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Pilgrimage to Verona

Former artistic director Sir Gregory Doran talks about what he’s been up to, including his first directorial gig since leaving the RSC.

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OPINION: To be or not to be Stratford MP?

The Herald takes a closer look at why Nadhim Zahawi has chosen to step down.

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‘Thank you doesn’t seem enough’ - Alcester leisure centre staff save 25-year-old’s life

Harry Marsh, 25, collapsed suddenly during a game of badminton after suffering a cardiac arrest.

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Warwickshire cricket club gets planning permission for new pavilion

Village cricket club now needs to raise £200,000 to turn the plans into reality.

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Warwickshire Relay for Life event aims to raise £40,000 to help fight cancer

A retired police officer and cancer survivor is leading the campaign, which will see the event take place in July.

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Hunt for new home for Susie after the dog was found abandoned on road near Alcester

When she was rescued, Susie, who was injured, rolled over to have her belly rubbed.

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Life and learning at the Lit Fest

REVIEW: Thought-provoking talks and the Dunkirk spirit prevail at Stratford Literary Festival

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The children’s meals with the highest salt content revealed

More than a third of children’s meals sold in restaurants exceed government maximum salt targets says a new report studying more than 20 eateries.

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Stratford’s Christmas market will take over only three streets for 2024

A new layout will also allow for a key town centre junction to remain open to traffic, organisers have revealed.

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Love’s Labour’s Lost heads to 19th hole

Five-star production of Love’s Labour’s Lost comes to an end at the RSC.

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Bubble tea chain plans to open branch in Bridge Street, Stratford

T4, which operates franchises across the UK, has applied for planning permission.

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Stratford’s new festival was a hit as 12,000 flocked to Rec for weekend of music and arts

Lots of pictures from the first Stratford Pursuits Festival, which is looking to return to town next year.

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Campaign launch doubles up as farewell lunch

INTERVIEW: Nadhim Zahawi talks to the Herald at Stratford Town FC where he had been due to launch his bid to retain the seat before stepping down.

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Recycling centre broken into

Theft incidents near Shipston see safe broken into and woman disturbing hungry burglar.

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Warwickshire’s hospitals are busier than winter months after surge in emergency demand

Three NHS bosses highlighted the issues, which includes more patients coming from Birmingham and Worcester.

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Runners and riders

The Herald ranks some potential Conservative candidates paddling their way to be Stratford MP

The Stratford Observer

Warwickshire residents urged to be kind to shopkeepers

The national #Shopkind campaign is coordinated by the Association of Convenience Store on the behalf of the Home Office and is supported by major high street re

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New suite strikes a chord with pupils

New head teacher’s pledge is music to pupils’ ears.

The Stratford Observer

Keepsakes on offer to help Warwickshire residents stimulate memories

Reminiscence loans boxes contain historical artefacts and replicas which have been chosen to engage the senses and promote conversation about people's lives

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Bill p-p-p-picks up a penguin to celebrate his 80th birthday

Bill Gourlay had an 80th birthday to remember when two penguins waddled into his life.