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Alcester

A previous Alcester Folk Festival at the Swan Hotel. From left Chris Edwards, Sue Harris and Lorraine Wooldridge.  (54890375)

Music lovers expected to flock to three day Alcester Winter Folk Festival

Town Mayor Clive Neal-Sturgess. Picture from the Alcester Town Council website.

Charity quiz night at Alcester Jubilee Centre

Jack Blackman.  (54969123)

Valentine’s Day live music treat at The Cross Keys in Alcester

From Wednesday, April 6, 2016, dog owners must have their pets microchipped (Picture by Clive Tagg) (Picture by Clive Tagg)

Still time to have your dog microchipped for free before the law changes

Keith Munro is celebrating 50 years at Marla Tube Fittings.  (54569106)

Warehouse manager Keith Munro celebrates 50 years at Alcester's Marla Tube Fittings

CLEAN FOR THE QUEEN: Richard Hester, Susan Juned, Terry and Chris Scott, Bill Goodall, Paul Twentyman, Doreen Shaw and Derek Spencer. (54512072)

Alcester volunteers raise litterpickers in the air for the Queen

Emma Wren (middle) with husband Peter and their children William, aged 13, Emily, 11 and George 10.  (54082543)

Alcester residents urged to dig deep during Valentine's Day weekend fundraiser in aid of mum battling cancer

Director Steven James Gordon.

Alcester business Steven James Kitchens receives prestigious award for a second year running

The scene in Alcester High Street yesterday (Monday, January 25). Picture by Warwickshire Fire and Rescue.

WATCH: Driver cut free from car in Alcester High Street

Leader of the council Chris Saint.

Council covering Alcester and Studley performs u-turn and joins West Midlands Combined Authority

The early booking offer for Ragley Hall Battle Proms tickets ends at midnight on January 31.   (53324613)

Last chance to grab super early bird tickets for Ragley Hall Battle Proms open-air picnic concert

Nadhim Zahawi MP with councillor Eric Payne and councillor Mike Gittus in Ragley Mill Lane.  (53056151)

MP Nadhim Zahawi backs study alongside Alcester town councillors to reduce congestion

Alcester Mayor Clive Neal-Strugess presents the lifetime achievement award to Pam Norman. (52874652)

Community spirited residents receive acclaim as first ever 'Celebrating Alcester' awards evening held

Year 6 pupils Luke Clemons and Megan Ricketts with the letter from MP Nick Gibb.  (52945428)

Our Lady's Catholic Primary School praised by MP Nick Gibb

The scene in Grafton Lane, Bidford-on-Avon. Picture by West Midlands Ambulance Service.

Woman taken to the Alexandra Hospital following Bidford crash

Nadhim Zahawi.  (53012233)

Alcester Refugee Fund invites residents to special meeting with MP Nadhim Zahawi

Alcester Library to close for over two weeks before moving to Globe House Cultural Hub

Alcester Library to close for over two weeks before moving to Globe House Cultural Hub

Concert in support of Alcester Refugee Fund to be held at St Nicholas’ Church

Concert in support of Alcester Refugee Fund to be held at St Nicholas’ Church

Man with serious injuries airlifted to hospital following collision with bus in Redditch

Man with serious injuries airlifted to hospital following collision with bus in Redditch

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CHEERS: Marjory Gilbert with High Bailiff Tim Forman and Alcester Mayor Clive-Neal Sturgess. (52343908)

Alcester centenarian Marjory Gilbert celebrates special birthday

Mike Gittus.

Cllr Mike Gittus supports Alcester community groups with £5,000 grant

Headteacher Paul Hyde with with deputy head girl and boy Issie Lakin and Thomas Emment, both aged 15.

Ofsted grade blow for Alcester high school

SHOWTIME: Christina Trevanion and Thomas Plant from Antiques Road Trip.  (52660371)

Antiques shop in Little Alne near Alcester Fabulous Finds Antiques to star on BBC programme

Alcester man Kieren Hoskins jailed following crash

Alcester man Kieren Hoskins jailed following crash

Wes Finch.  (52253376)

New monthly live music night to be held at the Cross Keys in Alcester

Alcester Grammar School.

Alcester Grammar School to represent Warwickshire in national debating contest

Worcestershire County Council says it wants the public to suggest fresh ideas for more than 30 different sites, prompting fears some could be closed

Children's centres across Redditch placed 'under review' prompting fears some could be closed

Adrian Hardman

Former council chairman says it is "easy" to drink drive - and calls for Adrian Hardman to remain in County Hall's leadership

Conman Kevin Walsh who fleeced friends out of thousands of pounds is in court again

CERTIFICATES: Gabby Sanchez of David Baker Funeral Directors presenting certificates of attendance to Katie Jones and staff at Waterloo House. (51849368)

Care home seminar by Bidford funeral directors

Surface water gathered on Appleby Close in Great Alne following persistent rain over the weekend.

Alcester and surrounding district battles the flood risk and remains above water

Burglars raid home on Alcester Road, Studley

Burglars raid home on Alcester Road, Studley

A car stuck in a ford in Coughton Fields Lane, Kinwarton. Picture by Policing South Warks.

Four people rescued from car stuck in ford near Alcester

Warwickshire police officer recognised in Queen's New Year's honours list

Top tips on how to make Christmas easier for a loved one with Dementia

Top tips on how to make Christmas easier for a loved one with Dementia

A befriending scheme launched in Alcester recently. From left: Alcester Town Councillor Mark Cargill, Alcester Mayor Clive Neal-Sturgess, Liz Smeyatsky from Age UK Warwickshire, Alcester Town Councillor Eric Payne.

Befriending scheme launched at Alcester's Malt Mill Lane sheltered and retirement housing

Councillor Mike Gittus with day manager Stuart Owen and postman Tim Jones at the Royal Mail sorting office in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Alcester Town Councillor Mike Gittus delivers some festive thanks to staff at Royal Mail sorting office

Moat House Inn pub, King's Coughton. Picture by Google Maps.

Four men taken to hospital after inhaling toxic dishwasher chemicals at the Moat House, King's Coughton

The force is with Admit One’s owner Gail Beck as she poses with Star Wars stormtroopers.

Is this the only Star Wars themed shop in the West Midlands?

St Nicholas Night chairman Andy Mitchell with event sponsor Frank Wood.

Hundreds turn out for St Nicholas Night celebrations in Alcester

Alcester children meet Santa in his Grotto

Alcester children meet Santa in his Grotto

WANTED: Dale Smith.

Former HMP Hewell prisoner wanted by police

David Moulson MBE from Alcester Roman Museum, Rob Slack from Ashe Construction, Warwickshire County Councillor Mike Gittus, Alcester Town Council clerk Chris Wright.

Alcester's new Cultural Hub to open in Spring next year

Residents in Alcester and surrounding district urged to vote on police priorities

Residents in Alcester and surrounding district urged to vote on police priorities

Sheep stolen from field near Alcester

Sheep stolen from field near Alcester

Car stolen from Wootton Wawen home

Car stolen from Wootton Wawen home

Public inquiry over development of 75 Bidford homes

Public inquiry over development of 75 Bidford homes

ADVENT: Reverend Martin Mills with the community advent calendar outside Alcester Baptist Church.

Alcester Advent calendar brings community together for Christmas

Worcester Crown Court.

Alcester man Kieren Hoskins facing jail following crash

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Alcester & Stratford District Round Table have announced Santa's tour dates.

Father Christmas on his way to Alcester, Bidford and Studley on Round Table Christmas float

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