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Vosne Romanee makes it back-to-back wins at Stratford

Vosne Romanee makes it back-to-back wins at Stratford

THERE was a sea of happy faces in the winner’s enclose after Vosne Romanee, owned by Foxtrot Racing, made it back-to-back wins over the Stratford course to lift the feature Finnick Group Handicap Chase at a packed Ladies’ Day on Sunday, writes David...

42 min. ago in Regional West
 
REVIEW: Miss Littlewood at the RSC

REVIEW: Miss Littlewood at the RSC

Miss is a hit finds Gill Sutherland. Miss Littlewood runs until 4th August There’s been some weird subjects made into musicals – Carrie, The Rocky Horror Show, Book of Mormon, Urinetown (look it up) – even Evita! and Hamilton are oddly random if you...

yesterday, 19:42 in Regional West
 
New suicide bereavement service

New suicide bereavement service

A NEW suicide support service for those bereaved by the loss of a loved one has been launched in Stratford-upon-Avon. Often regarded as a subject best left discussed behind closed doors, the facts speak for themselves: there were 6,022 suicides in the...

yesterday, 19:42 in Regional West
 
Stratford gain further ground on leaders Stourbridge

Stratford gain further ground on leaders Stourbridge

STRATFORD made up further ground on Birmingham and District League Division Three leaders Stourbridge with a convincing seven-wicket victory over Redditch at Swan’s Nest Lane on Saturday. Opener Tom Field’s 46 handed Redditch a solid start, but once...

yesterday, 11:35 in Regional West
 
Anger as travellers move in at KES sports field

Anger as travellers move in at KES sports field

POLICE were called to Manor Road in Stratford last night after a row broke out between residents and travellers who have set up camp on the site of the King Edward VI school playing fields. The unwanted visitors, who are living in eight caravans,...

yesterday, 11:35 in Regional West
 
EXCLUSIVE interview with Orbit chief

EXCLUSIVE interview with Orbit chief

ORBIT Group’s customer services director, Paul Richards, is very much in the firing line as the housing provider continues to be called to task over problems experienced by its tenants. Following several articles – and on the eve of the inaugural...

yesterday, 08:12 in Regional West
 
Town referendum vote date set

Town referendum vote date set

THE ninth neighbourhood plan referendum in Stratford-on-Avon district will take place in September, it has been announced. Residents of Shipston-on-Stour will vote on Thursday, 6th September, whether or not to accept the plan which will help shape the...

Saturday, 20:54 in Regional West
 
Bumper crowd expected at Stratford Racecourse for Ladies’ Day

Bumper crowd expected at Stratford Racecourse for Ladies’ Day

AFTER the success of Family Day a week ago, there should be another bumper crowd for Stratford’s popular Ladies Day, supported by Touch FM, this Sunday, which gets underway at 2.10pm, writes David Hucker. Topping the racing bill is the £25,000 Finnick...

Saturday, 10:51 in Regional West
 
Bell’s century earns Bears a tie in thriller

Bell’s century earns Bears a tie in thriller

BIRMINGHAM Bears and Northants Steelbacks fought out a thrilling tie as runs flowed in the Vitality Blast at Edgbaston, writes Brian Halford. Despite conceding 229 and 220, having bowled first, in their last two games, Birmingham chose to bowl first...

Saturday, 10:51 in Regional West
 
Police criticised for ignoring complaints

Police criticised for ignoring complaints

THE leader of Stratford-on-Avon District Council is urging the police to do more to crack down on alleged anti-social behaviour at modified car meets in Stratford following complaints at the weekend. Download a copy of this week’s Herald HERE for the...

Saturday, 10:51 in Regional West
 
Top cycling teams confirmed for Warwickshire-bound Tour of Britain

Top cycling teams confirmed for Warwickshire-bound Tour of Britain

THE final list of teams for the OVO Energy Tour of Britain – which spends a day in Warwickshire – has been confirmed, including the identity of the four British UCI Continental teams that have qualified for the UK’s most prestigious cycle race. JLT...

Saturday, 07:48 in Regional West
 
Whelan delighted as Stratford get title challenge back on track

Whelan delighted as Stratford get title challenge back on track

STRATFORD skipper Chris Whelan feels his side are “back on the bike” following Saturday’s thumping 167-run victory over Old Elizabethans. After crashing to a 133-loss at home to Lichfield the previous weekend, a rejuvenated Stratford got their...

Friday, 21:52 in Regional West
 
Haslam claims podium finish at Eton Dorney

Haslam claims podium finish at Eton Dorney

MARIA Haslam claimed a podium finish at the recent Shock Absorber Women Only Triathlon at Eton Dorney. Taking part in the duathlon event, the Stratford AC athlete finished in third spot in an overall time of 1.20.38. She recorded a 5k run time of...

Friday, 21:52 in Regional West
 
PICTURE GALLERY: Stratford Ladies’ Super Sunday tournament

PICTURE GALLERY: Stratford Ladies’ Super Sunday tournament

STRATFORD Ladies coach Richard Pepperell hailed his team’s defensive effort as they hosted a Super Sunday tournament at Pearcecroft last weekend. The Black and Whites hosted 11 teams on a sweltering day which saw an excellent standard of touch rugby...

Friday, 17:09 in Regional West
 
Victorian Market wins business prize

Victorian Market wins business prize

THE first Victorian Christmas Market to be held in Stratford-upon-Avon last December has won an award. The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has announced it as the winner of one of its local authority awards. The market – organised by...

Friday, 17:09 in Regional West
 
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