Monthly Archives: March 2011

Royal wedding fever ? – more like a slight temperature



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Midweek football


Midland Combination Premier Division
Castle Vale FC were beaten 1-0 by an impressive Continental Star at Vale Stadium in their midweek match.
JKS’ fixture at Pilkington was postponed.

Royal wedding street party deadline


APPLICATIONS to close a road and hold a street party on Royal Wedding Day must be in to the Council by Friday 1st April.

Subway closes in Tangmere Square


THE FAST FOOD OUTLET Subway in Tangmere Square, Castle Vale, closed down at the weekend. It had been open for fewer than nine months after new owners had taken on the franchise.
The Tangmere Square Subway originally opened in December 2007, but closed down after 18 months because of financial difficulties.
The outlet remained empty for a further year until new managers took over the restaurant towards the end of June 2010.
The Subway saga illustrates the difficulties faced by small local businesses in the current prolonged economic downturn.

71a bus route information


BUS ROUTE changes for Castle Vale took effect from Sunday 27th March.
The 71a, which will do a one way loop around Castle Vale, will be stopping at these places:
Manby Rd; Donibristle Croft
Bagington Rd; Filton Croft
Turnhose Rd; Renfrew Square
High Street
Tangmere Dr; Watton Green
Tangmere Dr; Roundmoor Walk
Tangmere Dr; Drem Croft
Tangmere Dr; Brooks Croft
Tangmere Dr; Avery Croft

Capello sucks up to top clubs


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Back on form


Midland Combination Premier Division
Both Vale teams found their form again this weekend. Castle Vale FC beat high-flying Dosthill 4-1 at Farnborough Road, with goals from Nash (2) Bilgimer and O’Callaghan.
JKS grabbed three points with an impressive 2-0 victory at Pelsall Villa. Travis and James scored the JKS goals.

Castle Vale are awaiting the result of a league enquiry into the second leg of their cup semi-final against Coventry Copsewood. The league’s management committee are meeting tomorrow night to discuss the allegation that Coventry Copsewood played an ineligible player for part of the first leg fixture.