Council leader calls on Hereford Times to be more positive

Hereford Times: Councillor Tony Johnson - Herefordshire Council

9:34am Friday 1st August 2014

THE leader of Herefordshire Council has accused this paper of not supporting a company set-up by the council to save it money.

Herefordshire Country Fair set to celebrate county's rural culture

Hereford Times:

11:45am Friday 1st August 2014

A CELEBRATION of all that is great about the county’s country life is to go on show this weekend.

Bike store burglars steal £50k in stock

Hereford Times: Genesis Equilibrium.

4:40pm Friday 1st August 2014

HIGH END bike thieves targeted a specialist store in Hay-On-Wye, making off with almost £50,000 in bikes and equipment on Wednesday night.

Council tax change to hit those choosing to 'heat or eat'

Hereford Times: Conservative Herefordshire Council leader Tony Johnson will have to vote on the controversial change to council tax.

2:52pm Friday 1st August 2014

A PROPOSED change to council tax will hit hard amongst those “least able to deal with it” believes Hereford’s Citizens Advice Bureau chief executive.

Six-year-old completes charity race in memory of mum

Hereford Times: Molly Davies with, from left, James Watts, Stephen Davies, Jordan Cooper with Katie Farmer – trust fundraiser .

2:04pm Friday 1st August 2014

A SIX-year-old girl put her best foot forward to raise £305 for the county's cancer services in memory of her mum.

Gladestry village walk and duck race

Hereford Times: Dee and John Harrison all set to walk.

2:04pm Friday 1st August 2014

AROUND thirty hardy walkers left the village hall car park on a very hot Saturday afternoon for a walk from Huntington. They were dropped off just outside the village to trek a shortened version of the original route, due to the very hot weather.

From Presteigne to Plymouth

Hereford Times: At the presentation of the new defribullator fire-fighter Glyn Williams, mayor of Presteigne and Norton Colin Kirkby, fire-fighters Stuart Weale, and David Christopher, SPAR manager Diane (Diddy) Jones and staff member Pat Bufton, front fire-fighters Jody

1:54pm Friday 1st August 2014

MAYOR of Presteigne and Norton, Cllr Colin Kirkby MBE has presented the Presteigne firemen with a new defibrillator.

Fish saved from River Teme

Hereford Times: Environment Agency rescue fish from the River Teme near Brampton Bryan and relocate them to prevent them from becoming stranded in isolated pools.Environment Agency officers scour the Teme for fish using a light electric current to stun them.1431_7001  Ph

1:10pm Friday 1st August 2014

SCORES of fish were rescued from the River Teme in Herefordshire last week.

Hereford soldier wins appeal after plot to poison girlfriend to stop pregnancy

Hereford Times:

1:12pm Friday 1st August 2014

A SOLDIER who plotted to poison his girlfriend so she would have a miscarriage has been freed from jail after top judges described him as a "considerable asset" to the army.

Huntington 60th anniversary fete beats last year's record

Hereford Times: 92 year old Mrs Betty Croose, 89 year old Mrs Dorothy Jones, John Bufton and Bob Powell who had been born and bred in Huntington, opening the 60th Huntington fete. Photo by: Jane Moyle Photography.

1:08pm Friday 1st August 2014

IN spite of the bad weather on July 19, the diamond anniversary of the famous Huntington fete, near Kington, held at Huntington Court, has beaten last year's previous record. It has raised approximately £3,629. It will be given to the Anglican Church, the United Reform Church, the village hall and local Kington charities.

County's beef and lamb producers invited to join flourishing group

Hereford Times: Demand for pasture-fed meat is strong, but we need more farmer suppliers, says Russ Carrington.. (8226290)

12:40pm Friday 1st August 2014

THE region’s beef and lamb producers are being called on to join a flourishing pasture-fed producer group.

Herefordshire project promotes the value of orchards

Hereford Times: Guests dancing in the University of Oxford Botanic Garden, including the Lord-Lieutenant of Oxfordshire and the Deputy Lord Mayor of Oxford.

12:38pm Friday 1st August 2014

HEREFORDSHIRE'S Orchard Art project, run by the Bulmer Foundation, has soared to new heights with a play about the value of orchards created and performed by students at Echo's About Face Theatre Company based in Leominster.

WI Poetry and Prose.

Hereford Times: Members of the arts and leisure committee Ann Davies, Sylvia Stirland, Ann Williams, Margaret Johnson, Chris McDougall, Liz Watkins chairman, Cheryl Price, Kath Graham and Kath Nixon, front county chairman Rebe Brick, Gill Holt one of the short story comp

12:08pm Friday 1st August 2014

POWYS/ Radnor WI Association held a poetry and prose evening at the church hall, Knighton.

Big Brownie tea party

Hereford Times: Former and current Knighton and Presteigne Brownie, Guide and Rainbow leaders with a few Brownies and Guides at the special birthday tea. Centre front Katie Jones county commissioner and Caroline Penlington current Knighton Brownie leader and district com

12:05pm Friday 1st August 2014

KNIGHTON Brownies put on a tea party for all their former leaders as part of the Brownie Centenary celebrations.

Clehonger Primary School takes to the high seas

Hereford Times: Pirates of the Curry Bean

12:05pm Friday 1st August 2014

SPORTS day, an amazing carnival and the school's production Pirates of the Curry Bean brought the school year to a close this term.

EE sorry for poor Kington coverage

Hereford Times: EE engineers have been working to improve Kington's 3G coverage over the last few months.

11:31am Friday 1st August 2014

COMMUNICATIONS giant EE has issued an apology for the sketchy mobile service Kington residents have experienced over the last few months.

Passenger disorder at county station causes delay

Hereford Times: Arriva is hoping to win French train contracts

10:50am Friday 1st August 2014

A GROUP of angry passengers prevented a train leaving Hereford Railway Station.

Bizzie Lizzie's nursery in Eardisley nets Outstanding grade

Hereford Times: (8829636)

5:32pm Thursday 31st July 2014

BIZZIE LIZZIE’S this week became one of just a handful of Herefordshire nurseries to receive an Outstanding grade from Ofsted.

Lego Movie Screening

4:55pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THERE will be a screening of The Lego Movie on Wednesday, August 13, from 10.30am, at Ledbury's Market Theatre.

Open gardens in aid of St Michael's Hospice

Hereford Times: Clive Richards' Ullingswick garden which will be open to the public on August 9 to raise funds for St Michael's Hospice.

4:50pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A HOSPICE benefactor will open the gardens of his Herefordshire home to raise funds for the charity.

Scary Ledbury...

Hereford Times: BUMP IN THE NIGHT: Elisabeth Galvin will be leading a ghost walk through Ledbury on Halloween.

4:24pm Thursday 31st July 2014

IT is a sign of approaching autumn and darker nights, when the Ghost Walks return to Ledbury.

Leominster women must travel to Kidderminster for breast cancer screening in one-off arrangement

Hereford Times: Breast cancer charities are encouraging more women to go for screening

3:18pm Thursday 31st July 2014

WOMEN in Leominster who are due to use a mobile breast cancer screening van will instead need to make the trip to Kidderminster Hospital.

Hope End Extension...

Hereford Times: Elizabeth Barrett Browning

2:48pm Thursday 31st July 2014

PLANNING permission is being sought from Herefordshire Council for an extension for an indoor swimming pool, sauna and changing facilities at Hope End House, Wellington Heath.

Malvern's Finest...

2:22pm Thursday 31st July 2014

MALVERN women of note will be the theme of a talk at Bromyard's Conquest Theatre on October 8, at 7.30pm.

£2m boost for Herefordshire Housing

Hereford Times: Initial plans for 'Radford Gardens' the redevelopment project at the Oval in South Wye.

12:52pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A £2.14m grant will benefit the major redevelopment planned for the Oval in South Wye.

Award-winning BabaJack headline gig for Hope Support Services

Hereford Times: BabaJack, courtesy of Colton Halls.

12:44pm Thursday 31st July 2014

TWO-time British Blues Award winners BabaJack are to perform a one-night only gig for a county charity tomorrow.

Cheese Pleaser at Preston

12:16pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A WINE and cheese evening at Preston Court, on June 28, raised £1422.

Raising the Roof

Hereford Times: Choristers at Evensong rehearsals in the Quire

12:08pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A TRADITIONAl evensong service will take place on Sunday, August 19, from 6.30pm, at St Mary's Church, Kempley.

Take the strain..

12:03pm Thursday 31st July 2014

IT is a tradition that Dymock people get hot under the collar with each other every August.

Your Herefordshire County Times: Abbeydore to Trumpet, plus clubs and societies, July 31, 2014.

11:16am Thursday 31st July 2014

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Boots at Broadway

10:07am Thursday 31st July 2014

WELLINGTON Heath Walkers will enjoy a Cotswolds ramble at Broadway, on Thursday, August 7.

Band and a Bun

9:58am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE FARMERS' Arms pub, Wellington Heath, will host a barbecue with live music on Saturday August 23, 7pm.

Open Gardens

9:51am Thursday 31st July 2014

AN OPEN gardens event at Wellington Heath, on Sunday July 20, raised £1279.90 for St Michael's Hospice.

Firefighters extinguish bathroom fire near Bosbury this morning

Hereford Times:

9:53am Thursday 31st July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS put out a fire in a bathroom at a house near Bosbury this morning.

Clean it up...

9:24am Thursday 31st July 2014

CONCERN is growing over dog fouling in Tarrington Churchyard and by the war memorial in the village.

Use it or lose it?

9:20am Thursday 31st July 2014

PARISH councillors in Tarrington are wondering why not enough use is being made of an area of public open space.

£1m injection for Hereford County Hospital's troubled A&E department

Hereford Times:

7:10am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE county’s cash-strapped health trust is spending £1 million to ease “unprecedented” pressures on urgent care.

Hereford mother killed in tragic horse riding accident

Hereford Times:

7:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A MOTHER of two from Hereford who bravely beat breast cancer has died following a freak horse riding accident.

New late-night food for Commercial Road

6:05am Thursday 31st July 2014

HEREFORD’S late-night hotspot Commercial Road will have another new restaurant open into the early hours.

In the footprints of poets...

4:26pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE BROOMS Green Ladies Club will be following in the footsteps of poets, for their next outing.

Lace up those boots

4:17pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

KEMPLEY Walking Group will set out next for a stroll from the Lower Lode Hotel, Forthampton in Gloucestershire, on Tuesday August 5.

Young pupils' poppy display

Hereford Times: The small signs feature the names of those soldiers killed who had links to Burghill school.

4:06pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

BURGHILL schoolchildren have created a touching display to those lost during World War One who had links to their school.

Produce Market Date

3:50pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE NEXT Kempley Produce Market will take place on Saturday, August 9, from 9.30am to 11.30am, in Kempley Village Hall.

Clean it up...

3:40pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

NEW signs to prevent dog fouling in Ledbury's "Closed Churchyard", by the parish church will be bought and installed by the town council.

Car Rally Fund-Raiser

2:20pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

LAST MONTH's classic car rally, from Kempley Village Hall, raised £400 towards church funds.

All Creatures Great and Small

2:10pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

PETS and their owners will be blessed at a Pets Service on Wintours Green, Dymock, from Sunday, August 10, from 9.30am.

Good times return to Dymock

1:42pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

TIME in Dymock is passing more smoothly, thanks to repairs to the church clock.

An Alternative Commonwealth Games

1:38pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

MOVE OVER Glasgow, the Dymock Gardeners' Club is planning to run its own Commonwealth Games.

There once was a poet from Kington... - Town launches limerick contest

Hereford Times: Kington Museum is searching for the area's most creative limerick.

1:34pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE Great Kington Limerick Competition is underway, and poets that know it have a month to compose the winning verse.

Book charting eight wartime soldiers from same Herefordshire village is released

Hereford Times: Members of the Friends of Stoke Lacy Church with copies of We Will Remember Them. (from left); Chris McNaught, Daphne Montandon, chairman John Caiger, Janet Parker, David McKeeman, author Adrian Yeeles and Nigel Montandon.

12:18pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A STORY of eight young men from a Herefordshire village who lost their lives fighting in the First World War has been told for the first time.

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