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Future of Globe House building in Alcester secured - Stratford Observer

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:17:36 GMT


Stratford Observer

Future of Globe House building in Alcester secured
Stratford Observer
Globe House is a former office of the district council but in recent years has become surplus to the authority's requirements. However earlier this year Warwickshire County Council expressed an interest in taking a full repairing lease on the building ...

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Alcester aim to maintain their exciting approach - Redditch Standard

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:45:00 GMT


Alcester aim to maintain their exciting approach
Redditch Standard
FOLLOWING a promotion-winning season in the last campaign, Alcester Rugby Club have been back in training since the start of July ahead of a new season which starts in September. Alcester were beaten just once in the league all season and finished in ...

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Alcester Male Voice Choir on song in concert at Windsor Castle - Stratford Observer

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:58:38 GMT


Stratford Observer

Alcester Male Voice Choir on song in concert at Windsor Castle
Stratford Observer
The 80-strong choir gave a lunchtime concert in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle and earned a standing ovation from the international audience. The programme, which was performed a cappella, was made up of a variety of sacred music sung in ...

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Community rallies to help Alcester businessman after £40000 of stock taken - Stratford Observer

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:03:01 GMT


Stratford Observer

Community rallies to help Alcester businessman after £40000 of stock taken
Stratford Observer
A PENSIONER may be down but he's certainly not out after thieves targeted his Alcester shop and made off with £40,000 worth of stock. Alan Stephens, who runs Alcester Sports and Tackle along with ex-wife Yvonne, found his Arden Forest Industrial Estate ...

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Anger after school blocks off well-trodden shortcut - Lancashire Evening Post

Sun, 02 Aug 2015 11:48:18 GMT


Lancashire Evening Post

Anger after school blocks off well-trodden shortcut
Lancashire Evening Post
Since February residents of Alcester Avenue, Clifton Drive and Hill Road, Penwortham, have been fighting the wishes of Penwortham Girls' High School to block a well-trodden shortcut between Alcester Avenue and Cop Lane over safety concerns.

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Alcester business nominated for prestigious British Travel Award - Evesham Journal

Sat, 01 Aug 2015 15:33:45 GMT


Evesham Journal

Alcester business nominated for prestigious British Travel Award
Evesham Journal
Villa Select, in Minerva Mill, Station Road, has been put forward for the Best Villa or Self Catering Holiday Booking Company prize in the prestigious 2015 British Travel Awards. Their customers will now have until Wednesday, September 30 to cast their ...

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Scout leaders from Redditch and Alcester head to Japan for the 23rd World ... - Redditch Advertiser

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:23:18 GMT


Redditch Advertiser

Scout leaders from Redditch and Alcester head to Japan for the 23rd World ...
Redditch Advertiser
TWO scout leaders from Redditch and Alcester are representing the UK at the World Scout Jamboree in Japan. Chris Thompson, aged 18, from Redditch, and Barry Catton, from Oversley Green near Alcester, will be meeting people from all over the world at ...

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Right-back Robbins saves Alcester Town from folding - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Fri, 10 Jul 2015 14:09:21 GMT


Stratford upon Avon Herald

Right-back Robbins saves Alcester Town from folding
Stratford upon Avon Herald
ALCESTER Town have been saved from going under by James Robbins, their right-back, who has stepped up as player-manager following the departure of Dave Poulson. At just 25 years old, Robbins is one of the youngest managers in the Midland Football ...

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Alcester teams fill their boots in Birmingham League - Redditch Advertiser

Wed, 22 Jul 2015 06:59:39 GMT


Redditch Advertiser

Alcester teams fill their boots in Birmingham League
Redditch Advertiser
THE S&W Birmingham Over-60s League was a happy hunting ground, providing excellent wins for both Alcester crown green bowling sides in Division Seven. The A team visited the West Midlands Travel green and came away with single figure wins led by ...

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Alcester's annual fun run attracts 100 runners - Redditch Advertiser

Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:32:49 GMT


Redditch Advertiser

Alcester's annual fun run attracts 100 runners
Redditch Advertiser
The event was again supported by Alcester Academy with over half of the runners being pupils and staff from the school. The boy's fun run was won by Alcester Academy pupil, Oscar Barbour, with a time of 17 mins 45 secs reclaiming the school's shield.

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