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Welcome to the Stratford-upon-Avon Town Council web site. This web site contains information about the Town Council, the Town Hall, Councillors and allows the community to access the services we offer.

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Town Council By-Election Result

Results of  the Town Councillor  Election (Avenue and New Town Ward) held on 19 December, 2013. 

BOTT, Lezley Y - Stratford First Independent - 136

FOJTIK, Jason Robert - Labour Party - 175

JEFFERSON, Tony - Conservative Party - 281   ELECTED

OFFER, Paul Andrew - UK Independence Party - 105

VOS, Richard Steven - Liberal Democrat - 257

Recruitment drive for home composting champions

Waste chiefs in Warwickshire are recruiting a taskforce of volunteer Master Composters to spread the good news about home composting.

The County's Waste Partnership is looking for volunteers aged 18 and over to talk to school and community groups about the benefits of home composting as well as helping residents in their neighbourhood to get up and running with the process.

The 'composting champions' will also exhibit at some of the county's fates, village fairs and summer shows during their 30 hours/year commitment.

Waste Projects Officer, Caroline Faulkner said; We provide full training and support -including a one-day induction course at Garden Organic's Ryton Gardens

Training for the next cohort of Master Composters is scheduled for March 2014 and places are limited.

For further details please contact:  Caroline Faulkner on 01926 418088 or email or visit www.warwickshire/composting

Meanwhile compost bins are available to Warwickshire residents from just £9.99 each plus £5.49 delivery.  To order a bin visit or phone 08445714444


Bridging the Gap issue 19

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Shakespeare Birthday Celebrations 2014


SATURDAY 26  & Sunday 27 April, 2014

Only 3 days to go!!  

 Come and join the parade in Stratford-upon-Avon to celebrate the life and works of the world's greatest playwright and poet, William Shakespeare. 

Procession for ceremony of unfurling the flags of the nations, including diplomats,  distinguished guests from the worlds of literature, theatre and education on this, the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth.

Following the main procession, look out for the  People's Pagaent

Click here to view the Shakespeare Birthday Celebrations 2014 parade programme.


Stratford-upon-Avon Markets


Traditional retail market offering a variety of goods and food - every Friday from 9am to 4pm

Thriving antique market alongside a traditional retail market offering a variety of goods and food - every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 9am to 5pm

Genuine farmers market, one of the best in the country! - every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 9am to 2pm

For all enquiries, contact Geraud Markets UK - tel: 0151 233 2165 or email  

Click here to view more about the history of Stratford-upon-Avon markets and here for a short tour of the market

Register of Town Councillor's Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

Register of Councillor's Disclosable Pecuniary Interests - You can find details of the interests that have been notified by Councillors by clicking:

Code of Conduct and Model Publication Scheme

Click here to view the Code of Conduct 2012 publication for Stratford-upon-Avon Town and here to view a copy of the Model Publication Scheme

The council is responsible for providing the Stratford Community with certain street furniture and amenities:

To make and track a request for a local amenity, go to the Local Amenities section by clicking here


The Town Hall, situated in the very heart of this delightful market town is a very beautiful building, housing not only the Town Council but providing a romantic venue for civil weddings.

This is indeed an impressive and memorable room to hold a civil ceremony. A red carpeted dais at one end of the room provides a focal point for the registrar to conduct the wedding and the room can be extended to incorporate the Committee Room which will allow for over 100 seated guests in theatre style.

For more information click here


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Bridging the Gap issue 19
Tuesday 25th Mar 2014
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Mayors Diary

Sorry there are currently no dates in the Mayors Diary

 The Emergency Plan can be downloaded here. Please contact the Town Council for further information Tel: 01789 269332

The Town Council is now on facebook!