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Reigning champions Stratford end Alcester A's perfect start - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Tue, 21 May 2019 12:30:24 GMT

Reigning champions Stratford end Alcester A's perfect start  Stratford upon Avon Herald

TENNIS. ALCESTER A's 100 per cent winning record in the Wildmoor Tennis League Premier Division was brought to an end by reigning champions ...

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Choice galore on menu in Alcester this weekend - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Fri, 17 May 2019 18:00:42 GMT

Choice galore on menu in Alcester this weekend  Stratford upon Avon Herald

FOOD and drink lovers are set to gather in Alcester this weekend for two special events in the town. On Saturday, 18th May, the tenth Alcester and Forest of ...

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Residents celebrate 30th anniversary of Malin Court in Alcester - Redditch Advertiser

Mon, 20 May 2019 10:15:00 GMT

Residents celebrate 30th anniversary of Malin Court in Alcester  Redditch Advertiser

ALCESTER residents recently celebrated the 30th anniversary of the opening of Malin Court, a retirement complex in the town.

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Glorious tenth food festival to be celebrated in Alcester - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Sat, 11 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Glorious tenth food festival to be celebrated in Alcester  Stratford upon Avon Herald

THE Alcester and Forest of Arden Food Festivals celebrate their tenth anniversary this year and once again there are many tempting delights on offer at the first ...

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Great music at The Cross Keys in Alcester with latest Tuery Session - Redditch Standard

Wed, 15 May 2019 16:02:36 GMT

Great music at The Cross Keys in Alcester with latest Tuery Session  Redditch Standard

TWO talented singer-songwriters are playing at The Cross Keys, Alcester for Jack Blackman's Tuery Sessions this coming Sunday, May 19. Influenced by the ...

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Alcester are looking good - Redditch Standard

Wed, 15 May 2019 17:48:37 GMT

Alcester are looking good  Redditch Standard

LEADERS Alcester A maintained their 100 per cent record after four weeks of the Wildmoor Summer Tennis League with a 4-0 win over mid-table Chipping ...

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Lib Dem delight following gains in Alcester and Studley and across Stratford - Redditch Standard

Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Lib Dem delight following gains in Alcester and Studley and across Stratford  Redditch Standard

BIG gains by the Lib Dems across Stratford district were reflected in Alcester and Studley where two seats were gained at the expense of the ruling Conservative ...

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Retirement of veteran councillors opens the field in Alcester and Studley - Redditch Standard

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Retirement of veteran councillors opens the field in Alcester and Studley  Redditch Standard

THE local elections are looming in Stratford District with the people of Alcester and Studley and surrounding villages urged to get out and vote this Thursday, ...

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Carter treble seals title for Alcester - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Carter treble seals title for Alcester  Stratford upon Avon Herald

FOOTBALL Alcester Town 6-0 Enville Athletic Total Motion Midland League, Division Three. DANNY Carter thumped home a three-minute hat-trick as Alcester ...

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Homecare specialist started in Alcester celebrates its 30th year - Ludlow Advertiser

Wed, 22 May 2019 15:20:00 GMT

Homecare specialist started in Alcester celebrates its 30th year  Ludlow Advertiser

A HOMECARE specialist will celebrate its 30th year - with the help of some of its most loyal and longest-standing customers.

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Bromsgrove's Kevin Ward among the Town Criers who headed to Alcester for the annual contest - Bromsgrove Standard

Sat, 27 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Bromsgrove's Kevin Ward among the Town Criers who headed to Alcester for the annual contest  Bromsgrove Standard

TOWN criers from across England, including Bromsgrove's Kevin Ward, descended on Alcester for its annual Town Crier competition on Easter Saturday.

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New opticians to open in former Post Office site in High Street in Alcester - Redditch Advertiser

Tue, 07 May 2019 18:00:00 GMT

New opticians to open in former Post Office site in High Street in Alcester  Redditch Advertiser

A NEW opticians will be opening its doors in Alcester, creating four full time jobs for local people.

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Alcester's mini and junior section takes centre stage - Redditch Standard

Mon, 20 May 2019 15:29:31 GMT

Alcester's mini and junior section takes centre stage  Redditch Standard

ALCESTER RFC's mini and junior section presentation afternoon was full of laughter and smiles as a good crowd of players, family and volunteers celebrated ...

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CROWN GREEN BOWLS 8 th May, 2019 Profitable week for Alcester - Redditch Standard

Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

CROWN GREEN BOWLS 8 th May, 2019 Profitable week for Alcester  Redditch Standard

ALCESTER Bowling Club had a good week, with five wins from the eight matches played even though most were away from home. The first match of the week ...

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Alcester Town close in on league title - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Alcester Town close in on league title  Stratford upon Avon Herald

ALCESTER Town moved a step closer towards the Midland League Division Three title by taking six points from their two games over the Easter weekend.

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Table-topping Alcester A maintain perfect start - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Tue, 14 May 2019 08:37:09 GMT

Table-topping Alcester A maintain perfect start  Stratford upon Avon Herald

TENNIS. ALCESTER A maintained their 100 per cent winning record in the Wildmoor Summer League Premier Division with a 4-0 victory over mid-table ...

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Earplugs in as Alcester Town Criers competition brings in the crowds - Redditch Standard

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Earplugs in as Alcester Town Criers competition brings in the crowds  Redditch Standard

TOWN criers from across England descended on Alcester for its annual Town Crier competition on Easter Saturday. In near perfect conditions – still, sunny ...

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RUGBY UNION 24 th Apr, 2019 Alcester see off decent opposition in friendly - Redditch Standard

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

RUGBY UNION 24 th Apr, 2019 Alcester see off decent opposition in friendly  Redditch Standard

Alcester 32 Droitwich 3rds 17. ALCESTER continued their tradition of looking to fill their last playable weekends with friendly fixtures with an entertaining victory ...

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Alcester Town Councillor has dramatic head shave (and raises more than £1000 for charity) - Redditch Advertiser

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Alcester Town Councillor has dramatic head shave (and raises more than £1000 for charity)  Redditch Advertiser

AFTER being diagnosed with cancer an Alcester Town Councillor has had a dramatic head shave - raising more than £1000 for charity.

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A week best forgotten for Alcester Bowling Club - Redditch Standard

Thu, 16 May 2019 15:55:00 GMT

A week best forgotten for Alcester Bowling Club  Redditch Standard

WITH only a single win out of the six matches played, it was a week Alcester Bowling Club will wish to forget. Having beaten Stoke Prior the previous week in the ...

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Alcester battle the heat to sink Droitwich 3rds - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Alcester battle the heat to sink Droitwich 3rds  Stratford upon Avon Herald

A MIXED Alcester team managed to secure a 32-17 victory over Droitwich 3rds – despite their opposition looking strong and playing in temperatures above 20 ...

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Alcester slimmer turns life around (before and after pictures) - Redditch Standard

Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Alcester slimmer turns life around (before and after pictures)  Redditch Standard

A MEMBER of Alcester Slimming World has undergone a major transformation despite continuing to eat her favourite meals. Gas House Lane resident Claire ...

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Mayor of Alcester officially opens new delicatessen in popular market town - Redditch Standard

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Mayor of Alcester officially opens new delicatessen in popular market town  Redditch Standard

THE Mayor of Alcester, Councillor Andrew Foster, was on hand recently to officially open a new delicatessen in the popular market town. Pantry Ann's in the ...

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So grateful to the Alex – Keith's close shave for Kidney Cancer UK charity - Redditch Standard

Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

So grateful to the Alex – Keith's close shave for Kidney Cancer UK charity  Redditch Standard

KEITH Greenaway aims to be at Worcester Cathedral on May 11 and singing his heart out for Alcester Male Voice Choir – just two months after having a ...

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Bromsgrove Court Leet ale tasters give town's pubs and beers the thumbs up - Bromsgrove Standard

Sun, 05 May 2019 14:00:10 GMT

Bromsgrove Court Leet ale tasters give town's pubs and beers the thumbs up  Bromsgrove Standard

MEMBERS of the Bromsgrove Court Leet had the difficult task of testing the town's ale during their latest event. Members were joined by neighbouring courts in ...

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Coffee and cake on the menu to boost Alcester Poppy Appeal total - Redditch Standard

Sat, 27 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Coffee and cake on the menu to boost Alcester Poppy Appeal total  Redditch Standard

A COFFEE coffee morning in aid of the Alcester Royal British Legion Poppy appeal is to be held at St Nicholas Church House on Saturday, May 4. Cakes and ...

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Woman trapped in car after crash near Alcetser - Redditch Advertiser

Mon, 13 May 2019 13:15:00 GMT

Woman trapped in car after crash near Alcetser  Redditch Advertiser

A WOMAN has been airlifted and another treated after a crash that saw two cars leave the dual carriageway and go down an embankment into some trees.

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Tories retain control of Stratford District Council but voters cause a few shocks too - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Tories retain control of Stratford District Council but voters cause a few shocks too  Stratford upon Avon Herald

THERE were some landmark moments as the Stratford District Council election results were declared on Friday – the Conservatives have retained control of the ...

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Looking for a holiday let big enough for several families (but still totally dreamy?) - Yahoo Style

Wed, 22 May 2019 10:01:00 GMT

Looking for a holiday let big enough for several families (but still totally dreamy?)  Yahoo Style

From Red Online. It's hard to find a place big enough to host a few families, and cosy enough to create a homely, kick-off-your-shoes-and-light-the-fire feel.

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Enjoy a symphony for the senses at Ragley Hall - Redditch Advertiser

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Enjoy a symphony for the senses at Ragley Hall  Redditch Advertiser

CLASSIC Ibiza is returning to Alcester on July 6, just in time for summer sun.

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The Old School Nursery, Alcester has been saved - Redditch Advertiser

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Old School Nursery, Alcester has been saved  Redditch Advertiser

In a previous online version of this story we stated a Studley nursery had been rated inadequate by OFSTED, we wish to point out Brightkids in…

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Visually impaired runner completes London Marathon raising almost £6k - Redditch Standard

Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Visually impaired runner completes London Marathon raising almost £6k  Redditch Standard

A VISUALLY impaired runner from Redditch has completed the London Marathon and raised nearly £6,000 for the charity Guide Dogs. Lizzie Tovey and her ...

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Step back into the past with Studley History group's annual open day - Redditch Standard

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Step back into the past with Studley History group's annual open day  Redditch Standard

STUDLEY Local History Group is holding its annual Open Day this Saturday, April 27 at the Parish Centre in Needle Close. It's a great social event when many ...

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'Cheapest' house in Birmingham sold at auction - but for this price - Birmingham Live

Sat, 18 May 2019 04:30:00 GMT

'Cheapest' house in Birmingham sold at auction - but for this price  Birmingham Live

The one-bed property on Alcester Road South, Kings Heath, was sold at auction last week.

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Defending champions Stratford off to a flying start - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Defending champions Stratford off to a flying start  Stratford upon Avon Herald

REIGNING Wildmoor Tennis League Premier Division champions Stratford-on-Avon started the defence of their title with a 4-0 victory over last year's runners-up ...

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Weekend fixtures guide - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Fri, 17 May 2019 16:30:47 GMT

Weekend fixtures guide  Stratford upon Avon Herald

CRICKET. Saturday, 18th May Warwickshire League, Premier Division Sutton Coldfield v Stratford (noon) Division Four Stratford 2nds v Hunningham (12.30pm)

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Crisp producer lines up partnership with retailer Business Picks - expressandstar.com

Tue, 21 May 2019 19:32:00 GMT

Crisp producer lines up partnership with retailer Business Picks  expressandstar.com

A Staffordshire farm's award-winning crisps will now be stocked by a major retailer in 48 of its stores as Lichfield-based Central England Co-op reaffirmed its ...

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Simon Drust from The Meat Shack jailed for placing fake adverts in local papers and selling mislabelled meat - Redditch Advertiser

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Simon Drust from The Meat Shack jailed for placing fake adverts in local papers and selling mislabelled meat  Redditch Advertiser

A STUDLEY butcher has been jailed for placing fake adverts in local papers and selling mislabelled meat.

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Brain tumour survivor says thanks - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Sun, 28 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Brain tumour survivor says thanks  Stratford upon Avon Herald

A YOUNG Alcester man who was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive brain tumour when he was 21 months old in 2000 will cycle from Calais to Paxos to ...

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Butcher who mislabelled meat as British jailed by judge for fraud - Redditch Standard

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Butcher who mislabelled meat as British jailed by judge for fraud  Redditch Standard

THE owner of a butcher's shop who cheated customers by labelling and selling imported meat as 'best British' pork, chicken, beef and lamb is behind bars.

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Saturday's cricket fixtures - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:31 GMT

Saturday's cricket fixtures  Stratford upon Avon Herald

CRICKET FIXTURES. Saturday, 4th May. Warwickshire League (noon) Premier Division Bedworth v Stratford Division Four Stratford 2nds v Bedworth 2nds.

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Time trials get under way for Stratford CC - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Time trials get under way for Stratford CC  Stratford upon Avon Herald

THE time trial season is well and truly under way for Stratford Cycling Club who started 2019 with the ten-mile K33/10D course which ran through Dunnington, ...

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Bank closure is body blow to Alcester residents - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Sat, 09 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Bank closure is body blow to Alcester residents  Stratford upon Avon Herald

BARCLAYS customers in Alcester have been dealt a body blow this week with news the bank giant will close its Alcester High Street branch on Friday 24th May.

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Revealed – the dates and times of Alcester and Studley's Santa Sleigh - Redditch Standard

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Revealed – the dates and times of Alcester and Studley's Santa Sleigh  Redditch Standard

SANTA and his sleigh are visiting more children in Alcester and Studley than ever before thanks to the Alcester and Stratford District Round Table. This year ...

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Winners keep flowing for Skelton at Warwick - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Sat, 27 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Winners keep flowing for Skelton at Warwick  Stratford upon Avon Herald

THE winners keep flowing for Alcester trainer Dan Skelton and Ardera Cross made it 203 for the season when landing the Lovely Lorna's Cinquenta Celebration ...

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Alcester A, Chipping Campden A, Pershore and Alcester C lead way in Junior Cup - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Alcester A, Chipping Campden A, Pershore and Alcester C lead way in Junior Cup  Stratford upon Avon Herald

THE second round of the Junior Cup pool matches of the Wildmoor Spa Tennis League have been completed, with Alcester A dominating Pool A, Chipping ...

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Can you help Santa in Alcester - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Sat, 29 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Can you help Santa in Alcester  Stratford upon Avon Herald

Santa is appealing for somewhere to store his sleigh in Alcester this Christmas after being told it can no longer stay in a garage in the town. The Santa Sleigh ...

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Michelin-starred chef to open restaurant inside the last bank in Moseley - Birmingham Live

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Michelin-starred chef to open restaurant inside the last bank in Moseley  Birmingham Live

Michelin-starred chef set to cash in on trend for trying new flavours by opening Peruvian restaurant in a former Moseley bank.

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Alcester make five signings ahead of title tester - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Sat, 24 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Alcester make five signings ahead of title tester  Stratford upon Avon Herald

FOOTBALL. ALCESTER Town bosses Matt Seeley and Richard Briggs will have FIVE new signings in contention for today's Midland League Division Three trip ...

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'Barclays has got its sums wrong' – anger as bank pulls out of Alcester - Redditch Standard

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

'Barclays has got its sums wrong' – anger as bank pulls out of Alcester  Redditch Standard

THERE'S dismay in Alcester following the announcement that Barclays is to close its High Street branch. Town Mayor councillor Andrew Foster said everyone ...

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How do Britain’s pubs get their names? - Spectator.co.uk

Sat, 18 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

How do Britain’s pubs get their names?  Spectator.co.uk

An easy one: what links Jack Straw's Castle, The Labouring Boys and The Jolly Taxpayer? No, not the parliamentary expenses scandal of yesteryear, but the ...

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VIDEO: Alcester's day at the pancake races - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

VIDEO: Alcester's day at the pancake races  Stratford upon Avon Herald

SHROVE TUESDAY was celebrated in Alcester earlier this week with traditional pancake races run along High Street. There were races for young and old with ...

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Holidaymakers in Alcester asked to take Mickey Mouse with them on their travels - Redditch Standard

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Holidaymakers in Alcester asked to take Mickey Mouse with them on their travels  Redditch Standard

HOLIDAYMAKERS in Alcester are being asked to take a very special guest with them on their travels – Mickey Mouse. The magical mouse, cartoon star and box ...

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Alcester, Studley and Holberrow Green Remembrance Day services - Redditch Standard

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Alcester, Studley and Holberrow Green Remembrance Day services  Redditch Standard

REMEMBRANCE weekend services in Alcester, Studley and Holberrow Green. Saturday, November 10: Holberrow Green: A SHORT *service* of Remembrance ...

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Expert and confidential – Citizens Advice Bureau to reopen in Alcester - Redditch Standard

Sun, 10 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Expert and confidential – Citizens Advice Bureau to reopen in Alcester  Redditch Standard

CITIZENS Advice South Warwickshire will be restarting advice sessions in Alcester, offering expert and confidential help to those in need. An outreach adviser ...

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LIVE: Worcester Raiders v Alcester Town (at Pershore) - Worcester News

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 18:36:55 GMT

LIVE: Worcester Raiders v Alcester Town (at Pershore)  Worcester News

LIVE coverage of Worcester Raiders v Alcester Town in the Smedley Crooke Cup second round (KO 7.45).

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Alcester appoints new High Bailiff - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Alcester appoints new High Bailiff  Stratford upon Avon Herald

ALCESTER has a new High Bailiff who will be a familiar face – and voice – in the town. David Parkes, formerly known as the Town Crier for a decade and then ...

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One woman killed and another injured in Alcester car crash - Redditch Standard

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

One woman killed and another injured in Alcester car crash  Redditch Standard

A WOMAN, who is yet to be identified, died following a two-car collision in Alcester late on Monday, December 17. West Midlands Ambulance *Service* and the ...

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Tributes pour in following passing of Alcester stalwart Councillor Eric Payne - Redditch Standard

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Tributes pour in following passing of Alcester stalwart Councillor Eric Payne  Redditch Standard

TRIBUTES have poured in for Alcester Councillor Eric Payne, who has died today, Wednesday, October 10, after a short illness. Coun Payne, had served on ...

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Public toilets in Studley and Alcester flushed with success after being lauded in Loo of the Year Awards - Redditch Standard

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Public toilets in Studley and Alcester flushed with success after being lauded in Loo of the Year Awards  Redditch Standard

PUBLIC toilets in Studley and Alcester are flushed with success after being lauded in the Loo of the Year Awards. The lavatories were two of seven facilities ...

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Alcester residents invited to comment on Neighbourhood Plan - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Fri, 05 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Alcester residents invited to comment on Neighbourhood Plan  Stratford upon Avon Herald

Alcester residents are being invited to share their views on the town's Neighbourhood Development Plan, which if adopted would be used to help guide future ...

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Midlands Live: Breaking news and local stories - BBC News

Wed, 22 May 2019 17:39:46 GMT

Midlands Live: Breaking news and local stories  BBC News

The latest news, sport, travel and weather across the West Midlands and south Cheshire.

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Car company sponsors new kit for Alcester Town Juniors - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Fri, 26 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Car company sponsors new kit for Alcester Town Juniors  Stratford upon Avon Herald

ALCESTER Town Juniors Under-15s team will be driven for more success this season – with a new kit sponsored by Alcester-based 1 Car Company. The team ...

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"Who makes these stupid decisions?" Anger as Barclays Bank in Alcester to close - Redditch Advertiser

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

"Who makes these stupid decisions?" Anger as Barclays Bank in Alcester to close  Redditch Advertiser

ALCESTER High Street has been dealt a blow with the news that Barclays Bank will close.

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Alcester Town sack manager Perry Macleod for 'gross misconduct' - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Alcester Town sack manager Perry Macleod for 'gross misconduct'  Stratford upon Avon Herald

ALCESTER Town chairman Dave Taylor has revealed manager Perry Macleod was sacked for gross misconduct following an expletive-laden rant at match ...

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Help Alcester High Street shine again - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Sat, 01 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Help Alcester High Street shine again  Stratford upon Avon Herald

IN 2015, Alcester won a Rising Star in the Great British High Street Awards, a big accolade for the historic market town whose business community has decided ...

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Chance for Alcester residents to have their say on neighbourhood plan - Redditch Standard

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Chance for Alcester residents to have their say on neighbourhood plan  Redditch Standard

ALCESTER residents have received a summary document outlining the key aspects of the town's proposed neighbourhood development plan, writes Ryan ...

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Blues gold as Perry Foster and Trevor Steger play Alcester's Tuery Sessions - Redditch Standard

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Blues gold as Perry Foster and Trevor Steger play Alcester's Tuery Sessions  Redditch Standard

THE best of traditional and contemporary blues comes to The Cross Keys in Alcester this Sunday, April 14, for Jack Blackman's Tuery Sessions music night.

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Top physicist played vital role in country's nuclear fuel programme - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Top physicist played vital role in country's nuclear fuel programme  Stratford upon Avon Herald

ONE of the country's top nuclear physicists, who was born and raised in Alcester and educated at Alcester Grammar School, has died, aged 88, after a short ...

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Schools in Studley and Alcester want parents to stop smoking outside their gates - Redditch Standard

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Schools in Studley and Alcester want parents to stop smoking outside their gates  Redditch Standard

SCHOOLS in Studley and Alcester are hoping to persuade parents not to smoke outside their gates when taking their children to and from school. With the help ...

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Cheapest house in Birmingham up for sale for incredible £5,000 - Birmingham Live

Sun, 28 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Cheapest house in Birmingham up for sale for incredible £5,000  Birmingham Live

The one-bed property on Alcester Road South, Kings Heath is within walking distance of the high street.

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Vandals leave broken glass at children's park in Alcester - Redditch Advertiser

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Vandals leave broken glass at children's park in Alcester  Redditch Advertiser

VANDALS left broken glass at a children's play park in Alcester making it completely unusable.

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Police flood Moseley amid concerns about man's welfare - Birmingham Live

Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Police flood Moseley amid concerns about man's welfare  Birmingham Live

Police were called to the centre of Moseley after receiving reports of a 'half dressed man' behaving strangely. Uniformed officers were alerted to the man, who ...

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Traveller group leaves Alcester site - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Traveller group leaves Alcester site  Stratford upon Avon Herald

A group of travellers who set up camp in a school bus park in Alcester this morning have moved on. Around eight caravans and associated vehicles set up at the ...

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Wellesbourne teen targets home nations success in national tournament - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Wellesbourne teen targets home nations success in national tournament  Stratford upon Avon Herald

A WELLESBOURNE teenager will represent his country this weekend when a major badminton tournament arrives in the region. The new Sports & Wellness ...

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Home county Vase ties for Alcester and Earlswood - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Home county Vase ties for Alcester and Earlswood  Stratford upon Avon Herald

FOOTBALL. ALCESTER Town and Earlswood Town have been handed home ties in the second round of the Birmingham Saturday Vase. Alcester will entertain ...

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Runner from Redditch raises over £5,000 for Guide Dogs | Redditch Advertiser - Redditch Advertiser

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Runner from Redditch raises over £5,000 for Guide Dogs | Redditch Advertiser  Redditch Advertiser

A visually impaired runner from Redditch has completed the London Marathon and raised more than £5000 for the charity Guide Dogs.

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Hundreds pay their respects to Eric Payne, a much-loved son of Alcester - Redditch Standard

Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Hundreds pay their respects to Eric Payne, a much-loved son of Alcester  Redditch Standard

ALCESTER came to a standstill last Friday for the funeral of much-loved town and district Councillor Eric Payne. Hundreds of people lined the streets of the ...

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The Warwickshire gastro pub where you can now stay over - Coventry Telegraph

Sat, 06 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Warwickshire gastro pub where you can now stay over  Coventry Telegraph

The Baraset Barn Hotel near Stratford has now opened its doors for business.

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Alcester vets helping save the lives of disabled animals - Redditch Advertiser

Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Alcester vets helping save the lives of disabled animals  Redditch Advertiser

A PARTNERSHIP between an Alcester vets and a pet rescue charity is helping to save disabled animal's lives.

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Learn from the past for a peaceful future: Alcester marks Remembrance - Redditch Standard

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Learn from the past for a peaceful future: Alcester marks Remembrance  Redditch Standard

BOTH old and young have been urged to come together and learn from the trauma of war to ensure peace reigns in the future. That was the message from Mike ...

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Delight as Alcester's Shrove Tuesday Pancake Races prove a flippin success - Redditch Standard

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Delight as Alcester's Shrove Tuesday Pancake Races prove a flippin success  Redditch Standard

THERE was flippin' good fun to be had in Alcester on Shrove Tuesday as the crowds came out to enjoy perhaps its best ever Pancake Day Races. More than 40 ...

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Alcester archery group Bowmen of Alcester on target for success - Redditch Advertiser

Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Alcester archery group Bowmen of Alcester on target for success  Redditch Advertiser

AN archery group which puts an emphasis on social activities is going from strength to strength.

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Former Alcester mayor Cllr Eric Payne dies - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Former Alcester mayor Cllr Eric Payne dies  Stratford upon Avon Herald

Two-time Alcester mayor and district councillor Eric Payne passed away this week following a short illness. Eric, who served the residents of Alcester Ward as a ...

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Greig Hall fundraisers hit £10000 - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Greig Hall fundraisers hit £10000  Stratford upon Avon Herald

A long-term plan to re-open Alcester's Greig Memorial Hall is gathering pace after fundraisers began a register of people who could help to make the project a ...

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Watch: Shocking schoolboy brawl brings Kings Heath traffic to a standstill - Birmingham Live

Tue, 14 May 2019 16:05:00 GMT

Watch: Shocking schoolboy brawl brings Kings Heath traffic to a standstill  Birmingham Live

The violent clash erupted on Monday afternoon (May 13), on Alcester Road South.

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Forgotten Elizabethan poet to be remembered in Alcester - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Mon, 09 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Forgotten Elizabethan poet to be remembered in Alcester  Stratford upon Avon Herald

ALCESTER is to host a new cultural festival to celebrate the life of one of its forefathers – Fulke Greville. The Fulke Greville Festival, which runs from 28th to 30th ...

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Firefighters tackle kitchen fire at Alcester home - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Firefighters tackle kitchen fire at Alcester home  Stratford upon Avon Herald

FIREFIGHTERS with Warwickshire Fire and Rescue *Service* responded to a kitchen fire at a home in Alcester yesterday, Sunday. Two fire engines were ...

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Former Alcester mayor and community champion Eric Payne wins posthumous award - Redditch Advertiser

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Former Alcester mayor and community champion Eric Payne wins posthumous award  Redditch Advertiser

FORMER Alcester mayor and community champion Eric Payne who died last year has been honoured with a prestigious award.

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Historic double century for Alcester trainer Skelton - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Historic double century for Alcester trainer Skelton  Stratford upon Avon Herald

ALCESTER trainer Dan Skelton became only the second jumps trainer to reach a double century for the season when 4-6 favourite Montego Grey made all the ...

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Fare shake-up for Stagecoach bus services in Warwickshire - Leamington Courier

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Fare shake-up for Stagecoach bus services in Warwickshire  Leamington Courier

Stagecoach has announced it will be shaking up its bus fares for Warwickshire.

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Cross of Nails continues its journey as Alcester pupils pass it to Coughton - Redditch Standard

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Cross of Nails continues its journey as Alcester pupils pass it to Coughton  Redditch Standard

A SPECIAL ceremony was held recently in Alcester when six children from St Nicholas C of E Primary School in Alcester carried the Cross of Nails to St Nicholas ...

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Alcester Male Voice Choir holds special event for its 45th anniversary - Redditch Advertiser

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Alcester Male Voice Choir holds special event for its 45th anniversary  Redditch Advertiser

TO celebrate its 45th anniversary, The Alcester Male Voice Choir will be holding a special event later this year.

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Best places to see bluebells around Birmingham - Birmingham Live

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Best places to see bluebells around Birmingham  Birmingham Live

Nearby parks and ancient woods worth packing a picnic and having a drive out to.

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Bad parking risks lives say fire crews - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Bad parking risks lives say fire crews  Stratford upon Avon Herald

THE problem of careless parking in Alcester came under the spotlight recently, when councillors joined a team from Warwickshire Fire and Rescue *Service* to ...

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Nominees wanted for Alcester Civic Awards - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Nominees wanted for Alcester Civic Awards  Stratford upon Avon Herald

ALCESTER residents are being invited to nominate for this year's Mayor's Civic Awards to be announced in November. The mayor will be presenting awards for ...

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VIDEO: Music and dance at Alcester Street Market - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT

VIDEO: Music and dance at Alcester Street Market  Stratford upon Avon Herald

BUY a copy of the current Stratford Herald which features a photo feature on the recent Alcester Court Leet Street Market which attracted several thousand ...

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Friends of the Greig Hall fundraising shop to open this weekend - Redditch Advertiser

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Friends of the Greig Hall fundraising shop to open this weekend  Redditch Advertiser

A NEW fundraising group has been formed by The Greig Hall Action Group.

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New charity shop aims to get Greig Hall open again - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Mon, 24 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

New charity shop aims to get Greig Hall open again  Stratford upon Avon Herald

THE start of efforts to re-open Alcester's neglected Greig Memorial Hall have begun with the launch of a charity shop in the town to raise cash for the project.

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Alcester mayor warns of accidents unless school road is gritted - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Alcester mayor warns of accidents unless school road is gritted  Stratford upon Avon Herald

The mayor of Alcester is urging the county council to grit the road outside two busy schools, warning that the situation is an accident waiting to happen.

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