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Roll up, roll up, Mop time's here!

Roll up, roll up, Mop time's here!

The Charity Mop is on Sunday from 4pm until 11pm and is followed by the main mop on Monday, which runs from 11am until midnight and will be formally opened…


COMPETITION: Win tickets to Legoland

COMPETITION: Win tickets to Legoland

Join Frankie and Lord Vampyre along with Orange Brick in the eerie, misty woodland of the Enchanted Forest, where you will be able to create your very…


INTERVIEW: Hecuba singer Lara Stubbs

INTERVIEW: Hecuba singer Lara Stubbs

Be warned, watching the new production of Hecuba at the RSC is largely a harrowing business (see review, goo.gl/mxpUhN ). But there is one beguiling component…


REVIEW: Hecuba at the RSC

REVIEW: Hecuba at the RSC

It’s a tale of two battles at the Royal Shakespeare Company at the moment. While Henry V gives the French a hiding at Agincourt at the Royal Shakespeare…


Stratford couple celebrate a year in business at antiques centre

Stratford couple celebrate a year in business at antiques centre

By mixing antiques with new British-made items, the couple have created somewhere that people can visit for hours on end, and an iconic 1967 Citroen van…


Celebrity chef opens new-look shop

Celebrity chef opens new-look shop

Mandy Lane, manager at Taste of the Country, said: “The shop has been going for ten years and it was looking a bit tired, we wanted to refresh the place…


Stratford parking scheme launched to help residents

Stratford parking scheme launched to help residents

The permit scheme has been introduced following feedback in the recent car park user survey. Cllr Mike Brain, Technical Services Portfolio says: “We’ve…


School coach and van crash

School coach and van crash

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The van driver, a man in his forties, had neck and shoulder pain. He was immobilised with the use of…


Police web chat to halt hate crime

Police web chat to halt hate crime

The event has been planned to coincide with National Hate Crime Week which runs from 10th to 18th October and is one of a series of events taking place…


Funding for community and voluntary projects

Funding for community and voluntary projects

The partners are looking to fund community and voluntary sector projects primarily up to the value of £10,000 for a one year contract, with the possibility…


Myton Hospice celebrates the work of volunteers

Myton Hospice celebrates the work of volunteers

Kate Lee, CEO of Myton Hospice, said: “It’s an opportunity for us to say thanks to everyone throughout Coventry and Warwickshire who is ‘connected’ to…


Appeal sends Ciara to USA

Appeal sends Ciara to USA

Eventually £15,000 was raised and Ciara’s journey to Miami for the treatment looks set to go ahead early next year. Ciara was three when she was diagnosed…


Centre engineers a bright future

Centre engineers a bright future

It has been a real local effort, with Warwick law firm Wright Hassall, Coventry-based property advisors Bromwich Hardy and North Rae Sanders, quantity…


The show goes on — even after 210 years

The show goes on — even after 210 years

Sandra Smith, head of wigs and make up, who lives in Stratford, has completed 30 years, while collecting their 40 year service awards last Thursday were…


Family's tribute to man who died in collision on Europa Way, Warwick

Family's tribute to man who died in collision on Europa Way, Warwick

His family have released the following tribute: "We know nothing will bring our gentle caring son back, but we would appreciate any information that can…


Warwickshire Bears record first win

Warwickshire Bears record first win

Dan Gill chipped in with 14 points, with Ian Beach (10), Lee Powell (4) and Mark Butler (4) also on the scoresheet. Bears beat Shock in the play-off finals…


Law firm partner takes industry role

Law firm partner takes industry role

Andrew Smith joined Shakespeare Martineau, which employs 120 people in its Stratford-on-Avon office, in 2009 and has been a board member of Coventry and…


A special week to say ‘thank you’

A special week to say ‘thank you’

Kate Lee, chief executive of Myton Hospice, said: “It’s an opportunity for us to say thanks to everyone throughout Coventry and Warwickshire who is connected…


Sporting stars turn up for Stratford Leisure Centre re-opening

Sporting stars turn up for Stratford Leisure Centre re-opening

A large climbing wall, the first of its kind in the Midlands, has also been installed and a new reception and café have been built. Water polo player…


No complacency over unemployment decline

No complacency over unemployment decline

She said: “Our last Quarterly Economic Survey suggested that businesses would continue to grow and take on new staff and the figures are bearing that…


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