Inquiry to be held into refusal to grant permission to build polytunnels in Kings Caple

Hereford Times: An inquiry is to be held into a refusal to grant planning permission to erect polytunnels at a Kings Caple farm.

3:02pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A PLANNING inspector will decide if polytunnels can be built near Ross-on-Wye.

Eastnor packs 'em in for Easter..

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2:52pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

LARGE Crowds came to Eastnor Castle for Bank Holiday weekend fun.

Still time to see art exhibition in Ledbury

Hereford Times: Angie Lewin.

3:04pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

AN art exhibition is still running at Tinsmith's in Ledbury.

Model competition launches for third year

2:47pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

TWO years ago, Billy Herrin and Anni Fitzgerald Allen were selected as the new Faces of Fit, replacing the winners of the first ever competition to find a model to become the face of the fashion brand, Emily Jones and Samai Chichester.

St Jude Comes to Ledbury

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2:25pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

LEDBURY people have until May 10 to catch up with an unusual exhibition at the Tinsmiths gallery, off the High Street.

Tribute to the fallen of two wars

1:48pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A TALK will be given tonight in the Burgage Hall in Ledbury by historian Nick Lloyd, author of Hundred Days: The End of the Great War.

Dog dies following fire at Abbey Dore home

Hereford Times: Philip Dunne MP is backing a campaign to save Clun Fire Station.

12:56pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A DOG died following a "significant kitchen fire" in Abbey Dore on Tuesday.

Dramatic year out for Hereford Sixth Form College student

Hereford Times: Chloe Darrell (pictured left) playing a nurse in a Hereford Sixth Form College production of Romeo and Juliet.

11:13am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A HEREFORD Sixth Form College (HSFC) student has gained a place with the Year Out Drama Company.

Aggravated burglary in Ross-on-Wye - man charged

Hereford Times: A man has been charged on suspicion of aggravated burglary in Ross-on-Wye.

10:44am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A ROSS-on-Wye man has been charged on suspicion of aggravated burglary after a vulnerable pensioner was confronted by an intruder with a knife.

County pub up for sale

Hereford Times: The King's Head at Docklow is up for sale.

6:49am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A COUNTY pub which appeared on a BBC 2 interior design show earlier this year is up for sale.

Council date

4:46pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THERE will be a meeting of the town's finance and general purposes committee on Thursday, May 8, from 7.30pm, in the Market House.

Who remembers Adlestrop?

4:27pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

LEDBURY people will be crossing the border into Gloucestershire, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of a famous poem.

What will Herefordshire look like in 2050?

Hereford Times: Herefordshire you can sign.
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3:54pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

PEOPLE will be able to find out what the county may look like in 2050 during a talk at Hereford's Courtyard Theatre.

War Drama Returns

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3:45pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE past may be a familiar place for audiences at the latest Ledbury Amateur Dramatic Society production.

Canines and Cream

2:45pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

DYMOCK parish hall will host a Companion Dog Show, in conjunction with a Strawberry Fayre, on Sunday, June 1, from 1pm to 5pm.

Fun day to raise money for Midland Air Ambulance

Hereford Times: The charity bowls event raised £600 for Midlands Air Ambulance.

1:20pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A FUN day will raise money for Midland Air Ambulance next weekend.

Talk to MP at drop-in surgery

Hereford Times: Bill Wiggin

1:01pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

MP for North Herefordshire Bill Wiggin will hold a drop-in surgery on Friday May 9 at The Falcon Hotel in Bromyard from 11.30am.

Ledbury twinning visit was a success

Hereford Times: Visitors from Strömstad in Sweden with Ledbury MP Bill Wiggin (third from right). Picture by Andy Ward.

12:32pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

LEDBURY played host to a special group of visitors earlier this month.

Bookshop joins in World Book Night

Hereford Times: What is btter: films, or books?

11:53am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

LEDBURY Books and Maps will be participating in World Book Night on Wednesday, April 23, by giving away copies of Cherub: The Recruit by Robert Muchamore, a book for young readers, 12 and up.

Motorcyclists can take part in Rider Skills Day

Hereford Times: INQUEST: Coroner hears details of pothole's role in biker death

11:01am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

MOTORCYCLISTS are invited to take part in a free Rider Skills Day in Bromyard.

Hereford fans dare to dream – scenes of jubilation captured on video at Edgar Street

Hereford Times: Hereford United supporters were in jubilent mood yesterday.

10:37am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

HEREFORD United supporters are still hopeful that the Bulls can stay in the Skrill Premier league following yesterday's fantastic win against Alfreton Town. View some video footage of the Bulls' fans celebrating during a memorable day at Edgar Street.

Cyclist who died following collision near Canon Pyon was trainee estate agent

Hereford Times: REVIEW: The new police and crime commissioner for West Mercia says the force's buildings must be fit-for-purpose or could be sold.

9:39am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A CYCLIST who died following a collision with a car near Canon Pyon on Friday was training to be an estate agent in Hereford.

Dedicated Knighton health visitor retires after 44 years

Hereford Times: Health visitor Vicki Carter, retiring health visitor Jane Roberts, Bernette Venables head of the school nursing service, and Lynsey Price NNEB with the health visiting team.

11:45am Monday 21st April 2014

AFTER 44 years' service in the NHS Jane Roberts has retired from her post as health visitor in the communities of Knighton and Presteigne.

Hereford-based youth housing support group is up for a national award

Hereford Times: Young people and staff from SHYPP sorting out clothes to be used in a fashion show.(l-r) Sebastian Bowley, Healthy Hub co-ordinator at SHYPP  Heather Smith, Carrie Arnolds and Aaron Meadows

11:05am Monday 21st April 2014

A HEREFORD-based project, which provides housing and support to young homeless people, has been named as a finalist for prestigious national award.

Free crossings for cyclists at Whitney toll bridge

Hereford Times: Whitney Toll bridge owner Grahame Penny with Drover Cycles' Joe Wellard.

10:06am Monday 21st April 2014

WHITNEY-on-Wye’s historic toll bridge has teamed up with a bike shop and cycling club to offer free passage to customers and members.

Focus is on special constables in Knighton

Hereford Times: Special Constables Jess Barrett and Jim Cooke in Knighton doing some community policing and talking to Sophie Price from New Radnor and Sophie Evans from Knighton.

11:18am Monday 21st April 2014

EARLIER this month Dyfed Powys Police celebrated the work of Special Constables in communities as part of the National Special Constables weekend.

Band concert and presentation.

Hereford Times: Musical director of Knighton Town Silver Band Steve Edwards presenting Richie Owens with the rose bowl.

2:24pm Monday 21st April 2014

KNIGHTON Town Silver band held their Spring concert at Knighton community centre last weekend. Their guests for the evening were Kington and District Operatic Society (KADOS) who sang a selection of well known songs including The Phantom of the Opera, Somewhere over the Rainbow and The Rose. The band directed by musical director Steve Edwards performed a selection of music including Royal salute, All in an April Evening, The Great Escape and finished with a Glen Miller collection.

Aymestry Church celebrates Palm Sunday with special four-legged guests

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12:05pm Monday 21st April 2014

A WONDERDFUL Palm Sunday service took place at Aymestrey church with a large congregation of over fifty people, led by Rev Julie Read, processing round the churchyard behind the donkeys before following them into church, much to the delight of the children who attended.

Knighton coffee morning helps Bracken Trust

Hereford Times: By one of the sales tables Reg Cawthorne chairman of the Bracken Trust, Kathy Johnston a client of the trust from Knighton, Vicky Jones Macmillan information officer, Brenda Thomas chairperson of the social committee (front), Jean Burgoyne client of the t

11:53am Monday 21st April 2014

A COFFEE morning was held in the church hall, Knighton organised by the Bracken Trust Social Committee.

Meet the new representative on Knighton Town Council

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11:19am Monday 21st April 2014

JACK Gillum has been selected to take up the position of the new Youth Representative on Knighton Town Council.

Whitney Crocodiles pre-school celebates its 40th birthday

Hereford Times: Founder member Joyce who is still working at Crocodiles receives a special gift.

11:04am Monday 21st April 2014

WHITNEY Crocodiles celebrated its 40th birthday with a big party.

Hereford charity nets cash from musical night

Hereford Times: Local talent 'band' together for charity

9:19am Monday 21st April 2014

MUSICIANS came together for an evening to raise money for Hereford's breast cancer charity Haven.

Diarist's vivid image of a Victorian Easter

Hereford Times: Francis Kilvert.

11:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

IT was said that Victorian clergyman Francis Kilvert’s diaries reflected his strong love of life and landscape. Here, Nigel relates how he presented for posterity the celebration of an Easter long ago.

Have your will written in return for donation to The Courtyard

10:14am Sunday 20th April 2014

A SOLICITOR will be writing wills for a charitable donation.

Former Hereford church for sale

Hereford Times: 1415_12001Chandos Methodist Church is for sale. (5337539)

6:02am Sunday 20th April 2014

ESTATE agents are inviting buyers to bid for a Hereford church.

Walking with Offa project hailed a success

Hereford Times: The group behind the Walking with Offa project.

6:02am Sunday 20th April 2014

A £1million project to boost tourism around an historic county landmark has been hailed a success.

Street signs spruced up by helpful locals

Hereford Times: Repairing streets signs – and saving the taxpayer cash – are Tony Archer, Councillor Jim Kenyon and Mel Russell. Picture by James Maggs.

6:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

DIRTY and damaged road name signs have proved an unconventional inspiration for community action in the Tupsley ward of Hereford.

Tributes paid to Ledbury town treasure

Hereford Times: Peter Judge.

10:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to Ledbury jeweller, Peter Judge, whose death was as unexpected as it was regretted among the community.

Cyclist dies following collision with car near Canon Pyon

Hereford Times: A cyclist died on the A4110 yesterday.

9:59am Saturday 19th April 2014

A CYCLIST died following a collision with a car between Canon Pyon and Hereford yesterday.

Sign up for green fingers

7:16am Saturday 19th April 2014

THE Cartshed, based at Newport House in Almeley, starts a series of gardening workshops this month, with the first session covering Companion Planting on Tuesday, April 29.

Festival designer to perform at Hereford Sixth Form College

Hereford Times: Hepatica nobili

2:13pm Friday 18th April 2014

AN international designer will give a presentation at Hereford Sixth Form College on May 9.

Young entrepreneurs put their business heads on to take part in national competition

Hereford Times: Students from St Mary's R C High School are taking part in the National Young Enterprise competition.

1:02pm Friday 18th April 2014

BUDDING entrepreneurs will be putting their business heads on to compete in the first stage of a national competition.

Police chief steps down from force after years of service

Hereford Times: Superintendent Ivan Powell

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

SUPERINTENDENT Ivan Powell is to retire this week.

New courses to help people get tech-savvy to start in May

Hereford Times: Computers ‘to need updates’

10:21am Friday 18th April 2014

A RANGE of new courses to help people get more tech-savvy begin in May.

Collision reported on the A465 near Llangua

Hereford Times: REVIEW: The new police and crime commissioner for West Mercia says the force's buildings must be fit-for-purpose or could be sold.

9:36am Friday 18th April 2014

WEST Mercia Police (WMP) were called to assist with a collision on the A465 near Llangua.

Charity spreads Easter cheer to poorly children

Hereford Times: Monica Glass, charity manager, and Emma Rogers (back) with Sarah Brooke, Hospital Play Specialist and patient William Semper (5520769)

9:06am Friday 18th April 2014

A HEREFORD charity is celebrating Easter by passing on the good will.

Staunton on Wye Primary School hold Easter bake-off competition

Hereford Times: 1415_1001 (back l-r) Richard Layton, Isla Gammon, Emily Gammon, Thea Burgess-Pritchard and Kate Davey(front) James Carter. (5228404)Picture by James Maggs.

8:02am Friday 18th April 2014

PUPILS at a county primary school held an Easter bake-off competition with no sugar involved.

Ratty flees under cover of river festival

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6:30am Friday 18th April 2014

THE Wye Valley River Festival, which runs from Saturday, May 3 to Sunday, May 18, will illuminate the history and magic of the river's landscape and the issues that threaten it through the story of Ratty the water vole who is on the run, pursued by the predatory prosecutor Mink and Judge Wild Boar, darting through flotillas, fire shows and festivities in a ground-breaking event which brings the landscape to life while confronting the environmental issues affecting the beautiful river valley.

Presteigne Cub Scouts put up bird boxes.

Hereford Times: Presteigne Cub Scouts and their leaders and David Camplin (second from right at the back) in the Warden, Presteigne with three of the bird boxes they had made and tools they used during the evening.

6:02am Friday 18th April 2014

SIXTEEN Presteigne Cub Scouts went to the Warden in the town to put up three bird boxes they had made.

Wedding venue owners confirmed as new lease-holders of Hereford's Left Bank

Hereford Times: 1416_7001(l-r) Gary Waring, co-leaseholder of the Left Bank, with his children Joe, Lauren, Natalia Minette. (5444815)Picture by James Maggs.

6:02am Friday 18th April 2014

A FAMILY that runs a wedding venue in the county are the new lease-holders of Hereford's Left Bank.

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