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Stratford High Street store at risk as Body Shop calls in administrators

13 February 2024
Stratford High Street store at risk as Body Shop calls in administrators

Stratford High Street store at risk as Body Shop calls in administrators

13 February 2024

The Body Shop has hired administrators, putting thousands of jobs at the cosmetics chain at risk.


South Warwickshire marina sells for £1.1m before going to auction

13 February 2024
South Warwickshire marina sells for £1.1m before going to auction

South Warwickshire marina sells for £1.1m before going to auction

13 February 2024

Fenny Marina, which is on the Oxford Canal at Station Fields in Fenny Compton, had been due to go to auction last week.


Shakespeare Birthplace Trust’s chairman Anup Mysoor steps down

13 February 2024
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust’s chairman Anup Mysoor steps down

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust’s chairman Anup Mysoor steps down

13 February 2024

The Stratford-based charity has placed two people temporarily in the position as it seeks a replacement.


South Warwickshire’s Purity Brewing bounces back with English Heritage deal

13 February 2024
South Warwickshire’s Purity Brewing bounces back with English Heritage deal

South Warwickshire’s Purity Brewing bounces back with English Heritage deal

13 February 2024

The Great Alne firm, which is now owned by investment firm the Breal Group, has unveiled an English Heritage Collection.


Attacker jailed after stamping on man’s head during Stratford attack

12 February 2024
Attacker jailed after stamping on man’s head during Stratford attack

Attacker jailed after stamping on man’s head during Stratford attack

12 February 2024

Patrick Cassidy, 38, of Child’s Close, Stratford, said he had been drinking when he attacked the man.


Floods close theatre for five months

11 February 2024
Floods close theatre for five months

Floods close theatre for five months

11 February 2024

Disappointment as shows cancelled until June.


Why could people born after 1970 soon have to work into their seventies?

11 February 2024
Why could people born after 1970 soon have to work into their seventies?

Why could people born after 1970 soon have to work into their seventies?

11 February 2024

By 2050 workers may need to be 71 before they retire, suggests a new report, but why is the state pension age becoming such a big issue in the UK?


Stratford sixth-former delves into Shakespeare plays for marathon medal design

11 February 2024
Stratford sixth-former delves into Shakespeare plays for marathon medal design

Stratford sixth-former delves into Shakespeare plays for marathon medal design

11 February 2024

Martha Wainwright, 16, will see the medals she designed handed to finishers of the Shakespeare Marathon and Half-marathon.


‘”I’m not the killer,” claims one of three men accused of murdering Stratford Town footballer Cody Fisher

10 February 2024
‘”I’m not the killer,” claims one of three men accused of murdering Stratford Town footballer Cody Fisher

‘”I’m not the killer,” claims one of three men accused of murdering Stratford Town footballer Cody Fisher

10 February 2024

Remy Gordon, Kami Carpenter and Reegan Anderson are charged with killing the Cody Fisher during a fight on the dancefloor.


Police investigating assault and theft claims hunt 37-year-old connected to Stratford and Alcester

10 February 2024
Police investigating assault and theft claims hunt 37-year-old connected to Stratford and Alcester

Police investigating assault and theft claims hunt 37-year-old connected to Stratford and Alcester

10 February 2024

Officers stated that anyone who sees him should call 999 at the earliest opportunity.


From the Stratford Herald archive – school’s playing field plans + two royal visits

10 February 2024
From the Stratford Herald archive – school’s playing field plans + two royal visits

From the Stratford Herald archive – school’s playing field plans + two royal visits

10 February 2024

Some of the news stories making headlines in Stratford in 1924, 1964 and 1999.


Police protection for councillors as investigation into SEND comments expected to take months

08 February 2024
Police protection for councillors as investigation into SEND comments expected to take months

Police protection for councillors as investigation into SEND comments expected to take months

08 February 2024

A protest was held at the county council after the comments made by three councillors about SEND children and their families.


Mary Beard, Val McDermid, Michael Rosen and David Nicholls to feature at Stratford Literary Festival

08 February 2024
Mary Beard, Val McDermid, Michael Rosen and David Nicholls to feature at Stratford Literary Festival

Mary Beard, Val McDermid, Michael Rosen and David Nicholls to feature at Stratford Literary Festival

08 February 2024

The spring programme for Stratford has been announced with tickets on sale next week.


More children to be offered Covid-19 booster jab

08 February 2024
More children to be offered Covid-19 booster jab

More children to be offered Covid-19 booster jab

08 February 2024

A Covid-19 booster jab will be offered to millions of patients in the spring and for the first time more children will be offered an extra vaccine.


Bereaved parents risk missing out on support as claim deadline looms

08 February 2024
Bereaved parents risk missing out on support as claim deadline looms

Bereaved parents risk missing out on support as claim deadline looms

08 February 2024

Thousands of unmarried parents who have lost a partner may be missing out on vital help as a deadline for restrospevtive bereavement payments closes.


Nestle to axe two biscuit bars

08 February 2024
Nestle to axe two biscuit bars

Nestle to axe two biscuit bars

08 February 2024

Nestle says it will no longer make two biscuit bars in its range because of declining sales, just months after Caramac bars were discontinued.


RSC announces Andrew Leveson will be its new executive director

08 February 2024
RSC announces Andrew Leveson will be its new executive director

RSC announces Andrew Leveson will be its new executive director

08 February 2024

Former lawyer Andrew Leveson moves to Stratford from the Bridge Theatre, home of the London Theatre Company.


Three more south Warwickshire men in court on drink-driving charges

06 February 2024
Three more south Warwickshire men in court on drink-driving charges

Three more south Warwickshire men in court on drink-driving charges

06 February 2024

Men from Stratford, Barford and Knightcote are the latest to lose their licences after a police campaign.


Two arrested in Warwick after reports of firearms incident

04 February 2024
Two arrested in Warwick after reports of firearms incident

Two arrested in Warwick after reports of firearms incident

04 February 2024

Warwickshire Police said a suspect was located in Bollingbrook Drive and an imitation firearm was seized.


Stratford Railway Station – where the sign says it’s always closed

04 February 2024
Stratford Railway Station – where the sign says it’s always closed

Stratford Railway Station – where the sign says it’s always closed

04 February 2024

A rail user group describes the state of services on the Stratford to Birmingham lines as “a sad story”.


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