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Entrepreneurial brothers expand

Entrepreneurial brothers expand

TWO Warwickshire-based property entrepreneurs, who harnessed the power of the internet to drive forward their fledgling letting agency, have launched…


Market site housing up for approval

Market site housing up for approval

A HOUSING development on the former Stratford-upon-Avon cattle market looks likely to get the go ahead tonight, Wednesday. Stratford-on-Avon District…


Picture special: Alcester Town v Perrywood

Picture special: Alcester Town v Perrywood

HERALD photographer Mark Williamson covered Alcester Town's Midland League Division Three victory over Perrywood at Stratford Road on Saturday. Town won…


Village pub's fresh identity

Village pub's fresh identity

THE Kitchen at Farnborough opened its doors last Friday sporting a complete new look and new name to go with it. Formerly The Inn at Farnborough, owners,…


Sacconi's welcome return to Stratford

Sacconi's welcome return to Stratford

THE Sacconi String Quartet and clarinettist Timothy Orpen play the last of this season’s Stratford Chamber Music concerts at the Shakespeare Institute…


Award hopes for drama group

Award hopes for drama group

LIGHTHORNE Drama Group is through to the quarter-finals of a national competition after winning a heat of the All-England Theatre Festival in Nuneaton. The…


Herald poll: Thumbs down for big wheel

Herald poll: Thumbs down for big wheel

AN online poll has suggested the people of Stratford are not keen on the proposed big wheel. Herald Twitter users voted by 69 per cent to 31 per cent…


Businesses chief 'disappointed' with Osborne's Budget

Businesses chief 'disappointed' with Osborne's Budget

BUSINESS leaders in Coventry and Warwickshire say George Osborne’s budget will be popular with small firms. But Louise Bennett, chief executive of the…


Jimmy Spices closes in Stratford

Jimmy Spices closes in Stratford

A well-known Stratford restaurant has closed its doors with the company behind it expected to enter liquidation later this month. Jimmy Spices on Windsor…


Bell: Warwickshire ready for toughest season yet

Bell: Warwickshire ready for toughest season yet

CAPTAIN Ian Bell is confident that Warwickshire are ready for the challenges of the Specsavers County Championship Division One, which he believes is…


Picture special: Stratford Ladies 2nds v Nuneaton Ladies 2nds

Picture special: Stratford Ladies 2nds v Nuneaton Ladies 2nds

HERALD photographer Mark Williamson covered Stratford 2nds' Warwickshire Women's League Division Two victory over Nuneaton 2nds on Saturday. Stratford…


Town survive second-half onslaught to claim point

Town survive second-half onslaught to claim point

STRATFORD Town survived a second-half Hitchin onslaught to earn a point in a highly-charged 1-1 draw at the DCS on Tuesday night. Hitchin dominated a…


Man threatened people with an axe - police

Man threatened people with an axe - police

A MAN has been arrested in connection with an incident in which an axe was reportedly wielded in Chipping Campden. It happened on the High Street in the…


Birthplace tavern puts Bard on tap

Birthplace tavern puts Bard on tap

A GLASS will be raised to William Shakespeare at the Swan and Maidenhead Inn — the pub that was once housed in his family home in Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon. The…


Trampoline arena set to create 70 new jobs

Trampoline arena set to create 70 new jobs

SEVENTY jobs will be created when a trampoline arena opens in Warwick later this year. Jump In in Hermes Close on Tachbrook Park is the company’s second…


Trio saddle up in support of former teammate Matt

Trio saddle up in support of former teammate Matt

FRIENDS who met at a local football club are cycling 400 miles across four countries for an ex-teammate who has cancer. Sam Canty, Joe Weston and Matt…


Shakespeare Week launched by Floella Benjamin

Shakespeare Week launched by Floella Benjamin

THE third annual Shakespeare Week was launched in a live digital broadcast by children’s television presenter Baroness Floella Benjamin, at the Shakespeare…


Weekend football round-up

Weekend football round-up

FC STRATFORD revived their Midland League Division Three title hopes with victory over Boldmere Sports & Social Falcons at the DCS on Saturday. Martin…


Local winners at this year's Crufts

Local winners at this year's Crufts

THERE were several top class local entries in this year’s Crufts including Fabien Chidonna At Efterpi a long coat Chihuahua owned by Mrs Sharon Baker…


REVIEW: Don Quixote at RSC

REVIEW: Don Quixote at RSC

“STRATFORD, it’s not all about Shakespeare”, is the often-trumpeted mantra beloved by many locals bored of the Bard — especially in this much-hyped 400th…


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