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Tributes to inspiring and much-loved teacher

Tributes to inspiring and much-loved teacher

Tributes to inspiring and much-loved teacher

07 November 2023

Loving tributes paid to Jay Norris, who has died aged 103, an inspiring teacher whose students included Cliff Richard, a lifelong friend.


John Insoll: a true gentleman of Stratford

John Insoll: a true gentleman of Stratford

John Insoll: a true gentleman of Stratford

05 November 2023

A lifetime spent at the heart of the community and elected to Stratford Town Council.


‘The world is dimmer now Haydn is gone’

‘The world is dimmer now Haydn is gone’

‘The world is dimmer now Haydn is gone’

28 October 2023

Tributes paid to veteran RSC actor Haydn Gwynne, known for her TV roles in Drop the Dead Donkey, The Windsors and The Crown, who has died aged 66.


Funeral fund plea for town’s ‘jester’

Funeral fund plea for town’s ‘jester’

Funeral fund plea for town’s ‘jester’

04 October 2023

Donations needed to give Stratford jester and kindly soul Jay Cooper a decent send-off, following his sad death on 15th September


Priest’s life of service to the community

Priest’s life of service to the community

Priest’s life of service to the community

29 September 2023

David was devoted to his family, a man of the people and proud of his West Country heritage.


Hospice founder’s long lasting legacy

Hospice founder’s long lasting legacy

Hospice founder’s long lasting legacy

28 September 2023

Community benefitted from decades of charity work by Francis who met the Queen and King Charles during his long career.


Tributes to the ‘red man’ who created beer festival

Tributes to the ‘red man’ who created beer festival

Tributes to the ‘red man’ who created beer festival

27 September 2023

John Ross, stalwart of the Shakespeare Camra and many Alcester community events has died age 74.


Charming and an absolute gent

Charming and an absolute gent

Charming and an absolute gent

23 September 2023

Lawyer, writer and stalwart of the Stratford dramatic arts community John Jennings, who has died aged 85, is fondly remembered by friends and family


Tributes to much-loved former Archers actor Robert Lister

Tributes to much-loved former Archers actor Robert Lister

Tributes to much-loved former Archers actor Robert Lister

30 August 2023

Tributes have been paid this week to Stratford actor Robert Lister who died on Friday (21st July) aged 79.


Surrounded by family, Katie lost her brave fight

Surrounded by family, Katie lost her brave fight

Surrounded by family, Katie lost her brave fight

23 August 2023

The family of Tysoe mum Katie Pritchard, 37, speak of their devastation after her death from the cancer she so bravely fought


‘A quiet unassuming genius’ – former RSC artistic director Michael Boyd dies

‘A quiet unassuming genius’ – former RSC artistic director Michael Boyd dies

‘A quiet unassuming genius’ – former RSC artistic director Michael Boyd dies

04 August 2023

Theatre director Michael Boyd, who oversaw the building of the new theatre in Stratford, has died from cancer.


Former teacher had empathy and kindness for all

Former teacher had empathy and kindness for all

Former teacher had empathy and kindness for all

30 July 2023

Roger taught at Stratford High School for many years.


Tributes paid to loving dad after motorbike accident

Tributes paid to loving dad after motorbike accident

Tributes paid to loving dad after motorbike accident

19 June 2023

Loving family man Nick Adams, 62, sadly lost his life on 22nd May following motorbike accident in Kineton


Global love after death of ‘Beatle’ Chas

Global love after death of ‘Beatle’ Chas

Global love after death of ‘Beatle’ Chas

16 June 2023

Family pay tribute to the laid-back musician whose death has gained world-wide recognition.


Tributes to jeweller, keen sportsman and raconteur

Tributes to jeweller, keen sportsman and raconteur

Tributes to jeweller, keen sportsman and raconteur

05 June 2023

Tributes paid to Henley resident and renowned jeweller Jonathan Payton-Smith who has died aged 75


Former Beatles musician, Chas Newby, dies at 81

Former Beatles musician, Chas Newby, dies at 81

Former Beatles musician, Chas Newby, dies at 81

31 May 2023

The former high school teacher played four gigs with the band in late 1960 before returning to college.


Former Alcester high bailiff John Bradley dies age 89

Former Alcester high bailiff John Bradley dies age 89

Former Alcester high bailiff John Bradley dies age 89

22 May 2023

The community-spirited man was a lifelong Blackburn Rovers fan


Shipston mourns loss of former Bobby

Shipston mourns loss of former Bobby

Shipston mourns loss of former Bobby

19 May 2023

Family man and former Shipston police officer David ‘Reg’ Hopkins remembered for his dedication and kindness


Former Stratford Herald theatre critic Sheila Bannock has died aged 91

Former Stratford Herald theatre critic Sheila Bannock has died aged 91

Former Stratford Herald theatre critic Sheila Bannock has died aged 91

22 April 2023

Sheila Bannock, the Stratford Herald’s theatre critic from 1966 to 1978, has died aged 91.


Tributes paid to landlady with a passion for the arts

Tributes paid to landlady with a passion for the arts

Tributes paid to landlady with a passion for the arts

04 April 2023

Former Ettington landlady Jan Williams fondly remembered following her death last month


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