Chris Towner

Diana Jaggard: lover of life and captivating teacher for 60 years

DIANA JAGGARD, who died last Friday at the age of 90, was a captivating teacher who served pupils in the Stratford area for some 60 years. The daughter of Sir... ... Full story

Stroke victim airlifted to hospital

A 74-YEAR-OLD woman was airlifted to hospital on Sunday after suffering a suspected stroke in Wilmcote, Warwickshire. West Midlands Ambulance Service were first on scene, having found the woman collapsed. They... ... Full story

Stephen Pratt: former headmaster of KES

STEPHEN PRATT, who was headmaster of King Edward VI School, in Stratford, between 1963 and 1981 has died at his home in Chipping Campden. Born in Sussex, Mr Pratt, pictured left,... ... Full story

Young rugby player airlifted to hospital

A 12-YEAR-OLD boy was airlifted to hospital after being badly injured whilst playing rugby in Shipston-on-Stour on Sunday. He sustained head and neck injuries during a match. Warwickshire & Northamptonshire...

Jeffery Dench: a Shakespearean treasure

STRATFORD-upon-Avon lost a true Shakespearean treasure last week when veteran Royal Shakespeare Company actor Jeffery Dench died, aged 85. Born in Greater Manchester in 1929, Mr Dench has been described as... ... Full story

Kate O’Mara: glamorous Dynasty actress from Long Marston

LONG MARSTON’S star of stage and screen Kate O’Mara, who started out working behind the scenes at the Royal Shakespeare Company, has died at a Sussex nursing home, aged 74. The... ... Full story

Exciting Shakespeare find at his school

SCHOLARS are expressing considerable excitement as a result of a potentially significant find at Shakespeare’s School—King Edward VI School, in Stratford. As reported in the Herald of 20th March, a chance... ... Full story

Car fire damages house in Alcester

FIRE crews rushed to a home in Alcester today (Sunday) after flames from a burning car on a driveway also damaged a nearby house. Initially, two appliances—one from Alcester and one... ... Full story

Louise Weatherhead: netball stalwart and tireless charity fundraiser

FRIENDS and supporters of Louise Weatherhead, who has died aged 62 following a long battle with cancer, turned out in force at her funeral. There was standing room only as... ... Full story

Budget cuts impact sexual abuse charity

A SEXUAL abuse charity based in South Warwickshire has said the impact of £92 million worth of budget cuts in Warwickshire County Council is starting to be felt across the... ... Full story

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