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Warwickshire's rural communities see heating oil prices soar as they try to stay warm

Warwickshire's rural communities see heating oil prices soar as they try to stay warm

Warwickshire's rural communities see heating oil prices soar as they try to stay warm

10 March 2022

The cost of heating oil has more than doubled in days leaving millions of people facing astronomical bills to heat their homes.


Petrol prices hit new high fuelled by Ukraine war

Petrol prices hit new high fuelled by Ukraine war

Petrol prices hit new high fuelled by Ukraine war

07 March 2022

Calls are growing for the government to cut the VAT on fuel as petrol prices reach record high as the war in Ukraine escalates.


Alcester pancake races - picture special

Alcester pancake races - picture special

Alcester pancake races - picture special

05 March 2022

Great pictures of the races as they returned to the town.


Stratford school buses cancelled for Friday

Stratford school buses cancelled for Friday

Stratford school buses cancelled for Friday

17 February 2022

The Green Bus services running to schools in Stratford and Alcester have been suspended for Friday.


Cyclist left with fractured spine after collision with car near Alcester

Cyclist left with fractured spine after collision with car near Alcester

Cyclist left with fractured spine after collision with car near Alcester

17 February 2022

A passing nurse helped the 72-year-old man, who is from Alcester.


The day Princess Diana visited Stratford, Alcester and Shipston

The day Princess Diana visited Stratford, Alcester and Shipston

The day Princess Diana visited Stratford, Alcester and Shipston

15 February 2022

It's 30 years ago this month that the 'People's Princess' was meeting crowds on the streets of south Warwickshire.


Alcester landlords celebrate 20th anniversary after escape to the country

Alcester landlords celebrate 20th anniversary after escape to the country

Alcester landlords celebrate 20th anniversary after escape to the country

12 February 2022

Karen Lucchesi-Buxton and Carl Buxton left the capital when they decided to run the Turks Head


Warwickshire baker creates a new business and amazing cakes

Warwickshire baker creates a new business and amazing cakes

Warwickshire baker creates a new business and amazing cakes

10 February 2022

Jen Hopkins has delivered more than 150 orders of show-stopping cakes since setting up The Rainbow Baker.


AGS reveals appointment of new head

AGS reveals appointment of new head

AGS reveals appointment of new head

09 February 2022

Alcester Grammar School have announced their new principal, Rachel Thorpe, who will take up the post in June.


Call for development sites sees Stratford park & ride land put forward

Call for development sites sees Stratford park & ride land put forward

Call for development sites sees Stratford park & ride land put forward

25 January 2022

Hundreds of sites have been suggested for inclusion in the next Local Plan, although not all of them will make it through.


Stratford fuel prices - are drivers being charged too much at the pumps?

Stratford fuel prices - are drivers being charged too much at the pumps?

Stratford fuel prices - are drivers being charged too much at the pumps?

22 January 2022

The Herald has been comparing the costs of fuel in Stratford to nearby areas.


Mum's pride as son joins RAF's top officers

Mum's pride as son joins RAF's top officers

Mum's pride as son joins RAF's top officers

20 January 2022

Peter Squires has been promoted to one of the highest ranks in the RAF.


Future of Alcester pub destroyed by fire put under spotlight

Future of Alcester pub destroyed by fire put under spotlight

Future of Alcester pub destroyed by fire put under spotlight

18 January 2022

The Three Tuns is the subject of an enforcement case by Stratford District Council.


Alcester venue named the area's Pub of the Season

Alcester venue named the area's Pub of the Season

Alcester venue named the area's Pub of the Season

13 January 2022

The Shakespeare branch of the Campaign for Real Ale reveals its winner.


Leading hose firm on the move

Leading hose firm on the move

Leading hose firm on the move

07 January 2022

Goodflex Rubber has chosen to move to a larger location in Alcester.


Stratford and Warwick councillors meet in the middle to mark historic merger vote

Stratford and Warwick councillors meet in the middle to mark historic merger vote

Stratford and Warwick councillors meet in the middle to mark historic merger vote

22 December 2021

Both Stratford and Warwick councillors voted in favour of a merger last Monday (13th December).


Retirement starts head's new chapter

Retirement starts head's new chapter

Retirement starts head's new chapter

22 December 2021

Alcester Grammar School principal, Clive Sentance, will retire at the end of the year.


Alcester makes bid to become Warwickshire's only city

Alcester makes bid to become Warwickshire's only city

Alcester makes bid to become Warwickshire's only city

14 December 2021

It may be a small town, but it has big ambitions and has applied for city status as part of the Queen's jubilee celebrations.


The pubs in the Stratford district that made the Good Beer Guide 2022

The pubs in the Stratford district that made the Good Beer Guide 2022

The pubs in the Stratford district that made the Good Beer Guide 2022

10 December 2021

Thirteen pubs from the area are included in the latest book.


Black slime reported sliding out of water taps at homes and businesses in Alcester

Black slime reported sliding out of water taps at homes and businesses in Alcester

Black slime reported sliding out of water taps at homes and businesses in Alcester

27 November 2021

The sludge has been reported to the water company and is said to have been appearing for years.


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