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VIDEO: Refugees wait up to four years for help

16 May 2016
VIDEO: Refugees wait up to four years for help

VIDEO: Refugees wait up to four years for help

16 May 2016

EXTREME disappointment has been voiced that Stratford-upon-Avon will be taking its quota of 12 Syrian refugee families over the next four years instead…


Stratford man joins Easter Rising vigil outside Dublin jail

12 May 2016
Stratford man joins Easter Rising vigil outside Dublin jail

Stratford man joins Easter Rising vigil outside Dublin jail

12 May 2016

DURING the Easter Rising in Dublin in 1916 — when Irish Republicans mounted an armed rebellion against British rule — one of those who stood out as a…


Cross party pro-EU group launched

11 May 2016
Cross party pro-EU group launched

Cross party pro-EU group launched

11 May 2016

A CROSS-PARTY group of senior local politicians this week backed the campaign to keep Britain in the EU because membership is “clearly in the best interests…


Park and ride buses would have added to traffic, says council

09 May 2016
Park and ride buses would have added to traffic, says council

Park and ride buses would have added to traffic, says council

09 May 2016

THE reason extra buses were not running from Stratford-upon-Avon’s Park and Ride during the Shakespeare Birthday Celebrations was because they would have…


Town centre chiefs’ concern over shops under threat

07 May 2016
Town centre chiefs’ concern over shops under threat

Town centre chiefs’ concern over shops under threat

07 May 2016

STAFF at Stratford-upon-Avon’s Austin Reed, Viyella and Country Casuals outlets voiced worries this week over the group going into administration and…


Protest fails to halt Mason’s Court auction

07 May 2016
Protest fails to halt Mason’s Court auction

Protest fails to halt Mason’s Court auction

07 May 2016

FORMER tenants of historic Mason’s Court in Rother Street, Stratford-upon-Avon — and some of their supporters — staged a demonstration outside the 15th…


Police commissioner candidates set out their manifestos

03 May 2016
Police commissioner candidates set out their manifestos

Police commissioner candidates set out their manifestos

03 May 2016

ON Thursday, 5th May, voters will go to the polls in the second elections for the posts of police and crime commissioners in England and Wales. The first…


Stratford Town Trust boss to retire

28 April 2016
Stratford Town Trust boss to retire

Stratford Town Trust boss to retire

28 April 2016

HELEN MUNRO, chief executive of Stratford-upon-Avon Town Trust since 2012, is to retire in October this year. Mrs Munro’s period at the helm of the trust…


Town Trust left with no option but to auction

27 April 2016
Town Trust left with no option but to auction

Town Trust left with no option but to auction

27 April 2016

THE historic Mason’s Court in Stratford-upon-Avon town centre is to be auctioned off on Monday, 9th May. Stratford Town Trust owns the 15th century, Grade…


NHS in South Warwickshire braces itself for junior doctors’ strike

25 April 2016
NHS in South Warwickshire braces itself for junior doctors’ strike

NHS in South Warwickshire braces itself for junior doctors’ strike

25 April 2016

TWENTY-NINE planned operations and 22 clinics have been cancelled in South Warwickshire as a result of Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s strike by junior doctors. But…


BHS jobs in Stratford at risk

25 April 2016
BHS jobs in Stratford at risk

BHS jobs in Stratford at risk

25 April 2016

AROUND 30 full-time and part-time jobs at the BHS store in Stratford-upon-Avon are under threat following the announcement that the company is to go into…


Stratford parking charges set for new hike

25 April 2016
Stratford parking charges set for new hike

Stratford parking charges set for new hike

25 April 2016

CONTROVERSIAL plans to introduce pay-and-display parking charges at Stratford’s park and ride facility at Bishopton will come into force in June. The…


Police candidate dismisses 'conflict of interest' claim

22 April 2016
Police candidate dismisses 'conflict of interest' claim

Police candidate dismisses 'conflict of interest' claim

22 April 2016

CONCERNS have been voiced about the fact that the Conservative candidate for the post of police and crime commissioner for Warwickshire is married to…


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…


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