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 Neighbourhood Development Plan– Only just over a week to go before the consultation closes! Completed questionnaires can be put in collection boxes in the Library, St Nicholas Church or Alcester Health Centre. Alternatively, they can be brought to the office or sent by email to administration@alcester-tc.gov.uk

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This weekend!

11 November- Remembrance Sunday Parade– Temporary road closures Henley St, Church St, High St, Bleachfield St, Swan St, top end of Stratford Road until the Oversley turning 10am- 1pm.

11 November- Centenary Fields Official opening Stratford Rd Recreational Ground 6.30- 7.30pm. Please bring your own torches and lanterns!

Upcoming events in 2018:

Monday 12 November- Alcester Youth Project- Notice of Annual General Meeting- Globe House, (Seggs Lane entrance) at 6pm. Alcester Youth Project supports activities and projects for the benefit of young people in the town.

13 November- TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF X25380 BULL’S HEAD YARD, ALCESTER. PLEASE NOTE: Access to and egress from the Waitrose car park will not be affected.  The closure is required to facilitate structural patching works. It is anticipated that the works will be completed between 09.00hrs and 15.30hrs on 13 November 2018.

14 & 20 NovemberFlu vaccinationsArrow Surgery– over 65s

Saturday 17 November- St Nicholas Christmas Festival– St Nicholas Church and Church House 10am- 1.30pm.

25 December- Alcester Community Christmas Day Dinner– Jubilee Centre- more details to follow. Volunteers welcome!


10 January 2019- Winter Warmth Workshop

15 January 2019- Caring for someone? Advice help & support