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. 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.
Repair Cafe starting this Thursday 23 January 2020
The Repair Café presents an innovative approach to waste reduction, social cohesion and the transference of craft skills, through the act of repairing, upgrading and maintaining a broad range of products.
Please come along with your broken items or just to look around and see what’s happening. Launching on Thursday, 23rd January 2020 at 2- 6pm at The Depot, Eric Payne Community Centre, Alcester, and then every third Thursday of the month at the same time. Volunteers also required and any spare tools are very welcome. Please call Wendy Sherwood for more information on 01789 766084.
Environment Agency 24/7 hotline- 0800 807060- For reporting blockages and fallen trees which might cause flooding. Information about planned ground investigation for proposed Flood Risk Management Scheme for Alcester, which will take place from mid-October.
Window Wanderland– Thank you to all the windowmakers and wanderers alike who helped to light up the town last weekend in all sorts of ways. A great first effort!
Volunteering opportunity here in Alcester- Warwickshire Young Carers
Warwickshire County Council- TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF D5357 KINGS COUGHTON LANE, ALCESTER- Monday 27 January 2020- To facilitate carriageway patching and associated works.
Upcoming dates in 2020
23 January- Repair cafe- Launch- The Depot 2-6pm