The Canal & River Trust is undertaking major maintenance and repair works on its only guillotine lock.
Stratford-upon-Avon MP Nadhim Zahawi has described plans to build 800 homes near the cottage of Anne Hathaway as a "permanent scar".
At Ann Hathaway's cottage where Shakespeare courted his future wife a storm is approaching.
More than 20 firefighters reamins at the scene of a waste recycling plant fire near Stratford-Upon-Avon.
Fire crews were called to Sims Metal Management in Long Marston on Tuesday night and expect to still be at the scene one week on from the blaze.
Firefighters are tackling 50,000 tonnes of waste near Stratford-Upon-Avon.
Fire services were called to Sims Metal Management in Long Marston just after nine o'clock last night.
Fire services from neighbouring counties have been called in to help.
William Shakespeare's home town of Stratford-upon-Avon has topped a table of towns and cities embracing online business.
Companies in Stratford are the best at using the internet to attract customers and orders, according to research commissioned by Google.
The town has been named as the internet giant's eTown Award winner, following research into 1,300 towns and cities across the UK.
The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust will today open a new exhibition featuring unique and priceless treasures from its collection – many of them on public display for the first time.
The only portrait of Shakespeare thought to have been painted from life will be the main feature. It was bought by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in 2010.
Other rare items on display for the first time include the only surviving letter written to Shakespeare and a map of 'Shakespeare's county' of Warwickshire in 1576.
Campaigners in Stratford-upon-Avon have submitted proposals to The Queen to create a 'Shakespeare Day'.
The annual celebration would be similar to Burns Night in Scotland.
23rd April is St George's Day, but campaigners also want this day to be Shakespeare's Day, as this was the birthday of William Shakespeare.
Andy Bevan has the story.
Shakespeare enthusiasts have written to the Queen in hope of support for a national day of celebration in the playwright's name.
A team at the Tudor Museum in Stratford-upon-Avon is calling for a Shakespeare Supper Night to rival Scotland's Burns Night. It would be held on April 23rd – the date of his birth and death.
The team received a response from the Queen, telling them that she would forward the proposal to Maria Miller – the Culture Secretary.
More than a hundred people lobbied members of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust today to convince them not to sell land near Anne Hathaway's cottage to a developer.
The developer needs the land to build two housing estates. The trust and local councils have objected to the scheme but it was approved by the secretary of state. However Stratford council has now launched a legal challenge.
Martin Luscumbe, Chairman of 'Residents Against Shottery Expansion', is urging The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust to not sell land which will be used to build 800 new homes in Shottery.
Over 100 campaigners gathered today in Stratford-upon-Avon today in opposition of two housing developments.