Cank Farm Affordable Houses

As part of the planning process involving the former Cank Farm site there was a requirement to provide a number of affordable houses at a permanent discount.

Following a request from the Association and our ward member Lynda Organ Stratford District Council has now provided details of the legal obligations it has imposed on […]

Beware- Bogus Severn Trent Workmen

A resident on Vicarage Hill reports that his house was visited by two men claiming to work for Severn Trent on Thursday 28 March. They asked to examine drains on the property and then left.

Subsequent enquires of Severn Trent and Warwickshire Police have confirmed their were not what they said they were. Severn […]

Road Closures

For the latest road closures go to the Warwickshire County Council website at:

(Source: Warwickshire Highways)


Green Waste Charges

Stratford District Council has increased the charge for the collection of green waste to £46 from 1 April 2024.

Details of how to purchase a 2024/25 sticker for your Green Bin can be found on the District Council website.

(Source: Stratford District Council)


Old Boot Shop

Residents will be aware that the Old Boot Shop, Edward and Annette Drake’s former house, has been vacant for some time.

Now the present owner has put in an application for Listed Building Consent to make major alterations inside and out.

The main concern is that he wishes to replace the second door and […]

Cank Farm – Poultry Sheds

As expected Summers Poultry has now asked for permission to convert the ‘barn’ on the Poultry Shed site into five terraced dwellings. The relevant number is 23/02772/COUG.

The site is outside the Built Up Boundary of the village.

The government changed the rules in 2014 to encourage more such conversions of barns and agricultural […]

Speed Limit on Well Lane

Following representations by this Association Warwickshire County Council has agreed to reduce the speed limit on both Well Lane and Bates Lane to 30mph.

This will be done on an experimental basis.

It is hoped this will allow safer access to the new Cank Farm development and encourage drivers to slow down as […]

2023 District and Parish Election RESULTS

The Liberal Democrats have taken control of Stratford District Council from the Conservatives. The new Council comprises:

Liberal Democrats 25

Conservatives 12

Greens 3

Independents 1

The result of the contest in Tanworth-in-Arden ward to replace Tony Dixon on Stratford District Council:

Lynda ORGAN  Conservative 585 ELECTED

Karyl REES  Liberal Democrat […]

Road Gritting The Green

Warwickshire County Council has decided to abandon plans to grit Butts Lane instead of The Green/Doctor’s Hill – for the time being.

This followed major problems the gritting lorries had some icy evenings in negotiating parked cars outside the Bell and on the bend at the School.

WCC said their drivers had approached […]

‘Motor Mayhem’ Application Withdrawn

The short notice licensing application submitted to Stratford District Council on 6 December has been withdrawn – for the time being.

A licence to sell alcohol and food and to play music inside and out was sought for a field next to Wood End Farm at the junction of the Common and Broad Lane. […]