Collision near Alcester

Redditch Advertiser:

4:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

TWO cars collided on the Alcester Road near Wootton Wawen.  

Bidford and Alcester fire engines attend incident in Kings Lane, Broom

Redditch Advertiser: Bidford and Alcester fire engines attend incident in Kings Lane, Broom

11:50am Sunday 14th September 2014

TWO fire engines from Bidford and Alcester attended an incident in Kings Lane, Broom at 3.33pm yesterday.  

Sprinter to take on pole climbing champion at APF 2014

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5:20pm Friday 12th September 2014

ENGLISH sprinter Harry Aikines-Aryeetey will run 100m in the Ragley estate during a unique race against Grant Gallier, the World 25m pole climbing champion.

Alcester siblings selected to attend World Scout Jamboree

Redditch Advertiser: James and Ellie Fordham have been selected to attend he 23rd World Scout Jamboree.

3:27pm Thursday 11th September 2014

TWO scouting siblings from Alcester have been given the opportunity of a lifetime after they were selected to attend the 23rd World Scout Jamboree held in Japan next year.

Two women and a man from Bidford and Alcester plead guilty to handling stolen goods

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1:57pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Two women and a man have pleaded guilty to handling stolen goods from two burglaries in South Littleton, near Evesham.

Coughton to host annual festival

Redditch Advertiser: A range of entertainment including morris dancing will take place at Coughton Court's Cheese and Pickle festival. Photo courtesy of Claire Blackburn.

12:40pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A CHEESE and pickle festival will take place at Coughton Court over the weekend.

Man killed in road traffic collision named

Redditch Advertiser:

11:29am Thursday 11th September 2014

THE man who died in a road traffic collision on A46 near Alcester has been named.

Alcester insurance firm win nation award

Redditch Advertiser: Director Mark Horgan, sales executiveTrevor Palmer, sales and marketing manager Jodie Horgan, property manager Jason Oldham and operations manager Elaine Ryan.

9:18am Thursday 11th September 2014

AN Alcester firm of insurance brokers have won a national award.

Tributes to "loving dad" killed in car crash

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6:29pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a "loving father" killed in a car accident.

66th annual Ploughing and Hedging Competition to be attended by princess

Redditch Advertiser: Forest of Arden Agricultural Society’s Ploughing and Hedging Competition to take place in Alcester.

3:21pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

PRINCESS Anne is set to attend the Forest of Arden Agricultural Society’s 65th annual Ploughing and Hedging Competition in Alcester.

Community-spirited volunteers teamed up to tidy Alcester

Redditch Advertiser: Members of Litter Free Alcester took part in a clear up event.

11:13am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A GROUP of community-spirited volunteers in Alcester teamed up for their autumn ‘Big Tidy Up’ on Sunday, September 7.

Alcester Flower and Vegetable Show and Court Leet Family Fun Day held

Redditch Advertiser: Flowers exhibitor Sandra Covey. Buy picture,RLB371405_01, at redditchadvertiser.co.uk/pictures

11:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A VAST array of home-grown produce was proudly displayed at this year’s Alcester Flower and Vegetable Show.

Talent contest to be held in Alcester

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4:30pm Monday 8th September 2014

TALENTED people around Alcester in the surrounding area are invited to take part in a competition held at jubilee centre and park.

Community-spirited volunteers in Alcester organise 'Big Tidy Up'

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1:10pm Saturday 6th September 2014

A GROUP of community-spirited volunteers in Alcester are organising an autumn ‘Big Tidy Up’ on Sunday, September 7.

First ever Alcester arts festival ' a success'

Redditch Advertiser: Artist Jon Gidlow shows off his skills at Alcester Arts Festival. To buy picture, RCR361402_01, visit redditchadvertiser.co.uk/pictures.

1:10pm Friday 5th September 2014

ALCESTER held its first ever arts festival at the weekend.

Children present a performance following summer drama sessions

Redditch Advertiser: Children in Alcester performed ‘A Day at the Fair’ following summer drama sessions.

10:49am Friday 5th September 2014

YOUNGSTERS in Alcester marked the end of their summer theatre workshop by presenting a performance to friends, family, local councillors and the wider community.

Man dies in car crash near Alcester

Redditch Advertiser:

9:50am Friday 5th September 2014

A 45-year-old man has been killed in road traffic accident on the A46 near Alcester.

Musical Theatre Company celebrates 50th Anniversary by performing The Full Monty

Redditch Advertiser: Alcester Theatre Group will perform The Full Monty. To buy image, RCR361401, visit redditchadvertiser.co.uk/pictures.

8:40am Thursday 4th September 2014

ALCESTER Musical Theatre Company will celebrate its 50th Anniversary by performing The Full Monty at Redditch's Palace Theatre.

Pole climbers from across the world to take part in competition at Ragley

Redditch Advertiser: Top pole climbers from across the globe are to take part a competition on the Ragley estate.

12:20pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

MANY of the world’s top pole climbers are set to participate in a competition taking place on the Ragley Estate in Alcester.

European Chainsaw Carving Championships come to Ragley

Redditch Advertiser: Will Lees’ 2012 winning sculpture 'Three Bears In a Boat.'

2:50pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE European Chainsaw Carving Championships will take place in the Ragley Estate as part of APF 2014, the UK’s largest forestry, woodland, trees and timber show.

Flower and Vegetable Show and Court Leet fete to take place in Alcester

Redditch Advertiser: Alcester Court Leet arranged for Mickey and Minnie Mouse to meet and greet children around the town. Pictured:  Alex Grodzki, six, and Jacob Pawlouski also six. To buy photo, RCR361403, visit www.redditchadvertiser.co.uk/pictures.

3:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

ALCESTER Flower and Vegetable Show and Court Leet fete is taking place next weekend.

Students at St Benedict’s Catholic High School celebrated ‘impressive’ IB results

Redditch Advertiser: Onwards and upwards: Nicole Clay-Noonan, Simon Wyatt, Georgina Muratore, Olivia Boswell, Eddie Charles, Eleanor Marshall and Ellie Lewis.

2:10pm Sunday 31st August 2014

STUDENTS at St Benedict’s Catholic High School in Alcester celebrated their ‘impressive’ International Baccalaureate Diploma results last month.

Court Leet take part in second annual Ale & Cider Trail.

Redditch Advertiser: Alcester Court Leet enjoying a drink whilst taking part the Real Ale and Cider Trial. Buy this photo, RCR351402_01, at redditchadvertiser.co.uk/pictures.

1:30pm Saturday 30th August 2014

ALCESTER Court Leet upheld their 700-year-old tradition of beer tasting by taking part the second annual Ale & Cider Trail.

Alcester men invited to a free night out

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12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

MEN in Alcester are being invited to a free night out.

European Chainsaw Carving Championships come to Ragley

Redditch Advertiser: Will Lees’ 2012 winning sculpture 'Three Bears In a Boat.'

10:20am Friday 29th August 2014

The European Chainsaw Carving Championships will take place in the Ragley Estate as part of APF 2014, the UK’s largest forestry, woodland, trees and timber show.

Alcester Victoria Silver Band to host free concert

Redditch Advertiser:

8:50am Thursday 28th August 2014

ALCESTER Victoria Silver Band are hosting a cream tea concert on The Green outside St Nicholas' Church.

Alcester students celebrated their GCSE results

Redditch Advertiser: Alcester Academy pupils Laura Kenyon,Tom Watson, Elle Homans, Jack Leeson, Lucinda Grainger,George Owen,Toby Lee, Emily Rae and Millie Tarrant.

3:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

HIGH School students in Alcester were celebrating on Thursday after receiving their long-awaited GCSE results.

Library visited by exotic animals to tie in with Summer Reading Challenge

Redditch Advertiser: Lion learners came to Bidford Library. Claire Hall from Lion Learners with nine year old Miriam Clarke holding Jasmin a Chilean Rose Tarantula.

2:56pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

CHILDREN at Bidford library were visited by exotic creatures to tie in with the Summer Reading Challenge.

Gardening club receive advice on growing veg

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8:30am Sunday 24th August 2014

ALCESTER gardening club recently received a talk on growing and storing their own vegetables.

Ragley Estate to host first Great British Food Festival in Warwickshire

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3:10pm Friday 22nd August 2014

THE Ragley estate is to host the first ever Great British Food Festival in Warwickshire.

Choir hopes to reach 100 members for 40th its Anniversary

Redditch Advertiser: Alcester Male Voice Choir is looking to recruit new members.

6:10pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THIS year marks the 40th Anniversary of Alcester Male Voice Choir and to celebrate the group is hoping to reach 100 members.

Second year of the Ale and Cider Trail for Alcester

Redditch Advertiser: Matthew Terry serving on in The Turks Head during last year's festival.

3:39pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Alcester is hosting its second annual Ale and Cider Trail.

Pesticide amnesty to take place in Alcester

3:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A PESTICIDE amnesty to rid gardens of dangerous chemicals will take place in Alcester.

Interactive war museum attracts hundreds of visitors to Ragley Hall

Redditch Advertiser: Ragley Hall's war exhibition attracts hundreds.

2:50pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

HUNDREDS of guests visited Ragley Hall and took part in an event to commemorate those who lost their lives in the First World War.

Alcester to host its first ever arts festival

Redditch Advertiser: Alcester is to host its first Arts Festival. From left Artist Peter Kotka with his artwork titled 'The French Connection' with Tom Evans, nine, and Ben Evans, 14. To buy  image, RLB341404, visit redditchadvertiser.co.uk/pictures.

1:23pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

ALCESTER is to host its first ever arts festival.

Visitors at Battle Proms raise thousands for charity

Redditch Advertiser: Generous guests at Ragley Hall Battle Proms have raised more than £6,000 for charity.

12:59pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

MORE than £4,499 was raised during Ragley Hall Battle Proms in aid of The Veterans’ Mental Health Charity, Combat Stress.

A-level result success for Alcester Grammar School

5:01pm Monday 18th August 2014

ALCESTER Grammar School pupils were celebrating after achieving excellent A-level results.

Alcester Guides appeal for new adult leaders

Redditch Advertiser:

1:40pm Monday 18th August 2014

ALCESTER Girl Guides are appealing for two new adult leaders to help support their group.

Alcester man jailed for dangerous driving

Redditch Advertiser:

4:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

AN Alcester man has been jailed after driving a Transit van through residential areas at up to 70mph during the middle of the day, whist one of his passengers screamed in terror.

Resident tired of flooding

Redditch Advertiser: Photos of Queensway in Bidford. By Corin Bishop.

5:43pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

AN angry villager in Bidford has hit out after his road flooded again after the weekend's heavy rain.

Open-air production of The Tempest to take place at Coughton Court

Redditch Advertiser: The Pantaloons rehearsing for their production of The Tempest. Photo courtesy of the Pantaloons.

4:24pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

COUGHTON Court near Alcester is to provide the backdrop to an open-air performance of Shakespeare’s classic The Tempest.

Reward offered to find thieves who stole teenage riders' equipment

Redditch Advertiser: Field farm owner Jason Evans has had riding equipment stolen from his land. Buy this picture ,BLB331402b, at http://www.bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk/pictures.

3:20pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

MORE than £1,500 worth of riding equipment was stolen from a farm in Wootton Waven.

Dementia café chairman appeals for more volunteers

Redditch Advertiser: Alcester's Alzheimers cafe is appealing for more volunteers.

12:53pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

ALCESTER’S Alzheimer’s Society is appealing for volunteers to give up their time to help dementia sufferers.

Pupils to register online to eat for free

Redditch Advertiser:

2:30pm Sunday 10th August 2014

PARENTS and guardians are being asked to apply online in order to receive free school meals for their children.

Lights out in Alcester to mark war centenary

Redditch Advertiser:

4:50pm Friday 8th August 2014

ALCESTER marked the 100th anniversary of the First World War with a commemorate service and a vigil.

Reward offered to find thieves who stole teenage riders' equipment

10:55am Friday 8th August 2014

MORE than £1,500 worth of riding equipment was stolen from a farm in Wootton Waven.

Residents consulted on proposed social care changes

Redditch Advertiser:

8:20am Friday 8th August 2014

ALCESTER residents have been given ten weeks to offer feedback regarding changes to Warwickshire County Council's adult and social care charges.

Bin tags sent out to remind residents of electoral registration changes

12:10pm Thursday 7th August 2014

RESIDENTS in Alcester and surrounding villages are being informed of the changes to electoral registration through bin tags placed on wheelie bins throughout the district.

Primary school in Alcester receive a donation to fund resources

Redditch Advertiser:

10:40am Tuesday 5th August 2014

A PRIMARY school in Alcester has been donated £500 to fund new school resources.

Bidford to commemorate the centenary of the First World War

Redditch Advertiser:

10:40am Sunday 3rd August 2014

A CEREMONY is to take place in Bidford to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.






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