In this week's Herald
Champagne corks were popping aplenty at Church Street restaurant Salt this week, when owner Paul Foster and his team discovered they were the cream of the culinary crop, having won not only the town’s first ever Michelin star but also a third AA Rosette.
Celebrations were also the order of the day for Stratforward BID, with an emphatic yes vote to keep the organisation in the town for another five years.
We reveal exclusive new pictures of a project to recreate Stratford in China, being billed as an exciting venture that will create new opportunities, after representatives from Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and Stratford District Council visited the site last week.
The battle to save Wellesbourne Airfield also took a dramatic turn this week, when tenants received news that they could appeal against a court ruling ordering them to leave.
Residents in Barford also stepped up their fight against plans for a mineral quarry in the village, by launching a crowdfunding campaign and vowing to stage a protest march.
Hundreds flocked to Stratford College for the launch of the Engage 50+ Festival, which was hailed a huge success and continues until Sunday, 7 October, with a host of activities to try and information on hand for the over 50s.
In our latest Profile feature Gill Sutherland talks to Erica Whyman about her role as the RSC’s deputy artistic director.
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