Welcome to the Alcester Town Council and Community Website

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Alcester is an old market town of Roman origin at the junction of the River Alne and the River Arrow in Warwickshire, England. It is situated approximately 8 miles (13 km) west of Stratford-upon-Avon and 8 miles south of Redditch, close to the Worcestershire border.

For more on the History of Alcester, click here

Whether you are a visitor of a resident, the latest Alcester Town Guide is full of useful information. A new Alcester Directory has also been compiled containing activities and information. Hard copies can be found in many local businesses and also at the Library.

Latest News

Crime Prevention Roadshow
The Police are organising a crime prevention and free property marking event across the Alcester SNT area from Mon 11- Thurs 14 June 2018. The Mobile Police Station will be in Alcester on Wednesday 13 June at Bulls Head Yard car park between 2- 4pm.

Alcester Garden Walkabout this Sunday 17 June– the perfect Father’s Day activity! 12-5pm. This is the 28th Garden Walkabout in Alcester in aid of Cancer Research UK. Around 20 large and small gardens are on show to the public behind the ancient houses in the centre of our conservation area, together with the Malt Mill Lane Complex and St Nicholas Church. Plants for sale, teas, ice-creams etc. Enjoy a beautiful and peaceful afternoon… (Sorry, no dogs allowed in the gardens!). Tickets £5.

Alcester PO has reopened at new premises 30 High Street (formerly Olivers) and now offers full Post Office services.

Warwickshire County Council– Alcester- Roads Surface Dressing- Temporary 10mph speed limit.

Upcoming events:

For all men aged 40 and over- PSA Blood testing evening– 21 June- Warwick

Allotment Judging! Friday 13 July 2018

The Game Fair – 60th Anniversary- Ragley Hall- Friday 27 July to Sunday 29 July 2018.

1 October 2018- Be Inspired in Alcester– Jubilee Centre 11am-2pm. An event designed to tie in with International Older People Day. Exhibitors welcome