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

Annual Meeting and Mayor Making- At Alcester War Memorial Town Hall on 7 May Cllr Gill Forman was elected as Alcester Town Council Mayor for 2019-20. Cllr Kathryn Cargill was elected as Deputy Mayor. Congratulations to both! We also welcome new councillors Mike Bowe, Mat Hempell, Laura Pusey, Emma Randle and Erick Wilson.

District Council Elections– Declaration of Result of Poll- Alcester and Alcester & Rural

Volunteers required- Warwickshire Vision Support

GP+ appointments- Did you know it is now possible to book an evening or weekend appointment with a GP, nurse or pharmacist?

Alcester Neighbourhood Development Plan– The Submission version of the NDP together with various other documents was submitted to Stratford on Avon District Council under Regulation 15 on 10 April 2019.  ATC have now received notice that SDC are preparing for the 6 week Regulation 16 consultation from 30 May- 11 July. SDC have also requested details of potentially suitable and available Examiners from NPIERS (Neighbourhood Planning Independent Examiner Referral Service).

This week!

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

Also Thursday mornings 1, 9, 22 and 29 May- Free Mindfulness course at Alcester Children and Family Centre 10am- 11am.

Saturday 18 May- Alcester Food Festival- Please be advised that temporary road closures will be in place on High Street, Church Street and Henley Street.

Also Saturday 18 May– Air Ambulance Coffee morning- Church House 10am-12pm

Upcoming dates in 2019

20 May- Warwickshire Joint Strategic Needs Assessment. Jubilee Centre 2-3.30pm. Results and recommendations for Alcester, Studley, Bidford and Henley.

27 May pmSee your teddy bear fly! Popular teddy bear parachute from St Nicholas Church tower. Please note temporary road closures apply to High Street and Church Street

9 June- Alcester Court Leet Street Market. Temporary road closures apply to High Street, Church Street and Henley Street

Thursday evenings from 13 June– Is life losing its sparkle? Free Moodmaster sessions- Jubilee Centre 7pm

17 JuneSelf harm– Understanding and supporting children and young people (12-18yrs)- coffee and info session a The Depot

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

6 OctoberAlcester 10K SECO race