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Poverty looms for many as costs rise

30 August 2022
Poverty looms for many as costs rise

Poverty looms for many as costs rise

30 August 2022

As bills soar and real wages fall by £1,447.75 in Stratford in the last year, the Herald takes a close look at the rocky path ahead


Stratford's £3.5million bid for levelling-up funding

07 August 2022
Stratford's £3.5million bid for levelling-up funding

Stratford's £3.5million bid for levelling-up funding

07 August 2022

The district has provisionally been allocated just over £3.5million in levelling-up funding.


Take our survey - have your say about Stratford town centre

02 June 2022
Take our survey - have your say about Stratford town centre

Take our survey - have your say about Stratford town centre

02 June 2022

A few questions about shops, facilities, night life, parking and events.


Plans to reduce traffic and fill empty shops

30 May 2022
Plans to reduce traffic and fill empty shops

Plans to reduce traffic and fill empty shops

30 May 2022

Public views wanted on making Stratford more pedestrian-friendly; plus action on empty shops


Mayor's bid to make town more inclusive

25 May 2022
Mayor's bid to make town more inclusive

Mayor's bid to make town more inclusive

25 May 2022

Marianne Westwood hopes to make Shipston more inclusive in her role as mayor


Police review after ambulance blow

23 May 2022
Police review after ambulance blow

Police review after ambulance blow

23 May 2022

Uncertain future for Stratford police front desk follows ambulance station closure


Failed Stratford and Warwick merger cost taxpayers £320,000

13 May 2022
Failed Stratford and Warwick merger cost taxpayers £320,000

Failed Stratford and Warwick merger cost taxpayers £320,000

13 May 2022

The failed merger by the two district councils has led to calls for an apology from council leaders.


Traders annoyed by large market at new-look Stratford Motoring Festival

06 May 2022
Traders annoyed by large market at new-look Stratford Motoring Festival

Traders annoyed by large market at new-look Stratford Motoring Festival

06 May 2022

Critics felt there were not enough cars and too much emphasis on market stalls, but BID said there were more cars than previous events.


Stratford and Warwick draw up divorce papers ahead of meetings to end merger plans

05 May 2022
Stratford and Warwick draw up divorce papers ahead of meetings to end merger plans

Stratford and Warwick draw up divorce papers ahead of meetings to end merger plans

05 May 2022

Meetings are scheduled to take place next week to formally end the creation of a super-sized district council.


Concerns over huge debt behind scrapping of Stratford-Warwick merger plans

28 April 2022
Concerns over huge debt behind scrapping of Stratford-Warwick merger plans

Concerns over huge debt behind scrapping of Stratford-Warwick merger plans

28 April 2022

Stratford District Council says there was a change of heart after new figures came to light in February.


Questions over future of Stratford homelessness house project

27 April 2022
Questions over future of Stratford homelessness house project

Questions over future of Stratford homelessness house project

27 April 2022

Proposed homelessness accommodation at No.1 Evesham Place is in doubt now that the property is on the market.


£43K target met to bring Shakespeare back home

18 April 2022
£43K target met to bring Shakespeare back home

£43K target met to bring Shakespeare back home

18 April 2022

Dame Judi and Sir Ken will unveil restored Shakespeare statue on Friday


KES puts forward new plans for its Stratford playing fields

15 April 2022
KES puts forward new plans for its Stratford playing fields

KES puts forward new plans for its Stratford playing fields

15 April 2022

The scheme, for six new homes, involves land off Manor Road.


Stratford MP Nadhim Zahawi faces angry reaction over partygate support for PM

14 April 2022
Stratford MP Nadhim Zahawi faces angry reaction over partygate support for PM

Stratford MP Nadhim Zahawi faces angry reaction over partygate support for PM

14 April 2022

The education secretary tweeted his backing for Boris Johnson after the PM was fined for breaking Covid rules.


A much-loved gentleman and example to all

10 April 2022
A much-loved gentleman and example to all

A much-loved gentleman and example to all

10 April 2022

Tributes have been paid to Henley community champion Brian Jackson, who has died aged 83


Hunt for town clerk’s replacement

10 April 2022
Hunt for town clerk’s replacement

Hunt for town clerk’s replacement

10 April 2022

Hunt is on for new Stratford Town Council clerk as Sarah Summers steps down after 19 years


Delays to Clopton Bridge work but no rethink of plans for Stratford junction

28 March 2022
Delays to Clopton Bridge work but no rethink of plans for Stratford junction

Delays to Clopton Bridge work but no rethink of plans for Stratford junction

28 March 2022

Work on the busy junction is to be carried out by a contractor appointed by Taylor Wimpey and supervised by the developer.


Support for people looking to open homes to refugees from Ukraine

26 March 2022
Support for people looking to open homes to refugees from Ukraine

Support for people looking to open homes to refugees from Ukraine

26 March 2022

A meeting is taking place in Bidford on Tuesday, 29th March


Have your say on proposed changes to Bridge Street and High Street in Stratford

24 March 2022
Have your say on proposed changes to Bridge Street and High Street in Stratford

Have your say on proposed changes to Bridge Street and High Street in Stratford

24 March 2022

A consultation has opened ahead of a potential second bid for funding.


Food waste caddies are coming to the Stratford district

17 March 2022
Food waste caddies are coming to the Stratford district

Food waste caddies are coming to the Stratford district

17 March 2022

Stratford district will be delivering food waste caddies from April as part of a new weekly food waste collection service to start in August.


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