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Tragedy as marathon runner dies

22 April 2024
Tragedy as marathon runner dies

Tragedy as marathon runner dies

22 April 2024

Air and land ambulance called to scene of man in critical condition during Shakespeare Marathon, but sadly nothing can be done to save him


Attorney general to consider if sentences too lenient for Cody Fisher’s killers

22 April 2024
Attorney general to consider if sentences too lenient for Cody Fisher’s killers

Attorney general to consider if sentences too lenient for Cody Fisher’s killers

22 April 2024

The case could be referred to the Court of Appeal if the jail terms are thought to be too short.


We’re not in Kansas anymore… the American station inspired by Shakespeare’s home

21 April 2024
We’re not in Kansas anymore… the American station inspired by Shakespeare’s home

We’re not in Kansas anymore… the American station inspired by Shakespeare’s home

21 April 2024

A sale leaflet for the Old Santa Fe Depot in Newton got the Herald interested in a old railway station in America.


Appeal to locate missing teenager

21 April 2024
Appeal to locate missing teenager

Appeal to locate missing teenager

21 April 2024

Police appeal for help to find Jack,17, who was reported missing from the Stratford area on Friday.


Picture special - find out who had the waggiest tail at Stratford dog show

20 April 2024
Picture special - find out who had the waggiest tail at Stratford dog show

Picture special - find out who had the waggiest tail at Stratford dog show

20 April 2024

A Stratford care home hosted a fun dog show… see which hounds walked away champions.


Tributes to Stratford’s Stephen Phillips who carved out a dazzling career in opera Down Under

20 April 2024
Tributes to Stratford’s Stephen Phillips who carved out a dazzling career in opera Down Under

Tributes to Stratford’s Stephen Phillips who carved out a dazzling career in opera Down Under

20 April 2024

The former Croft school pupil said he was “probably best described as an opera-aniac”.


From the Herald archive - Stratford to lose 19-year development fight

20 April 2024
From the Herald archive - Stratford to lose 19-year development fight

From the Herald archive - Stratford to lose 19-year development fight

20 April 2024

Headlines from the Stratford Herald from 1999, 1964 and 1924


Alcester neighbours share £1m prize fund after lottery postcode win

20 April 2024
Alcester neighbours share £1m prize fund after lottery postcode win

Alcester neighbours share £1m prize fund after lottery postcode win

20 April 2024

The People’s Postcode Lottery also gave more than £100,000 to good causes in and around Alcester.


‘I’ve got the gran power’

19 April 2024
‘I’ve got the gran power’

‘I’ve got the gran power’

19 April 2024

Martine discovered hidden talent after free weights session at gym.


XL Bully owner jailed for year after dog attack left man needing surgery

19 April 2024
XL Bully owner jailed for year after dog attack left man needing surgery

XL Bully owner jailed for year after dog attack left man needing surgery

19 April 2024

Warwick Crown Court also ordered the XL Bully be destroyed following the attack.


Concerns as smart meter poles planned across Stratford district for water monitoring

18 April 2024
Concerns as smart meter poles planned across Stratford district for water monitoring

Concerns as smart meter poles planned across Stratford district for water monitoring

18 April 2024

Fears voiced about a scheme to erect 12-metre high telecoms poles throughout the Stratford district.


Drink-drivers - including Clifford Chambers man - prosecuted and banned from the roads

18 April 2024
Drink-drivers - including Clifford Chambers man - prosecuted and banned from the roads

Drink-drivers - including Clifford Chambers man - prosecuted and banned from the roads

18 April 2024

Eight people were in court after being arrested by Warwickshire Police during an operation to get dangerous drivers off the roads.


A coma, amputations and a fight for life - Stratford woman’s story of surviving meningitis

18 April 2024
A coma, amputations and a fight for life - Stratford woman’s story of surviving meningitis

A coma, amputations and a fight for life - Stratford woman’s story of surviving meningitis

18 April 2024

Students from King Edward VI School will raise awareness of the symptoms at the Shakespeare Birthday Celebrations on Saturday.


Cars are getting too big for UK parking spaces

17 April 2024
Cars are getting too big for UK parking spaces

Cars are getting too big for UK parking spaces

17 April 2024

Parking spaces are failing to keep up with the size of new cars, says a study, which is in turn costing drivers millions in damage claims each year.


South Warwickshire firm fined £25k after noise caused residents sleepless nights

17 April 2024
South Warwickshire firm fined £25k after noise caused residents sleepless nights

South Warwickshire firm fined £25k after noise caused residents sleepless nights

17 April 2024

The Studley company was prosecuted after complaints neighbours couldn’t hear their TV.


Opinion - We’re not all doomed and need to act, says Stratford Climate Action group

17 April 2024
Opinion - We’re not all doomed and need to act, says Stratford Climate Action group

Opinion - We’re not all doomed and need to act, says Stratford Climate Action group

17 April 2024

Stephen Norrie fights back against the growing cynicism that humanity is doomed and climate change cannot be stopped.


Stratford’s Gateway Project on rocky ground as funding agreement deferred

16 April 2024
Stratford’s Gateway Project on rocky ground as funding agreement deferred

Stratford’s Gateway Project on rocky ground as funding agreement deferred

16 April 2024

Stratford District Council this week approved the Gateway Masterplan but doubts have been cast about funding for the scheme.


Labour Party announce Seyi Agboola as Parliamentary candidate for Stratford

16 April 2024
Labour Party announce Seyi Agboola as Parliamentary candidate for Stratford

Labour Party announce Seyi Agboola as Parliamentary candidate for Stratford

16 April 2024

His campaign will focus on rebuilding public services, affordable housing and infrastructure.


Stratford College secures £625k from council to set up EV training academy

15 April 2024
Stratford College secures £625k from council to set up EV training academy

Stratford College secures £625k from council to set up EV training academy

15 April 2024

The new academy will give future mechanics the skills to work on hybrid and electric vehicles.


Stratford’s marathon and half-marathon is sold out with 3,000 expected to take part

13 April 2024
Stratford’s marathon and half-marathon is sold out with 3,000 expected to take part

Stratford’s marathon and half-marathon is sold out with 3,000 expected to take part

13 April 2024

It’s the first year the event has been organised by RunThrough with help from Stratford Rotary Club.


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