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Nicholls extends lead with Warwick double

Nicholls extends lead with Warwick double

NINE times champion trainer Paul Nicholls brought a strong team of horses to Warwick on Thursday as he looked for more winners to fend off the challenge…


World's media descend on Stratford for Shakespeare celebrations

World's media descend on Stratford for Shakespeare celebrations

THE world's media are beginning to gather in Stratford-upon-Avon as the hometown of the greatest ever playwright gets ready to celebrate another milestone. TV…


'Not Just William' play to bring Shakespeare to life for youngsters

'Not Just William' play to bring Shakespeare to life for youngsters

A special play intended to introduce Shakespeare and the history of Warwickshire to youngsters is set to take place in Stratford. The performance of ‘Not…


Police candidate dismisses 'conflict of interest' claim

Police candidate dismisses 'conflict of interest' claim

CONCERNS have been voiced about the fact that the Conservative candidate for the post of police and crime commissioner for Warwickshire is married to…


VIDEO: Looking back at Shakespeare's Birthday Celebrations over the years - 1950

VIDEO: Looking back at Shakespeare's Birthday Celebrations over the years - 1950

THIS Pathé News footage documenting Shakespeare Birthday celebrations in the last century offers amazing insights into how we have celebrated ‘The Bard…


Birthday beacons lit across the district

Birthday beacons lit across the district

BEACONS were lit across Stratford district on Thursday, 21st April, to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday. The Mayor of Stratford, Cllr Tessa Bates, and Stratford…


Midland League weekend preview

Midland League weekend preview

FC STRATFORD will be aiming to throw a spanner in the works of Smithswood Firs' promotion bid when the teams meet at Mackadown Lane on Saturday. Following…


Rock star Prince once rented manor house near Stratford

Rock star Prince once rented manor house near Stratford

PRINCE rented a manor house two miles from Stratford-upon-Avon which he used as his base while performing at the National Exhibition Centre in the mid-nineties. Clifford…


Funding secured for new Wellesbourne surgery

Funding secured for new Wellesbourne surgery

A new era for healthcare is set to dawn in Wellesbourne after funding for a new state-of-the-art medical centre in the village was finally secured. The…


Stratford's oldest house goes up for sale

Stratford's oldest house goes up for sale

THE historic Mason’s Court in Stratford-upon-Avon town centre has been put up for sale by Stratford Town Trust because it cannot afford the costly restoration…


VIDEO: Looking back at Shakespeare's Birthday Celebrations over the years - 1936

VIDEO: Looking back at Shakespeare's Birthday Celebrations over the years - 1936

THIS Pathé News footage documenting Shakespeare Birthday celebrations in the last century offers amazing insights into how we have celebrated ‘The Bard…


VIDEO: Looking back at Shakespeare's Birthday Celebrations over the years - 1930

VIDEO: Looking back at Shakespeare's Birthday Celebrations over the years - 1930

THIS Pathé News footage documenting Shakespeare Birthday celebrations in the last century offers amazing insights into how we have celebrated ‘The Bard…


Wright smashes his previous best in Brighton Marathon

Wright smashes his previous best in Brighton Marathon

TWO Stratford runners competed in the spectacular Brighton Marathon last weekend. The race is one of the country’s favourite 26.2-milers, with its finish…


In this week's Herald. . .

In this week's Herald. . .

DO you use Stratford-upon-Avon Park and Ride? The cost is about to rocket - find out why on our front page this week. We also give you a first look at…


VIDEO: Looking back at Shakespeare's Birthday Celebrations over the years - 1920

VIDEO: Looking back at Shakespeare's Birthday Celebrations over the years - 1920

THIS Pathé News footage documenting Shakespeare Birthday celebrations in the last century offers amazing insights into how we have celebrated ‘The Bard…


Actors pay homage to Victoria Wood

Actors pay homage to Victoria Wood

The news of Victoria Wood’s death, from cancer aged 62, has led to a massive outpouring of grief, with many taking to social media to pay homage to the…


NFU staff attempt canine world record

NFU staff attempt canine world record

More than 400 staff at NFU Mutual took a paws from their usual day for an unusual world record attempt today. Determined to raise as much as £3,000 for…


Photo gallery: Stratford v Crewe & Nantwich

Photo gallery: Stratford v Crewe & Nantwich

HERALD photographer Mark Williamson covered Stratford’s league clash against Crewe & Nantwich at Pearcecroft on Saturday. The Black & Whites triumphed…


Nicholls eyes more glory at Warwick

Nicholls eyes more glory at Warwick

NINE times champion trainer Paul Nicholls is facing a stiff challenge in this year’s title race from Irishman Willie Mullins and he will be out to land…


Murder Trial: Court hears details of victim's injuries

Murder Trial: Court hears details of victim's injuries

A jury has been told that 36-year-old Tristram Wallace died of a cardiac arrest after sustaining more than 40 injuries following an attack in Stratford…


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