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Star Wars 8: May the film force be with you!

Star Wars 8: May the film force be with you!

When the clock strikes midnight tonight (Wednesday), the force will awaken — as will followers of the cult that has been Star Wars for the last 40 years, eager to be the first to see the latest instalment. Among them will be Stratford College film...

yesterday, 18:30 in Regional West
 
REVIEW: The Witches, The Bear Pit Theatre

REVIEW: The Witches, The Bear Pit Theatre

The Bear Pit Theatre Company can always be relied upon to offer family festive fun without the usual ham and cheese of a panto. Following on from their fabulously uplifting Toad of Toad Hall last Christmas, this year they present a truly delicious...

yesterday, 18:00 in Regional West
 
We shot ourselves in the foot, says Town boss Adams

We shot ourselves in the foot, says Town boss Adams

MANAGER Carl Adams has accused Stratford Town of “shooting themselves in the foot” in the 2-0 defeat to Kettering Town on Saturday. The title-chasing Poppies Kettering ended Town’s five-game unbeaten run by scoring early and late at a bitterly cold...

yesterday, 17:45 in Regional West
 
Family leads tributes to talented former KES student

Family leads tributes to talented former KES student

HEARTFELT tributes have poured in this week  to a former King Edward VI School student who was  killed in a car accident while working on a gap year in South Africa. Joe Harris, aged 21, from near Bidford, was just seven weeks into his stay when the...

yesterday, 17:32 in Regional West
 
Pauling looks set for more glory at Warwick

Pauling looks set for more glory at Warwick

WEATHER permitting, racing returns to Warwick on Thursday when the Larkshill Engineering Juvenile Hurdle kicks off a seven-race card for the course’s Eventmasters Christmas at the Races meeting, writes David Hucker. With the weekend snow and rain...

yesterday, 17:21 in Regional West
 
Hope still alive at Warwick with further inspection announced

Hope still alive at Warwick with further inspection announced

WARWICK’S meeting on Thursday is subject to a further inspection at 8am on raceday morning. Officials report significant improvement from earlier in the week after the track was left covered by snow. Clerk of the course Jane Hedley staged an 8am...

yesterday, 17:16 in Regional West
 
Warwick School one step away from another Twickenham appearance

Warwick School one step away from another Twickenham appearance

WARWICK School are just one game away from another Schools Cup final appearance at Twickenham. The school’s first team progressed through to the semi-finals of the competition following a thumping 57-12 victory over Dorset-based Canford School in the...

yesterday, 16:42 in Regional West
 
Big wheel set for a re‘turn’?

Big wheel set for a re‘turn’?

THE controversial big wheel looks set to make a return to Stratford-upon-Avon — despite the company that operated it admitting the number of people taking a spin was less than expected. Stratford-on-Avon District Council, however, has revealed that it...

yesterday, 14:12 in Regional West
 
Bears coach proud of his players despite tough weekend

Bears coach proud of his players despite tough weekend

WARWICKSHIRE Bears women’s coach Jacob Robinson declared himself proud of his team after they competed in the opening round of the British Wheelchair Basketball Women’s League in Sheffield last weekend. The event proved to be a tough one for the...

yesterday, 11:04 in Regional West
 
First meeting held over more emergency services collaboration

First meeting held over more emergency services collaboration

EARLY talks have taken place between police and fire service chiefs to see how they can work more closely together. The Warwickshire Blue Light Collaboration Joint Advisory Board met for the first time last week, and among the initial ideas discussed...

yesterday, 10:43 in Regional West
 
Walking in a woollen wonderland!

Walking in a woollen wonderland!

A COLOURFUL yarn bombing recently hit the grounds of Holy Trinity Church in Stratford, creating a Woollen Winter Wonderland all in the name of charity. The yarn bombing, in its second year at the church, helps raise money for Goodwill and Growth for...

yesterday, 09:13 in Regional West
 
Myton Hospice Santa Dash is rescheduled

Myton Hospice Santa Dash is rescheduled

THE Myton Hospices’ Santa Dash will take place this weekend after heavy show forced its cancellation on Sunday. People who signed up to the event are now invited to complete the festive 5k run on Sunday, starting and finishing at the Warwick hospice,...

Tuesday, 17:31 in Regional West
 
Emergency shelter offered as temperatures tumble

Emergency shelter offered as temperatures tumble

Emergency measures have been put in place by the district council to provide overnight accommodation to the homeless as temperatures plummeted this week. The council activated its Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) last Thursday and have so far...

Tuesday, 17:31 in Regional West
 
Sibley ‘proud’ at being named Warwickshire vice-captain

Sibley ‘proud’ at being named Warwickshire vice-captain

Dominic Sibley is “very proud” to have been appointed vice-captain of Warwickshire – and intends to play a big part in a new era of success for the club in the coming years. Sibley, currently in Western Australia where he is playing for the...

Tuesday, 16:07 in Regional West
 
Urgent re-appeal to locate Stratford man wanted on recall to prison

Urgent re-appeal to locate Stratford man wanted on recall to prison

WARWICKSHIRE Police is re-appealing to the local community and surrounding public within Cirencester, Gloucester, Bristol, Oxfordshire and West Mercia for help to locate a man who is wanted on prison recall. Michael Grantham, 38 years-old, from...

Tuesday, 15:37 in Regional West
 
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