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.
Whether you are a visitor of a resident, the latest Alcester Town Guide is full of useful information. Copies can be found in many local businesses and also at the Library.
Public Footpath F10480 Priory Tuery, Alcester – Temporary Footpath Closure
Priory Tuery to be closed for a day or two from 20 September to install a street lighting column.
Temporary Road Closure of Arrow Crescent Alcester
Please see the proposed diversion for the above road closure from 09/09/2017 (1 day) to safely facilitate the use of a crane on the carriageway to enable gear change works on the substation.
The emergency services will be informed and the contractor will notify residents and businesses directly affected by the closure. This closure and diversion route can be viewed on https://roadworks.org/?tm=155604
Alcester Post Office- Local Public Consultation Decision
The Post Office will be relocating to 30 High Street Alcester where it will operate as a new main style Post Office branch. Please see details of the new service.
Stop the Tick: Tick season has begun
For your information:
There has been one incident of Tick bites and suspected Lyme’s Disease in Alcester.
If you have a circular rash and flu-like symptoms please consult your Dr.
Please also see the prevention information.
Support for people with hearing loss
The Sensory Service Team at Warwickshire County Council can provide various pieces of equipment on loan to support people with hearing loss. Equipment can include a hearing loop which links to your television and a flashing portable doorbell. For more information and contact details please see Information on Specialist Equipment v2 . A referral form will be required.
Good news! Superfast broadband is now available in the Malt Mill Lane and Chestnut Court/Gas House Lane areas of Alcester.
Warwickshire Local Welfare Summer Support Scheme
Are you finding it hard to make ends meet over the school summer holidays? You may be able to get food vouchers to help….