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Edgbaston marquee a "huge benefit" as Warwickshire opt to stay at home

Edgbaston marquee a "huge benefit" as Warwickshire opt to stay at home

WARWICKSHIRE'S players will spend their first pre-season training session in the specially-erected marquee at Edgbaston on Wednesday, writes Bryan Halford. Sport…


The Pragnell Prize winner for 2018 is. . .

The Pragnell Prize winner for 2018 is. . .

ACTRESS Jane Lapotaire, who suffered a brain haemorrhage almost 20 years ago, has been named as the 29th recipient of the Pragnell Shakespeare Birthday…


"Inappropriate" apartments plan rejected

"Inappropriate" apartments plan rejected

Planners have rejected a plan to build new apartments on the site of a former Stratford pub, describing the building as “poorly designed”. The concept,…


INTERVIEW: Ursula Mohan on sharing a grandmother's memories

INTERVIEW: Ursula Mohan on sharing a grandmother's memories

RSC actor Christopher Saul, who lives in Stratford and is currently in Imperium, has written a one-woman play based on the memories of his grandmother,…


Upset as memorial plaque is stolen

Upset as memorial plaque is stolen

A memorial plaque remembering much-respected Cotswold Warden Rita Turner has been stolen. Rita, who lived in Shipston with her husband Allen, was a warden…


Hartin bags hat-trick as Stratford Town Youth ease past Malvern

Hartin bags hat-trick as Stratford Town Youth ease past Malvern

A HARRY Hartin hat-trick propelled Stratford Town Youth to a 5-1 victory over Malvern Town in the MFYL League Cup at a chilly HD Anywhere Community Stadium…


Athletes encouraged to sign up for sponsorship scheme

Athletes encouraged to sign up for sponsorship scheme

ATHLETES in the Stratford district are being given the opportunity to receive funding as part of a talent development programme. Everyone Active's Sporting…


Winners of Pride of Stratford Awards announced

Winners of Pride of Stratford Awards announced

The winners for this year’s Pride of Stratford District Awards supported by Sitel were announced last weekend with Escape Arts as Educator of the Year…


Stratforward in BID for third term

Stratforward in BID for third term

A CONSULTATION that marks the start of the process in which Stratford town centre businesses will vote on whether or not to keep funding the Business…


Eastern European convenience shop plan submitted

Eastern European convenience shop plan submitted

Plans for a new convenience store specialising in Eastern European foods have been submitted to Stratford District Council. The applicant is seeking to…


Furry fundraising proves fun night out

Furry fundraising proves fun night out

FERRETS were the central attraction at Kineton Primary School which held a fundraising race night with a difference. The races, on Saturday, 3rd February,…


Man seriously injured in head-on collision near Kineton

Man seriously injured in head-on collision near Kineton

A head on collision near Kineton has left a man in his 30’s seriously injured. According to a Warwickshire Police spokesperson, police, fire and ambulance…


New-look Shakespeare Birthday Celebrations

New-look Shakespeare Birthday Celebrations

An exciting blend of old and new will greet visitors at Stratford this year’s Shakespeare Birthday Celebrations, as details of the three-day event emerged…


Armed raiders strike at Stratford Tesco Express

Armed raiders strike at Stratford Tesco Express

Three men wielding wooden sticks carried out a dawn robbery at the Banbury Road Tesco Express in Stratford this morning. The men, who were all wearing…


Weekend football round-up

Weekend football round-up

FC STRATFORD moved into the quarter-finals of the Les James Challenge Cup following a 4-2 success at Bartestree on Saturday. James Gifford (2), Tom Parnaby…


Jail for two men after street assault in Warwick

Jail for two men after street assault in Warwick

A WARWICK bricklayer was off work for eight weeks after he fell and broke his wrist when he was subjected to an unprovoked attack on his way home from…


Lottery dishes out £5million

Lottery dishes out £5million

LOTTERY funding totalling almost £5million was handed to groups in south Warwickshire in 2017, new figures have revealed. Stratford-on-Avon district banked…


Flight training school leaves Wellesbourne Airfield

Flight training school leaves Wellesbourne Airfield

A Wellesbourne-based flight training school has called time on its tenure at Wellesbourne Airfield, claiming a lack of investment in the site by the landowners…


Saint Calvados cruises to victory in Kingmaker at Warwick

Saint Calvados cruises to victory in Kingmaker at Warwick

WARWICK'S Kingmaker Chase has been a stepping stone for some high-class chasers over the years and Saturday’s crowd might just have seen another star…


Council agrees school transport changes

Council agrees school transport changes

Many parents across the county will soon have to pay more to send their children to school after Warwickshire County Council agreed controversial changes…


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