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Stratford Blue is back on the road

Stratford Blue is back on the road

A BUS painted in the Stratford Blue livery is back on routes around the town. The idea of reintroducing the specially-painted bus came out of last year’s…


REVIEW: Florence Smith: Now & Then, Bear Pit Theatre

REVIEW: Florence Smith: Now & Then, Bear Pit Theatre

Florence Smith: Now & Then, Bear Pit Theatre, 25th February There’s been much talk of time travel of late. Various ‘time travellers’ have made increasingly…


REVIEW: A Bunch of Amateurs

REVIEW: A Bunch of Amateurs

A Bunch of Amateurs, Second Thoughts at The Bear Pit Theatre, 24th February So these are the opening lines of this light-hearted comedy written by Spitting…


History made at School Chef of the Year competition in Stratford-upon-Avon

History made at School Chef of the Year competition in Stratford-upon-Avon

HISTORY was made at Stratford-upon-Avon College this week when a man won the LACA School Chef of the Year 2018 competition for the first time in its 20-year…


UPDATED: Investigation into Wellesbourne warehouse fire underway

UPDATED: Investigation into Wellesbourne warehouse fire underway

CREWS with the Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service worked throughout the night to tackle a large warehouse fire in Wellesbourne. Firefighters left the…


Weather hands Stratford Town a hectic fixture schedule

Weather hands Stratford Town a hectic fixture schedule

RING-rusty Stratford Town return to Evo-Stik South Premier action on Saturday when they head to St Ives. Town fell victim to the recent freezing weather,…


Hedgehog Friendly Town group gets letter from David Attenborough

Hedgehog Friendly Town group gets letter from David Attenborough

SIR David Attenborough has given his support to Stratford-upon Avon's Hedgehog Friendly Town group. The broadcaster and naturalist told Kyra Barboutis…


Murphy dealt blow as Hunters Call is ruled out of Cheltenham

Murphy dealt blow as Hunters Call is ruled out of Cheltenham

WILMCOTE trainer Olly Murphy has been dealt a blow with the news that Hunters Call has been ruled out of the Randox Health County Hurdle at Cheltenham…


Racing experts to host Cheltenham Festival preview night at Ebrington pub

Racing experts to host Cheltenham Festival preview night at Ebrington pub

THE ever-popular Ebrington Arms charity night returns with its favourite experts to dish out the top tips on Monday ahead of next week’s Cheltenham Festival. Race…


Countrywide Stores latest to go into administration

Countrywide Stores latest to go into administration

THE Countrywide Country Store in Bearley remains open for business despite the company going into administration. The store on Snitterfield Road is one…


Stratford AC trio shine for the Midlands

Stratford AC trio shine for the Midlands

WHILE Stratford AC’s Andrew Pozzi was taking on and beating the world’s best at the World Indoor Championships, three of his Stratford team-mates were…


Stratford estate agent pleads not guilty to murder

Stratford estate agent pleads not guilty to murder

A Stratford estate agent accused of killing his wife on New Year’s Day has pleaded not guilty to a charge of murder. 49-year-old David Clark, who worked…


Schools consultation nears end

Schools consultation nears end

Time is fast running out for parents to have their say on divisive plans from four Stratford schools to form a multi-academy trust (MAT). In January Stratford…


Zoe Ball visits Stratford during Sport Relief challenge

Zoe Ball visits Stratford during Sport Relief challenge

Radio presenter Zoe Ball stopped by for breakfast at Talton Mill, near Newbold on Stour, this morning as she prepared to set off on the latest leg of…


Reports reveal gender pay gaps at council, hospitals and college

Reports reveal gender pay gaps at council, hospitals and college

WOMEN working for Warwickshire County Council earn around ten per cent less than men. The gender pay gap is revealed today - International Women's Day…


South Warwickshire hospitals get rating upgraded

South Warwickshire hospitals get rating upgraded

THE trust that runs south Warwickshire's hospitals has had its performance rating upgraded. Inspectors from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) have rated…


New Look set to shut in Stratford

New Look set to shut in Stratford

Fashion chain New Look looks set to close its Bridge Street store in Stratford as part of a restructuring of the business. The store is one of sixty across…


Warwick's charity race day to whet appetite ahead of Cheltenham Festival

Warwick's charity race day to whet appetite ahead of Cheltenham Festival

WITH the weather wreaking havoc with the jumps programme over the last ten days and the Cheltenham Festival just around the corner, a full resumption…


Police use drone to catch suspected drug dealers

Police use drone to catch suspected drug dealers

Two people were arrested on drugs offences today following an operation by Police in Stratford-upon-Avon. During the operation officers used the latest…


Women's Tour returns to Stratford district's roads

Women's Tour returns to Stratford district's roads

THE OVO Energy Women’s Tour cycling event will return to Warwickshire in June. Leamington Spa will again host the end of a leg that will snake its way…


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