Fire Authority vote - Full-time fire and rescue cover at Hereford cut to a single crew

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

2:10pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Two full-time crews will cover day shifts with a retained crew covering the second appliance at night. A third retained crew stays on 24/7 standby. Ledbury and Tenbury lose one of their two retained crews.

Herefordshire businesses urged to apply for share of £1million

Hereford Times: Those benefitting from the Marches LEP Redundant Building Grant Scheme include Sporting Saint in Bromyard. Caroline Cattle (right) with Pip Jones, Kevin Jones and Minnie the dog outside the business where they work.

5:11pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

DOZENS of jobs could be granted under a scheme aimed at breathing new life into Herefordshire's redundant buildings.

Sing-Song Down Memory Lane in Kempley.

5:08pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THERE will be a wartime supper, with "A Sing-Song Around the Piano" at Kempley Village Hall, on Saturday, November 8, from 8pm.


5:02pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

MORE bell-ringers are needed at St Mary's Church in Dymock, where there are currently six ringers for six bells.

Long serving staff honoured by hospice

Hereford Times: Staff and volunteers at St Michael's Hospice in Bartestree who have been recognised for their long service.

4:56pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

STAFF and volunteers at a Herefordshire hospice have been recognised for their long service.

The Dymock Poets Remembered.

4:53pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE FOUNDER of the Friends of the Dymock Poets will give an illustrated talk on the six remarkable writers who were associated with the Dymock area, up to the outbreak of the First World War.

Harvest Festival for Harder Times.

4:45pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

DONNINGTON people will be truly thankful for a ration voucher menu at their austerity harvest supper.

Local people remembered at Weobley and District Local History Society meeting

4:37pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A COUNTY local history group will remember those who were involved in the First World War when they meet later this month.

Produce Market.

4:30pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE NEXT Kempley Produce Market will take place on Saturday, October 11, from 9.30am to 11.30am, in Kempley Village Hall,

A taste of Italy at Whitney Court for good cause

4:21pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A TASTE of Italy is coming to Herefordshire and will help raise funds for a good cause.

Pippin of Ledbury supports Wiggly.

3:53pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE Ledbury-based communications business, Pippin Consultancy, is doing its bit to tackle the social issue of food poverty.

Unexplained insulin discovered following death of man at Hereford hospital

Hereford Times: An inquest into the death of Leslie James was heard and adjourned at Hereford Town Hall today.

2:26pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

BLOOD tests following the death of a man at Hereford County Hospital last year revealed an unexplained level of insulin, an inquest in Hereford heard today.

Top Cross Closures Caused "Minimal Disruption".

2:08pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

HEREFORDSHIRE Council says that re-surfacing and recabling works at Top Cross and in the town centre last week was carried out with "minimal disruption" for the community.

Birthday treat for one-year-old thanks to kindness of Hereford stranger

Hereford Times: Liz Pitman wants to thank the stranger who stamped & posted a letter to her great-niece in Australia after she dropped it in Hereford. 1439_8001 (10713870)

12:38pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

WHEN she dropped an unstamped birthday card in Hereford without realising, Liz Pitman simply replaced it and sent another.

Mystery men harvest roundabout potatoes

Hereford Times: Harvest time for vegetables grown on roundabouts in Kington by local group KLEEN. 
KLEEN members with their potato crop. 1439_16002 (10903901)

12:21pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE mystery men behind the impromptu potato planting on a Kington roundabout last week harvested their bumper crop, shrouded in secrecy.

Flowers of the Fall in Dymock

12:18pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE DYMOCK and district late chrysanthemum and autumn show will take place in Dymock Parish Hall on Sunday, October 26, from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

Consultation Ongoing At Amcor

11:45am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A CONSULTATION process to discuss a possible shifts shake-up at Amcor Flexibles, Ledbury's largest employer, is still ongoing.

"Sinking" War Memorial To Be Dismantled.

10:50am Wednesday 1st October 2014

RESCUE work to the tune of £25,000 is needed to save Ledbury's "sinking" war memorial in the High Street.

Last Century Memories.

9:53am Wednesday 1st October 2014

PRESTON Social Group will meet next on Tuesday, October 14, at 2pm in Dymock Parish Hall, when the topic will be "An item form the twentieth century".

All Souls In Dymock

9:48am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THERE will be an All Souls Service, for parishioners to remember loved ones, on Saturday November 1, from 3pm, at St Mary's Church, Dymock.

Coffee Morning for Lifeboat Charity

9:44am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THERE will be a coffee morning in aid of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution on Thursday, November 1, from 10am to noon, in St Katherine's Hall, Ledbury.

Historic Hall To Get Solar Panels.

9:38am Wednesday 1st October 2014

SOLAR Power will help a century-old village hall to service the local community for another one hundred years.

Leominster rail death man named

Hereford Times: Leominster station was closed for around six hours following the incident.

9:38am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE man who died after stepping in front of a train at Leominster railway station last Wednesday has been named as David Thompson, from Ludlow.

Leominster business grows with new employee

Hereford Times: Ink technician, Ana Felix, with new retail assistant Danielle Turner.

9:21am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A LEOMINSTER business has increased its workforce and welcomed a new face to its team.

A49 death update - police believe bus passengers may have vital vehicle sightings

Hereford Times: Two cars collided on the A49 near Ross-on-Wye.

5:54pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Investigations ongoing into "incident" that left a 55-year-old motorcyclist dead at Moreton-on-Lugg

UPDATE A49 fatal - investigators return to the scene

Hereford Times: Two cars collided on the A49 near Ross-on-Wye.

12:22pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Police carrying out road checks at the scene of motorcyclist's death

A49 fatal: police seek driver with vital information

Hereford Times:

12:44pm Monday 29th September 2014

Vehicle involved now believed to be a "dark" Vauxhall Vectra and investigators say the driver may not have hit and run.

Herefordshire Council - political leaders "not required" to know of bullying allegations and related settlements

Hereford Times: Hereford Shirehall

10:39am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Council issues statement to draw a line under bullying row

h.Energy: Here Comes the Sun campaign to launch new initiative

Hereford Times: h.Energy organisers want to put the county at the top of league tables for solar power.

5:01pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

ORGANISERS of this years h.Energy are on a mission to put Herefordshire top of the league when it comes to community-owned solar power.

Calvary at Bosbury

4:45pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THERE will be a Flicks in the Sticks screening of the film "Calvary" at Bosbury Parish Hall on Friday, November 14, from 7.30pm.

Hereford singer on a country mission

Hereford Times:

4:37pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A HEREFORD woman is on a mission to bring country music back to the UK after taking the USA by storm.

MP visits Hereford to discuss issues threatening British pubs

Hereford Times: Richard Southwood (manager), Martin Horwood MP and Lucy Hurds behind the bar at the Spread Eagle.

4:26pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

AN MP who has campaigned for a better deal for smaller pubs made the trip to Hereford to spread his message this week.

Farmers' Market

4:05pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THERE will be a Farmers' Market at Bosbury Parish Hall on Saturday 18th October 18, from 10.30 - Noon

Tractor rides to help Herefordshire charities at cidermaking festival

3:59pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

TRAILER and tractor rides will be on offer to help raise charity funds at this year's Cidermaking Festival at a Hereford museum.

Car Boot

3:55pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE next car boot sale in Ledbury, off the Ross Road, on the opposite side to the Rugby Club, will take place this Sunday, October 5, from 11am.

Leominster town centre action group calls for "practical measures" to enhance county’s market towns

Hereford Times:

3:58pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

LEOMINSTER’S town centre action group is calling on councillors to implement "practical measures" to enhance the county’s market towns.

Book Thief In Ledbury

3:25pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THERE will be a screening of the World War Two drama, The Book Thief, at Ledbury's Market Theatre on Wednesday October 8, at 10.30am.

Hi-Fi Talk.

3:07pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

LEDBURY and District Society will meet next on Friday, October 31, from 7.30pm in the Burgage Hall. David Briggs will give a talk called "In Search of the Father of the Father of Hi-Fi."

Charity Concert at Church

2:55pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE SIXTH annual concert organised by Ledbury Rotary Club will take place this Saturday, October 4, at St Michael and All Angels Church, from 7pm.

Ledbury Police in Drugs Raid.

2:09pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

LEDBURY police led a drugs raid on a private address in Cradley.

Badger Cull Police Praise Behaviour.

1:38pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE police have praised the behaviour of both sides during this year's badger cull, while acknowledging a few arrests in the Ledbury area, and reports of intimidation.

Herefordshire horse breeder to release second steamy novel

Hereford Times: Jenny Lees.

1:13pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A HEREFORDSHIRE woman has combined two of her passions – writing and – horses in order to pen her second novel.

Conker Cancer: Tournament at Leominster pub to raise charity funds

Hereford Times: The conker tournament takes place this Friday and will raise money for charity.

12:39pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A LEOMINSTER pub is proposing a novel – and nostalgic – way to raise money for charity.

Two Burglaries in Biddulph Way.

12:30pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

BURGLARS targeted Biddulph Way in Ledbury twice last weekend, in incidents very close to each other in time.

Quizzing for Guide Dogs.

12:04pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE Ledbury and Malvern Branch of Guide Dogs will support National Guide Dog Week with a quiz night at Ledbury Community Centre on Saturday, October 11, from 7pm.

Concert's Fundraising Success

11:53am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A RECENT concert by the Hereford Rail Male Voice Choir in Ledbury's Community Hall, organised by local lady Dolly Bevan, raised £1015 for the Red Cross International Emergency Response appeal.

Mikado at Bosbury.

11:44am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE GILBERT and Sullivan musical, The Mikado, will be the festive offering this year from the Bosbury Players.


11:35am Tuesday 30th September 2014

There will be an Ann Cam School reunion in Dymock, on Friday, October 10, at 8pm, for anyone who attended between 1963 and 1979.

Scary Time For Wellington Heath.

11:32am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THERE will be a Halloween Party at the Wellington Heath Memorial Hall on Friday, October 31, from 7pm to 11.30pm.

Big Brew Up In Town.

11:23am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THERE will be a Big Brew Up on behalf of the Armed Forces charity, SSAFA, at Ledbury's Royal British Legion Club in Church Lane on Saturday, October 11, from 10am, to 1pm.

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