Stratford Town Trust welcomes new Trustee

WE ARE pleased to welcome our newest Trustee, Josie Stevens, who was appointed to the Board following a competitive process. Josie will bring with her a range of skills and expertise in marketing and communications as well as a real passion for her hometown of Stratford upon Avon. Currently the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer […]

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And the winner is….

AT our AGM this year, we were pleased to feature a live grant making session for the first time. This gave our members the chance to decide how to allocate funding to three local community groups; Sunnyside Up, Kate’s Storytree and Warwickshire Vision Support. The groups pitched their application via video presentations, leaving members with the […]

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Stratford’s support shines through

An initiative spearheaded by Stratford-upon-Avon Town Council, Stratford Town Trust and other partners has made a real difference to those members of the community who are vulnerable, isolated or had to self-isolate due to illness during lockdown. Stratford Support was designed to be a one stop shop where people could offer their services as a […]

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Community Recharge Fund now open!

WE’RE pleased to be able to start making some grants again through our new Community Recharge programme which is now open. Applications can be made up until 9th October. During the Covid-19 pandemic, community organisations have continued to deliver vital support and activities while facing significant challenges for their own staff and volunteers, as well as their finances. As the sector begins to look at what’s next, we know that to build in […]

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Join us a Trustee!

WE ARE looking for a trustee from our membership to help us to deliver our vision of creating a vibrant and connected community. Findings from our recent survey told us that we have an important role to play in the town and revealed the issues that matter most to our community. Stratford Town Trust is […]

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Car park charges resume 1 July

WE’RE glad we could support our community over the last three months by cancelling car parking charges at Rother St civic car park. Now that non-essential shops have reopened, please be aware that from 1 July, normal parking charges will resume. As always, the income generated is distributed for the benefit of the town through […]

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Suspension of Car Parking Charges Extended at Rother St Civic Car Park

ALL parking charges in Rother Street civic car park (the surface car park between The Play House and Hotel du Vin) have been suspended until 1st July 2020 to allow people to access local businesses and  services at this incredibly difficult time. Please be respectful of other drivers and try to keep your parking to […]

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Here to help

We’ve been actively working with Stratford-upon-Avon Town Council to ensure our community receives practical support during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly for those self-isolating or vulnerable. A follow-up leaflet providing updated information on the help available has been hand-delivered to every accessible household in the town, and along with the Council, we’d sincerely like to thank […]

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Car park charges suspended at Rother Street Civic Car Park

ALL parking charges in Rother Street civic car park (the surface car park between The Play House and Hotel du Vin) have been suspended until 31st May 2020 to allow people to access local businesses and  services at this incredibly difficult time. Please be respectful of other drivers and try to keep your parking to […]

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Our Salute to Stratford

EVERYTHING feels very different right now but even though we can’t celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday this year in the usual way, we’re thrilled we can still celebrate what we love about our special town and its people. All day today, Shakespeare’s birthday, we’ll be sharing our team’s favourite things about Stratford as part of #SaluteToStratford being […]

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