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Mason's Court sells for £520,000

Mason's Court sells for £520,000

THE controversial sale of Mason's Court in Stratford-upon-Avon has banked Stratford Town Trust £520,000. It sold at an auction held at The Marriott in…


Stratford register office set to move into library

Stratford register office set to move into library

STRATFORD Library is to start a new chapter in 2017 with the opening of a new ceremony room for weddings. The historic library building, next door to…


Park and ride buses would have added to traffic, says council

Park and ride buses would have added to traffic, says council

THE reason extra buses were not running from Stratford-upon-Avon’s Park and Ride during the Shakespeare Birthday Celebrations was because they would have…


Teddy bears hit new heights in aid of church

Teddy bears hit new heights in aid of church

TEDDY bears wearing parachutes were launched off the tower of St Nicholas Church, Alcester earlier this month, raising more than £500 for the church restoration…


BREAKING NEWS: Man found guilty in murder trial

BREAKING NEWS: Man found guilty in murder trial

The jury in the Tristram Wallace murder trial have returned a guilty verdict against one of the group accused of killing him. Neil Potter,36, was found…


Students cleared of gang rape to have defence costs refunded

Students cleared of gang rape to have defence costs refunded

Three Royal Agricultural University students cleared of gang rape charges are to get some of their defence costs refunded after a judge today criticised…


Missing teenager found safe and well

Missing teenager found safe and well

A teenager from Alcester who had been missing for around two weeks, has been found safe and well. Ellie Mae Shaylor, 15, went missing in Stratford on…


Weekend football round-up

Weekend football round-up

ALCESTER Town's hopes of finishing in the Midland League Division Three top four were ended on a scorching afternoon at Smithswood Firs, who secured a…


Winning weekend for Alcester trainer Skelton

Winning weekend for Alcester trainer Skelton

ALCESTER trainer Dan Skelton was on the mark at Warwick on Saturday evening when Virgilio was an easy winner of the Phillips 66 Refinery To Jet Forecourt…


Full steam ahead as Shakespeare Express gets green light

Full steam ahead as Shakespeare Express gets green light

THE Shakespeare Express will be back on track this summer after safety fears were allayed. The company that provides the drivers for the popular summer…


Online fundraising bid for war veteran memorial

Online fundraising bid for war veteran memorial

A GOOD Samaritan is aiming to raise money to buy a memorial plaque for an ex-serviceman from Kineton whose life savings were stolen by a crooked care…


Gibbs set to smash fundraising target for charity race at Warwick

Gibbs set to smash fundraising target for charity race at Warwick

AIR Ambulance paramedic Philippa Gibbs is hoping to raise £1,700 for the charity, which covers Warwickshire and Northamptonshire, in a race at Warwick’s…


The George given a £1million makeover

The George given a £1million makeover

An Iconic Georgian pub in Shipston has re-opened following an extensive five-month restoration. More than £1million has been spent on the George Townhouse…


'Gangster' drug dealer had axe in his bedroom

'Gangster' drug dealer had axe in his bedroom

A TEENAGER who dropped hundreds of pounds worth of heroin and crack cocaine out of a window as the police raided his flat in Stratford-upon-Avon has been…


Stratford slip to first defeat of the season

Stratford slip to first defeat of the season

STRATFORD slipped to a 28-run defeat by DLS method against Tamworth in their Birmingham Premier League Division Two match at Swans Nest Lane on Saturday. Josh…


Town centre chiefs’ concern over shops under threat

Town centre chiefs’ concern over shops under threat

STAFF at Stratford-upon-Avon’s Austin Reed, Viyella and Country Casuals outlets voiced worries this week over the group going into administration and…


PICTURE GALLERY: Dancing in the streets since 1974

PICTURE GALLERY: Dancing in the streets since 1974

THE Ilmington Morris Men again danced at the most spectacular sunrise for many years — as seen from Ilmington Downs, which, at 842ft above sea level,…


Champions stay top following victory at Henley

Champions stay top following victory at Henley

CHAMPIONS Stratford-on-Avon remain top of the Wildmoor Spa Tennis League thanks to a 3-1 win at Henley-in-Arden. However, they are joined at the top on…


Protest fails to halt Mason’s Court auction

Protest fails to halt Mason’s Court auction

FORMER tenants of historic Mason’s Court in Rother Street, Stratford-upon-Avon — and some of their supporters — staged a demonstration outside the 15th…


INTERVIEW: 'For All Time' artist Steven Follen

INTERVIEW: 'For All Time' artist Steven Follen

FOR All Time is the largest permanent site-specific artwork to be commissioned by the RSC. Herald arts caught up with its creator, Brighton based-artist…


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