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Shot in the arm for quarry campaigners

Shot in the arm for quarry campaigners

TWO villages that are faced with plans for huge quarries on their doorsteps have been given a boost after Warwickshire’s proposed minerals strategy was…


Elderly resident wakes to find two burglars in bedroom

Elderly resident wakes to find two burglars in bedroom

AN Alcester resident, aged in their 90s, woke to find two men in their bedroom in what police have described as a burglary. The men were at a residence…


Nadhim Zahawi now leaves family firm role

Nadhim Zahawi now leaves family firm role

STRATFORD-on-Avon MP Nadhim Zahawi has unwound his business interests after being made Education Minister in the recent reshuffle. Having pledged to give…


£6million restoration campaign backed by ex-minister

£6million restoration campaign backed by ex-minister

EDWINA Currie has made a surprise visit to the Royal Shakespeare Company’s cos- tume department. The former Conservative politician was in town last week…


Councils signs up to help households out of fuel poverty

Councils signs up to help households out of fuel poverty

A SCHEME that aims to help more households on a low income out of fuel poverty has been backed by Stratford District Council and Warwick District Council. It…


Town's game with Hitchin postponed due to waterlogged pitch

Town's game with Hitchin postponed due to waterlogged pitch

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


A special night to hail Stratford district's finest

A special night to hail Stratford district's finest

THE cream of local sporting talent attended the 16th annual Stratford-on-Avon District Sports Awards at the Stratford ArtsHouse on Friday. More than 250…


Hunt and Weatherhead taste success in Winter League match

Hunt and Weatherhead taste success in Winter League match

TONY Hunt and Brett Weatherhead both came out on top last Sunday’s Winter League match, hosted by Shipston AC and ADDAC. This was the first round of four…


Aston Martin sales accelerate

Aston Martin sales accelerate

ASTON Martin sold 5,117 of its luxury sports cars in 2017 — a nine-year high. The company, which has its headquarters in Gaydon, Warwickshire, said demand…


Family 'log on' to witness historic same-sex marriage

Family 'log on' to witness historic same-sex marriage

A STRATFORD woman who now lives in Australia has made history by becoming one of the very first people in a same-sex couple to legally marry under new…


Full list of finalists for the Stratford Sports Awards 2018

Full list of finalists for the Stratford Sports Awards 2018

THE Stratford-on-Avon District Sports Awards take place at the Stratford ArtsHouse on Friday, with 11 awards to be handed out. Here is a full rundown…


Stephens remains committed to Stratford after Ipswich Town approach

Stephens remains committed to Stratford after Ipswich Town approach

TOP scorer Ben Stephens says he remains committed to Stratford Town after accepting a two-day training invitation at Ipswich Town. The 20-year-old this…


Zoe leads way as Stratford AC's ladies claim seventh spot

Zoe leads way as Stratford AC's ladies claim seventh spot

TWO strong teams from Stratford Athletic Club made the short journey to Cofton Park for the third round of races in their cross country leagues. They…


FC Stratford lacking a clinical edge as they bow out of Vase

FC Stratford lacking a clinical edge as they bow out of Vase

DAVE Poulson cut a frustrated figure in the wake of FC Stratford’s Birmingham Vase exit at Bustleholme on Tuesday night. The visitors booked their place…


Janes in war of words with GNP Sports boss

Janes in war of words with GNP Sports boss

DANNY Janes became embroiled in a war of words with GNP Sports manager Shamir Alam after Saturday’s 0-0 draw in Coventry. Alam accused Alcester of playing…


PICTURE GALLERY: Alcester v Dunlop

PICTURE GALLERY: Alcester v Dunlop

ALCESTER returned to winning ways as they swept aside Dunlop 50-26 at Birmingham Road last Saturday. Three brothers led the charge to victory with Jack…


Airline pilot denies murdering his wife

Airline pilot denies murdering his wife

AN airline pilot has pleaded not guilty to murdering his wife after she was found fatally injured at her village home in Knightcote, south Warwickshire…


Tornados storm through to another cup semi-final

Tornados storm through to another cup semi-final

STRATFORD Town Tornados under-14s progressed to the Ambassador Evesham League Cup semi-finals for the sixth successive year on Sunday. Town saw off Cookley…


Global trio

Global trio

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON Jazz welcomes one of London’s top new jazz trios, Malija, pictured above, to its evening at the Stratford ArtsHouse at 8pm on Wednesday,…


Sent from Coventry...

Sent from Coventry...

"To be honest all I wanted to be was an extra in Harry Potter, I just wanted to wear a cloak and have a wand. But mainly I wanted to be in the great feast…


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