Monthly Archives: July 2011

Pelsall Music Festival success

Pelsall’s first live music festival for decades was a fantastic success today, thanks to the calibre of the performers at the electric and acoustic marquees – and the great weather. Congratulations to organisers, who included Becky Menear, and Pelsall Pride … Continue reading

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Live music festival in Pelsall this week

Pelsall is gearing up for its first live music event in decades. “Pelsall Music Live” takes place on Saturday, July 30, on the Common and will be a free community event that showcases local talent. Co-organised by Pelsall Pride Partnership, … Continue reading

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Bored already? Summer 2011 activities for children

Not sure how to amuse the children for the next six weeks? Here are some activities happening in Pelsall and Walsall. Also check the Walsall Council’s  Sports 4 All holiday camps at Bloxwich Leisure Centre and Oak Park and for … Continue reading

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Another report of indecent exposure in Pelsall

Police are investigating another report of indecent exposure in Pelsall. The offence took place at about 5pm on July 14 as the victim, a 67-year-old woman, was walking her dog in Ryders Hayes Farm, Pelsall. The offender is described as … Continue reading

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Ryders Hayes School granted vital new role

Ryders Hayes School has become one of the first in England to selected for a new role aimed at raising standards in education. The school, which reverted to academy status in April 2011, has been granted teaching school status, which … Continue reading

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Norton Road expected to re-open today

Norton Road should be open again this evening once repairs are completed to a drain. The road was shut on Tuesday evening after a drain collapsed, leaving a hole in the middle of the carriageway. South Staffordshire Water is undertaking … Continue reading

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Collapsed drain causes Norton Road closure

Norton Road in Pelsall is closed due to a collapsed drain. Engineers from Walsall Council have cordoned off the road and diversions are in place, although there have been reports of drivers moving the closure bollards to try to get … Continue reading

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Burglary at balloon shop

Police are appealing for information after a break-in at Naturally Gifted Balloons, in High Street Pelsall. It is believed that offenders forced the front door of the premises at about 3.30am on Saturday, July 9, 2011, and stole money from the cash till. … Continue reading

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Summer reading fun for children

Coun Marco Longhi has revealed details about this year’s summer holiday reading challenge for children that is taking place at Pelsall Library. Take a peek! If you know of any other activities going on over the six-week break, please let … Continue reading

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Check your Beko fridge freezer, advise trading standards

Walsall trading standards officers are urging residents to check their Beko fridge freezers after a national warning was issued about a potential fire risk. London Fire Brigade has warned that the latest fire risk could affect up to 500,000 Beko … Continue reading

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