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Council pledge to protect future of DIY store

16 November 2016
Council pledge to protect future of DIY store

Council pledge to protect future of DIY store

16 November 2016

STRATFORD District Council’s ruling cabinet this week pledged to do all in its power to help B&Q find another site in Stratford if its present building…


Time to vote on future of controversial property site

14 November 2016
Time to vote on future of controversial property site

Time to vote on future of controversial property site

14 November 2016

ALL members of Stratford Town Trust are to be asked what they think the charity should now do with a house it bought for £615,000 after its controversial…


Soap star to switch on town's Christmas lights

11 November 2016
Soap star to switch on town's Christmas lights

Soap star to switch on town's Christmas lights

11 November 2016

BIDFORD-ON-AVON has attracted yet another star of stage and screen to switch on its Christmas lights this year, courtesy of its own resident celebrity…


Council to assess care homes impact

10 November 2016
Council to assess care homes impact

Council to assess care homes impact

10 November 2016

A WORKING party is being set up by Stratford District Council to investigate the issue of care and residential homes in the district. The decision to…


Go-ahead given for cuts in council tax benefit

09 November 2016
Go-ahead given for cuts in council tax benefit

Go-ahead given for cuts in council tax benefit

09 November 2016

RESIDENTS of the Stratford district who pay nothing in council tax look likely to lose this benefit from April next year. Stratford District Council’s…


Nadhim under attack for EU article

08 November 2016
Nadhim under attack for EU article

Nadhim under attack for EU article

08 November 2016

STRATFORD MP Nadhim Zahawi this week gave the whole Brexit drama a new twist by saying that Britain should continue paying £8.5billion a year into the…


Ron Ball to stand as candidate in Richmond Park by-election

31 October 2016
Ron Ball to stand as candidate in Richmond Park by-election

Ron Ball to stand as candidate in Richmond Park by-election

31 October 2016

RON BALL, Warwickshire’s former police and crime commissioner, has decided to stand as an independent candidate in the Richmond Park parliamentary by-election…


Why are we waiting? - Anger as slow moving transport strategy faces more delays

29 October 2016
Why are we waiting? - Anger as slow moving transport strategy faces more delays

Why are we waiting? - Anger as slow moving transport strategy faces more delays

29 October 2016

INCREASING frustration over the “secrecy” surrounding traffic proposals for Stratford and the slow progress in developing a transport plan for the town…


Marlowe given joint billing with Shakespeare for Henry VI

25 October 2016
Marlowe given joint billing with Shakespeare for Henry VI

Marlowe given joint billing with Shakespeare for Henry VI

25 October 2016

  TWO renowned Shakespeare scholars based in Stratford reacted with academic respect this week to research that identifies the Bard’s fellow playwright…


Protesters take GLH fight to the government

24 October 2016
Protesters take GLH fight to the government

Protesters take GLH fight to the government

24 October 2016

PROTESTERS against plans to build a 3,000- home new town at Gaydon and Lighthorne Heath (GLH) have made a formal request for the government to intervene…


Shakespeare comes home!

21 October 2016
Shakespeare comes home!

Shakespeare comes home!

21 October 2016

THE world famous Chandos portrait of William Shakespeare — which is thought by some to be the only portrait of the playwright painted from life — has…


MP defends criticisms over oil firm's finances

15 October 2016
MP defends criticisms over oil firm's finances

MP defends criticisms over oil firm's finances

15 October 2016

STRATFORD MP Nadhim Zahawi this week defended himself following revelations that he has made £370,000 from an oil company that is £470 million in debt. Press…


BREAKING NEWS: Campaigner takes on election battle

11 October 2016
BREAKING NEWS: Campaigner takes on election battle

BREAKING NEWS: Campaigner takes on election battle

11 October 2016

ONE of the leading campaigners against the 3,000-home new town planned for Gaydon and Lighthorne Heath (GLH) is standing against the sitting Conservative…


Pressure grows against plans to demolish B&Q

07 October 2016
Pressure grows against plans to demolish B&Q

Pressure grows against plans to demolish B&Q

07 October 2016

STRATFORD District Council is being urged to ensure that do-it-yourself retail facilities are provided in Stratford following the impending demolition…


Bidford set for second Bash as wait for repair cash goes on

17 September 2016
Bidford set for second Bash as wait for repair cash goes on

Bidford set for second Bash as wait for repair cash goes on

17 September 2016

THE second Bidford Bash will be held on Big Meadow today, Saturday, 17th September, to boost the village’s economy. It is being organised by Bidford Chamber…


Historians fascinated by Snitterfield discovery

15 September 2016
Historians fascinated by Snitterfield discovery

Historians fascinated by Snitterfield discovery

15 September 2016

THE discovery at Snitterfield of a 12th century Papal Bulla — a lead, coin-like object attached to a document proclaiming the Pope’s decision on a critical…


Zahawi’s constituency home subject to enforcement case

14 September 2016
Zahawi’s constituency home subject to enforcement case

Zahawi’s constituency home subject to enforcement case

14 September 2016

A CONTENTIOUS application by Stratford-on-Avon MP Nadhim Zahawi to loosen planning conditions on his constituency home is to be considered by councillors…


Rare medieval wall painting uncovered

13 September 2016
Rare medieval wall painting uncovered

Rare medieval wall painting uncovered

13 September 2016

A RARE and very well preserved medieval wall painting — previously under lock and key — can now be viewed by visitors to Stratford’s Guild Chapel. The…


Gearing up for classic car challenge

12 September 2016
Gearing up for classic car challenge

Gearing up for classic car challenge

12 September 2016

STRATFORD residents Steve and Anne Johnson are the proud owners of a classic 1969 Jaguar E-Type — a sports car that became a legend in its own lifetime…


Multi-million-pound investment in sport

09 September 2016
Multi-million-pound investment in sport

Multi-million-pound investment in sport

09 September 2016

AN ambitious multi-million-pound plan to boost sports, health and well-being amenities in Stratford was unveiled this week. The idea has come from Stratford…


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