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

Alcester Post Office is now temporarily closed

But good news! A mobile Post Office will visit Alcester every Friday afternoon from 20 April 2-4.30pm in Bulls Head Yard car park until the new location is operational. The Post Office have also provided information about alternative service arrangements  until the 10 May 2018 when they hope to be in the new premises at 30 High Street (formerly Olivers). There is also a letter of explanation from the Post Office.

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

Upcoming events:

A talk given by Councillor Eric Payne about his life in Alcester- Friday 20 April Jubilee Centre 7.30pm

Alcester Male Voice Choir Annual Concert Saturday 12 May Greig Leisure Centre 7pm

Did you know….There is a Flexibus bus service that runs to Stratford Tesco and The Maybird twice a week- Tuesday & Fridays. In addition to the Alcester Police Station stop, there is a stop outside the Alcester Inn (formerly Alcester Trades & Labour Club). The service is free for anyone with a bus pass, otherwise it is £5.50 return.

VASA Volunteer Drivers needed in Alcester!