"Bean bag" birthing centre proposed for Hereford County Hospital

Hereford Times: Wye Valley NHS Trust faces an uncertain future

2:46pm Friday 19th September 2014

New centre offering the principles of home birth is part of a near £3.5m pitch for charity funding.

Herefordshire Council bullying row - another group leader claims no knowledge of allegations

Hereford Times: Herefordshire Council has made a joint application to extend Three Elms Trading Estate.

11:32am Friday 19th September 2014

More "no recollection" answers over hushed up bullying and harassment allegations

More foreign workers needed to do farm work unemployed and "lazy" Brits won't do

Hereford Times: AGRICULTURAL SCENE: An image of ploughing in fields near Salwayash from the Echo’s book

12:49pm Friday 19th September 2014

MORE migrant workers are needed to pick crops because Britons do not have the required work ethic.

Herefordshire Council - no debate on the future for cabinet

Hereford Times: Hereford Shirehall

10:38am Friday 19th September 2014

Full council won't get to debate the abolition of cabinet when it meets next week. The next opportunity comes in December.

Food for thought – or thoughts for local food?

Hereford Times: From left: Ledbury Food Group's Fran Robinson with Christine Hope and Russ Carrington.

2:25pm Friday 19th September 2014

LOCAL food has a strong future asserted Christine Hope, Longtown shopkeeper and rural enterprise champion, in her talk The Future for Local Food? at Ledbury Food Group on September 15.

Wellington Garden Club

Hereford Times: Trophy winners at the recent garden show held in Wellington.

2:01pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE photograph shows some of the trophy winners at the recent garden show held in Wellington in August. The annual show, which is open to members of the garden club and to all residents of Wellington, attracted a lot of interest in both entries and visitors. Despite the weather not having been good to the gardeners this year the standard of entries was high and numbers were on a par with last year and in some classes were actually up. The flower arrangers interpreted the titles imaginatively and again, entries were up. The entries in the non gardening classes, such as cookery, craft and photography also held up well. Members do always try and encourage the young within the village too - the gardeners of the future.

Ledbury Quilters put on a show

1:55pm Friday 19th September 2014

IF you are interested in seeing a colourful exhibition of stitched quilts and textiles, then a visit to Tarrington on the weekend of the October 4 and 5 will be a treat.

Coco runs rings around the competition at Kington

Hereford Times: Chloe and Coco being presented with their first prize by Jenny Dennis at the Kington Show.

12:41pm Friday 19th September 2014

CELEBRATIONS were the order of the day recently for Chloe McLellan, aged 11 years and her cocker spaniel Coco, aged two years.

Gold After Adversity.

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Ledbury in Bloom Committee, Vice Chairman, Margaret Thomas, Secretary, Julia Boyle and Chairman, Sharon Maiden in the Walled Garden at Ledbury (10435810)

12:21pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE STILL small but determined Ledbury in Bloom team had to work as volunteer road sweepers this year, because of council cuts; but they found that the streets were paved with gold.

Disruption Fears Over Top Cross Closure.

12:17pm Friday 19th September 2014

COMPLICATED diversions will encircle Ledbury every evening until midnight for almost one week, because of the closure of the key town centre junction, at Top Cross.

Hereford DJ makes Play debut

Hereford Times: Themed Christmas party nights

10:53am Friday 19th September 2014

HEREFORD DJ and promoter Guy di Guy will play a new weekly set at Play Nightclub next week.

'Virtual wards' set for both sides of the border

9:53am Friday 19th September 2014

‘VIRTUAL wards’ and community-led services are the future for public services in Powys amid £70 in budget cuts, with the council leader this week declaring traditional methods dead.

Meeting over the future of Kington's economy

9:45am Friday 19th September 2014

THE latest subject in a series of discussions over Kington’s future - how to create a vibrant economy in the town - will be debated at a meeting on September 30.

London exhibition for former Hereford student

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9:33am Friday 19th September 2014

A FORMER student at Hereford College of Arts, Luke George, in collaboration with Elizabeth Rose, was the winner of last year's Griffin Art Prize, and the duo are currently presenting their first solo exhibition at West London's Griffin Gallery.

Top fire service salaries revealed ahead of vote on cutting 999 cover

Hereford Times: Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service will be holding an open day in Ross-on-Wye on Saturday.

2:58pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Holders of five top posts collectively paid nearly £536,000 over 2013-14 financial year, while fire authority councillors claimed £52,000 in expenses.

Opponents "vindicated" by MPs slamming Herefordshire Council's incinerator deal

Hereford Times: WASTE DISPOSAL: Sita UK says its factory expansion will divert up to 200,000 tonnes of waste from landfill every year

12:18pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Critics offer a "told you so" response to findings by a key parliamentary committee.

"Hushing up" row goes to the heart of who runs Herefordshire Council and how

Hereford Times: Hereford Shirehall

10:52am Thursday 18th September 2014

Councillors claim to have been kept in the dark over the handling of bullying and harassment allegations.

Zero tolerance on sex establishments should continue - Herefordshire Council committee

Hereford Times:

9:53am Thursday 18th September 2014

SEX shops, lap dancing clubs and even “suggestive material” should all be banned from Herefordshire.

Herefordshire Running Festival gets set for the starting line

Hereford Times:

10:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

HEREFORDSHIRE’S first running festival is ready for the off - with the Hereford Times right behind it. This Sunday the festival brings a marathon back to the county after 13 years.

Fundraiser for Hereford's Rose Tinted Rags

Hereford Times: The evening will raise funds for Rose Tinted Rags.

10:07am Thursday 18th September 2014

AN evening of entertainment in Hereford is to raise charity funds.

Worlds apart

Hereford Times: (10294762)

2:24pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A NEW book by former Hereford Cathedral School student, Harriet Curtis-Lowe, is published today and would, she says, never have seen the light of day had it not been for an operation forcing her into inactivity.

Lion-hunting Maasai warriors to perform in Herefordshire

Hereford Times: The Osiligi Maasai Warrior Troupe.

12:54pm Thursday 18th September 2014

LION-hunting Maasai warriors from Kenya are coming to Lyde Court next month to give a demonstration, not of their hunting, but of traditional song and movement.

Knighton Primary School gets top reports

Hereford Times: Pictured in the Welsh book area are Year 3 pupils with acting headteacher Mrs Strong holding a copy of The Little Book of Wales presented to the school by Rev Mark Lawson-Jones.

12:37pm Thursday 18th September 2014

AN Estyn school inspection team has described a local school as providing ‘a wide range of stimulating learning experiences both within and outside the classroom'.

The Dragon Fire Club needs your vote!

Hereford Times: Children who attend the Dragon Fire Club and leaders with Dai the dragon.

12:35pm Thursday 18th September 2014

PLAY leaders, parents and children of the Dragon Fire Club in New Radnor are asking people to vote for the club to enable them to get a share of the Lloyd’s Bank Community Fund. Parent Shirley Hughes said, if the bid is successful, the funding will enable the club to carry on building on the fantastic children's facility which we have in New Radnor. Our club is invaluable to the local community. An award would give us the opportunity to provide a range of exciting activities and experiences for children of all abilities, aged three to 14. We would like to arrange a variety of workshops, purchase materials for forest school and den-building sessions, plus resources for arts and craft activities. Shirley added: "Please spare a minute and vote for Dragon Fire Club in the Lloyds Bank Community Fund.” To vote, go to communityfund.lloydsbank.com and search for 'Dragon Fire'.

Sainsbury's birthday bash

Hereford Times: Ross-on-Wye Sainsbury's staff past and present gather at the store's birthday party. PHOTO: William Henderson Photography

12:31pm Thursday 18th September 2014

LAST week Sainsbury’s Ross-on-Wye threw a party for its colleagues past and present to celebrate the store's fifth birthday.

Eaton Bishop

Hereford Times: Classic cars on show at Eaton Bishop summer fete.

12:11pm Thursday 18th September 2014

ONCE again, Eaton Bishop had a very successful summer fete at The White House with visitors enjoying a barbecue, cream teas, ice cream and liquid refreshment from the pub and Pimm's bar, browsing various stalls, admiring the collection of military vehicles and classic cars and trying their hand at games such as skittles, splat-a-rat, golf, shove whisky, wine or water, to name a few. The children were able to have their faces painted, participate in the garden treasure hunt and enter the fancy dress competition which was judged by The Sheriff with his assistant, Jules - a very difficult task as all the costumes were wonderful. First prize went to Olivia, Ella and Lara Main who dressed as Dorothy (with Toto the dog aka Benson), Cowardly Lion and Tin Man from The Wizard of Oz.

India’s channel swim for charity

Hereford Times: India Parkman swam the length of the English Channel in aid of Sue Ryder Care.

11:55am Thursday 18th September 2014

A SELFLESS schoolgirl volunteered a week of her time to swim the length of the English Channel for charity.

French accordion "star" headed for Hereford

Hereford Times: Logo for Fantastique French Tutor

11:18am Thursday 18th September 2014

Special charity night for Rose Tinted Rags

MP delighted by falling jobless totals.

10:17am Thursday 18th September 2014

LEDBURY'S MP, Bill Wiggin, says he is "delighted" by falling jobless figures in his constituency.

Your Herefordshire County Times: Allensmore to Yarkhill, plus clubs and societies, September 18, 2014.

Hereford Times: Prize Hereford bull sold.

11:14am Thursday 18th September 2014

Allensmore

Get 2gether to Mark World Mental Health Day in Hereford

Hereford Times: The GET 2gether is to take place on Friday October 10.

9:35am Thursday 18th September 2014

A ‘GET 2gether’ is being held in Hereford to mark World Mental Health Day.

First Time Farmers shine spotlight on agricultural industry – and Herefordshire

6:02am Thursday 18th September 2014

THE best of Herefordshire has been on show in the popular Channel 4 series First Time Farmers.

Herefordshire Council hushes up bullying allegations

Hereford Times: Hereford Shirehall

1:16pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Council gets official backing for refusing to disclose details of settlement and severance payments relating to bullying allegations.

Herefordshire Council - MPs slam incinerator plan

Hereford Times: Herefordshire Council has made a joint application to extend Three Elms Trading Estate.

9:53am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Key Commons committee criticizes £90 million paid out for a facility still to be built that could soon be outdated.

Is another Costa on the way to Hereford?

Hereford Times: Costa Coffee looks to open branch in Shildon

11:57am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A COFFEE chain could be about to open its third branch in Hereford.

Herefordshire's jobless figures fall to record low

Hereford Times: JobCentre move strengthens role of Ealing Hub among ex-offenders

10:48am Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE number of people out of work in Herefordshire today stands at a record low - beating record-breaking figures announced only last month.

Arctic memories in Wellington Heath

5:01pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A MAN who has walked on the top of the world will give a talk at Wellington Heath's Memorial Hall.

Country and Western for Charity

10:47am Wednesday 17th September 2014

THERE will be a fund-raising Country and Western evening at Ledbury Town Football Club on Saturday, September 20, from 7.30pm.

Firefighters host rally to save fulltime 999 cover in Herefordshire

Hereford Times: Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service will be holding an open day in Ross-on-Wye on Saturday.

10:46am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Major Hereford event ahead of fire authority vote on cutting full time fire and rescue cover at Hereford fire station

Play a part in international festival

Hereford Times:

10:02am Wednesday 17th September 2014

The Courtyard is inviting female performers to audition for a role in an exciting new community production of Women’s Words as part of the international festival Afrovibes.

Two taken to hospital following village collision

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8:45am Wednesday 17th September 2014

TWO people have been taken to hospital following a collision in a Herefordshire village.

The Amazing Morgan

Hereford Times: The Amazing Morgan

6:25pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Herefordshire magician Morgan Price is off to Bournemouth next week where she has been booked to perform at the International Brotherhood of Magicians British Ring Convention.

Poison plant scare: Hereford girl rushed to hospital after 'game'

Hereford Times:

11:53am Tuesday 16th September 2014

TRADING standards is warning sellers to ensure plants are labelled clearly after a child suffered a hallucinogenic experience after ingesting part of a leaf in her grandmother’s garden.

Farmers' Market Date

4:50pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THERE will be a Farmers Market at Bosbury Parish Hall on Saturday October 17, from 10.30am to noon.

Surgeries in Herefordshire to encourage awareness of bike security and cyclist safety

Hereford Times:

4:22pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

MORE than 250 bicycles have been stolen in Herefordshire in the last year.

Male voice choir to perform at charity fundraiser

Hereford Times: SAFETY: Ledbury Parish Church graveyard

4:18pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE renowned Pontnewydd Male Voice Choir will perform during Ledbury Rotary Club's annual charity concert from 7pm on October 4 at St Michael's Church in Ledbury.

Children's author to visit Herefordshire school

Hereford Times:

4:12pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

CHILDREN'S author Caroline Lawrence will be holding a workshop at a village school near Bromyard.

Neighbour Watch Leader Needed?

4:07pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

NEIGHBOURHOOD Watch groups in Ledbury could be brought together under a single co-ordinator.

Sleeping Rough in Ledbury

3:39pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THERE have been reports that someone is sleeping rough at night in the Walled Garden, adjacent to Ledbury Parish Church.

Legion Seeks New Faces

3:27pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE Ledbury Branch of the Royal British Legion is seeking new faces, as committee members or officers.




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