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Stratford Golf Club welcomes its new captain

Stratford Golf Club welcomes its new captain

STRATFORD-on-Avon Golf Club celebrated the dawn of a new club captain with their annual captain’s drive-in. More than 150 members turned up in support…


Local clubs urged to enter 2018 National Rugby Awards

Local clubs urged to enter 2018 National Rugby Awards

LOCAL rugby clubs in Stratford can now enter the Crabbie’s 2018 National Rugby Awards, which give recognition to clubs at all levels and their members,…


Surprise birthday gift for Bunbury legend

Surprise birthday gift for Bunbury legend

A LEGENDARY cricketing figure, whose charity work has earned more than £17 million, has been given a 72nd birthday present to remember. David English…


Objections force re-think on 150 Hatton homes

Objections force re-think on 150 Hatton homes

THE expansion of the Hatton Park estate is on hold - for now. The plans looked set to get the go-ahead at a meeting last week. But they were withdrawn…


Community centre set for summer re-opening

Community centre set for summer re-opening

A PROJECT to refurbish the Ken Kennett Community Centre in Stratford-upon-Avon is moving forward with the building scheduled to re-open in July. Some…


Crime writer John Connolly hosts Stratford-upon-Avon book signing

Crime writer John Connolly hosts Stratford-upon-Avon book signing

Author John Connolly’s new novel, The Woman in the Woods, sees private detective Charlie Parker solving another mystery. He’s coming to Stratford to do…


Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson headlines Cropredy

Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson headlines Cropredy

BEACH Boys’ co-founder Brian Wilson will headline Fairport’s Cropredy Convention music festival this summer. He will perform the legendary 1966 album,…


'All to play for' says leading Brexit expert

'All to play for' says leading Brexit expert

A LEADING Brexit expert has told companies that it is "all to play for" when it comes to getting a good deal for businesses as the UK withdraws from the…


REVIEW: Habeas Corpus at The Bear Pit Theatre, Stratford

REVIEW: Habeas Corpus at The Bear Pit Theatre, Stratford

Peter Buckroyd reviews Habeas Corpus VANESSA Corner’s lively production of Alan Bennett’s 1973 play Habeas Corpus is a lot of fun. It’s a mildly satirical…


Tread the Boards kick off new season

Tread the Boards kick off new season

A Midsummer Night's Dream and Richard III played to packed houses as Tread the Boards put on their first performances of 2018 at the weekend (see Thursday's…


School's Royal date at the Albert Hall

School's Royal date at the Albert Hall

PUPILS from Thomas Jolyffe Primary School were in fine voice when they once again represented Stratford-upon-Avon schools at The Royal Albert Hall. They…


Pride group plans equality rally

Pride group plans equality rally

WARWICKSHIRE Pride is inviting supporters to join their ranks for a Stratford Equality Rally later this month. Volunteers with the charity group, which…


Rivers back on flood alert

Rivers back on flood alert

THE River Dene in Walton near Wellesbourne has been placed under a flood warning. It means flooding is expected and necessary action is required. Alerts…


Town's game with Banbury United postponed due to waterlogged pitch

Town's game with Banbury United postponed due to waterlogged pitch

STRATFORD Town’s Evo-Stik League South Premier clash with Banbury United has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. The teams were due to meet in…


Alcester boss Janes delighted with clean sheet

Alcester boss Janes delighted with clean sheet

ALCESTER Town continued their Midland League Division Three promotion push with a hard-fought 3-0 victory over CT Shush on Saturday. Mat Fearon, Ellis…


Robots could do jobs of half our workforce

Robots could do jobs of half our workforce

ALMOST half of Warwickshire’s workforce could be replaced by robots, a startling study has revealed. The rising tide of automation offers great opportunities…


VIDEO: Close shave for charity in Shipston

VIDEO: Close shave for charity in Shipston

IT was a case of hair today, gone tomorrow as seven magnificent fundraisers had their beards shaved off after growing them for six months. A total of…


COMMENT Why we staged 'Strexit' April Fool

COMMENT Why we staged 'Strexit' April Fool

FOR those of you who read our April Fool's Day story about a campaign group that was calling for Stratford-upon-Avon's Brexit-style independence, here's…


David Tennant talks Stratford at charity film premiere

David Tennant talks Stratford at charity film premiere

SEVERAL hundred people braved the cold on Saturday night to see the stars of the new Stratford-based film, You, Me & Him, including Dr Who and RSC…


EXCLUSIVE Campaigners call for Stratford-upon-Avon's own Brexit

EXCLUSIVE Campaigners call for Stratford-upon-Avon's own Brexit

This story is no longer available as it was an April Fool's Day joke! For more CLICK HERE


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