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Holly Bush is back in Alcester - Redditch Standard

Sun, 01 Mar 2015 09:33:45 GMT


Redditch Standard

Holly Bush is back in Alcester
Redditch Standard
A PUB once at the heart of Alcester's community is set to re-open. The Holly Bush on Henley Street suddenly shut in October after a notice was put up in the window by previous owner Tracey Deffley announcing they were closing after 16 years. But now ...

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Clark stars as Alcester brush aside Keresley - Redditch Advertiser

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:59:58 GMT


Redditch Advertiser

Clark stars as Alcester brush aside Keresley
Redditch Advertiser
ALCESTER enhanced their Midlands Division Five West (South) title credentials after defeating high-flying rivals Keresley in one of their biggest games of the season. The Kings Coughton men let loose with a six-try bonus-point victory, which saw them ...

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Revamped Alcester side impress - Redditch Standard

Sun, 22 Feb 2015 10:30:00 GMT


Revamped Alcester side impress
Redditch Standard
AN EXPERIMENTAL Alcester line-up ensured the Kings Coughton men racked up a big scoreline for the second successive Saturday. Alcester took the lead early on through centre Andy Conway and Glyn Smith converted, before midway through the half a try ...

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Folk lovers flocked to Alcester for festival - Redditch Advertiser

Wed, 25 Feb 2015 08:58:13 GMT


Redditch Advertiser

Folk lovers flocked to Alcester for festival
Redditch Advertiser
... annual event is now so well established it is included in many popular folk festival calendars. The folk festival's summer edition will be returning to Alcester in June. For more information call Marje Stanley on 07788 536605 or visit ...

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Alcester teenage tailor nominated for Golden Shears award - Redditch Advertiser

Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:42:48 GMT


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Alcester teenage tailor nominated for Golden Shears award
Redditch Advertiser
A TEENAGE apprentice tailor from Alcester has been shortlisted for a prestigious award after submitting a co-ordinating two piece garment to a panel of expert judges which included Savile Row Tailors and the head of couture at Vivienne Westwood ...

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Crushing win puts Alcester top - Redditch Standard

Wed, 11 Feb 2015 00:09:53 GMT


Crushing win puts Alcester top
Redditch Standard
ALCESTER romped to their first league win of the new year on Saturday as they ran in 11 tries to record their biggest league victory for years and make it 125 points against the Birmingham strugglers in securing a league double over them this season.

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Motorcyclist airlifted after Alcester crash - ITV News

Tue, 17 Feb 2015 21:35:17 GMT


ITV News

Motorcyclist airlifted after Alcester crash
ITV News
A motorcyclist has been airlifted to hospital after an accident on the A46 near Alcester today. Paramedics were called to the scene - just outside Haselor Hill - at around 8am. The motorcycle had collided with a car, and had been badly damaged. A man ...
Biker airlifted to hospital after A46 crash near AlcesterStratford Observer
Biker airlifted after rush-hour crashStratford upon Avon Herald
Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital following collisionRedditch Advertiser

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A great day at the pancake races - Stratford upon Avon Herald

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:18:02 GMT


Stratford upon Avon Herald

A great day at the pancake races
Stratford upon Avon Herald
THE 51st annual Pancake Day Races in Alcester were not for the faint-hearted, as competitors of all ages charged up and down High Street on Tuesday, 17th February, tossing pancakes on this traditional day of celebration in the town. Warm sunshine ...

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Alcester cruise to Copsewood victory - Redditch Standard

Sat, 07 Feb 2015 11:48:45 GMT


Redditch Standard

Alcester cruise to Copsewood victory
Redditch Standard
A blustery Kings Coughton was always going to make difficult the free-flowing rugby Alcester would have preferred against the league's winless bottom club and so it proved in the opening quarter as the visitors - with the conditions at their back ...

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Alcester and Stratford District Round Table donate thousands to local groups - Redditch Advertiser

Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:17:12 GMT


Alcester and Stratford District Round Table donate thousands to local groups
Redditch Advertiser
The recipients include Alcester Town Football Club, Bidford Juniors Football Club, Friends of Haselor Academy, Coughton CE Primary School, Great Alne Primary School, Alcester Army Cadet Force, Alcester Guides and Scouts, Alcester Nursery and Temple ...

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