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Read the fascinating story about the man who is about to embark on his first marathon after overcoming devastating injuries following an armed robbery on his home!

There’s also exclusive news about the much-anticipated announcement of this year’s prestigious Pragnell Award-winner.

Stratford’s new observation wheel has arrived and is set to take its first paying customers on Saturday. Hear residents’ first reactions. . .

As Article 50 is triggered this week we speak to campaigners from both sides of the fence in our Brexit News Special and hear from some of the recipients of the latest round of Big Lottery funding across the region.

Shakespeare Celebrations weekend is approaching and, on page 4, there is a full round down of what you can expect on the day.

Elsewhere, in Halford, residents are angry at seeing their battle to save an old sycamore tree from the chop – come to an abrupt end!

If you live or work in Shipston there is a feature all about your town this week as we celebrate its recent Times newspaper accolade of being the Best Town to Live In in the Midlands!

Plus, there’s our Education Matters page where we round-up news of projects and achievements from schools across south Warwickshire.

On the packed Arts pages, the reviews are in. Read our arts critics’ verdicts on the two big productions kicking off the RSC’s Rome season – Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra.

And, of course, our man on the touchline brings you all the latest results and news from the local sporting scene in our three-page sport section.

Competition-wise, there’s a fantastic opportunity to win four gold tickets to the Bard’s Night dinner at the ArtsHouse on 21st April. There are two prizes to be won – and they are each worth a massive £600! You’ve got to be in it to win it. . .

Plus there’s the usual Letters Page, Village and clubs reports and, this week, even the added bonus of a five-page Easter Special Feature for when you’re planning where to go and what to do over the holidays.

Not at all bad for just 70p!