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

New Town Councillors At the Town Council meeting on 2nd July 2019, Vaughan Blake, David Henderson and Kathryn Soares were co-opted to fill the vacancies on the Oversley Ward.  Congratulations and welcome to our new councillors!

X19 Bus service Please note changes to Stagecoach service

Draft Careers Strategy- Warwickshire County Council is undertaking a public consultation from 19 June – 26 July, to allow a wide variety of voices to give feedback…. To take part in the online consultation follow this link:

Window Wanderland– Think Alcester Garden Walkabout but night time window displays….magical! Interested in the idea? Sign up on the WW website…more details to follow.

Please note our Flood prevention resources

This week!

21 July- Alcester Motor Show returns! 10am-3pm. Please note there will be temporary road closures in the High Street, Church Street and Henley Street between 8am and 4pm.

Thursdays mornings in May, June and July- Suitcase Stories…A reminiscence and music project for people living with dementia and their carers. Alcester Library.

22 July- 6 SeptemberDiversion Coughton Fields Lane- WCC- temporary road closure for works on the river ford

Upcoming dates in 2019

26 July- Free Sport Friday– Jubilee Fields. See also Summer Holiday Activities Programme

26 July- Mayor’s Charity Summer Quiz– Jubilee Centre 7.30pm. Please come along and support the Mayor fund raising for her nominated charities- Alcester & District Community Responders and the Ekica Trust. Tickets selling fast!

27 July- Allotment Judging Day

Change of date 24 August- St Nicholas Church Garden Party– The Field House 3- 5.30pm

6 OctoberAlcester 10K SECO race Temporary road closures apply to High Street, Church Street and Henley Street from 6am- 2pm