Tesco funds Forest Skills

Tesco funds Forest Skills

FROM campfire cooking to bug house building, local people with learning disabilities are benefitting from weekly sessions in Forest Skills thanks to support from Tesco and its Stratford shoppers. A cheque for £1,000 has been handed to Heart of England Mencap to fund...
Mencap launches something for the weekend

Mencap launches something for the weekend

A NEW programme of weekend activities for local people with learning disabilities has been launched by Heart of England Mencap. Taking place every other Saturday in Stratford, the programme is being supported as part of a £10,000 grant from Stratford Town Trust. It’s...
Move over Glastonbury and make way for Alne Fest!

Move over Glastonbury and make way for Alne Fest!

SUMMER vibes will be ringing out across Great Alne this June when the village plays host to its first ever music festival. Alne Fest will be happening on Saturday June 23rd, running between 4pm and 9pm at Great Alne Memorial Hall. The event is a family-friendly...
Full house at Foundation House

Full house at Foundation House

JUST six months after the ribbon was officially cut, more than 20 local organisations are now part of a new community at Foundation House. Based in Masons Road in Stratford, Foundation House is a vibrant new facility; a hub offering invaluable space to a huge range of...
Ready for a record run!

Ready for a record run!

CHARITY worker Paul Wickett is lining up for a record race in this year’s Two Castles Run, fundraising for a cause close to home. The 34-year-old from Warwick is a Mobile Team Leader with Heart of England Mencap. He’s hoping to raise hundreds of pounds for the local...