Jumping into Morris dancing workshop

IT was an all singing, all dancing affair and it attracted nine new members to the Shakespeare Morris Men. Four men and five women attended the free Morris Dancing workshop held at King Edward VI School last Saturday, much to the delight of organisers who hailed the introductory session a huge success.…

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Race on to fund £10k life-changing treatment

THE countdown is on to raise £10,000 to send a 13-year-old Wilmcote girl to Miami for vital life-changing medical treatment.…

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Town revs up for Festival of Motoring

CAR enthusiasts who want to participate in the popular Stratford Festival of Motoring are being urged to register their vehicles as soon as possible to secure their place.…

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Lucky escape for 94 year-old woman rescued from fire by neighbour

A SHOTTESWELL resident had a lucky escape when fire swept through her house on Friday morning. Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to a house fire at 5.26am in the South Warwickshire village where on arrival crews found heavy smoke and flames coming through the kitchen window of the property.…

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Van Owners Urged To Be Vigilant After Recent Theft Spate In Stratford

Police in Stratford-Upon-Avon are warning local van owners to be vigilant following a recent increase in tool theft from vans.…

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Exhibition highlights windmill threat

OVER 25 artists displayed work featuring Chesterton Windmill at a special exhibition designed to support a campaign against a new housing development. The event has been organised as a protest against 3,000 planned new houses at Gaydon and Lighthone Heath which could be built close to the 380-year-old iconic windmill overlooking the site.…

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Clumsy DIY led to cannabis bedroom blaze

CLUMSY DIY caused an electric light to start a fire which wiped out 20 cannabis plants at a man’s home in Henley.…

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Shakespeare’s church to get £30,000 facelift

  URGENT repairs costing £30,000 are being carried out to masonry above the North Porch of Holy Trinity Church after some of the stonework was found to be loose and unstable.…

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Brian retires after 50 years on the high street

BRIAN Lythall, a well-known retail manager in the town, has retired after more than 50 years’ service to the industry, including 37 years with high street chain, Woolworths.…

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Tesco committed to former HMV site

TESCO has confirmed that its proposed new Tesco Express in High Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, will go ahead and is not one of those affected by last week’s announcement by the supermarket giant to close 43 stores across the UK.…

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