Simon Woodings

Spring Business Show held in Alcester

THE recent Spring Business Show held at Ragley Hall, Alcester, has been hailed a great success by organisers and local businesses alike. The show, organised by Stratford Business Forum, last Wednesday,...

Stratford B&B wins medal at World Marmalade Awards

A SPICED pumpkin flavoured marmalade, has won a Stratford-upon-Avon B&B a bronze award at an international marmalade convention in Cumbria. The Moss Cottage bed and breakfast on Evesham Road, which is... ... Full story

Horse omnibus on home straight

A HORSE-DRAWN omnibus could soon be seen on the streets of Stratford-upon-Avon in time for the tourist season. There's one final hurdle for Vickylee Cain and her carriage company to overcome...

Five fire engines rush to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre tower

FIVE fire engines were called to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre's viewing tower in Stratford-upon-Avon, today (Tuesday), after smoke was spotted on the eighth floor of the 36 metre high structure. Further...

Peter, 82, will run with Olympic Torch after nearly competing in 1948 Olympics

THE Olympic torchbearers in Stratford-upon-Avon and the surrounding areas have been announced and the selection of local people involved reflects a wide range of ages and occupations. After narrowly missing... ... Full story

Two arrested on suspicion of burglary after car stopped on A46

POLICE stopped and arrested a Leamington woman, aged 25, and a male from Rugby, aged 26, on the A46, on suspicion of an attempted burglary in Price Close, Warwick at...

Olympic torch route for South Warwickshire announced

THE waiting is over as the route of the Olympic Torch through Stratford-upon-Avon and the district on Sunday 1st July has now been revealed. The 2012 Olympic Torch Relay will be... ... Full story

Warwick woman wins £50,000 for guessing crisp flavour right

THERE was no sour taste left in Helen Yendall's mouth after she won £50,000 for guessing the right flavour of Walkers crisps - sour cream and spring onion. Helen, from...

Police cuts threaten Good Friday walk

THE traditional Walk of Witness on Good Friday in Stratford-upon-Avon has been brought to a standstill because funding cuts and health and safety considerations means there will be no police... ... Full story

Dog killed and owner airlifted to hospital after collision with car

A FEMALE dog walker was airlifted to hospital this morning with head and leg injuries after a collision with a car near Stratford-upon-Avon. The collision between the 52-year-old pedestrian and a...

Stratford woman raises hundreds of pounds shaving head for aunt with cancer

ALMOST £900 was raised by Naomi Wood during her sponsored head shave which she did to show solidarity with her Aunt Ruth who was diagnosed with breast cancer last year. Naomi... ... Full story

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