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Man rescued from roof of car in flooded Wellesbourne road

Man rescued from roof of car in flooded Wellesbourne road

A MAN who could not swim was rescued from the roof of a car in flooded waters of Wellesbourne by the Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service. Stratford crews…


County's greenest resident is from Stratford!

County's greenest resident is from Stratford!

CATHERINE Haynes, from from Upper Quinton in Stratford-on-Avon, is Warwickshire’s Recycling Champion of the Year 2018. She was crowned after a live final…


Council chief is ousted from CWLEP board

Council chief is ousted from CWLEP board

THE leader of Stratford-on-Avon District Council has been ousted from the board of the organisation that distributes tens of millions of pounds of government…


Williams warms up for Euro bid with a hat-trick of medals

Williams warms up for Euro bid with a hat-trick of medals

PAULA Williams bagged two golds and one bronze at last weekend’s British Masters’ Indoor Championsips at Lee Valley. With the European Masters’ Championships…


Hero mum's honour two years after fatal accident

Hero mum's honour two years after fatal accident

A HEROIC Stratford mum who died in a tragic accident whilst saving her daughter’s life in 2016, is set to be honoured by the Carnegie Dunfermline &…


REVIEW: Escape Live opens in Stratford

REVIEW: Escape Live opens in Stratford

ON the face of it, being locked in a room for an hour and working as a team to escape, might not be everybody’s cup of tea, but there is no ignoring the…


Town’s first Thai restaurant closes after 26 years

Town’s first Thai restaurant closes after 26 years

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Wright excited by balance of Warwickshire squad

Wright excited by balance of Warwickshire squad

CHRIS Wright believes Warwickshire's squad has a "nice balance" to it as preparations step up towards the new season, writes Brian Halford. The Bears'…


Herald shortlisted for national award for second year running

Herald shortlisted for national award for second year running

THE Stratford-upon-Avon Herald has been shortlisted for a national industry award, in the Weekly Newspaper of the Year category. The shortlist has been…


Big wheel could be approved this week

Big wheel could be approved this week

THE big wheel could get planning permission as soon as tomorrow, Wednesday, to operate on Stratford’s Recreation Ground for the next three years. Council…


Cash reward offered two months after jewellery raid

Cash reward offered two months after jewellery raid

A REWARD has been offered this week for information about an armed robbery from a jewellers in January, during which £400,000 worth of items was stolen. Three…


Police appeal for Alveston vehicle break-ins

Police appeal for Alveston vehicle break-ins

Police have launched an appeal for information after the break-in of three vehicles in Alveston over the weekend. Three vehicles all located in the area…


Historical documents go on show during fifth Shakespeare Week

Historical documents go on show during fifth Shakespeare Week

A WEEK-LONG celebration of William Shakespeare began today, Monday. More than two million primary school children across the UK have signed up to be part…


Weekend football round-up

Weekend football round-up

SHIPSTON Excelsior's promotion hopes suffered a setback following Saturday's 4-0 defeat to Midland League Division Three leaders GNP Sports. Josh O'Grady…


Stratford Pride stall forced to close after abuse from public

Stratford Pride stall forced to close after abuse from public

A STALL manned by Warwickshire Pride group was forced to close early on Saturday after volunteers received a tirade of offensive and homophobic abuse. Members…


First steam train in Broadway for 58 years

First steam train in Broadway for 58 years

THE first steam train to stop at Broadway station in almost exactly 58 years arrived without pomp or ceremony on Friday. It was a test run for the grand…


Anime season at Stratford's Picturehouse

Anime season at Stratford's Picturehouse

A season of Studio Ghibli films are showing as part of Stratford Picturehouse’s Vintage Sundays, which sees “cool classics put back on the big screen”. Studio…


Stratford meeting abandoned due to waterlogged track

Stratford meeting abandoned due to waterlogged track

MONDAY'S meeting at Stratford Racecourse has been abandoned because of a waterlogged track. Clerk of the course Nessie Lambert tweeted: "We have had to…


REVIEW: Schools' catty panto battle!

REVIEW: Schools' catty panto battle!

Elaine Binks reviews Dick Whittington, Bridgetown School, 2nd February; and Puss in Boots, The Willows, 16th February... and declares the winner of 'the…


Talk Of The South digs deep to claim Warwick success

Talk Of The South digs deep to claim Warwick success

TALK Of The South , runner up in the feature race at Warwick’s Air Ambulance Countryside Day 12 months ago, went one better on Sunday, just clinging on…


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