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Three arrested following Alcester disturbance

Three arrested following Alcester disturbance

Three people have been arrested following a disturbance in Alcester last Friday (9th February) during which a man in his 30s suffered a serious head injury. The incident occurred in St Nicholas Close at around 7.45pm. The casualty was taken to...

Thursday, 19:40 in Regional West
 
Finalists chosen in Herald/Specsavers photo competition

Finalists chosen in Herald/Specsavers photo competition

THE time has come that the Herald can finally announce the shortlisted finalists in our amateur photographic competition. Before Christmas we teamed up with Specsavers in Stratford-upon-Avon for the competition which tasked our readers to capture...

Thursday, 16:54 in Regional West
 
Colleges up for Times Educational Supplement awards

Colleges up for Times Educational Supplement awards

WARWICKSHIRE College has been shortlisted for two Times Educational Supplement Further Education (TES FE) awards. It has been nominated for Apprenticeship Programme of the Year, and Contribution to the Local Community for its Links Nurseries project...

Thursday, 16:54 in Regional West
 
Shakespeare’s Birthplace makes historic top ten

Shakespeare’s Birthplace makes historic top ten

SHAKESPEARE’S Birthplace has, perhaps unsurprisingly, been named as one of ten ‘irreplaceable’ music and literature places in England. The historic house on Henley Street features alongside Abbey Road Studios in London, Jane Austen’s house in...

Thursday, 13:03 in Regional West
 
In this week’s Herald . . .

In this week’s Herald . . .

IN this week’s Herald we have a two-page special report following the first public airing of plans for Stratford’s hugely-controversial South Western Relief Road. Pressure from parents is growing on the headteachers of four schools over their desire...

Thursday, 10:05 in Regional West
 
Awards keep coming for Jack and Sophie

Awards keep coming for Jack and Sophie

RISING stars Jack Sumners and Sophie Evans-Lee added to their growing collection of accolades at the Pride of Stratford awards night last Friday. The duo were named as joint winners of the Young Achiever of the Year award during a glittering ceremony...

Thursday, 08:18 in Regional West
 
Stratford AC’s youngsters making excellent progress

Stratford AC’s youngsters making excellent progress

STRATFORD AC’s juniors sealed their third consecutive third-place finish in the final West Midland Young Athletes’ Cross Country meeting of the season at Wolverhampton’s Aldersley Stadium. Progress has been made as the distance behind the leading...

Thursday, 08:18 in Regional West
 

VIDEO: Quentin Willson backs relief road fight

MOTORING journalist Quentin Willson has spoken out against Stratford-upon-Avon’s hugely controversial South Western Relief Road. He was among 800 people said to have attended CALA Homes’ two-day consultation event at the Crowne Plaza Hotel last week....

Thursday, 08:18 in Regional West
 
Gilmore wins ladies’ race at Mad Dash event

Gilmore wins ladies’ race at Mad Dash event

ELEVEN Stratford AC members took on the gruelling Mad Dash event in bitterly cold and wet conditions at Moreton Morrell on Saturday. In the 10k race, a seven Stratford runners lined up at the start. First to finish for the club and first overall lady...

Wednesday, 21:14 in Regional West
 
Bears coach dedicates victory to Paul

Bears coach dedicates victory to Paul

WARWICKSHIRE Bears coach Tom Masterson dedicated his team’s National League Division One South victory over Exeter Otters to the much-loved Paul Jackson. Paul, one of the Bears’ longest-serving players, passed away last Friday after a short illness....

Wednesday, 20:54 in Regional West
 
Little Compton B&B named best in Europe

Little Compton B&B named best in Europe

A characterful Cotswold bed & breakfast has been named at the best in Europe and the fourth best in the world by TripAdvisor. The Old School Bed & Breakfast in Little Compton, was recognised at the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards for...

14 February 2018 in Regional West
 
Stratford area schools hit the races for Pancake Day

Stratford area schools hit the races for Pancake Day

People across the country observed Pancake Day on Shrove Tuesday and pupils at many Stratford area schools took part in the traditional pancake races. The entire school at Stratford Primary took part in the traditional Pancake Day races during what...

14 February 2018 in Regional West
 
Stratford Police Station will not be sold

Stratford Police Station will not be sold

THERE are no plans to close Stratford Police Station – despite the land it stands on being suggested for some redevelopment. The Rother Quarter, as it is being described, is a triangular piece of land that is bounded by Rother Street, Greenhill Street...

14 February 2018 in Regional West
 
Firefighters use prototype to extinguish chimney fire

Firefighters use prototype to extinguish chimney fire

FIREFIGHTERS based in Wellesbourne have used a prototype piece of equipment to put out a chimney fire. The misting tool has been co-developed by Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service’s (WFRS) development team and consists of a long hose with a misting...

14 February 2018 in Regional West
 
Edgbaston marquee a “huge benefit” as Warwickshire opt to stay at home

Edgbaston marquee a “huge benefit” as Warwickshire opt to stay at home

WARWICKSHIRE’S players will spend their first pre-season training session in the specially-erected marquee at Edgbaston on Wednesday, writes Bryan Halford. Sport director Ashley Giles believes the facility, housing ten practice-pitches on the number...

14 February 2018 in Regional West
 
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