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Jazz band to lead 400th anniversary parade

23 April 2016
Jazz band to lead 400th anniversary parade

Jazz band to lead 400th anniversary parade

23 April 2016

THE Shakespeare Celebrations look set to be something extra special this year with the performance of a New Orleans Jazz Funeral for William Shakespeare. Guest…


Stratford ready to remember...

23 April 2016
Stratford ready to remember...

Stratford ready to remember...

23 April 2016

FESTIVALS exhibitions and performances all around the world in 2016 are set to celebrate the 400-year legacy of William Shakespeare, arguably the finest…


Prince Charles to take centre stage at Royal Shakespeare Theatre

23 April 2016
Prince Charles to take centre stage at Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Prince Charles to take centre stage at Royal Shakespeare Theatre

23 April 2016

THE Royal Shakespeare Company’s President of 25 years, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, will make a brief appearance on the Royal Shakespeare Theatre…


Police plan 'reassuring presence' during Shakespeare weekend

22 April 2016
Police plan 'reassuring presence' during Shakespeare weekend

Police plan 'reassuring presence' during Shakespeare weekend

22 April 2016

THERE will be a “re-assuring” police presence in Stratford-upon-Avon this weekend for this extra special Shakespeare celebrations. This year marks the…


Birthday beacons lit across the district

22 April 2016
Birthday beacons lit across the district

Birthday beacons lit across the district

22 April 2016

BEACONS were lit across Stratford district on Thursday, 21st April, to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday. The Mayor of Stratford, Cllr Tessa Bates, and Stratford…


Rock star Prince once rented manor house near Stratford

22 April 2016
Rock star Prince once rented manor house near Stratford

Rock star Prince once rented manor house near Stratford

22 April 2016

PRINCE rented a manor house two miles from Stratford-upon-Avon which he used as his base while performing at the National Exhibition Centre in the mid-nineties. Clifford…


Runners are ready for Shakespeare Marathon

20 April 2016
Runners are ready for Shakespeare Marathon

Runners are ready for Shakespeare Marathon

20 April 2016

THE Shakespeare Marathon is in town this weekend and hundreds of runners have used this week to fine tune their training in time for the big race on Sunday. This…


Finalists named in MP's independent shop awards

19 April 2016
Finalists named in MP's independent shop awards

Finalists named in MP's independent shop awards

19 April 2016

THE finalists in this year’s Independent Shop Awards have been announced. It marks the second year for the awards which Stratford-on-Avon MP Nadhim Zahawi,…


Village shops vie for national accolades

19 April 2016
Village shops vie for national accolades

Village shops vie for national accolades

19 April 2016

BARFORD Village Shop and Lower Clopton Farm Shop are among the finalists in the 2015 Countryside Alliance Awards (aka the Rural Oscars) which will be…


Stratford prepares to celebrate Shakespeare

19 April 2016
Stratford prepares to celebrate Shakespeare

Stratford prepares to celebrate Shakespeare

19 April 2016

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON is getting ready to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death this weekend with a whole host of events to celebrate…


Spanning the eras in Alcester

17 April 2016
Spanning the eras in Alcester

Spanning the eras in Alcester

17 April 2016

ALCESTER’S local community got the chance to meet a Roman soldier and a humanoid robot at the official launch of the newly refurbished Globe House. Globe…


Coffee morning helps Stratford's bid to blossom

17 April 2016
Coffee morning helps Stratford's bid to blossom

Coffee morning helps Stratford's bid to blossom

17 April 2016

STRATFORD in Bloom’s coffee morning at the town hall last Saturday raised £1,550 that’s £300 more than last year and the money will be used to boost Stratford’s…


Week to go on big wheel consultation

15 April 2016
Week to go on big wheel consultation

Week to go on big wheel consultation

15 April 2016

THERE'S a week to go for the people of Stratford-upon-Avon to have their say on the proposed big wheel on the town's Recreation Ground. Over 120 comments…


Inquest returns narrative verdict on plane crash couple

13 April 2016
Inquest returns narrative verdict on plane crash couple

Inquest returns narrative verdict on plane crash couple

13 April 2016

AN engine problem and bad weather led to a plane crash that killed an Alcester couple and left their six-year-old son orphaned, a coroner has ruled. Lewis…


Young entrepreneur realises his dream

13 April 2016
Young entrepreneur realises his dream

Young entrepreneur realises his dream

13 April 2016

HE’S been in the antiques business since he was 13 and last Saturday Ben Field proudly welcomed invited guests to the grand opening of his very own antique…


New cashless payment system for parking goes live

13 April 2016
New cashless payment system for parking goes live

New cashless payment system for parking goes live

13 April 2016

MOTORISTS wishing to park in Warwickshire no longer have to hunt for change following the introduction of a new system that lets you pay for parking with…


Stratford’s own TV chef in new venture

13 April 2016
Stratford’s own TV chef in new venture

Stratford’s own TV chef in new venture

13 April 2016

TV chef and author Sally Bee, from Stratford-upon-Avon, has joined forces with Staffordshire’s Hoar Cross Hall Spa Hotel to launch a healthy but indulgent…


Bard's bus for Shakespeare Celebrations weekend

13 April 2016
Bard's bus for Shakespeare Celebrations weekend

Bard's bus for Shakespeare Celebrations weekend

13 April 2016

BUS services change in Stratford-upon-Avon on the day of the Shakespeare Birthday Celebrations, Saturday 23rd April but Henley transport firm Johnsons…


Driving force behind coach company success

11 April 2016
Driving force behind coach company success

Driving force behind coach company success

11 April 2016

JOHNSONS Coach Travel of Henley-in-Arden has beaten off competition from coach tour operators from across the UK to win two major tourism awards at the…


Charity shop offers boutique chic

10 April 2016
Charity shop offers boutique chic

Charity shop offers boutique chic

10 April 2016

The Shakespeare Hospice shop in Greenhill Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, has re-opened as the charity’s first designer boutique. “We get so many amazing…


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