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In the Stratford Herald this week

In the Stratford Herald this week

There's another action-packed edition of the Stratford Herald out today with unrivalled coverage of the area. So if you want to know what's happening…


Rallying call to save historic ambulance association

Rallying call to save historic ambulance association

The historic Stratford Ambulance Association is on the verge of collapse unless the organisation can succeed in a final appeal for new members. The service,…


Court of Appeal to hear case against Horton General Hospital

Court of Appeal to hear case against Horton General Hospital

AN appeal against the High Court’s decision to dismiss the legal challenge to bed closures at Horton General Hospital will be heard at the Court of Appeal…


Garden Village safety concerns prompt developer pledge

Garden Village safety concerns prompt developer pledge

Serious safety concerns have been raised over plans to build 3,100 homes at Long Marston Airfield by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)- but the developer…


KES reign supreme at championships

KES reign supreme at championships

KING Edward VI School (KES) fencers returned from the 2019 British School Championships with an unprecedented level of success. Between 2015 and 2017,…


Investment at Bidford's Big Meadow gets the go-ahead

Investment at Bidford's Big Meadow gets the go-ahead

Positive changes are on the cards for Bidford’s Big Meadow as the parish council approved new improvements at the site. The 26-acre riverside park, which…


Clondaw Westie returned to form at Stratford's season opener

Clondaw Westie returned to form at Stratford's season opener

CLONDAW Westie, a winner of four races last season, but unplaced in both his starts this term, returned to form with a vengeance to land the David Cowgill…


Stratford MP hopes PM's EU deal gets over the line

Stratford MP hopes PM's EU deal gets over the line

Stratford MP Nadhim Zahawi has thrown his weight behind the Prime Minister's EU exit deal as Parliament prepares for a crucial vote on the agreement tonight. Speaking…


Sims forced to retire from Hong Kong E-Prix

Sims forced to retire from Hong Kong E-Prix

ALEXANDER Sims said he would try to take the positives from a disappointing Hong Kong E-Prix where he was forced to retire after hitting the crash barriers…


Posters to deter smokers outside school gates

Posters to deter smokers outside school gates

SCHOOL in Warwickshire are hoping to persuade parents not to smoke outside school gates when taking their children to and from school by introducing Smoke-free…


Demolition work starts on RSC's Costume Workshop

Demolition work starts on RSC's Costume Workshop

DEMOLITION work has begun on the restoration and redevelopment of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Costume Workshop. The Grade II listed building, which…


Compulsory purchase order to buy Wellesbourne Airfield launched

Compulsory purchase order to buy Wellesbourne Airfield launched

Councillors have agreed to begin a compulsory purchase order (CPO) to buy Wellesbourne Airfield. Last year the authority agreed to pursue the CPO, but…


Goodnight Charlie continues her love for Warwick

Goodnight Charlie continues her love for Warwick

THE grey mare Goodnight Charlie continued her love affair with Warwick when leading all the way with regular jockey Bridget Andrews to land the My Dream…


Weekend hockey results

Weekend hockey results

HOCKEY Saturday, 9th March Midlands Two Loughborough 1sts 0-5 Stratford Men’s 1sts West Midlands Premier Stratford 2nds 1-5 University of Birmingham 3rds South…


Lucky cat saved by "Hero" vet

Lucky cat saved by "Hero" vet

A Kineton family have thanked a “hero” vet who saved their cat’s life after he swallowed a needle. Barbara McClelland-Welbourn rushed the family’s 18-month-old…


Weekend rugby results

Weekend rugby results

RUGBY UNION Saturday, 9th March Wadworth 6X South West One East Banbury 42-14 Stratford-upon-Avon Midlands Two West (South) Southam 12-7 Rugby St Andrews Midlands…


Early morning raid at Kineton Co-op

Early morning raid at Kineton Co-op

Criminals caused extensive damage to a shop in Kineton in the early hours of Saturday morning as they stole an ATM. The theft was reported at the Co-op…


Weekend football results

Weekend football results

FOOTBALL Saturday, 9th March Evo-Stik Southern Premier Central Stratford Town 1-0 Rushden & Diamonds Total Motion Midland League, Division One Racing…


Marina work not imminent says developer

Marina work not imminent says developer

Work on Stratford’s new Shakespeare Marina will not start imminently, despite workers being spotted at the site. Planning permission has been approved…


Town Trust can bring lasting change says new chief

Town Trust can bring lasting change says new chief

The origins of the Stratford Town Trust stretch back as far as the 13 th Century, but Sara Aspley, the charity’s recently appointed chief executive seems…


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