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'Fresh approach needed for crime commissioner role'

11 February 2016
'Fresh approach needed for crime commissioner role'

'Fresh approach needed for crime commissioner role'

11 February 2016

Mr Twomey said: “Democracy can only work when the people are given a real choice between candidates. I intend to bring a new perspective to the debate…


VIDEO: Flippin' good pancake fun in Alcester now on video

11 February 2016
VIDEO: Flippin' good pancake fun in Alcester now on video

VIDEO: Flippin' good pancake fun in Alcester now on video

11 February 2016


Warning over increase in livestock attacks by dogs

10 February 2016
Warning over increase in livestock attacks by dogs

Warning over increase in livestock attacks by dogs

10 February 2016

The most recent attack was on 21st January with a previous one on 22nd November. The financial loss of each ewe is estimated to be between £200 and £300. Tim…


Second strike by junior doctors

10 February 2016
Second strike by junior doctors

Second strike by junior doctors

10 February 2016

South Warwickshire Foundation Trust sites affected by the strike include, Stratford, Shipston, Warwick and Leamington. The strike has gone ahead after…


Wall collapse injures two children

08 February 2016
Wall collapse injures two children

Wall collapse injures two children

08 February 2016

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Passers by had pulled the children from the debris before ambulance crews arrived. “The boy had leg…


There's a real buzz about beekeeping

07 February 2016
There's a real buzz about beekeeping

There's a real buzz about beekeeping

07 February 2016

In total, eight new recruits (pictured) turned up, dressed in bee keeping protective outfits and learnt more about bees, their habits and their hives…


Brewery develops taste for success

05 February 2016
Brewery develops taste for success

Brewery develops taste for success

05 February 2016

This time last year Richard envisaged a steady start and brewed on average five casks of his Stratford Gold beer each week. Come April things started…


Skin treatment pen spells success for beauty studio

04 February 2016
Skin treatment pen spells success for beauty studio

Skin treatment pen spells success for beauty studio

04 February 2016

Cryotherapy is a relatively low risk and non-painful way of removing skin imperfections which is proving successful with Jackie’s clients many of whom…


Police continue to question woman arrested following suspicious death in Stratford

04 February 2016
Police continue to question woman arrested following suspicious death in Stratford

Police continue to question woman arrested following suspicious death in Stratford

04 February 2016

A number of police officers were at the scene on Thursday accompanied by forensics experts. Jonathan Grixti, who lives in the house opposite, said: “I…


Mayor elect 'humbled' to be chosen a second time

03 February 2016
Mayor elect 'humbled' to be chosen a second time

Mayor elect 'humbled' to be chosen a second time

03 February 2016

It’s the second time Cllr Short has served as the town’s mayor. Her previous term was in the year 2000. She also served as a district councillor from…


RSC's The Other Place theatre to re-open in March

03 February 2016
RSC's The Other Place theatre to re-open in March

RSC's The Other Place theatre to re-open in March

03 February 2016

The redevelopment began in February 2015 and will be completed in time for the 400th commemorations to mark William Shakespeare’s death on Saturday 23rd…


Increased police officer numbers in Warwickshire buck the national trend

03 February 2016
Increased police officer numbers in Warwickshire buck the national trend

Increased police officer numbers in Warwickshire buck the national trend

03 February 2016

Welcoming the local figures, Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner Ron Ball said: “Protecting frontline policing has been a key priority for me and…


Council urges people to take the travel pledge

02 February 2016
Council urges people to take the travel pledge

Council urges people to take the travel pledge

02 February 2016

A report last year revealed that of all the drivers commuting in to Warwick, 52 per cent, live within five km and 25 per cent (one in four drivers) live…


More time needed to care for elderly and ill - UNISON

30 January 2016
More time needed to care for elderly and ill - UNISON

More time needed to care for elderly and ill - UNISON

30 January 2016

The UNISON survey findings mirror those of the FoI request to local councils. Three quarters (74 per cent) of homecare workers who responded felt they…


Stratford mum suffers huge blood loss in birth drama - mother and son now doing well

29 January 2016
Stratford mum suffers huge blood loss in birth drama - mother and son now doing well

Stratford mum suffers huge blood loss in birth drama - mother and son now doing well

29 January 2016

Natasha Pollock needed 39 units of blood products to save her life during surgery at Worcester Royal Hopsital on Christmas Day. The operation followed…


Have your say on Birmingham Road gridlock

28 January 2016
Have your say on Birmingham Road gridlock

Have your say on Birmingham Road gridlock

28 January 2016

Last Friday saw the launch of the public consultation process which offered the public a series of proposals to help ease congestion on Birmingham Road…


Drink drive message is getting across

27 January 2016
Drink drive message is getting across

Drink drive message is getting across

27 January 2016

As well as enforcement activity the consequences of being caught driving under the influence were highlighted across social media and local radio advertising…


Shakespeare's words brought to life on BBC

25 January 2016
Shakespeare's words brought to life on BBC

Shakespeare's words brought to life on BBC

25 January 2016

In Shakespeare Speaks, BBC Learning English, has joined forces with The Open University, to bring the language of William Shakespeare to life for English…


Got to take your hat off to Louise

23 January 2016
Got to take your hat off to Louise

Got to take your hat off to Louise

23 January 2016

“I had no idea I’d won an award and intended to spend time with my family that night but was urged to go along and was voted New Business of the Year…


Birmingham Road traffic woes aired at public meeting

22 January 2016
Birmingham Road traffic woes aired at public meeting

Birmingham Road traffic woes aired at public meeting

22 January 2016

One of the proposals considers the possible conversion of a two lane section into Stratford on the Birmingham Road which is currently two lane going out…


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