Bug strike closes three wards at Warwick

NOROVIRUS has struck again at Warwick Hospital forcing the closure of three wards.…

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First class property for sale as owners make tracks

A WHISTLESTOP tour of the old railway station in Alcester, which is for sale for £770,000, reveals a house with a history that would make any railway enthusiast feel first class. Station House hasn’t seen any trains pull in at platform one since 1966, but it still retains a ticket office, waiting room and two platforms in the back garden.…

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They’re seeing double at Tysoe!

PEOPLE at Tysoe CE Primary School could be forgiven for doing a double take — with four sets of nine-year-old twins all in the same class. This rare occurrence is made even more incredible by the realisation that the year four twins, Isaac and Owen Jenkins, George and Olivia Cowley, Abigail and Isobel Briggs, and Millie and Aimee Marcuse-Harris make up a third of their class, which has 21 pupils.…

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Branagh takes centre stage for Bard’s birthday

THIS year’s 451st Shakespeare Birthday Celebrations in Stratford-upon-Avon promise to be a spectacular affair with the announcement that Shakespearean actor, director and award-winning international film star, Kenneth Branagh is to receive the 2015 Pragnell Shakespeare Birthday Award. …

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Teachers on their marks for marathon effort

AN educated guess suggests three teachers from Stratford-upon-Avon School are in such good form for this year’s London Marathon they will cross the finishing line with top marks because they’ve trained so hard since January.…

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Aston Martin chief’s talk fuels students career plans

“NEVER give up!” Three words that could mean so much to a young person as they approach that magical, yet daunting, moment when they are about to become adult members of society.…

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Charlotte goes it alone for charity

CHARLOTTE Leedham, the Long Marston school girl, who ran a marathon on her own last Sunday to raise money in memory of four relatives she lost to cancer, successfully completed the 26.2 miles of a full marathon in four hours and 47 minutes.…

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Air ambulance lands in school grounds

THE air ambulance landed at Alcester Grammar School on Monday so its on-board doctor could treat a man nearby. The Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance helicopter touched down in the school grounds at around 3pm - although the incident did not involve anyone from the school itself.…

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VIDEO: Singer ‘relaxed’ despite being voted off The Voice

CLARK Carmody said he is feeling relaxed, despite being voted off BBC One Show The Voice.…

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Three year old hurt in two-car crash

THREE people were taken to hospital following a two car crash south of Stratford-upon-Avon on Sunday.…

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