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

The Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Alcester, Councillors  Andrew Foster and Gill Forman will be at Hopkins Precinct this Saturday 11 August between 10 and 11am. They are keen to meet with residents and discuss and issues they might have. Please come along and say hello!

Join the new Alcester Community Allotment and reap the benefits of your work through sharing the harvest!

Computer drop-in sessions. Face to face help….tailored to fit your needs!!

Warning from Warwickshire Trading Standards- Cowboy Gardeners daylight shrubbery!

Have your say on health needs in your area- A survey has been launched to find out more about the unique health and well-being needs of Warwickshire’s various local communities. People living and working in the Henley, Alcester, Studley and Bidford area or South Leamington, Whitnash and Bishops Tachbrook area are encouraged to respond by 30 August in order to feed into the local assessment. The surveys are anonymous and take about 10 minutes to complete.

To have your say, go to: http://bit.ly/JSNAResidents

Upcoming events in 2018:

Hi-5 Free Sport Friday– during the summer holidays- various venues- Alcester- Friday 10 August 2018- Jubilee Fields

Mayor of Alcester’s Civic Service– Sunday 23 September St Nicholas Church 11am. Please come along and join us at the Civic Service and also hear about the invaluable work of Warwickshire Young Carers.

Fulke Greville Festival, Alcester- Friday 28- Sunday 30 September 2018.  A new festival to celebrate the life and achievements of the town’s most famous Elizabethan, Sir Fulke Greville….Talk, walks, concert….

Alcester’s first Information Day– Monday 1 October – Jubilee Centre 11am- 2pm. An event celebrating United Nations International Day of Older Persons. Exhibitors also welcome. Please get in touch!

Barn Dance–  Friday 5 October- Great Alne Memorial Hall 7- 10pm with the amazing Cat’s Whiskers Barn Dance Band. Tickets £10 to include a delicious fish ‘n chips supper. The Barn Dance is part of the Engage 50+ Festival- Making the most of life from 50-100+

Alcester SECO 10K Run- Sunday 7 October 2018 returning for its fourth year starting and finishing in the High Street. Last year 600 runners took to the streets to raise funds for the charity Kids Run Free along with over 200 children who took part in the free children’s fun run. There will be rolling road closures in the area. For more info see www.raceways.eu