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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


Tributes to Shipston's cricket stalwart John Bradley who died aged 74

Tributes to Shipston's cricket stalwart John Bradley who died aged 74

Tributes to Shipston's cricket stalwart John Bradley who died aged 74

30 March 2023

The funeral of John Bradley, a long-time stalwart of Shipston Cricket Club, took place on 21st March.


Reverend remembered as one of the 'loveliest people'

Reverend remembered as one of the 'loveliest people'

Reverend remembered as one of the 'loveliest people'

15 March 2023

Former vicar of Stourdene Benefice died peacefully on Friday, 3rd March.


Obituary - 'A magical man who loved people'

Obituary - 'A magical man who loved people'

Obituary - 'A magical man who loved people'

09 March 2023

Wife pays tribute to former Alcester greengrocer who died on holiday in Cornwall.


Former Stratford Herald editor Les Emes dies aged 92

Former Stratford Herald editor Les Emes dies aged 92

Former Stratford Herald editor Les Emes dies aged 92

29 January 2023

A father of three – and a journalist until the day he died – Les Emes has died.


'He was my whole world'

'He was my whole world'

'He was my whole world'

05 January 2023

Wife pays tribute to motorcyclist Mark Parsons who tragically died in Stoneleigh accident


Tributes to former Stratford NFU Mutual worker Bill Cooper

Tributes to former Stratford NFU Mutual worker Bill Cooper

Tributes to former Stratford NFU Mutual worker Bill Cooper

14 December 2022

Bill Cooper, a former company secretary of NFU Mutual, was often seen driving his 1971 Morris Traveller around Shottery.


Tributes to chief reporter Betty Smith

Tributes to chief reporter Betty Smith

Tributes to chief reporter Betty Smith

11 December 2022

Well-known and admired ex-Herald journalist Betty Smith has died aged 93


Obituary - Dr Mohan Singh who cared for generations of the Alcester community

Obituary - Dr Mohan Singh who cared for generations of the Alcester community

Obituary - Dr Mohan Singh who cared for generations of the Alcester community

04 November 2022

Treasured GP fondly remembered for his passion for gadgets.


Tributes to a beautiful, kind soul after unexpected death of Year 7 student

Tributes to a beautiful, kind soul after unexpected death of Year 7 student

Tributes to a beautiful, kind soul after unexpected death of Year 7 student

20 October 2022

Annabel Greenhalgh's classmates said she always brought a kind smile and funny news to school every day.


Legend of town rugby club dies aged 83

Legend of town rugby club dies aged 83

Legend of town rugby club dies aged 83

05 October 2022

Bob Jones was a respected figure in the local rugby community.


Obituary - Former Bidford headteacher was helping others in her 90s

Obituary - Former Bidford headteacher was helping others in her 90s

Obituary - Former Bidford headteacher was helping others in her 90s

24 September 2022

Dorothy Johnson was headteacher at Bidford C of E Primary School.


Obituary: Stratford-born Geoffrey Sweet enjoyed a passion for sport

Obituary: Stratford-born Geoffrey Sweet enjoyed a passion for sport

Obituary: Stratford-born Geoffrey Sweet enjoyed a passion for sport

10 September 2022

Geoffrey Sweet got his love of sport while at KES.


What happens next? Day-by-day after the Queen’s death

What happens next? Day-by-day after the Queen’s death

What happens next? Day-by-day after the Queen’s death

08 September 2022

Here is the day-by-day account of what is expected to happen next, leading up to the Queen’s funeral in around 11 days’ time.


Former land girl Monica dies age 99

Former land girl Monica dies age 99

Former land girl Monica dies age 99

04 September 2022

Tribute paid to Monica 'Terry' Hall a stalwart of Ilmington WI and amateur dramatics.


Respected doctor a keen sportsman

Respected doctor a keen sportsman

Respected doctor a keen sportsman

26 August 2022

Tribute to long-serving Alcester GP Adrian Madge


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