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UPDATE: Police concern for missing man in Stratford

UPDATE: Police concern for missing man in Stratford

POLICE are concerned for the welfare of a man in the Waterside area of Stratford-upon-Avon – writes Simon Woodings. This afternoon the police confirmed that officers are involved in a search of the area only around Waterside and Southern Lane. The...

Stratford Herald, today, 17:23
 
Mum of wheelchair-bound youngster heads to the capital to campaign for disabled-friendly changing areas

Mum of wheelchair-bound youngster heads to the capital to campaign for disabled-friendly changing areas

THE MUM of a wheelchair-bound youngster has taken her campaign for disabled-friendly changing places to London. Emily Naismith took part in a campaign calling for more changing places to be created across the country. The mum-of-three from Leamington...

Leamington Observer, today, 17:02
 

VIDEO: River Avon being searched at Stratford town centre for possible body

Late yesterday evening (Friday) police were called to an incident of a man entering the river near Stratford-upon-Avon town centre. Warwickshire Police announced via Twitter at 11pm that a search of the Bridge Street/Waterside area of the river was...

Stratford Herald, today, 14:10
 
Warwick Food Festival organisers expect this year to be 'biggest and best' yet

Warwick Food Festival organisers expect this year to be 'biggest and best' yet

THE organisers of Warwick Food Festival say they expect this year to be ‘bigger and better’ than ever. In Old Square on Sunday (May 27) there will be more than 100 traders selling food and drink along with live cookery demonstrations, music stages and...

Leamington Observer, today, 12:18
 
Survival skills tested in 48-hours in wilderness

Survival skills tested in 48-hours in wilderness

ADVENTUROUS Public Services students from Stratford-upon-Avon College undertook a gruelling 48-hour expedition to the Peak District, honing their navigation skills as they trekked across the stunning national park. Classroom theory lessons spent...

Stratford Herald, today, 12:07
 

Leamington man on the home stretch for his 56 challenges

A fundraiser from Leamington is on the home stretch for his 56 challenges to help raise awareness for the homeless. Steve Atherton, who now lives in Warwick, is taking on the challenges for the year that he is 56. He is hoping that by taking on the...

Leamington Courier, today, 08:59
 

Royal visitor to Banbury chocolate plant

Australia’s answer to Mary Berry and the proclaimed ‘Queen of Chocolate’ hosted a two day course at Banbury’s Barry Callebaut chocolate plant. Kirsten Tibballs, world renowned pastry chef and chocolatier, gave hands on tutelage at the UK Chocolate...

Banbury Guardian, today, 08:40
 

Leamington man on the home stretch for his 56 challenges

A fundraiser from Leamington is on the home stretch for his 56 challenges to help raise awareness for the homeless. Steve Atherton, who now lives in Warwick, is taking on the challenges for the year that he is 56. He is hoping that by taking on the...

 
Distillery company owned by soap star could open business in Leamington

Distillery company owned by soap star could open business in Leamington

A DISTILLERY company owned by a soap star could open an alcohol storage unit in Leamington – despite safety concerns raised by residents. Neat Distillery Limited – which is owned by Adam Woodyatt, who plays Ian Beale in Eastenders – has applied to...

Leamington Observer, today, 07:58
 

Push the boat out with narrowboat holiday from Rugby

A relaxing narrowboat holiday has always been on my bucket list. I’m happy to say I can now tick it off the list having travelled for hours along the Oxford Canal at a relaxing pace of around four miles per hour. Seeing the country in an ABC Boat Hire...

Rugby Advertiser, today, 07:31
 
Jonny’s a Worthy winner of Town Bowl

Jonny’s a Worthy winner of Town Bowl

FIVE handicapper Jonny Worthy shot two excellent gross scores of 74 and 72 for a two-round nett total of 136 to win the Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club Town Bowl. Considered by many at the club to be the most prestigious individual event of the men’s...

Stratford Herald, today, 07:04
 
Stratford’s Isla helps England to glory at the Royal Windsor Horse Show

Stratford’s Isla helps England to glory at the Royal Windsor Horse Show

STRATFORD’S Isla Holman-West helped England claim a record-breaking success in the DAKS Home International Mounted Games Championships at the Royal Windsor Horse Show. Teams from England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland...

Stratford Herald, today, 07:04
 
New scheme to help ease parking chaos

New scheme to help ease parking chaos

A NEW scheme to help ease Stratford-upon-Avon’s weekend traffic troubles by providing vital town centre parking will be launched this weekend. It comes about following a deal between Stratforward BID and South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust. Find...

Stratford Herald, today, 07:04
 
Car SOS stars launch motor museum exhibition

Car SOS stars launch motor museum exhibition

A brand new exhibition featuring cars from the hit TV programe Car SOS was launched by the show’s stars today at the British Motor Museum at Gaydon. The exhibition, which features models such as the Volvo P1800, Ford Capri and Lancia Delta Integrale...

Stratford Herald, yesterday, 19:14
 

Now or Never campaign launches 2 Minute Litter Pick boards in Leamington

Clean Up Britain’s Now or Never campaign has brought two 2 Minute Litter Pick boards to Leamington having seen them inspire people on beaches around the country. The boards were first created for use on the coast, and have resulted in people around...

Leamington Courier, yesterday, 17:54
 


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