Police investigating the death of a 20-year-old woman in Stratford-upon-Avon have named the victim.Read the full story ›
Police investigating the death of a 20-year-old woman, who was found with neck wounds in Stratford-upon-Avon, have made a further arrest.Read the full story ›
A 22-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently being questioned after a 20-year-old woman was found with wounds to her neck.
Police were called at 7.06pm yesterday to an address in Hertford Road, Stratford-upon-Avon.
Paramedics from West Midlands Ambulance Service attended, but she was pronounced dead shortly afterwards.
The woman has not been formally identified but her next of kin have been informed.
Anyone with information about the woman's death is asked to call the police on 101 or phone Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Shakespeare Steps: Sat 30th - Sun 31st January (Stratford-upon-Avon)
Visitors will be able to step into Shakespeare’s shoes and witness mini scenes from his life and works in a new interactive installation.
The Royal Shakespeare Company has commissioned the self-guided interactive tour to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.
The free self-guided tour involves eight locations and will run alongside Stratford’s historic spine.
At each stop visitors can follow footsteps and speech bubbles painted on pavements that work as instructions for acting out mini dramas.
For prices, opening times and more information visit: www.rsc.org.uk/shakespearesteps
Stratford-upon-Avon has been named one of the best global destinations for 2016 in a new Lonely planet guide.
The town in Warwickshire, and birthplace of William Shakespeare, is running events this year to mark 400 years since his death.
Events include the reopening of New Place where Shakespeare lived for the last 19 years of his life and the Royal Shakespeare Company will host a 'major' new exhibition immersing visitors in the history of Shakespeare and theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon.
The book features 31 of the 'best new openings and attractions across the globe for 2016.
All train lines have been reopened between Shirley and Stratford-Upon-Avon after a delayed caused by sheep on the train tracks at Wythall.
Trains are running at a reduced speed which is causing delays of up to 20 minutes between Shirley and Stratford-upon-Avon until approximately 6:00pm.
Shakespeare's Street Party: 2nd January (Stratford-upon-Avon)
A street party and lightshow celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare's legacy will take place this weekend at Shakespeare Birthplace Centre in Stratford. The event organised by Shakespeare Birthplace will feature live music from local bands and musicians, activities for all the family, street entertainers and food stalls.
For prices, times and more information visit: www.shakespeare.org.uk/
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