Council prepares for bad weather communications

A major contingency plan has been put in place to enable Walsall residents to be kept fully informed of any disruptions during periods of severe weather. Walsall Council has developed a number of communication channels to ensure that residents are … Continue reading

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New record for poppy sales in village

Karen Clifft has contacted Common People with the fantastic news that villagers contributed £943.40 to this year’s Poppy Appeal. Karen, Alison and Carl, who stood in the cold in the village to sell poppies and distributed British Legion collection tins … Continue reading

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Acclaimed Shelfield Male Voice Choir concert

Shelfield Male Voice Choir is performing a concert in Walsall next week. The choir, which has been entertaining audiences for more than 30 years, will be performing at Forest Arts Centre on Wednesday, November 24. Highlights in the Walsall programme … Continue reading

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Arrest over alleged drugs offences

A Pelsall woman has been arrested over alleged drugs offences. Police yesterday executed a drugs warrant at an address in the village yesterday and arrested a 35-year-old woman on suspicion of possession of class A and class B drugs. She is … Continue reading

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Christmas Fair at Methodist Church

Pelsall Methodist Church is holding its Christmas Fair tomorrow (Saturday). The event takes place between 11am-1pm at the church in Chapel Street. It will be opened by Councillor Garry Perry, who is also deputy Mayor of Walsall, and the choir … Continue reading

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Walsall Council embarks on consultation over £16.6m cuts

Council bosses in Walsall have launched a major consultation on draft budget proposals that earmark £16.6 million savings in 2011/12. Cabinet members last night (17 Nov) set out their plans to consult widely with staff, elected members, and the wider … Continue reading

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Willow to bring their soothing tunes to St Michael’s

Acclaimed flute and harp duo Willow are to perform a concert at St Michael’s Church this Saturday. The duo, Eliza Marshall, flautist, and Camilla Pay, both graduates of the Royal College of Music, will bring their soothing tunes to the … Continue reading

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Hundreds gather to remember

Hundreds of people gathered at Pelsall Cenotaph today for the annual Remembrance Day service. Uniformed organisations joined churchgoers, service veterans and villagers after morning services at St Michael’s Church and Pelsall Methodist Church. Prayers and hymns were led by Preb … Continue reading

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