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

Advance notice: Please note that as a mark of respect for our late colleague, David Read, the offices of Alcester Town Council will be closed on Friday 15th November. The office will open as usual at 9 am on Monday 18th November.

We are delighted to announce that at the Full Council meeting on 5th November 2019, Councillors voted to rename the Jubilee Centre as the Eric Payne Community Centre. The Council had received overwhelming support for this proposal from residents and is very pleased to have this opportunity to honour the memory of the late Cllr Eric Payne. Further details will follow.

Lovely article in October 2019 edition of Cotswold Life about our beautiful town!

Environment AgencyInformation about planned ground investigation for proposed Flood Risk Management Scheme for Alcester, which will take place from mid-October.

Window Wanderland– Think Alcester Garden Walkabout but night time window displays….magical! Dates now confirmed as weekend 18-19 January 2020. Interested in the idea? Alcester is now on the map! Please see the facebook page and encourage your friends and family to like and share! Register to be a Window Maker or get in touch to help with the event on 01789 766084

This week!

10 November- Remembrance Sunday– Parade and Service- Please note temporary road closures 10am-1pm

11 November- Armistice Day Parade- Please note temporary road closures will apply to High Street, Church Street and Henley Street between 10- 11.30am

11 November- Repair Cafe- The Depot, Jubilee Centre 2- 4pm. Further meeting to look at set up

12 November- Police surgery- Waitrose Car Park 2- 3pm

15 November- Town Council offices closed- see above.

Upcoming dates in 2019

12 November- Day out? Gloucester Quays made easy! FULLY BOOKED!

15 November- Alcester in Bloom Quiz Night- Jubilee Centre 7pm. Tickets £7

16 November- St Nicholas Christmas Market– St Nicholas Church & Church House 10am- 1.30pm