Town Trust awards £170k in grants

Town Trust awards £170k in grants

THE COMMUNITY will benefit from more than £170,000 worth of grants awarded by Stratford Town Trust in its final round of 2016. The largest grant – £27,205 – goes to the Domestic Abuse Counselling Service (DACS) to support its work in Stratford. Kate Farmer,...
Autumn is the new Spring!

Autumn is the new Spring!

WHILE the Spring is traditionally the busiest time for the housing market, the potential for a surge in Autumn sales is fast catching up. In fact, the final months of the year are rapidly becoming one of the best times to sell, according to Situ Homes, the property...
Town Trust to survey membership

Town Trust to survey membership

STRATFORD Town Trust is launching a member survey to gather opinion which will then shape its decision-making in relation to the land it owns at Benson Road and Rowley Fields. All members of the Trust are invited to take part, to provide their opinion as to what the...
Charity receives major funding to help people into work

Charity receives major funding to help people into work

THE STATISTICS speak for themselves – around 6 per cent of people with a learning disability are in paid employment, despite more than 60 per cent wanting and being able to be in work. Those figures come from Mencap, looking at the picture across the UK. Closer to...
Carers invited to ‘Care & Share’

Carers invited to ‘Care & Share’

ANYONE looking after a loved one or working as a carer is invited to a free forum set up to share advice, experience and support. It is the second ‘Care & Share’ forum run by local charity Heart of England Mencap and will be happening at Stratford-upon-Avon School...