Stratford upon Avon Town Council to introduce new yellow ‘body parts’ bin

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

Stratford upon Avon man goes for World ‘Holding Breath Underwater’ Record

[bctt tweet=”mad as box of frogs” username=”thestratfordian”]Not many people know this but the world ‘holding breath underwater’ record is held by Aleix Segura Vendrell from Spain. A free diver, he held his breath in Barcelona for 24 mins 3.45 secs on the 28th Feb 2016. When that news got back to Stratford upon Avon ManContinue reading Stratford upon Avon man goes for World ‘Holding Breath Underwater’ Record

Stratford upon Avon’s infamous & Deadly Moped Gangs Call Truce

Infamous Stratford moped gang, the H.A.D. (Handbags at Dawn) boys have finally called a truce with arch enemies, the D.I.M ‘S (Dancing In the Moonlight). Based on opposite sides of the river both Stratford upon Avon moped gangs have had long running disagreements with each other since they were formed at the height of theContinue reading Stratford upon Avon’s infamous & Deadly Moped Gangs Call Truce

How to Live in Close Proximity with your Partner and stay Safe

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

After the Plague: An Idea for a new Stratford upon Avon

When this dreadful plague is finally gone and defeated and all survivors are fit enough to resume shopping, I (the Stratfordian) would like to put forward an idea for a new Stratford upon Avon. Actually, to tell the truth (which, if you read this blog, is not something I usually do), the idea I haveContinue reading After the Plague: An Idea for a new Stratford upon Avon

The House of Balloons: Interesting Hobbies Pt 1

Ask most Stratford upon Avon residents what the Great Covid 19 Lock down has given them personally and it’s a sure-fire bet that most citizens would reply, ‘Misery’. Not so Walter Winterbottom (87) Stratford born and bred and living in what he calls, ‘The House of Balloons’. He is in ecstasy. ‘The Great Stratford upon AvonContinue reading The House of Balloons: Interesting Hobbies Pt 1

Ginger-haired people asked to consider self-isolating

A missive from Stratford Town Council asking ‘Ginger-haired people to consider self-isolating’ came hot on the heels of growing concern for the elderly of Stratford upon Avon. Councillor Barney Billingsgate (85) takes up the story, ‘First of all, I need to say that this is not an attack on those who have a full headContinue reading Ginger-haired people asked to consider self-isolating

Social Engineering rife in Stratford upon Avon

After years of denial a Stratford upon Avon spokesperson from the Housing Department has admitted that the practise of Social Engineering has been in use in Stratford upon Avon for many years. George Bent from the Council said today… ‘It has been the policy for many years within the Town Council Housing Department to moveContinue reading Social Engineering rife in Stratford upon Avon

Stratford upon Avon man in Guinness book of records for 2nd time

2004 was a year that Henry Cullander will never forget. It was the year he claimed an entry in the world-famous Guinness book of records for having the largest collection of Spats in the world. He remembers it vividly,    ‘I was invited all over the world to talk to fashion people about the possibilityContinue reading Stratford upon Avon man in Guinness book of records for 2nd time

Stratford upon Avon Closes next week for Spring Clean

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