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Thieves attempting Alcester break-in are stopped in their tracks by a noisy cat - Redditch Standard

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:51:19 GMT


Thieves attempting Alcester break-in are stopped in their tracks by a noisy cat
Redditch Standard
AN Alcester resident who woke to find three men breaking into her house may have a noisy neighbourhood cat to thank. At around 2.45am on June 19, the resident, who lives in Roebuck Park in Alcester was woken by a noise and the sound of a cat ...

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Alcester A team show improved form - Redditch Standard

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 18:26:10 GMT


Alcester A team show improved form
Redditch Standard
IT WAS a much-improved week for Alcester Bowling Club's A team who lost only one match – and that by a mere single shot. The B team, however, had a bad week as they lost all of their games. This disparity was largely green-related as the A team played ...

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Single family hub plan for Alcester as all county childrens centres face axe - Redditch Standard

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:00:50 GMT


Redditch Standard

Single family hub plan for Alcester as all county childrens centres face axe
Redditch Standard
ALL the childrens centres in Stratford district face being axed and replaced by a single 'family hub' based in Alcester. The proposal comes as Warwickshire county council tries to make £1.12million in savings from its childrens centres budget by April ...

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A throng of thousands in Alcester - Redditch Standard

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 13:54:05 GMT


A throng of thousands in Alcester
Redditch Standard
Thanks to the free town Wifi footfall sensors, courtesy of Keep It Local Warwickshire, 4,447 adults were counted at the event on Sunday. The crowds came out to support the 'Superheroes v Supervillains' themed market, organised by Alcester Court Leet ...

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New trees in Alcester mark Queen's birthday - Stratford Observer

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 16:30:56 GMT


Stratford Observer

New trees in Alcester mark Queen's birthday
Stratford Observer
THE QUEEN'S official birth day was marked in Alcester with the planting of two oak trees. The ceremony was performed by the town's Mayor Yvette Morrison and the Lord Lieutenant of Warwickshire, Timothy Cox, was on hand to accept them on the Queen's ...

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Claire Boswell and Mesa to play Cross Keys in Alcester as part of Jack Blackman's Tuery Sessions - Redditch Advertiser

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:16:58 GMT


Redditch Advertiser

Claire Boswell and Mesa to play Cross Keys in Alcester as part of Jack Blackman's Tuery Sessions
Redditch Advertiser
As part of Jack Blackman's Tuery Sessions, Claire Boswell and band Mesa will be performing on July 9. Claire Boswell's distinctive and timeless sound evokes the aura of the Woodstock generation, with resonating lyrics, mellifluous vocals, and a subtle ...

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Robbins returns to Alcester Town after leaving FC Stratford - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 17:26:13 GMT


Stratford upon Avon Herald

Robbins returns to Alcester Town after leaving FC Stratford
Stratford upon Avon Herald
Skipper James Robbins has left FC Stratford and re-joined Alcester Town. Photo: Mark Williamson. FC STRATFORD skipper James Robbins has decided to leave the club and re-join Alcester Town ahead of the 2017/18 season. Robbins joined Dave ...

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Taxi driver assaulted in Alcester - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 14:15:04 GMT


Stratford upon Avon Herald

Taxi driver assaulted in Alcester
Stratford upon Avon Herald
A TAXI driver was kneed in the stomach and punched in the back of the head by two men, who did not pay their taxi fare, in Alcester, on Monday 29th May. Two men had a taxi from Leamington to Hopkins Precinct, in Kinwarton Road, and told the driver they ...

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Alcester A qualify for Junior Tennis Cup play-offs - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Sat, 03 Jun 2017 07:05:24 GMT


Stratford upon Avon Herald

Alcester A qualify for Junior Tennis Cup play-offs
Stratford upon Avon Herald
ALCESTER A continued to dominate in the third round of the Wildmoor Spa Tennis League's Junior Cup. The leading teams so far are Alcester A in pool A, Littletons A in pool B, Pershore and HDA A Redditch equal in pool C and finally, Stratford-on-Avon a ...

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Superheroes and supervillains invade Alcester for town's annual street market - Redditch Advertiser

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:27:13 GMT


Redditch Advertiser

Superheroes and supervillains invade Alcester for town's annual street market
Redditch Advertiser
THOUSANDS of people flocked to Alcester town centre at the weekend to take part in the Court Leet's annual street market. The event saw many visitors and residents donning their best superhero and supervillain costumes and invading the streets.

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