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Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:30:29 GMT
Let's move to Alcester, Warwickshire
Nobody's much heard of Alcester. Not even the Romans. You won't find it mentioned in Tacitus or Horrible Histories. I like to think of it as the Nuneaton of the Roman empire, a lowly, lonely outpost of the civilised world. These days it still seems ...
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:32:16 GMT
Alcester market gives local touch
THOSE who hark back to an age when they knew where the food they were buying at the shops came from and miss the personal shopping experience of days gone by should think about a visit to Alcester Country Market. Based at 37b High Street, the market ...
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 09:56:15 GMT
Decision day looms for Alcester centre
ALCESTER'S Greig Centre could be handed over to Stratford-upon-Avon District Council or sold to a charitable trust in a bid to secure its future. But if councillors choose not to intervene, the building could be lost completely after running into ...
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 16:52:30 GMT
Parker is the star for Alcester
ALCESTER took advantage of a break from league action to visit a side who have been regular opponents in recent seasons and they enjoyed a welcome victory. Veteran Robbie Parker put in his best performance of the season to help Alcester to a big away ...
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 07:52:30 GMT
Future of Alcester's Greig Hall uncertain
ALCESTER'S Greig Centre could be handed over to Stratford District Council or sold to a charitable trust in a bid to secure its future. But if councillors choose not to intervene, the building could be lost completely after running into financial ...
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 16:52:30 GMT
Alcester are held
IN A SEASON of 'could haves and should haves', this is the nearest miss yet for a third home victory for Alcester as only a last-ditch conversion denied them the win they deserved. In one of only a few local games that survived the poor weather, the ...
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 00:24:23 GMT
Alcester are well beaten
AN ALREADY injury-ravaged Alcester squad were dealt a triple blow of withdrawals of regular players in the run-up to Saturday's game, which meant the visitors travelled with only 16 players and lost their scrum half with a knock 15 minutes into the ...
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 00:07:43 GMT
High-flying Harbury sink Alcester
AFTER a big win the previous weekend, Alcester's fortunes turned full circle on Saturday as title-chasing Harbury put them to the sword. Without captain Joe Sears and pack leader Phil Birks, it was left to Jack Green to captain Alcester, with veteran ...
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 15:51:46 GMT
Pancake pandemonium in Alcester
A tradition dating back more than 100 years, Alcester's Court Leet welcomed record numbers of participants to the event, which included races for nursery, junior and senior schools as well as a relay race for Alcester pubs and businesses. High Bailiff ...
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 13:45:09 GMT
Birmingham Exiles 24 Alcester 48
A mis of Exiles' first and second-teamers put in a determined effort against a strong-running Alcester side, but found the visitors difficult to contain in open play. A mis of Exiles' first and second-teamers put in a determined effort against a strong ...