Shoppers support Safeline

Shoppers support Safeline

IF YOU shopped in Stratford’s FatFace store on ‘Black Friday’ you were helping to raise money for local charity Safeline. The store, in Wood Street, was part of the national FatFace ‘Thanks for Giving’ campaign, which saw the retailer committed to donating over...
Raft Race raised £11,200

Raft Race raised £11,200

THE NUMBERS have been crunched – with the organisers of the 40th annual Lions Raft Race pleased to announce the event paddled to victory once again, raising more than £11,000 to support local people with learning disabilities. A cheque for £11,200 has now been...
Hidden paintings uncovered at Guild Chapel

Hidden paintings uncovered at Guild Chapel

PREVIOUSLY undocumented wall paintings dating back more than 500 years have been uncovered within Stratford’s Guild Chapel – leading conservators to conclude it is one of only a handful of places in Europe to have an almost complete medieval decorative scheme still in...
Mencap celebrates official opening of Malvern base

Mencap celebrates official opening of Malvern base

THE COMMUNITY came together on Sunday (November 20th) to celebrate the official opening of the improved and refurbished 2nd Malvern Scout HQ. The building, in Spring Lane, has a new purpose built annexe, specifically designed for people with learning and physical...
Seasonal Stratford burning bright!

Seasonal Stratford burning bright!

IT COULD be all too easy to take them for granted – because year after year, there they are sprinkling Christmas magic all over town. Stratford’s festive display goes beyond impressive – recognised as one of the very best in the whole of the UK, and pulling some...