Access to Stratford upon Avon is to be decided by size. New restrictions based on National Clothing Size (NCS) have been introduced by both Town and District Council as to when people may enter the Town (not District) Stratford upon Avon. A Spokesperson for the District and Town Councils explains… ‘Due to a combination ofContinue reading Access to Stratford upon Avon is to be decided by size
I’m sorry to bring up that old chestnut, pedestrianisation again but just in case you haven’t seen this press release from Stratford Council… Press release. ‘To assist in the reopening of Stratford Town and the recovery from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Warwickshire County Council, Stratford-on-Avon District Council and Stratford-upon-Avon Town Council have workedContinue reading pedestrianisation again
I have to say it is a great pleasure to say to those who gave up their own leisure time to visit us here in Stratford over the past few days… Stratford upon Avon welcomes The Immune and their brave efforts to Take Back Control. Somebody has to do it. They swarmed (copyright The Sun)Continue reading Stratford upon Avon welcomes The Immune and their brave efforts to Take Back Control.
I’m sure that during the time we have spent under Lockdown, most of us have come to a variety of conclusions on how Stratford upon Avon should look when this is all over. And (I bet) the vast majority have all lingered on one thing. For me, and I know quite a few others ourContinue reading How Stratford upon Avon should look when this is all over
On the sad demise of the Stratford upon Avon Herald. So goodbye my old Herald The last parp on your horn You’ve been around so very long Published before Christ was born. So long my dear old paper So proud and yet so thin. Never enough news to go around That would make your pressesContinue reading A Poem to mark the demise of the Stratford upon Avon Herald
I’ve just had the most amazing riverside lockdown walk. Since we’ve been cut off from the rest of ‘civilisation’, I, like many others have chosen the river paths as a great place to exercise. The scenery, the river itself, the wildlife, all the usual things always make this lockdown walk, special. But hey, today’sContinue reading Lockdown Walk
THIS POST NOT ADVISED FOR PEOPLE OF A NERVOUS DISPOSITION. It has just been announced that Stratford Town Council are to introduce a new yellow ‘body parts’ bin. A spokesman for the council refuse department, Silas Bucket told The Stratfordian today that… ‘The service fills a huge gap in the market. It will cater forContinue reading Stratford upon Avon Town Council to introduce new yellow ‘body parts’ bin
So here we all are, actually, really (but not literally) in the same boat. Except it’s not the mighty ocean and indifferent winds that we have to contend with, it’s ourselves and our enforced and collective desire that if we have to bunker down, let’s make sure we know how to bunker down good. We,Continue reading How to Bunker Down Good
These are testing times. The dreaded virus, Covid 19 has presented us with all sorts of challenges that we haven’t really faced before. Nothing is normal and one of the biggest challenges we face is ‘How to Live in Close Proximity with your Partner and stay Safe’. Even time itself is misbehaving, one might evenContinue reading How to Live in Close Proximity with your Partner and stay Safe
Gepostet von Ian Harris am Freitag, 20. März 2020
Stratford Council are appealing for resident’s help as Shakespeare’s town prepares to close down for a week to allow a Wash ‘n Brush Up and general Spring Clean. Councillors have requested that any residents in possession of a vacuum cleaner with a long electric cord or indeed any expensive battery model who would be preparedContinue reading Stratford upon Avon Closes next week for Spring Clean
You will be noticing a change in The Stratfordian over the next few weeks. We are going Global Owing to the establishment of our growing network of communication (pigeons, fax, telegram, ticker-tape, Chinese whispers, rumours & tittle-tattle) we are at last in the envious position to bring you News from Around the World. Stay Tuned.