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Adams expecting another postponement

Adams expecting another postponement

City have already had four matches fall foul of the weather at Westwood Road this winter and should the rain continue to fall there is a strong chance…


Police demand drops, but ambulance chiefs busier than ever over New Year

Police demand drops, but ambulance chiefs busier than ever over New Year

Some 98.3 per cent of those calls were answered within ten seconds and one was received every 116 seconds during the evening's busiest hour - 1am to 2am. Chief…


Flood fears resurface with housing site underwater

Flood fears resurface with housing site underwater

Residents say they are angry that local knowledge was ignored by planners at Stratford District Council when the application was approved in 2012. Kineton…


Crime spree over New Year break

Crime spree over New Year break

A works van parked in Beauchamp Road, Alcester, was broken into overnight on Tuesday 29th to Wednesday 30th December, and various tools were stolen. Similarly,…


Game Fair revived just weeks after being cancelled

Game Fair revived just weeks after being cancelled

In the years in between it will be held at a yet-to-be-confirmed location elsewhere in the country. The managing director of the company behind the revived…


Review of the Year

Review of the Year


Big year, big celebrations for Shakespeare and his hometown

Big year, big celebrations for Shakespeare and his hometown

Television viewers will be able to join in the celebrations with a special programme broadcast live on BBC Two from the RSC. Events include a film festival,…


Golf buggy ends up in the river at Warwick

Golf buggy ends up in the river at Warwick

Despite calling local golf clubs, no buggies have been reported missing and police have been unable to bring the buggy back to dry land due to the rapid…


Family car crashes off M40 motorway

Family car crashes off M40 motorway

A woman in her 30s, who was driving the car, a teenage girl, a young girl and a young boy were all in the blue Volkswagen when it collided with a tree…


Stratford Christmas Lights in the running for Pride of Stratford award

Stratford Christmas Lights in the running for Pride of Stratford award

It costs £75,000 to put on the lights display each year, raised through contributions from Stratford Town Council, local businesses, The Stratford Town…


FC Stratford up to second as Shipston are sunk

FC Stratford up to second as Shipston are sunk

The game was originally scheduled to take place at Shipston's London Road ground, but the wet weather saw the game switched to the 3G pitch at the DCS. Midland…


Are retailers paying too high a price?

Are retailers paying too high a price?

Proprietors Paula Auchincloss and Rachael Hand describe closing down the business as a “heartfelt shame” and warn that Stratford is in danger of becoming…


Archie's coming home after life-saving op

Archie's coming home after life-saving op

On 8th November the family received the call they had been anxiously awaiting, a heart donated by a family in Germany was available. Kate said: “We got…


Driver trapped after M40 crash

Driver trapped after M40 crash

The driver's condition is not known. A spokesman for Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "We were alerted to a RTC on the M40 northbound between…


Pop Idol’s pub gig

Pop Idol’s pub gig

Herald arts understands that some of the singer’s family, including his grandparents live close by. A pub regular told us: “It was a big family gathering,…


Jane's got it all mapped out

Jane's got it all mapped out

The bulk of the plays take place in the British Isles or in Italy, so to squeeze so many into such a small space, meant Jane had to distort the underlying…


Cash bids to enhance Stratford's visitor experience

Cash bids to enhance Stratford's visitor experience

The Birthplace Trust is seeking cash to help its proposals to develop an international visitor centre in Henley Street and improve the conservation and…


Town's clash with Leamington postponed

Town's clash with Leamington postponed

The news will come as a blow to Town boss Carl Adams, who was hoping to see his side seal a derby double following the Boxing Day victory over Redditch…


Weather causes havoc with Midland League fixtures

Weather causes havoc with Midland League fixtures

One game that does go ahead is the Midland League Division Three clash between Shipston Excelsior and FC Stratford. The match was originally scheduled…


Chimney catches fire in Dorsington

Chimney catches fire in Dorsington

It is the latest of a string of chimney fires in Warwickshire despite warnings from the fire service about the importance of keeping chimneys swept. The…


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