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Alcester's Tom finds a new field of expertise - Redditch Standard

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:54:15 GMT


Redditch Standard

Alcester's Tom finds a new field of expertise
Redditch Standard
A YOUNG Alcester man who swapped camouflage for tweed when his dream of pursuing a military career was suddenly thwarted is ploughing forwards with a new career path. Tom Kirby, from Haselor, near Alcester, had dreamed of becoming a military ...

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Routine victory takes Alcester back to the summit - Redditch Standard

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:58:47 GMT


Redditch Standard

Routine victory takes Alcester back to the summit
Redditch Standard
ALCESTER returned to the top of the table with a second half century-plus points victory over the league's bottom side this season. Two tries in a blistering opening five minutes for Alcester set the tone for Saturday's game, from which victory puts ...

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Alcester Police plea after smash and grab at car parked near school - Redditch Standard

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:30:18 GMT


Alcester Police plea after smash and grab at car parked near school
Redditch Standard
POLICE have launched an appeal to drivers to not leave valuables on view in an unattended car after a 'smash and grab' near the school on Alcester Road, Wootton Wawen. An officer said: “This type of theft from vehicles parked near to schools at ...

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Alcester made to work hard for bonus point victory - Redditch Standard

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 01:25:08 GMT


Redditch Standard

Alcester made to work hard for bonus point victory
Redditch Standard
ALCESTER preserved their unbeaten home record on Saturday as they kept their title challenge alive with a bonus point victory against a Kings Norton side who were much better than their league position suggests and who really made Alcester work for ...

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Alcester 2nds claim derby victory - Redditch Standard

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 10:05:11 GMT


Alcester 2nds claim derby victory
Redditch Standard
ALCESTER 2nds ran out winners in a high-scoring contest against their neighbours on Saturday. Both sides included players from other clubs who would otherwise have been without a game, with the home squad in particular bolstered by several from ...

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Alcester RFC regain top spot after crushing lowly Keresley - Redditch Advertiser

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:54:07 GMT


Redditch Advertiser

Alcester RFC regain top spot after crushing lowly Keresley
Redditch Advertiser
ALCESTER regained top spot in Midlands League Division Four West South after crushing bottom side Keresley 59-5. Two tries in the first five minutes set the tone as fly half Max Biltcliffe and winger Lewis Walker finished off flowing moves to put ...

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PICTURE GALLERY Alcester Pancake Day races - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 12:05:52 GMT


Stratford upon Avon Herald

PICTURE GALLERY Alcester Pancake Day races
Stratford upon Avon Herald
EVERYONE was a winner at the annual pancake races held on Alcester's High Street on Tuesday. Organised by Alcester Court Leet, the races start outside the Post Office and finish in front of St Nicholas' Church, and see scores of local school children ...

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Alcester Academy students take audience down the rabbit hole for Alice in Wonderland production - Redditch Advertiser

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:35:44 GMT


Redditch Advertiser

Alcester Academy students take audience down the rabbit hole for Alice in Wonderland production
Redditch Advertiser
Pupils will be performing Alice in Wonderland for three nights between Wednesday, March 29th and Friday, March 31. During the show, they will sing and dance to musical numbers 'Down The Rabbit Hole' and ''Welcome To Wonderland'. A school ...

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Police crackdown on antisocial motorcyclists in Alcester - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 20:07:04 GMT


Stratford upon Avon Herald

Police crackdown on antisocial motorcyclists in Alcester
Stratford upon Avon Herald
Police have issued a warning to anti-social motorbike riders in Alcester following number of incidents in the town in recent weeks. Several complaints have been made about youngsters riding a motorcycle without helmets on Conway Fields and Captains ...

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Victorious Alcester rack up a half century of points - Redditch Standard

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 11:22:04 GMT


Redditch Standard

Victorious Alcester rack up a half century of points
Redditch Standard
WITH scheduled opponents Stratford 2nds electing to have a weekend off, Alcester entered the fixture pool and were paired with their Cheltenham-based opponents whose 1st XV play in the National Leagues and who themselves play regular league rugby.

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