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30 photographs from the Shakespeare Marathon and Half-Marathon 2024

30 photographs from the Shakespeare Marathon and Half-Marathon 2024

3,000 runners took to the streets of Stratford as the race returned with new organisers at the helm.


School opens new outdoor space

School opens new outdoor space

Quiet space given its blessing during official opening.


Boy and man in court after attacking teenager with a hammer

Boy and man in court after attacking teenager with a hammer

Warwick Crown Court heard how the pair told friends of the victim that they were looking for the him so they could stab him.


Amazing Stratford artist who creates handbags from saddles and Tweed jackets

Amazing Stratford artist who creates handbags from saddles and Tweed jackets

Griggsy, found upstairs from Ya Bard in Rother Street, Stratford, is a fashionista’s dream.


Coffee and bakes in aid of Guide Dogs

Coffee and bakes in aid of Guide Dogs

Generosity over a cuppa helps raise funds at the Ferry.


Heart attack victim told: ‘ambulance may be hours’

Heart attack victim told: ‘ambulance may be hours’

Neighbour’s mercy dash through traffic helps save friend’s life.


37 photographs from the Shakespeare Birthday Celebrations in Stratford

37 photographs from the Shakespeare Birthday Celebrations in Stratford

Stratford Herald photographer Mark Williamson captures the parade through the town centre.


Tragedy as marathon runner dies

Tragedy as marathon runner dies

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


Warning over parking meter QR code con

Warning over parking meter QR code con

Motorists targeted in Sheep Street by fake download on parking meters.


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

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


First year for riverside festival

First year for riverside festival

When Pursuits Festival comes to the Rec in May it will be all about Stratford and its people, promises organiser Kate Livingston.


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

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

Appeal to locate missing teenager

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


‘Grief and pain doesn’t get easier a year on’

‘Grief and pain doesn’t get easier a year on’

Families of Tilly Seccombe and Harry Purcell speak of their unbearable loss a year on from crash that killed three Chipping Campden School teenagers.


Shedload of potential at new facility

Shedload of potential at new facility

Empty building transformed into craft centre opens in September.


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

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

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

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

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

Headlines from the Stratford Herald from 1999, 1964 and 1924


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

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

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


‘I’ve got the gran power’

‘I’ve got the gran power’

Martine discovered hidden talent after free weights session at gym.


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