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Steeple Chase will fund-raise for Alcester church - Redditch Standard

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:36:26 GMT


Redditch Standard

Steeple Chase will fund-raise for Alcester church
Redditch Standard
RESIDENTS across the borough are being urged to put their best foot – or hoof – forwards in a fund-raising Steeple Chase for Alcester's St Nicholas Church. The Butter Street building is the lead of eight churches which together form the Alcester ...

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Shrove Tuesday pans out well in Alcester - Redditch Standard

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:01:53 GMT


Redditch Standard

Shrove Tuesday pans out well in Alcester
Redditch Standard
SHROVE Tuesday panned out well in Alcester as adults and children alike raced along the market town's street – frying pan firmly in hand. Hundreds of people lined the High Street to cheer on family and friends taking part in the town's annual pancake ...

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Alcester haulted by leaders - Redditch Advertiser

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:34:09 GMT


Alcester haulted by leaders
Redditch Advertiser
ALCESTER Town's winning run came to an end as they crashed to 3-0 at new table-toppers Leamington Hibernian in Midlands Division Three. The first half started as a fairly even affair, both sides struggling to play much football in very tricky conditions.

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Music lovers expected to flock to three day Alcester Winter Folk Festival - Evesham Journal

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 01:18:45 GMT


Evesham Journal

Music lovers expected to flock to three day Alcester Winter Folk Festival
Evesham Journal
Marje Stanley, who organisers both the summer and winter Alcester Folk Festivals, said: "I'm really looking forward to it, this is the first festival of the year. The winter edition is smaller and it's meant especially for people who are singers. We've ...

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Alcester's winning run comes to an abrupt end - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Mon, 08 Feb 2016 10:08:59 GMT


Alcester's winning run comes to an abrupt end
Stratford upon Avon Herald
ALCESTER Town's seven-match winning run came to a shuddering halt as they crashed to a 3-0 defeat at Leamington Hibernian on Saturday. James Robbins' men went into the game full of confidence following the previous weekend's victory at FC Stratford, ...

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New library opens at Globe House building in Alcester - Stratford Observer

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 13:36:00 GMT


Stratford Observer

New library opens at Globe House building in Alcester
Stratford Observer
BOOKWORMS in Alcester are wasting no time getting to grips with the latest reads after the town's new library opened its doors. The library has joined Alcester Town Council and the Roman Museum at their base in Globe House on Priory Road. Contractors ...
Alcester Library reopens following Globe House moveRedditch Advertiser

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Alcester Town manager calls for high standards to return - Redditch Standard

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:45:47 GMT


Alcester Town manager calls for high standards to return
Redditch Standard
ALCESTER Town boss James Robbins has urged his side to bounce back from the disappointment of seeing their seven-match winning run ended when they host third placed Barton United in Midland League Division Three on Saturday. Town, having won ...

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Crash and collapse close Alcester High Street - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Mon, 25 Jan 2016 15:11:40 GMT


Stratford upon Avon Herald

Crash and collapse close Alcester High Street
Stratford upon Avon Herald
THE town centre in Alcester came to a standstill for two hours today (Monday) after a collision between a van and a car. The collision happened shortly after 10.30am, involving a white Peugeot Bipper van and a black Ford Focus, that were believed to ...

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Redditch and Alcester residents offered free computer checks following hoax calls - Redditch Advertiser

Mon, 08 Feb 2016 13:04:49 GMT


Redditch Advertiser

Redditch and Alcester residents offered free computer checks following hoax calls
Redditch Advertiser
PEOPLE in Alcester and Redditch are being urged to get their computers and laptops virus checked for free following a spate of hoax calls. BuzzTech Digital, in High Street, Alcester, is offering the free checks between Tuesday, February 9 and Tuesday, ...

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Mixed results for Redditch and Alcester in school league tables - Redditch Advertiser

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 12:19:28 GMT


Redditch Advertiser

Mixed results for Redditch and Alcester in school league tables
Redditch Advertiser
MOST schools across Redditch and Alcester performed better than the national average in their GCSE results, according to recently released government league tables. In Redditch, Trinity High School and Sixth Form Centre's GCSE results dropped by 28 per ...

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