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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:18:45 GMT
Alcester A team book cup final place
ALCESTER Bowling Club's crown green A team were victorious in the semi-finals of the Yardley Wood Consolation Cup against Grasshopper on the usual four players at home, four away basis. In this match the normal home advantage did not seem to apply, ...
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:15:12 GMT
Alcester bowlers have little to celebrate
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.
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:06:53 GMT
Alcester students celebrated their GCSE results
Clive Sentance, headteacher at Alcester Grammar, said: “We are delighted once again with our GCSE results. In English and Maths over three quarters made 'accelerated progress' over their time here, based on the government's performance indicators.
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:03:48 GMT
Alcester Victoria Silver Band to host free concert
The live entertainment will be provided free of charge. Abi Downham, secretary for Alcester Victoria Silver Band, said: “It's that time again. “We are really going for concerts this year and after a successful run of bandstand appearances, we are ...
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:04:52 GMT
Alcester teams savour double promotion success
As the Crown Green bowling season nears its end, the week brought promotion for two of Alcester's teams. In Yardley Wood Division 2, Alcester's A team entertained Henley A, producing a splendid performance to win by 70 shots. Alcester leading winners ...
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 11:43:42 GMT
Burntwood Town FC still searching for first goal after Alcester Town defeat
Burntwood Town FC's search for a first goal and point of the season continues after a 2-0 home loss against Alcester Town. The Midland Football League Division Three strugglers only stay off the bottom because of goal difference after another ...
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:16:10 GMT
Burntwood Town FC face tough Alcester Town test
Burntwood Town FC face a tough test in their bid to get their first points of the season on the board. A defeat in the league and one in the cup have not been the ideal start for last season's strugglers, but they know a win against Alcester Town on ...
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:50:36 GMT
Alcester students celebrate after receiving their GCSE results
STUDENTS in Alcester are celebrating after receiving their GCSE results today. At Alcester Academy, 76 per cent of students achieved five or more A* to C grades at GCSE. The school saw 75 per cent of students pass their Mathematics and 69 per cent got ...
GCSE pupils hit the mark
GCSE results: Teenagers around the district open their envelopes
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:37:30 GMT
Alcester man jailed for driving dangerously with no licence or insurance
Whittaker, 21 and of Avon Crescent in Alcester, was jailed for nine months and was banned from driving for two years when he appeared at Warwick Crown Court. He had earlier pleaded guilty to charges of dangerous driving, having no licence and driving ...
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:23:11 GMT
Week grows worse for Alcester's teams
Henley also delivered a heavy blow to Alcester when the respective B teams met at Alcester in Division 4. Again Alcester gained 3 winners, Val McDermott (21-13), Rick Horton (21-14) and David Hodgson (21-20), but this time lost by 37 shots overall.