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Alcester bowlers have little to celebrate - Redditch Standard

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:21:08 GMT


Alcester bowlers have little to celebrate
Redditch Standard
IT WAS a disappointing week of crown green bowling for the Alcester club who gained just a single win in all competitions. In the Yardley Wood League, Alcester's A team were narrowly beaten by just five shots when they visited Henley A in Division Two.
Pair of wins for Alcester bowlersRedditch Advertiser

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Valiant Alcester exit Shield - Redditch Standard

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:21:08 GMT


Valiant Alcester exit Shield
Redditch Standard
ALCESTER exited the Warwickshire Shield at their first hurdle on Saturday, but only after running the men from the north of the county very close with a spirited late fightback. The trip to these opponents has been notoriously a tough one for Alcester ...

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Alcester could become a true market town again - Redditch Standard

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:19:17 GMT


Redditch Standard

Alcester could become a true market town again
Redditch Standard
Members of Alcester Town Council agreed to start negotiations for a quarterly market as of November this year at a meeting on Tuesday (September 2). Under the proposals Alcester Community Trust will begin talks with LSD Promotions which are responsible ...

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Alcester Grammar School pupil awarded engineering scholarship - Redditch Advertiser

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:46:05 GMT


Alcester Grammar School pupil awarded engineering scholarship
Redditch Advertiser
AN Alcester Grammar School pupil has been awarded a sought-after scholarship in engineering and technical design. Year 12 pupil Tom Baxter received the Arkwright Engineering Scholarship and a £600 reward after completing an application form, ...

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Alcester scouting sibilings raise £450 towards Jamboree - Redditch Advertiser

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:39:48 GMT


Redditch Standard

Alcester scouting sibilings raise £450 towards Jamboree
Redditch Advertiser
SCOUTING siblings from Alcester raised £450 for their Jamboree by holding a 'guess the number of balloons in a Honda' event at the Maybird Centre in Stratford-upon-Avon. James, 16, and Ellie Fordham, 14, are aiming to raise the £3,045 attendance fee ...
Siblings team up to raise Scout trip cashRedditch Standard

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Pre-season ideas show early signs of paying off as Atherstone take win - Tamworth Herald

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:00:02 GMT


Tamworth Herald

Pre-season ideas show early signs of paying off as Atherstone take win
Tamworth Herald
The narrow victory against Alcester saw the Ratcliffe Road outfit move into the semi-final of the Warwickshire Shield with a possible fixture against newly-promoted Harbury. The first 40 minutes provided little opportunity for either side to get points ...

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Home advantage proves key - Redditch Standard

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:21:08 GMT


Home advantage proves key
Redditch Standard
IT WAS a week of mixed fortunes in crown green bowling for the Alcester club as results largely favoured those with home advantage. In Northfield League Division Two Alcester suffered yet another away defeat, this time to Woodbourne Sports by 29 shots.

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Alcester siblings selected to attend World Scout Jamboree - Redditch Advertiser

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:28:25 GMT


Alcester siblings selected to attend World Scout Jamboree
Redditch Advertiser
TWO scouting siblings from Alcester have been given the opportunity of a lifetime after they were selected to attend the 23rd World Scout Jamboree held in Japan next year. James, 16, and Ellie Fordham, 14, are now aiming to raise the £3,045 attendance ...

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Community-spirited volunteers teamed up to tidy Alcester - Redditch Advertiser

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:18:32 GMT


Community-spirited volunteers teamed up to tidy Alcester
Redditch Advertiser
A GROUP of community-spirited volunteers in Alcester teamed up for their autumn 'Big Tidy Up' on Sunday, September 7. Volunteers aged from six to more than 90, helped out during the clear up morning. Various representatives from Alcester Civic Society, ...

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Alcester Flower and Vegetable Show and Court Leet Family Fun Day held - Redditch Advertiser

Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:05:11 GMT


Alcester Flower and Vegetable Show and Court Leet Family Fun Day held
Redditch Advertiser
A VAST array of home-grown produce was proudly displayed at this year's Alcester Flower and Vegetable Show. The event, which ran in conjunction with the Court Leet's Family Fun Day, took place on Saturday, September 6 between 1pm and 4pm at the ...

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