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Pamper day raises £1,400 for hospital friends

Pamper day raises £1,400 for hospital friends

A day of pampering and relaxation at Stratford Hospital raised around £1,400 for the Stratford League of Friends. The pamper day, which took place in the hospital’s Health and Wellbeing Hub, was organised by Pat Petty in aid of the league of friends,...

Friday, 06:40 in Regional West
 
Former policeman’s sex assault trial delayed until 2019

Former policeman’s sex assault trial delayed until 2019

A FORMER Warwickshire police officer accused of sexually assaulting a number of children almost 40 years ago will not stand trial until the early part of 2019. Timothy Lively appeared at Warwick Crown Court today, Thursday, for what was intended to be...

Thursday, 21:28 in Regional West
 
Brave young people help create bereavement documentary

Brave young people help create bereavement documentary

A moving new documentary focussing on teenage bereavement has been created by the Shakespeare Hospice. The lottery-funded film, called ‘Our Story’, stars young people from Stratford telling their own personal stories about bereavement and the help...

Thursday, 17:25 in Regional West
 
Traveller officer picks up new police award

Traveller officer picks up new police award

THE first winner of new award launched to reward excellence in policing and community safety in Warwickshire has been named. PC Martin Rone-Clarke, Warwickshire Police’s gypsy and traveller liaison officer, was presented with the accolade by the...

Thursday, 16:17 in Regional West
 
COMPETITION Win RSC tickets and afternoon tea

COMPETITION Win RSC tickets and afternoon tea

TO coincide with World Vegan Month, the Stratford Herald has teamed up with the Royal Shakespeare Company to give one lucky reader the chance to win a vegan afternoon tea for two, plus a pair of tickets for Shakespeare’s classic comedy Twelfth Night....

Thursday, 13:35 in Regional West
 
Historic chapel hits round pound campaign target

Historic chapel hits round pound campaign target

PLANS are now in the pipeline to uncover a medieval wall painting hidden for almost 500 years – thanks to a fundraiser banking the old £1 coins before they went out of circulation. The Pounds for Panels appeal was launched by the Guild Chapel in...

Thursday, 13:35 in Regional West
 
In this week’s Herald. . .

In this week’s Herald. . .

THE drawing up of a transport strategy for Stratford-upon-Avon appears to have ground to a virtual standstill – see this week’s front page for the latest timetable for the publication of the findings of the public consultation and the revised...

Thursday, 12:31 in Regional West
 
Lifesaving defibrillator installed at Bell Court

Lifesaving defibrillator installed at Bell Court

A new lifesaving defibrillator has been installed at Stratford’s Bell Court development. The equipment has been placed in the car park, following the death of a woman at the Everyman cinema earlier this year. The 65-year-old suffered a cardiac arrest...

Thursday, 12:19 in Regional West
 
Jess leads way for Stratford in cross country opener

Jess leads way for Stratford in cross country opener

Stratford AC’s ladies finished 17th in their Midland Women’s Cross Country League Division One opener at Coventry. The first meeting of the season saw a big team from Stratford on the start line, in a record number of 426 runners for the two divisions...

Wednesday, 18:03 in Regional West
 
Shakespeare trust signs Armed Forces Covenant

Shakespeare trust signs Armed Forces Covenant

THE Shakespeare Birthplace Trust has signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant. The covenant is a promise from the nation that those who serve or who have served, and their families, are treated fairly. The trust has pledged to support the employment of...

Wednesday, 18:01 in Regional West
 
Encouraging start to season for new Stratford AC skippers

Encouraging start to season for new Stratford AC skippers

NEW Stratford AC cross country captains Malcolm Bowyer and Danny Tolhurst got their tenure off to an encouraging start in the first Birmingham League Division Two meeting of the season at Telford. In bright sunshine and on a flat grassy course, hopes...

Wednesday, 17:55 in Regional West
 
Stratford MP to appear on BBC Question Time

Stratford MP to appear on BBC Question Time

Stratford MP Nadhim Zahawi has been named on the panel for tomorrow’s edition of BBC Question Time. Mr Zahawi will appear alongside shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry, former Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron, crime writer Val McDermid and...

Wednesday, 17:39 in Regional West
 
Man jailed for Stratford burglary

Man jailed for Stratford burglary

A man has been jailed after admitting carrying out a house burglary in Stratford last month. Adrian Paul Rogers, 40 of Golden Eagle Close in Coventry, was sentenced to two years and four months in prison at Warwickshire Crown Court last Thursday....

Wednesday, 16:30 in Regional West
 
Date is set for community hub opening

Date is set for community hub opening

A NEW community hub opens in Stratford next week. Around 45 groups expressed interest in using Foundation House on Masons Road, with seven granted space. Since the summer, work has been undertaken to refurbish the former industrial building – with the...

Wednesday, 12:34 in Regional West
 
Warwickshire sign all-rounder Thomson after successful trial

Warwickshire sign all-rounder Thomson after successful trial

WARWICKSHIRE have signed off-spinning all-rounder Alex Thomson on a one-year contract following a successful trial in the professional ranks during the 2017 season. The 24-year-old made his Warwickshire debut in the penultimate game of the season away...

Wednesday, 10:32 in Regional West
 
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