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Grant puts wind in Sea Scouts’ sails

Grant puts wind in Sea Scouts’ sails

A £10,000 windfall from the Aviva Community Fund will pay for new camping equipment for 2nd Warwick Sea Scouts. They are one of 32 projects and organisations to get that amount from the fund – but the only Scout group in the country to be awarded more th

Monday, 08:28 in Regional West
 
Cash boost for garden project

Cash boost for garden project

A FOREST garden project is buzzing following a donation from a Midlands housebuilder. The Forest of Hearts community project has received a £1,000 donation from Persimmon Homes South Midlands, as part of a Community Champions scheme, which will help to f

Sunday, 16:51 in Regional West
 
PICTURE GALLERY Exercise Titus is a real show-stopper

PICTURE GALLERY Exercise Titus is a real show-stopper

A SHOW like no other played out at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in what has been described as a ‘unique opportunity’ in emergency service collaboration. The four-hour-long scenario on Sunday, 8th January, called Exercise Titus, was a live-play exercise

Sunday, 12:05 in Regional West
 
Classic triumph for One For Arthur

Classic triumph for One For Arthur

SCOTTISH trainer Lucinda Russell landed one of the biggest races of her career when One For Arthur turned the £60,000 Betfred Classic Handicap Chase into a one-horse race at Warwick’s richest meeting of the season on Saturday, writes David Hucker. With 2

Sunday, 11:32 in Regional West
 
Flushed with success of twinning fund

Flushed with success of twinning fund

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON Methodist Church’s Church’s Green Group launched a toilet twinning project as a way of showing gratitude for the new toilet facilities provided in the recent church redevelopment. Toilet twinning is administered by Tearfund to raise m

Sunday, 08:44 in Regional West
 
Man was trapped in overturned vehicle

Man was trapped in overturned vehicle

A MAN was trapped in a car that overturned in Ullenhall, this afternoon (Saturday 14th January). Warwickshire Fire Service was alerted to a collision, with one person trapped, shortly before 2.40pm, at Mount Pleasant Lane. Two fire engines were sent to t

Saturday, 20:30 in Regional West
 
Town take a point from battling draw at Weymouth

Town take a point from battling draw at Weymouth

STRATFORD Town produced a battling performance to claim a valuable point against Weymouth at the Bob Lucas Stadium, writes Bryan Hale. Edwin Ahenkorah fired Carl Adams’ side ahead from the penalty spot in the sixth minute, only for Jake Wannell to equali

Saturday, 18:41 in Regional West
 
Stratford push league leaders all the way

Stratford push league leaders all the way

STRATFORD gave Midlands 1 West leaders Newport a huge fright before finally falling to 31-29 defeat at Pearcecroft on Saturday. Following last weekend’s poor performance against Moseley Oak, the Black and Whites were back to their best against their Shro

Saturday, 18:30 in Regional West
 
Roadworks in Shottery start Monday

Roadworks in Shottery start Monday

RESIDENTS and motorists, who live in or drive through Shottery, have been advised that roadworks will start on Monday (16th January). Bell Lane, Shottery Road, Cottage Lane, South Green Drive and West Green Drive will be affected when new electricity cab

Saturday, 16:38 in Regional West
 
‘Multiple heart bypass will not halt castle plans’

‘Multiple heart bypass will not halt castle plans’

THE man who drew huge criticism last summer over his plan to demolish the popular and historic landmark that is Oversley Castle is preparing to unveil his new proposals. Paul Harvey told the Herald that he had taken delivery of a model of what he describ

Saturday, 16:38 in Regional West
 
Club’s gets in the swing of things

Club’s gets in the swing of things

MEMBERS of Henley-in-Arden Rotary Clubhave donated £1,500 to Shirley Golf Club. The money will be used to help fund a charity which teaches mainly autistic children or children with disabilities to play golf. They are taught to play properly in every res

Saturday, 12:04 in Regional West
 
Stratford AC trio go from strength to strength at Naunton

Stratford AC trio go from strength to strength at Naunton

TIM Hutchinson chopped more than ten minutes off last year’s time in Sunday’s Naunton Nearly 19 event. The race, which starts in the scenic village of Naunton, Gloucestershire, saw three members of Stratford AC take part. Hutchinson led the way, finishin

Saturday, 08:05 in Regional West
 
Cemetery unveils new Garden of Tranquillity

Cemetery unveils new Garden of Tranquillity

A NEW garden at Stratford-upon-Avon Cemetery has been completed. The Garden of Tranquillity will act as a peaceful spot for people to remember loved ones whilst providing cremation burial plots and a secluded area for scattering ashes. A special area for

Saturday, 08:05 in Regional West
 
Have you had your free health check?

Have you had your free health check?

WARWICKSHIRE County Council launches campaign to encourage residents aged between 40 and 74 to have their free NHS Health Check. Today people in Warwickshire are living longer, but not necessarily healthier lives. The NHS Health Check is a free health ch

13 January 2017 in Regional West
 
Hear Polish carols this Sunday

Hear Polish carols this Sunday

JUST when you think the festive cheer has ended until next December, along comes a rather special occasion to once again become merry, mirthful and multicultural… Members of the Polish community in Stratford are preparing for their third Polish Children’

13 January 2017 in Regional West
 


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