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17 images from Alcester's record-breaking food festival

27 May 2022
17 images from Alcester's record-breaking food festival

17 images from Alcester's record-breaking food festival

27 May 2022

The festival was the town's busiest yet.


The quackers idea that's raising money for Stratford's Shakespeare Hospice

25 May 2022
The quackers idea that's raising money for Stratford's Shakespeare Hospice

The quackers idea that's raising money for Stratford's Shakespeare Hospice

25 May 2022

Rubber ducks have been turning up all over the world.


Town bids a fond farewell to George

25 May 2022
Town bids a fond farewell to George

Town bids a fond farewell to George

25 May 2022

Horse-drawn funeral cortege for fondly remembered Alcester man George Higgins


Defra confirms bird flu is back in Stratford after death of a heron

21 May 2022
Defra confirms bird flu is back in Stratford after death of a heron

Defra confirms bird flu is back in Stratford after death of a heron

21 May 2022

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) confirmed that the bird, recovered from the River Avon, was infected with the virus.


Mark Cargill joins the chain gang in becoming chairman of Stratford District Council

20 May 2022
Mark Cargill joins the chain gang in becoming chairman of Stratford District Council

Mark Cargill joins the chain gang in becoming chairman of Stratford District Council

20 May 2022

Mark joins his wife, Kathryn Cargill, in wearing the gold chains of office


Wellesbourne residents' fight to tackle the night light

16 May 2022
Wellesbourne residents' fight to tackle the night light

Wellesbourne residents' fight to tackle the night light

16 May 2022

The light pollution from Wellesbourne Distribution Park has prompted concerns from local residents.


Bid to revitalise playground which only has a bench... with three legs

14 May 2022
Bid to revitalise playground which only has a bench... with three legs

Bid to revitalise playground which only has a bench... with three legs

14 May 2022

Vandalism saw the play equipment damaged and removed more than a decade ago.


Timber tests to give a picture of the past in Stratford

12 May 2022
Timber tests to give a picture of the past in Stratford

Timber tests to give a picture of the past in Stratford

12 May 2022

A £40,000 grant from Historic England will fund new research, led by the Stratford Society, into historic buildings in Stratford town centre.


Stratford College student flats look set for demolition

11 May 2022
Stratford College student flats look set for demolition

Stratford College student flats look set for demolition

11 May 2022

The 80,000sq ft site on Alcester Road could be demolished if other options don't arise.


Stratford superheroes use their powers for the air ambulance

09 May 2022
Stratford superheroes use their powers for the air ambulance

Stratford superheroes use their powers for the air ambulance

09 May 2022

Staff at the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance shop in Greenhill Street joined the Superheroes Challenge.


Stratford Festival of Motoring - photographs of the 2022 event

04 May 2022
Stratford Festival of Motoring - photographs of the 2022 event

Stratford Festival of Motoring - photographs of the 2022 event

04 May 2022

Herald photographer Mark Williamson captured the action as the festival returned after a two-year break.


Henley street artist who's using his talent to help the people of Ukraine

02 May 2022
Henley street artist who's using his talent to help the people of Ukraine

Henley street artist who's using his talent to help the people of Ukraine

02 May 2022

The 14-year-old, who has autism, goes by the name Jiggles.


Egg art is a winning combination

28 April 2022
Egg art is a winning combination

Egg art is a winning combination

28 April 2022

An Easter painting competition was organised by Stratford town councillor Cohl Warren-Howles for children in her Avenue ward


Return of town crier championships gives Alcester something to shout about

27 April 2022
Return of town crier championships gives Alcester something to shout about

Return of town crier championships gives Alcester something to shout about

27 April 2022

Town criers from across the country came to Alcester to take part in the Heart of England Town Criers’ Championship.


Stratford welcomes Shakespeare statue back after £45,000 restoration project

20 April 2022
Stratford welcomes Shakespeare statue back after £45,000 restoration project

Stratford welcomes Shakespeare statue back after £45,000 restoration project

20 April 2022

The David Garrick statue is back at the town hall ready for a special ceremony on Friday.


Dorothy's bonny bonnets for babies

18 April 2022
Dorothy's bonny bonnets for babies

Dorothy's bonny bonnets for babies

18 April 2022

Dorothy Johnson, aged 99, has knitted an incredible 2,000 baby bonnets for neonatal units


Tribute to Mr Lifeboatman

17 April 2022
Tribute to Mr Lifeboatman

Tribute to Mr Lifeboatman

17 April 2022

Charity fundraiser John Davies, known as Stratford's Mr Lifeboatman, has died aged 89


Stratford College looks to sell off its student flats

13 April 2022
Stratford College looks to sell off its student flats

Stratford College looks to sell off its student flats

13 April 2022

The college is open to offers for Oak House and Willow House on Alcester Road, which could be demolished if a buyer doesn't come forward.


From a war zone to life as a refugee in Stratford

09 April 2022
From a war zone to life as a refugee in Stratford

From a war zone to life as a refugee in Stratford

09 April 2022

Hussein Mahmoud settled in Stratford after his own country, Syria, was ripped apart by war.


Petition will call for action to restore fire-damaged pub in Alcester

07 April 2022
Petition will call for action to restore fire-damaged pub in Alcester

Petition will call for action to restore fire-damaged pub in Alcester

07 April 2022

The High Street pub was destroyed by fire almost a year ago.


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