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Shakespeare statue unveiled today, Tuesday

23 February 2016
Shakespeare statue unveiled today, Tuesday

Shakespeare statue unveiled today, Tuesday

23 February 2016

The sculpture depicts the Bard in his prime with one foot on a bench and his arm outstretched in a gesture of welcome – an invitation to take a seat or…


Antiques expert from BBC back in Stratford

20 February 2016
Antiques expert from BBC back in Stratford

Antiques expert from BBC back in Stratford

20 February 2016

At a similar event, which Kate Bliss attended in Stratford recently, yielded an Edwardian four piece silver tea set, that eventually sold for £2200. Adrian…


PCC gives Warwickshire projects a £1.1 million funding boost

19 February 2016
PCC gives Warwickshire projects a £1.1 million funding boost

PCC gives Warwickshire projects a £1.1 million funding boost

19 February 2016

Applications to the Commissioner’s Grant Scheme were oversubscribed and bids for funding were evaluated and scored against set criteria to determine their…


Cold Weather Alert - cold days and some very cold nights early this week

15 February 2016
Cold Weather Alert - cold days and some very cold nights early this week

Cold Weather Alert - cold days and some very cold nights early this week

15 February 2016

Although winter weather can be fun for some, these weather conditions are also associated with an increase in illness and injuries, particularly for those…


Stratford ArtsHouse to host TV's Question Time

15 February 2016
Stratford ArtsHouse to host TV's Question Time

Stratford ArtsHouse to host TV's Question Time

15 February 2016


Disgraced former teacher faces prison sentence

12 February 2016
Disgraced former teacher faces prison sentence

Disgraced former teacher faces prison sentence

12 February 2016

Hunt, who at the time was head of science at the school where the girl was a pupil, also admitted meeting her following grooming, intending to do something…


'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…


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