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BREAKING NEWS: Serious incident on Western Road

BREAKING NEWS: Serious incident on Western Road

Emergency services are currently at the scene of a serious road traffic collision involving a car transporter on Western Road. The incident occurred at…


Police call for vigilance after spate of bank card scams

Police call for vigilance after spate of bank card scams

At least 10 people have been targeted by phone scammers in the area over the past two weeks. So far calls have been received in Welllesbourne, Stratford,…


New mayors appointed

New mayors appointed

New mayors in Stratford-upon-Avon, Alcester and Shipston are preparing for an exciting 12 months ahead, as they begin their terms in office. In Stratford…


Club president Jo shortlisted for RFU award

Club president Jo shortlisted for RFU award

STRATFORD Rugby Club’s newly-appointed president Jo Littler has been shortlisted in the 2016 RFU President’s Annual Awards programme. This year the programme…


Stratford set for a bumper weekend of racing

Stratford set for a bumper weekend of racing

THERE'S a double-header of evening racing at Stratford this weekend and point-to-point followers will be out in force on Friday, when the seven-race card…


Bard rates high in school book poll

Bard rates high in school book poll

SHAKESPEARE’S works remain some of our most fondly remembered books from school, so says a recently-compiled list of the nation’s favourite school books. Four…


Games and Thrones: Round two of bloody play

Games and Thrones: Round two of bloody play

PLAYBOX’S acclaimed reworking of Shakespeare’s Henry Vl plays moves to St Mary’s Church in Warwick for more performances following a hugely-successful…


Alcester hit by overnight thefts

Alcester hit by overnight thefts

POLICE are warning motorists and householders to be extra vigilant and tighten personal security measures after a spate of thefts from vehicles in the…


Johnson suffers afternoon to forget at Warwick

Johnson suffers afternoon to forget at Warwick

SUNSHINE and showers greeted racegoers at Warwick on Wednesday when the Ardencote Think Pink Ladies Day brought the curtain down on the inaugural May…


Amateur jockeys raise more than £20,000 for Air Ambulance

Amateur jockeys raise more than £20,000 for Air Ambulance

TWELVE amateur jockeys raised at total of £20,700 for the Air Ambulance Service at Warwick’s Ardencote Think Pink Ladies day on Wednesday, writes David…


In today's Herald . . .

In today's Herald . . .

PLANS for the highly-controversial 2,000-home new town planned for Gaydon and Lighthorne Heath faces another bumpy ride after car giant Jaguar Land Rover…


Have your say on life in Warwickshire

Have your say on life in Warwickshire

A new survey to help shape the future of public services in Warwickshire has been launched by the County Council. The survey is an opportunity for Warwickshire…


New chairman for Stratford District Council

New chairman for Stratford District Council

AT Stratford-on-Avon District Council’s annual meeting today (Wednesday) Cllr Sue Adams (Cons, Alcester and Rural) became the new chairman of the authority. Cllr…


Twirl power: join dance class for summer shows

Twirl power: join dance class for summer shows

DANCE teacher, Gemma Joyce, poses with young dancers after recently launching Saturday morning classes covering ballet, jazz, lyrical, and showcase work,…


Major winner Nicholas visits Stratford Golf Club

Major winner Nicholas visits Stratford Golf Club

ONE of Britain’s most successful female golfers was guest speaker at Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club last week. Alison Nicholas was a leading light in the…


PICTURE GALLERY: Stratford v Harborne

PICTURE GALLERY: Stratford v Harborne

HERALD photographer Mark Williamson covered Stratford’s Birmingham League Division Two match against Harborne on Saturday. The Panthers endured a frustrating…


Ettington via the North Pole

Ettington via the North Pole

POLAR explorer Mark Wood, who has just been to the North Pole, will talk about his ground breaking expedition in his new home village. It takes place…


REVIEW: Cymbeline at the RSC

REVIEW: Cymbeline at the RSC

I had misgivings about coming to see this production of Cymbeline at the RSC. A friend had pinged me a message after seeing it the day before: “I have…


New Place receives £50,000 grant

New Place receives £50,000 grant

A £50,000 grant has been awarded to the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust to support its re-presentation of Shakespeare’s New Place. The money, which has come…


Stratford's touch rugby ladies lead the way

Stratford's touch rugby ladies lead the way

STRATFORD Ladies sit top of the North East Midlands Touch League following a third-placed finish in the third tournament of the campaign at Camp Hill. The…


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