Monthly Archives: November 2011

St Michael’s School fair success

St Michael’s CE School Christmas Fair that took place last Friday raised £3,000. Arthur Roberts, vice chair of the PTFA, which organised the event at the school in Maple Road, thanked parents and members of the community for supporting the … Continue reading

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Local organisations benefit from carnival profits

Pelsall organisations and local charities have benefited from profits from July’s carnival. The carnival committee distributes profits every year. For the 2011 event, it gave a total of £3,800 to the following groups: £300 each to: The Midland Air Ambulance; … Continue reading

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Pelsall’s early visit from Santa

Father Christmas is preparing to carry out a pre-Christmas recce around Pelsall, thanks to the carnival committee. Santa will be touring the streets of Pelsall on December 16 and 17. Ian Rhydderch, secretary of Pelsall Carnival Committee, said Father Christmas … Continue reading

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Pelsall Ladies Choir to sing for SSAFA

A Christmas charity concert by Pelsall Ladies Choir is being staged on Friday, December 16. Details below:

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Poppy Appeal raises more than £2,000

The Poppy Appeal in the village has raised more than £2,000 for the British Legion, it was announced tonight. Karen Clifft, poppy appeal organiser, said the total raised in the village, which included St Michael’s School, Naturally Gifted, Maunds, Diva, … Continue reading

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Shelfield Male Voice Choir to perform

Shelfield Male Voice Choir will be raising the roof at Forest Arts Centre tomorrow (November 16). The choir, which has been going for more than 30 years, is planning a varied performance of music, from Welsh hymns through to West … Continue reading

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Audrey’s to close

Audrey’s Dream Dress Shop in Pelsall is to close at the end of the month. The shop, which sells bridal wear, evening gowns and prom dresses, has traded from 1, Station Street for three years. A Facebook message has announced … Continue reading

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Armistice Day silence on Friday

A two minute silence is being held in Pelsall on Armistice Day this Friday. People are invited to gather at the clock for the event at 11am. A full service of Remembrance, involving St Michael’s Church, the Methodist Church and … Continue reading

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Soldiers’ homecoming parade in Walsall

Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion the Mercian Regiment (The Staffords) will take part in a homecoming parade in Walsall next month to mark the end of their Afghanistan tour of duty. Troops will march through part of Walsall on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Ryders Hayes pupils open Community Bank

Ryders Hayes School pupils will be learning the value of saving money when it launches its Community Bank today (November 1). Launched in conjunction with the Aldridge Santander Agency, pupils over the age of seven will be able to deposit … Continue reading

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