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.
Community Grants- Please let us have your applications by Friday 1 March 2019!
Expert and confidential – Citizens Advice Bureau to reopen in Alcester
Council Elections May 2019- Have you ever thought about being a Councillor? A Councillor is someone who is elected by local people to represent the residents of an area. This can be at parish or district level. When elected, the term of office is four years unless there is a by-election mid-term, when a Councillor will serve for the remaining period of the term of office. If you are thinking of standing for election, you may wish to have a look at the Be a Councillor pages on the Stratford on Avon District Council website and where you can download relevant information booklets which give an an indication of what the roles entail. Alternatively you can call 01789 260210 for copies to be sent to you. The Government Equalities Office may be able to help people with a disability with financial support in order to stand for election. For more information please see the guidance on gov.uk.
Alcester Neighbourhood Development Plan– Thank you for your responses which are being evaluated prior to submission of the NDP to Stratford on Avon District Council in 2019.
Upcoming dates in 2019
21 February– Detecting the early signs of Prostate disease- PSA Blood Testing evening- Warwick
1 March– Closing date for Alcester Town Council Community Grant applications
5 March- Annual Pancake Races- Temporary road closures will apply
5 March- Temporary closure of Cold Comfort Lane by WCC for urgent carriageway patching works 8am- 4pm only
27 March- Please come along and support the Mayor at a Charity night being held in conjunction with Cardamom in Alcester. In support of Warwickshire Young Carers
2 April– Annual Parish Meeting- Alcester War Memorial Town Hall 7pm
3 April– Trip to British Motor Museum- free transport!
17 June– Self harm– Understanding and supporting children and young people (12-18yrs)- coffee and info session a The Depot
6 October– Alcester 10K SECO race