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

Mayor’s Awards 2019- Nominations now open! Three categories- Citizen of the year, Organisation of the year and Young person of the year.

Window Wanderland– Think Alcester Garden Walkabout but night time window displays….magical! 1 December 2019 to coincide with the Christmas Light Switch on. Interested in the idea? Alcester is now on the map! Please see the facebook page and encourage your friends and family to like and share!

This week!

5 August- 20 SeptemberDiversion Coughton Fields Lane- WCC- temporary road closure for works on the river ford

Tomorrow 19 September- Macmillan Coffee Morning– Jubilee Court 10am-12pm

Upcoming dates in 2019

Mop Fair- Monday 30 September- 1 October. Please note temporary road closures in place from 5pm Sunday 29 September- 6am Wednesday 2 October

2 October- Carers Group- Upstairs Globe House 10am-12pm. Come and have a chat- carers and cared for welcome. Relaxation taster session available.

6 OctoberAlcester 10K SECO race Temporary road closures apply to High Street, Church Street and Henley Street from 6am- 2pm. Rolling road closures will also apply elsewhere

8 October- Alcester Neighbourhood Watch meeting- Church House 7.30pm

12 October- Rotary Big Breakfast– Alcester War Memorial Town Hall- Please note change of date

13 October- Court Leet Annual Service- Temporary road closures apply to High Street, Church Street and Henley Street 2- 5pm

15 October- Alcester Repair Cafe– Jubilee Centre- Drop in between 2-6pm to gauge interest

17-18 October- Temporary closure of Kings Coughton Lane for carriageway patching

20 October- Live & Local- Gulp! Family show- Jubilee Centre 2pm

22 October- Cyber Crime- How to stay safe online Talk at Malt Mill Lane Community Centre 10am-12pm

26 October- Mayor’s Charity 60s and 70s night- Jubilee Centre with The Racketts

30 October- Table Top Sale– The Depot, Jubilee Centre 10am- 1pm

10 November- Remembrance Sunday– Please note temporary road closures 10am-1pm