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

Easter opening hours- Please note that the Town Council offices will be closed on Good Friday 19 April and Monday 22 April and will reopen on Tuesday 23 April.

Elections – Stratford-on-Avon District Council has issued Notices of Uncontested Elections for the three wards of Alcester Town Council.  The candidates listed on the Election notice are therefore duly elected to Alcester Town Council.  They will take office on 7th May 2019.

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.

Upcoming dates in 2019

27- 28 April- Stratford Community Scarecrow Festival. Bancroft Gardens 12- 5pm.

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

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

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

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

31 August- St Nicholas Church Garden Party– The Field House 3- 5.30pm

6 OctoberAlcester 10K SECO race