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Lloyds to close another local branch

Lloyds to close another local branch

LLOYDS Bank has announced a new raft of branch closures with one in south Warwickshire on the list of 49. The branch on High Street in Henley-in-Arden…


Health focus at senior citizen conference in Stratford

Health focus at senior citizen conference in Stratford

STRATFORD District’s Senior Citizen’s Action Network (SCAN) Annual Conference takes place next week on Tuesday 24th April and will focus on health and…


Stratford Town blow St Ives away with five first-half goals

Stratford Town blow St Ives away with five first-half goals

STRATFORD Town ended their five-game losing run in some style as they romped to an emphatic 6-2 victory over St Ives at the ProEdge Stadium on Tuesday…


Destination... management for Bidford's Ben

Destination... management for Bidford's Ben

SHAKESPEARE’S England, the destination management organisation for Warwickshire, recently announced that 16-year-old Ben Archer from Bidford will be its…


Arrest in Stratford attempted murder probe

Arrest in Stratford attempted murder probe

A MAN has been arrested in connection with an attempted murder investigation. The investigation was launched after a 17-year-old boy was discovered in…


Stratford's jobless at highest for five years

Stratford's jobless at highest for five years

THE number of unemployed people in Stratford district has reached its highest point for almost five years. Figures published on Monday show in March there…


Stratford make solid return to National Road Relays

Stratford make solid return to National Road Relays

FOLLOWING a strong performance at last month’s Midland Road Relay Championships, Stratford AC earned a place at the prestigious National 12-Stage Road…


Oliver’s homecoming

Oliver’s homecoming

THE Townsend Hall in Shipston-on-Stour will host Oliver Darling And The Living Legends on Friday night, 21st April. Oliver — who is from Brailes — has…


The Bard's Night celebration is cancelled again

The Bard's Night celebration is cancelled again

THE Bard’s Night at Stratford ArtsHouse has been cancelled. Organisers say the black tie event, which is a celebration of William Shakespeare, will not…


FC Stratford suffer thrashing as GNP seal promotion in style

FC Stratford suffer thrashing as GNP seal promotion in style

FC STRATFORD were left shell-shocked as they slumped to a demoralising 7-1 defeat at the hands of Midland League Division Three runaway leaders GNP Sports…


Doubts over future of Vauxhall dealership

Doubts over future of Vauxhall dealership

NEARLY one in three Vauxhall dealerships are facing potential closure in a cost-saving shake-up. According to a report, up to 3,800 jobs are at risk at…


Young film directors up for award

Young film directors up for award

FIVE talented film directors from Stratford College have received nominations for the Royal Television Society's Young People's Film Festival. Creative…


Motoring festival hosts carpool karaoke competition

Motoring festival hosts carpool karaoke competition

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON'S Festival of Motoring is hosting its own version of TV show Carpool Karaoke in the run up to next month's two-day event. Participants…


Small interest rises to come - says the Bank of England

Small interest rises to come - says the Bank of England

SMALL rises in interest rates over the next three years will be the 'new normal' - that's the message to residents and businesses from the local representative…


Warwickshire and Sussex forced to settle for draw

Warwickshire and Sussex forced to settle for draw

DAVID Wiese and Olly Stone took the individual honours as Warwickshire and Sussex had to settle for bonus points from a rain-affected draw in their opening…


Weekend football round-up

Weekend football round-up

FC STRATFORD got their Midland League Division Three promotion bid back on track with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Central Ajax at the MoodChimp Stadium…


Throwing shade on the RSC (reviews)

Throwing shade on the RSC (reviews)

A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Richard III, Tread the Boards at The Attic Theatre, playing in repertoire until 22nd April. Reviews by Peter Buckroyd. Just…


Join the Lions' pride

Join the Lions' pride

THE Shakespeare Lions has set up and will run a new resource library at Stratford Hospital for visually impaired people from across south Warwickshire. This…


Town boss admits his side are stuck in a rut

Town boss admits his side are stuck in a rut

STRATFORD Town manager Carl Adams admits his side are stuck in a rut after suffering five straight defeats in the Evo-Stik League South Premier. Town's…


Join the field for Shakespeare Marathon

Join the field for Shakespeare Marathon

THERE is still time to enter this year's Shakespeare Marathon and Half Marathon. The popular run - organised by Stratford-upon-Avon Rotary Club and raising…


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