Monthly Archives: July 2012

Bike ride underway to honour Pelsall man

Two Pelsall men have set off on a 300 mile bike ride today to raise money for St Giles Walsall Hospice in memory of their friend. Jeff Bluck, who died in November last year from a brain tumour, was a … Continue reading

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Players needed at Pelsall Villa Colts

Players and Manager Wanted Pelsall Villa Colts FC require the following players for the 2012-13 Season: Under Elevens – all positions Under Twelves – all positions Under Thirteens – all positions Also required:  Players and a Manager required for our new Girls Team … Continue reading

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Bee walk in Pelsall

Walsall Council’s countryside services team has organised a summer bee walk at Pelsall North Common. It takes place on Wednesday, July 25, 10am-noon. Morgan Bowers, Walsall Council senior countryside ranger, said: “Bees have become a hot topic in recent years … Continue reading

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Railway Pub to re-open

It was reported tonight that the Railway Inn is to reopen tomorrow. The pub in Victoria Road, which closed suddenly in June, will open  from 7pm. Karen Hill, who launched a Facebook page called The Railway Inn Pelsall MUST Reopen, posted … Continue reading

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Thousands brave rain for carnival parade

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It may have poured down as soon as the parade started, but thousands of people came out to support Pelsall Carnival yesterday. Here are a few photos from the event. If you want to send some in, please email pelsallnews … Continue reading

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Carnival day tomorrow!

Pelsall carnival committee is hoping that crowds will come and support the carnival tomorrow, despite the mixed weather forecasts. The carnival will go ahead – whatever the weather – we have been assured. Here is the event timetable: 7am – … Continue reading

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Pelsall teen carries Olympic torch in Birmingham

Pelsall teenager Laura Birkbeck has completed a stint as Olympic torch bearer as part of the London 2012 torch relay today. The 17-year-old carried the torch in Birmingham near the Bullring first thing this morning. Here is the nomination on … Continue reading

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