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From the Herald archive - £310k to cut road accidents and upset at council offices

13 April 2024
From the Herald archive - £310k to cut road accidents and upset at council offices

From the Herald archive - £310k to cut road accidents and upset at council offices

13 April 2024

Headlines from the Stratford Herald from 1999, 1964 and 1924


Police appeal for help to trace man after cash stolen from car in Stratford

12 April 2024
Police appeal for help to trace man after cash stolen from car in Stratford

Police appeal for help to trace man after cash stolen from car in Stratford

12 April 2024

Officers want to identify a man who they believe may have information vital to their investigation.


Warwickshire-trained horse tipped to do well in muddy Grand National

12 April 2024
Warwickshire-trained horse tipped to do well in muddy Grand National

Warwickshire-trained horse tipped to do well in muddy Grand National

12 April 2024

Galia Des Liteaux, which has odds of 25-1, is trained by Dan Skelton at Shelfield, near Alcester.


Man charged with possession of knife following Stratford town centre incident

11 April 2024
Man charged with possession of knife following Stratford town centre incident

Man charged with possession of knife following Stratford town centre incident

11 April 2024

A 32-year-old from Stratford is expected to appear before magistrates on 26th April.


Floods push nests further from river as swans set up home near Swan Theatre in Stratford

11 April 2024
Floods push nests further from river as swans set up home near Swan Theatre in Stratford

Floods push nests further from river as swans set up home near Swan Theatre in Stratford

11 April 2024

There are hopes the family will move on before the RSC needs to start rebuilding its outdoor theatre.


Times and locations for road closures in Stratford for Shakespeare’s Birthday parade and marathon

11 April 2024
Times and locations for road closures in Stratford for Shakespeare’s Birthday parade and marathon

Times and locations for road closures in Stratford for Shakespeare’s Birthday parade and marathon

11 April 2024

Closures will take place on 20th and 21st April in Stratford and some nearby villages.


UPDATE Stratford restaurant Wildwood not included on confirmed closure list

11 April 2024
UPDATE Stratford restaurant Wildwood not included on confirmed closure list

UPDATE Stratford restaurant Wildwood not included on confirmed closure list

11 April 2024

The Sheep Street venue will remain while in the Midlands both the Birmingham and Worcester branches will close.


End of an era as Henley shopkeeper Brian Westmacott retires after more than 50 years

10 April 2024
End of an era as Henley shopkeeper Brian Westmacott retires after more than 50 years

End of an era as Henley shopkeeper Brian Westmacott retires after more than 50 years

10 April 2024

Brian Westmacott has lived and worked at 95 High Street for more than half a century.


Cameras to be used on Warwick Road to protect workers from abuse and threats

10 April 2024
Cameras to be used on Warwick Road to protect workers from abuse and threats

Cameras to be used on Warwick Road to protect workers from abuse and threats

10 April 2024

County council said there has been “totally unacceptable” behaviour towards staff working on the roadworks.


1,400 uninsured vehicles seized by Warwickshire Police in a year

10 April 2024
1,400 uninsured vehicles seized by Warwickshire Police in a year

1,400 uninsured vehicles seized by Warwickshire Police in a year

10 April 2024

Figures from the police show an average of four vehicles every day were seized by officers.


Gold chain stolen during distraction theft in supermarket car park in Alcester

10 April 2024
Gold chain stolen during distraction theft in supermarket car park in Alcester

Gold chain stolen during distraction theft in supermarket car park in Alcester

10 April 2024

The victim was said to have been in a car at the Waitrose car park when they were approached by two women.


Stratford boating firm ‘fighting’ river conditions to keep operating after wet weather

10 April 2024
Stratford boating firm ‘fighting’ river conditions to keep operating after wet weather

Stratford boating firm ‘fighting’ river conditions to keep operating after wet weather

10 April 2024

Avon Boating says it is still open for business and is running services whenever possible - just call ahead.


Warwickshire village road blocked after wind brings down telegraph pole

09 April 2024
Warwickshire village road blocked after wind brings down telegraph pole

Warwickshire village road blocked after wind brings down telegraph pole

09 April 2024

Engineers have been called to clear the road, which runs through Charlecote.


Teen arrested with large knife and drugs

09 April 2024
Teen arrested with large knife and drugs

Teen arrested with large knife and drugs

09 April 2024

Boy, 17, caught with drugs and knife after group broke into abandoned building in Guild Street.


Man armed with knife arrested

09 April 2024
Man armed with knife arrested

Man armed with knife arrested

09 April 2024

Stratford man, 32, arrested after making threats with knife in Greenhill Street.


Driver charged following collision that killed three teenagers

08 April 2024
Driver charged following collision that killed three teenagers

Driver charged following collision that killed three teenagers

08 April 2024

Driver, 18, faces charges of careless/inconsiderate driving after three Chipping Campden School students died in collision last April.


Stratford man charged in connection with murder investigation

08 April 2024
Stratford man charged in connection with murder investigation

Stratford man charged in connection with murder investigation

08 April 2024

Ryan Byrne, aged 34, of Hathaway Green Lane, Stratford, has been charged with one count of murder after man died in Oxford in February.


Life in prison for pair who murdered Stratford footballer Cody Fisher

08 April 2024
Life in prison for pair who murdered Stratford footballer Cody Fisher

Life in prison for pair who murdered Stratford footballer Cody Fisher

08 April 2024

Remy Gordon, 23, and Kami Carpenter, 22, have been told they will serve a minimum of 26 and 25 years respectively.


Stratford businesses see takings fall since start of Warwick Road safety works

08 April 2024
Stratford businesses see takings fall since start of Warwick Road safety works

Stratford businesses see takings fall since start of Warwick Road safety works

08 April 2024

One town centre retailer described the impact of the road works as “soul destroying” and added “they are completely ruining my business”,


15 years since 21-year-old set up successful Warwickshire coach company

08 April 2024
15 years since 21-year-old set up successful Warwickshire coach company

15 years since 21-year-old set up successful Warwickshire coach company

08 April 2024

Fast forward to now and Jordan Ridley is the proud owner of 50 coaches and employs 100 people.


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