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From punk rebel to orchestra lover

20 November 2021
From punk rebel to orchestra lover

From punk rebel to orchestra lover

20 November 2021

Toyah Willcox talks about narrating Peter and the Wolf performance with Orchestra of the Swan at the Stratford Music Festival this Sunday


Council criticised for action against childminder

27 October 2021
Council criticised for action against childminder

Council criticised for action against childminder

27 October 2021

Parents in Upper Brailes have criticised the district council for pursuing heavy-handed enforcement action against a childminder in the village.


Nazanin's family determined to keep her detention in the public eye

21 October 2021
Nazanin's family determined to keep her detention in the public eye

Nazanin's family determined to keep her detention in the public eye

21 October 2021

The fight to secure the release of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe from Iran saw supporters call for action at Stratford District Council.


Winter pressures see MIU re-opening dropped for 2021

19 October 2021
Winter pressures see MIU re-opening dropped for 2021

Winter pressures see MIU re-opening dropped for 2021

19 October 2021

Stratford’s Minor Injuries Unit will not re-open this year with health bosses prioritising urgent care site at Warwick Hospital this winter instead.


Wilmcote man arrested in money laundering investigation

19 October 2021
Wilmcote man arrested in money laundering investigation

Wilmcote man arrested in money laundering investigation

19 October 2021

A Wilmcote man was arrested last week as part of an NCA drugs and money laundering investigation that led to the seizure of more than £1.6m last year.


Mop job fair attracts dozens amid worker shortage

17 October 2021
Mop job fair attracts dozens amid worker shortage

Mop job fair attracts dozens amid worker shortage

17 October 2021

Stratford Mop Fair went back to its roots this week with the inclusion of a ‘medieval’ job and apprentice fair within the event.


Council to face questions over Stratford eyesore sites

17 October 2021
Council to face questions over Stratford eyesore sites

Council to face questions over Stratford eyesore sites

17 October 2021

Councillors are to be quizzed on what action is being taken to improve three prominent derelict sites in the middle of Stratford.


Motorcyclist escapes serious injuries following Alcester Road collision

15 October 2021
Motorcyclist escapes serious injuries following Alcester Road collision

Motorcyclist escapes serious injuries following Alcester Road collision

15 October 2021

Emergency services are currently at the scene of a road traffic collision on Alcester Road in Stratford involving a car and a motorbike.


Roads will be gritted despite HGV driver shortage

14 October 2021
Roads will be gritted despite HGV driver shortage

Roads will be gritted despite HGV driver shortage

14 October 2021

Warwickshire's roads will still be gritted this winter despite the current national shortage of HGV drivers- according to Warwickshire County Council.


Groups fight to drop speeds in Shipston

13 October 2021
Groups fight to drop speeds in Shipston

Groups fight to drop speeds in Shipston

13 October 2021

Environmental activists and road safety campaigners are joining forces to bring down speeds in Shipston.


KES to push ahead with new sports fields plan

12 October 2021
KES to push ahead with new sports fields plan

KES to push ahead with new sports fields plan

12 October 2021

KES appears confident the state-of-the-art redevelopment of its Manor Road sports pitches will become a reality, despite losing a planning appeal.


Swan dies after Rec Ground dog attack

10 October 2021
Swan dies after Rec Ground dog attack

Swan dies after Rec Ground dog attack

10 October 2021

Another distressing dog attack on a swan took place in Stratford last week, prompting renewed calls for owners to keep their pets under control.


Axed fair a victim of its own success

10 October 2021
Axed fair a victim of its own success

Axed fair a victim of its own success

10 October 2021

Shipston has called time on its Wool Fair with the announcement that the event has been discontinued.


Make universal credit uplift permanent say councillors

08 October 2021
Make universal credit uplift permanent say councillors

Make universal credit uplift permanent say councillors

08 October 2021

Stratford District Council should urge the Government to make the £20 uplift to universal credit permanent in order the help struggling families.


Conservatives reject climate motion

06 October 2021
Conservatives reject climate motion

Conservatives reject climate motion

06 October 2021

Tory county councillors have rejected the idea of bringing forward climate change targets following a divisive debate at County Hall last week.


Council must do better for SEND children

03 October 2021
Council must do better for SEND children

Council must do better for SEND children

03 October 2021

Families of SEND children say the results of a recent Ofsted report into the county’s provision ‘don't even skim the surface’ of failings.


Car park criticism prompts action

03 October 2021
Car park criticism prompts action

Car park criticism prompts action

03 October 2021

Anger over the state of Stratford’s Windsor Street Car Park has prompted the district council to make repairs at the site.


280 positive Covid tests among Stratford district's schoolchildren

01 October 2021
280 positive Covid tests among Stratford district's schoolchildren

280 positive Covid tests among Stratford district's schoolchildren

01 October 2021

Almost 1,300 schoolchildren have tested positive for coronavirus, latest figures show


Alcester railway bridge to be demolished on safety grounds

30 September 2021
Alcester railway bridge to be demolished on safety grounds

Alcester railway bridge to be demolished on safety grounds

30 September 2021

A long-forgotten railway bridge uncovered in Alcester this summer is to be demolished over safety fears.


Wixford set for new state-of-the-art village hall

28 September 2021
Wixford set for new state-of-the-art village hall

Wixford set for new state-of-the-art village hall

28 September 2021

Wixford is to get a new environmentally friendly village hall after being selected as one of 69 green projects to get county council funding.


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