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Bard’s play time for Claverdon pupils

CLAVERDON Primary School has recently completed their journey with the Shakespeare Schools Festival — the world’s largest youth drama festival, writes headteacher Kate Gover. This culminated in a very successful 30-minute production of Romeo and Juliet,

today, 10:31 in Regional West
 
Police chief pleased with leadership report

Police chief pleased with leadership report

AS part of the HMIC 2016 inspection into Leadership, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) has assessed the leadership of Warwickshire Police to be good. The inspection, which was carried out earlier this year, assesses the leadership of poli

today, 09:31 in Regional West
 
Stratford AC rise to the occasion at Welcombe Hills

Stratford AC rise to the occasion at Welcombe Hills

STRATFORD AC rose to the occasion as they hosted the second cross country fixture in the Midland Women’s League and Birmingham Cross Country League at Welcombe Hills. There were compliments in abundance for the race organisation and no praise is too high

today, 08:00 in Regional West
 
Medals galore for Stratford rowers

Medals galore for Stratford rowers

CREWS and coaches from King Edward VI School and Stratford-upon-Avon Boat Club travelled in strength to last Saturday’s highly competitive Wycliffe College Small Boats Head, raced over two-and-a-half kilometres on the Sharpness Canal. Yet again, formidab

today, 07:55 in Regional West
 
Farmhouse fire in Little Compton

Farmhouse fire in Little Compton

Firefighters tackled a devastating blaze at a farmhouse in Little Compton on Sunday. The fire, at a property on Langston Farm Road, was reported at 2.45pm and involved the first floor and roof space of the farmhouse building. Fire crews from Chipping Cam

today, 07:00 in Regional West
 
South Warwickshire MP fronts government Brexit fight

South Warwickshire MP fronts government Brexit fight

WHILE Wellesbourne faces a battle to save its airfield, the village’s MP has been thrust into a much bigger battle. Jeremy Wright’s Kenilworth and Southam constituency takes in Wellesbourne, Kineton and surrounding villages, but he is also the country’s

yesterday, 21:31 in Regional West
 
In this week’s Herald . . .

In this week’s Herald . . .

THE fight to save Wellesbourne Airfield is hotting up with senior government ministers urged to step in – see this week’s Herald for a special report in which we also hear from the owners. There’s also a page of YOUR letters. We publish a list of 22 proj

yesterday, 20:51 in Regional West
 
Confusion as banners disappear in Stratford

Confusion as banners disappear in Stratford

The mysterious disappearance of a number of banners and posters advertising upcoming events in Stratford has left organisers angry and confused. Signs advertising charity events and concerts are among those to go missing over the past two weeks and organ

yesterday, 20:10 in Regional West
 
Firefighter job losses warning

Firefighter job losses warning

MORE than 60 firefighters in Warwickshire are facing redundancy in the New Year because of budget cuts by the county council. As a result, people’s lives could be put at risk. This is the view of the Fire Brigades’ Union (FBU), which is voicing deep conc

yesterday, 17:26 in Regional West
 
Senna joins Power Maxed Racing for 2017

Senna joins Power Maxed Racing for 2017

BIDFORD team Power Maxed Racing has announced its first driver for the 2017 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship, with young talent Senna Proctor set to pilot one of the manufacturer outfit’s new Vauxhall Astras. Proctor has enjoyed a strong racin

yesterday, 17:13 in Regional West
 
INTERVIEW: Mark Thomas on sheds and solidarity

INTERVIEW: Mark Thomas on sheds and solidarity

Mark Thomas is a man of many hats — he’s a presenter, political campaigner, writer and comic. He’s wearing all his hats when he comes to Stratford with his new show tomorrow (Thursday, 8th December). He’s travelled back to his university town of Wakefiel

yesterday, 16:47 in Regional West
 
Christmas comes early at Warwick Racecourse

Christmas comes early at Warwick Racecourse

WITH milder weather spreading across the country this week, the scene is set for Warwick’s Eventmasters Christmas Raceday on Thursday, with the £25,000 Lady Godiva Mares’ Novices’ Chase (Listed Race) topping the seven-race card, writes David Hucker. Run

yesterday, 16:38 in Regional West
 
Olympic Gold Winner Nick Skelton OBE inspires the next generation

Olympic Gold Winner Nick Skelton OBE inspires the next generation

  ST Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire had the opportunity to meet Olympic Gold British Show Jumper Nick Skelton OBE.  Nick gave an inspirational talk to the school children, who discovered the top five facts about the succe

yesterday, 14:59 in Regional West
 
New dementia-friendly screenings at Picturehouse

New dementia-friendly screenings at Picturehouse

Stratford-upon-Avon Picturehouse is introducing Dementia Friendly screenings, under a new initiative being introduced by the nationwide chain. Dementia Friendly screenings seek to provide a fun and inclusive experience to enable people living with dement

yesterday, 12:03 in Regional West
 
Plaque marks UK tea industry date

Plaque marks UK tea industry date

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON businessman Denys Shortt was at the unveiling a bronze plaque in London that commemorates 335 years of the tea industry in the city. Mr Shortt, who runs the DCS Group, which employs 300 people in Stratford, is a member of The London T

yesterday, 09:59 in Regional West
 


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