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Final voyage for Bancroft Cruisers' skipper

19 April 2016
Final voyage for Bancroft Cruisers' skipper

Final voyage for Bancroft Cruisers' skipper

19 April 2016

THE owner of Bancroft Cruisers in Stratford-upon-Avon made one final journey on his beloved trip boat on Monday. John Macartney-Filgate's coffin was transported…


Sketts founder Ted was market leader

16 April 2016
Sketts founder Ted was market leader

Sketts founder Ted was market leader

16 April 2016

EDWARD Skett, whose company operated Stratford-upon-Avon’s markets for over 50 years, has died at the age of 84.   He was born in Handsworth, Birmingham,…


MPs speak out against hospital service 'auction'

13 April 2016
MPs speak out against hospital service 'auction'

MPs speak out against hospital service 'auction'

13 April 2016

SOUTH Warwickshire’s three Conservative MPs this week joined the battle against a decision to launch a bidding process for a key NHS facility in the area. Two…


Howzat for a great team effort!

13 April 2016
Howzat for a great team effort!

Howzat for a great team effort!

13 April 2016

A MASSIVE clean-up of Stratford-upon-Avon Cricket Club’s ground at Swan’s Nest Lane following recent flooding was carried out on Sunday. Thirty-one volunteer…


Families unite to remember terror victim

11 April 2016
Families unite to remember terror victim

Families unite to remember terror victim

11 April 2016

THE town of Shipston-on-Stour paid its own special respects to a victim of last November’s terrorist attacks in Paris during a “twinning” visit to France…


Stratford School has ‘renewed energy’ say Ofsted

11 April 2016
Stratford School has ‘renewed energy’ say Ofsted

Stratford School has ‘renewed energy’ say Ofsted

11 April 2016

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON School has been rated ‘Good’ following its latest Ofsted report, turning it around from its previous rating of ‘Requires Improvement’…


Parking charges for Stratford's Greenway?

07 April 2016
Parking charges for Stratford's Greenway?

Parking charges for Stratford's Greenway?

07 April 2016

HUGELY contentious plans to introduce parking charges at Stratford’s Greenway car parks are to be considered by the ruling cabinet of Warwickshire County…


‘Save our community centre from closure!’

07 April 2016
‘Save our community centre from closure!’

‘Save our community centre from closure!’

07 April 2016

URGENT moves are under way to save Stratford’s Ken Kennett community centre in Justins Avenue from imminent closure. Clopton Community Forum, the charity…


Gin will help Bard celebrations go with a swing

07 April 2016
Gin will help Bard celebrations go with a swing

Gin will help Bard celebrations go with a swing

07 April 2016

A NEW gin is being launched in south Warwickshire to mark this year’s 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. The gin — called 1616 — will…


Comedian threatens picket over landlord eviction

06 April 2016
Comedian threatens picket over landlord eviction

Comedian threatens picket over landlord eviction

06 April 2016

COMEDIAN Jasper Carrott would consider joining a picket line of angry customers if Enterprise Inns stand by their decision to remove a popular landlord…


Documentary findings cast new doubt on Bard’s grave

24 March 2016
Documentary findings cast new doubt on Bard’s grave

Documentary findings cast new doubt on Bard’s grave

24 March 2016

AN unprecedented investigation of Shakespeare’s grave filmed for TV has convinced a professional archaeologist that the Bard’s skull is no longer in his…


Shakespeare First Folio could fetch £1million

23 March 2016
Shakespeare First Folio could fetch £1million

Shakespeare First Folio could fetch £1million

23 March 2016

AN unrecorded First Folio of William Shakespeare’s collected works is expected to fetch between £800,000 and £1.2 million when it is auctioned by Christie’s…


Round-the-clock recycling plans approved

18 March 2016
Round-the-clock recycling plans approved

Round-the-clock recycling plans approved

18 March 2016

CONTROVERSIAL plans for a recycling plant at Ettington to operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week, were approved this week by Warwickshire County Council. The…


Statue plans withdrawn amid safety concerns

16 March 2016
Statue plans withdrawn amid safety concerns

Statue plans withdrawn amid safety concerns

16 March 2016

A CONTROVERSIAL proposal by Stratford businessman Tony Bird to erect a statue of William Shakespeare on Bridge Street traffic island in the town has been…


‘Young people can’t afford to live here’

11 March 2016
‘Young people can’t afford to live here’

‘Young people can’t afford to live here’

11 March 2016

THE vexed issue of affordable housing in the Stratford-on-Avon district was highlighted this week with one local councillor arguing that young people…


SDC allays fears on UBUS

10 February 2016
SDC allays fears on UBUS

SDC allays fears on UBUS

10 February 2016

“The decision should be ratified by full council on 29th February,” she said. “The district council knows it is a much valued and needed service which…


Public inquiry opens into refusal of 160 homes

06 February 2016
Public inquiry opens into refusal of 160 homes

Public inquiry opens into refusal of 160 homes

06 February 2016

Members of the public may attend the inquiry and express their views, at the discretion of the inspector. The Planning Inspectorate references are APP/J3720/W/15/3017900…


BREAKING NEWS: Warwickshire policeman cleared of misconduct

03 February 2016
BREAKING NEWS: Warwickshire policeman cleared of misconduct

BREAKING NEWS: Warwickshire policeman cleared of misconduct

03 February 2016

The tribunal was told that DS Hinton had praised Mr Mitchell for his “candour” at the meeting in the MP’s Sutton Coldfield constituency, but then told…


VIDEO: Renegotiate EU membership, don't terminate it

28 January 2016
VIDEO: Renegotiate EU membership, don't terminate it

VIDEO: Renegotiate EU membership, don't terminate it

28 January 2016

Lucy told the Herald : “We have a big job to dispel the myths that have built up over decades. But I’m confident we have the winning argument and winning…


Renegotiate EU membership, don't terminate it

27 January 2016
Renegotiate EU membership, don't terminate it

Renegotiate EU membership, don't terminate it

27 January 2016

Lucy told the Herald : “We have a big job to dispel the myths that have built up over decades. But I’m confident we have the winning argument and winning…


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