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Shakespeare's will goes on display in Stratford

16 July 2016
Shakespeare's will goes on display in Stratford

Shakespeare's will goes on display in Stratford

16 July 2016

SHAKESPEARE’S last will and testament has returned to Stratford-upon-Avon for the first time in 400 years and will go on public display today (Saturday…


Theresa May becomes PM as we recall her visit to south Warwickshire

13 July 2016
Theresa May becomes PM as we recall her visit to south Warwickshire

Theresa May becomes PM as we recall her visit to south Warwickshire

13 July 2016

BRITAIN’S new Prime Minister, Theresa May, made a special trip to Stratford-upon-Avon – via Shipston-on-Stour – during the first weekend of May 2009. At…


Lib Dem taunts Stratford MP over post-Brexit NHS funding

12 July 2016
Lib Dem taunts Stratford MP over post-Brexit NHS funding

Lib Dem taunts Stratford MP over post-Brexit NHS funding

12 July 2016

STRATFORD-ON-AVON MP Nadhim Zahawi today (Tuesday) responded to a challenge from a local Liberal Democrat councillor on the provision of funding for the…


Stratford's planning blueprint is finally rubber stamped

11 July 2016
Stratford's planning blueprint is finally rubber stamped

Stratford's planning blueprint is finally rubber stamped

11 July 2016

THE long-awaited core strategy for the Stratford-on-Avon district was finally adopted this afternoon, Monday – protecting the area at last from the so-called…


Stratford and Warwickshire College merger moves rejected

08 July 2016
Stratford and Warwickshire College merger moves rejected

Stratford and Warwickshire College merger moves rejected

08 July 2016

THE chairman of Stratford-upon-Avon College’s governors, Lord Digby Jones, has told Warwickshire College to “get your tanks off my lawn” in response to…


Stratford MP welcomes Theresa May's big lead in Tory leadership contest

06 July 2016
Stratford MP welcomes Theresa May's big lead in Tory leadership contest

Stratford MP welcomes Theresa May's big lead in Tory leadership contest

06 July 2016

STRATFORD MP Nadhim Zahawi today (Wednesday) welcomed Home Secretary Theresa May’s big lead following the first round of voting in the Conservative leadership…


Aston Martin criticises "Leave" for having no Plan B

28 June 2016
Aston Martin criticises "Leave" for having no Plan B

Aston Martin criticises "Leave" for having no Plan B

28 June 2016

GAYDON-based carmaker Aston Martin has criticised the lack of a “Plan B” from Vote Leave leaders in the aftermath of last week’s Brexit vote. Mark Wilson,…


Council switched off to solar farm plan

27 June 2016
Council switched off to solar farm plan

Council switched off to solar farm plan

27 June 2016

STRONG objections lodged against plans to install 74,000 solar panels on nearly 100 acres of land to the west of Admington Road at Preston-on-Stour have…


Controversial scheme for 200 homes at Bidford given go ahead

20 June 2016
Controversial scheme for 200 homes at Bidford given go ahead

Controversial scheme for 200 homes at Bidford given go ahead

20 June 2016

A MASSIVE housing development of 200 homes proposed for Bidford-on-Avon has been given the go ahead by a government planning inspector. The controversial…


JLR calls for Britain to remain part of the EU

20 June 2016
JLR calls for Britain to remain part of the EU

JLR calls for Britain to remain part of the EU

20 June 2016

CAR giant Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has joined other motor manufacturers today (Monday) in arguing against Britain coming out of the European Union. JLR,…


Bid to boost affordable housing in the Stratford district

20 June 2016
Bid to boost affordable housing in the Stratford district

Bid to boost affordable housing in the Stratford district

20 June 2016

THE crisis over affordable housing in the Stratford district has reached such a peak that the local council is considering the possibility of setting…


Price hike will ‘kill off’ park & ride

08 June 2016
Price hike will ‘kill off’ park & ride

Price hike will ‘kill off’ park & ride

08 June 2016

THE cost of using Stratford-upon-Avon’s park and ride in Bishopton will dramatically increase on Monday, 13th June. But the arrangements that will see…


JLR’s £1billion boost to the local economy

05 June 2016
JLR’s £1billion boost to the local economy

JLR’s £1billion boost to the local economy

05 June 2016

MASSIVE plans to expand Jaguar Land Rover’s operations at Gaydon — expected to create nearly 2,000 extra jobs — are to be considered by Stratford-on-Avon…


BREAKING NEWS: Austin Reed in Stratford to close

31 May 2016
BREAKING NEWS: Austin Reed in Stratford to close

BREAKING NEWS: Austin Reed in Stratford to close

31 May 2016

AUSTIN REED’S store in Stratford-upon-Avon is to close by the end of June. The nationwide clothing retailer went into administration in April and today…


Call for crucial GLH vote to be declared null and void

31 May 2016
Call for crucial GLH vote to be declared null and void

Call for crucial GLH vote to be declared null and void

31 May 2016

PLANS for the first phase of a massive and controversial housing scheme in South Warwickshire were given approval last week – and there was an immediate…


Protest group steps up road campaign

29 May 2016
Protest group steps up road campaign

Protest group steps up road campaign

29 May 2016

DESPERATE last-minute moves are being made to have a crucial part of the Stratford district’s long-awaited planning core strategy looked at all over again. The…


Shakespeare First Folio sold for nearly £1.9 million

25 May 2016
Shakespeare First Folio sold for nearly £1.9 million

Shakespeare First Folio sold for nearly £1.9 million

25 May 2016

AN unrecorded First Folio of William Shakespeare’s collected works was sold at auction in London yesterday (Wednesday) for £1,874,500, well above the…


First phase of huge housing scheme approved

25 May 2016
First phase of huge housing scheme approved

First phase of huge housing scheme approved

25 May 2016

THE first phase of a massive and hugely controversial housing scheme at Gaydon and Lighthorne Heath (GLH) has been given the go-ahead. Members of Stratford-on-Avon…


New chairman for Stratford District Council

18 May 2016
New chairman for Stratford District Council

New chairman for Stratford District Council

18 May 2016

AT Stratford-on-Avon District Council’s annual meeting today (Wednesday) Cllr Sue Adams (Cons, Alcester and Rural) became the new chairman of the authority. Cllr…


New cultural 'Cold War' reaches the Cotswolds

16 May 2016
New cultural 'Cold War' reaches the Cotswolds

New cultural 'Cold War' reaches the Cotswolds

16 May 2016

AN internationally-renowned string quartet has been unable to take part in the Chipping Campden Music Festival this year because of apparent problems…


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