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Postbox tribute to Shakespeare

Postbox tribute to Shakespeare

A special edition postbox adorned with lines from the Bard’s most famous plays has taken pride of place on High Street. The Royal Mail commissioned postbox, which will be in place for the next month, has been installed to mark Shakespeare’s birthday....

Wednesday, 17:28 in Regional West
 
Link talks mean Hatton homes are back up for approval

Link talks mean Hatton homes are back up for approval

DISCUSSIONS over including a direct pedestrian link between the proposed extension of the Hatton Park estate and the original site are to take place. The details have been revealed in documents that are set to go before Warwick District Council’s...

Wednesday, 14:27 in Regional West
 
College retains ‘good’ Ofsted grade

College retains ‘good’ Ofsted grade

WARWICKSHIRE College has been rated ‘good‘ following a recent Ofsted inspection. The group got the second highest rating in all eight areas inspected. It is the second time in a row that it has been rated as ‘good’ overall, having been previously...

Wednesday, 12:50 in Regional West
 
Camille is ‘over the moon’ to win Stratford-Salariya Picture Book Prize

Camille is ‘over the moon’ to win Stratford-Salariya Picture Book Prize

LUNA and the Moon Rabbit by Camille Whitcher is the winner of the inaugural Stratford-Salariya Picture Book Prize, a competition held by the Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival and Salariya Book Company to find a picture book by an unpublished...

Wednesday, 12:04 in Regional West
 
Lloyds to close another local branch

Lloyds to close another local branch

LLOYDS Bank has announced a new raft of branch closures with one in south Warwickshire on the list of 49. The branch on High Street in Henley-in-Arden will close on 3rd October. It is the only bank in the town following the closure of Barclays in...

Wednesday, 09:49 in Regional West
 
Health focus at senior citizen conference in Stratford

Health focus at senior citizen conference in Stratford

STRATFORD District’s Senior Citizen’s Action Network (SCAN) Annual Conference takes place next week on Tuesday 24th April and will focus on health and the NHS. This year’s event will be held at Stratford Racecourse and will look at how the NHS works...

Wednesday, 06:03 in Regional West
 
Five first-half goals leads Stratford Town to emphatic win

Five first-half goals leads Stratford Town to emphatic win

STRATFORD Town ended their five-game losing run in some style as they romped to an emphatic 6-2 victory over St Ives at the ProEdge Stadium on Tuesday night, writes Bryan Hale. Town effectively wrapped up the points in a storming first half which saw...

Tuesday, 22:13 in Regional West
 
Destination… management for Bidford’s Ben

Destination… management for Bidford’s Ben

SHAKESPEARE’S England, the destination management organisation for Warwickshire, recently announced that 16-year-old Ben Archer from Bidford will be its first destination management apprentice. Shakespeare’s England is however a very small, hands on...

Tuesday, 18:05 in Regional West
 
Arrest in Stratford attempted murder probe

Arrest in Stratford attempted murder probe

A MAN has been arrested in connection with an attempted murder investigation. The investigation was launched after a 17-year-old boy was discovered in a property on Brookside Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, on 4th December with a gunshot wound to his leg....

Tuesday, 15:30 in Regional West
 
Stratford AC earn place at National Road Relay Championships

Stratford AC earn place at National Road Relay Championships

FOLLOWING a strong performance at last month’s Midland Road Relay Championships, Stratford AC earned a place at the prestigious National 12-Stage Road Relay Championships for the first time in seven years. The race comprises 12 stages with the six...

Tuesday, 13:37 in Regional West
 
Oliver’s homecoming

Oliver’s homecoming

THE Townsend Hall in Shipston-on-Stour will host Oliver Darling And The Living Legends on Friday night, 21st April. Oliver — who is from Brailes — has been guitarist with Irish superstar Imelda May’s band for a number of years, but is back with his...

Tuesday, 13:20 in Regional West
 
The Bard’s Night celebration is cancelled again

The Bard’s Night celebration is cancelled again

THE Bard’s Night at Stratford ArtsHouse has been cancelled. Organisers say the black tie event, which is a celebration of William Shakespeare, will not now take place this Friday, 20th April. Although uncertainty over the future of the ArtsHouse is...

Tuesday, 13:20 in Regional West
 
FC Stratford suffer thrashing as GNP seal promotion in style

FC Stratford suffer thrashing as GNP seal promotion in style

FC STRATFORD were left shell-shocked as they slumped to a demoralising 7-1 defeat at the hands of Midland League Division Three runaway leaders GNP Sports on Monday night. Dave Poulson’s side had conceded just 17 goals in 19 league matches before the...

Tuesday, 10:31 in Regional West
 
Doubts over future of Vauxhall dealership

Doubts over future of Vauxhall dealership

NEARLY one in three Vauxhall dealerships are facing potential closure in a cost-saving shake-up. According to a report, up to 3,800 jobs are at risk at 100 of the car maker’s 324 franchise-run outlets, one of which is in Birmingham Road in Stratford,...

Tuesday, 10:24 in Regional West
 
Motoring festival hosts carpool karaoke competition

Motoring festival hosts carpool karaoke competition

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON’S Festival of Motoring is hosting its own version of TV show Carpool Karaoke in the run up to next month’s two-day event. Participants are being invited to record their own rendition of classic Italian tune That’s Amore – in...

Tuesday, 09:45 in Regional West
 
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