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.

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.

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.

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

11:16am Thursday 31st July 2014

Abbey Dore

New faces at Leominster Inner Wheel Club

Hereford Times: From left are new Inner Wheel members Janet Ryan and Terry McKay, president Heather Phillips and new member Theresa Hoare.

2:19pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE members of the club met for the handover meeting when the chain of office was passed from Jan Foyle to Heather Phillips as the new president of the club for 2014/15.

Mixed hockey victory for young farmers

Hereford Times: The winning team.

1:33pm Monday 28th July 2014

A NEW club lifted the cup at all Wales Young Farmers Club sports day this year

Tea party for arthritis charity

Hereford Times: Myrtle Middleton, Judith Hereford and Jennie Francis, respectively the ex-chairman, treasurer and secretary of the old Hereford branch of Arthritis Research UK.

12:09pm Monday 28th July 2014

EX-MEMBERS of the Hereford branch of Arthritis Research UK got together to host a garden tea party to raise much needed funds.

Blooming great tea party

Hereford Times: Mavis and Richard Bevan enjoying the tea party.

12:05pm Monday 28th July 2014

BLOOMING great fun at Lynhales.

Honey Bees Day Nursery helps with recycling

Hereford Times: Ellis Griffiths and Jemima Crowther at the TerraCycle recycling station at the Honey Bees Day Nursery in Leominster.

11:59am Monday 28th July 2014

THE Honey Bees Day Nursery and Oaks Community Shop in Leominster have signed up to a new nationwide recycling initiative that enables the people of Leominster and surrounding areas to recycle various types of waste packaging for the first time.

Hayley’s big tea day.

Hereford Times: At the event Jess Price holding Oliver Long, Emma Powell, Emma Lewis, Helen Davies, Hayley Bright (host), Louise and Zara Hardwick, Sam Gardener and front Tilly Mae Morris.

11:37am Monday 28th July 2014

HAYLEY Bright who lives in Presteigne Road, Knighton put on a Big Tea Day to raise money for St Michael’s Hospice. The event raised £210.

Hereford Garden Centre held a blooming great tea party

Hereford Times: Wyevale Hereford ladies from the Viners franchise in the scarecrows.

11:35am Monday 28th July 2014

HEREFORD Garden Centre on Kings Acre Road, Hereford, held a blooming great tea party raising £370 for Marie Curie, taking the total raised to date to £1,540.

Open day at Rhos Market Garden

Hereford Times: Worm charming at the open day Ruby Westrip, Cagla Ozsoylu, Alithea Dawson and Ella Morris.

9:04am Monday 28th July 2014

THE annual open day at the Rhos Market Garden in between Knighton and Whitton was a great success. Lots of people attended the event including MP Roger Williams and there was plenty to see and do for everyone. The theme this year was 'worms' there were worm stories from storyteller Cindy Lou, a wormery, the chance to make a giant worm with Charlie Goode of Crafty Foxes and the highlight of the afternoon the first Radnorshire worm charming championships. The championships started badly for a few contestant with some not finding a single worm but as the day progressed skills improved and with a mixture of watering the ground, walking round and round, playing a variety of music instruments, and wiggling a fork around in the ground the worms started to appear. The winners were Rosie, Erin, Megan, Flora and Carys, schoolgirls from John Beddoes and Gladestry who managed to charm eight worms out of the ground in 20 minutes allowed. Other attractions during the event were the chance to have a look around the market garden, talk to volunteers from the Radnorshire Wildlife Trust, buy plants from Whimble Nursery, watch Gareth Erwin of Penybont Green woodwork make amazing wooden birds out of small pieces of wood, lots of refreshments, a Footprint hand roasted coffee stall, music and more. Mick Westrip and Alice Tite who run the market garden thanked everyone for attending and everyone who volunteered to help them on the day.

Emelia to support the Little Princess Trust

Hereford Times: Emelia (Mi Mi) Watts from Knighton holding a Little Princess trust leaflet.

8:02am Monday 28th July 2014

EIGHT year old Emelia Watts who likes being called Mi Mi from Knighton is going to have ten inches of her hair cut off on Saturday at a family party in Beguildy. Mi Mi decided to grow her hair over a year ago because Jane Priday a close family friend and the family hairdresser lost all her hair before she lost her battle against cancer in May 2013. Claire Williams from Room 2 in Newtown will be cutting the ten inches off Emelia's hair and then it will be sealed in a bag and sent to the Little Princess Trust. The Little Princess Trust make real hair wigs free of charge for boys and girls who have lost their hair during cancer treatment. Mi Mi also wants to raise money for St Michaels Hospice where Jane was cared for before she died. To help Mi Mi raise money for the two charities her family have set up a just giving page. www.justgiving.com/emelia-watts On her page titled 'Emelia's Big Hair Cut' she said " I am cutting my hair for charity, for the little princess trust because my lovely friend Jane lost all her hair".

Gardens open for festival

Hereford Times: Eric and Veronica Martin opened up their garden for Llanfair Waterdine arts and gardens festival. They are pictured with visitors Sarah Griffiths and Anita White.

6:02am Sunday 27th July 2014

THE sixth annual Llanfair Waterdine arts and gardens festival took place last weekend and although Saturday was rather quiet a large number of people turned out on the Sunday.

Diamond wedding anniversary in Knighton.

Hereford Times: Donald and Audrey Green in their garden in Mill Green, Knighton.

6:03am Saturday 26th July 2014

DONALD and Audrey Green of Mill Green, Knighton celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family party at their home in Knighton.

Young Knighton darts wizard returns from Austria with two silver medals

Hereford Times: Sam Weaver with his two silver medals won in Austria.

4:19pm Friday 25th July 2014

SIXTEEN year old Sam Weaver from Lloyney near Knighton has just returned from the junior darts youth cup in Austria with two silver medals.

Presteigne memorial hall gets a boost.

Hereford Times: Lynne Owens, Andy Fleming, Frank Davies, Jennie Thomas, Rosemary Harris, Paul Clarke, Judi Charlton and James Tenant-Eyles.

4:05pm Friday 25th July 2014

PRESTEIGNE memorial hall has been awarded a grant of £65,371 by the Community Covenant Grant Scheme Board on behalf of the Royal Air Force, The Royal Navy and the Army. The objective of the scheme is to strengthen the ties between the Forces and the Community.

Hereford man discovers rare First World War snaps hidden away in attic

Hereford Times: Peter Ottaway from Much Dewchurch, Hereford who found an old rusty tin box stored in his loft, which belonged to his grandfather Hubert Berry Ottaway containing never been seen before negatives, which provide a fascinating insight into life during WWI.  S

12:33pm Thursday 24th July 2014

An astonishing collection of never-before seen photographs taken at the end of the First World War have been discovered in a rusty metal box – 95 YEARS after they were taken.

Memory of her dad spurs Sharon's new style

Hereford Times: Sharon Simcock

6:03am Thursday 24th July 2014

TOMORROW (JUne 25) Sharon Simcock is having her head shaved for charity.

Fantastic fun dog show raises £1,000 in Upton Bishop

Hereford Times: From left: Best in show, Tinks and her owner Amy Clinton, Lucinda Aldrich Blake and the reserve best in show Bramble, owned by Owen Florence.

1:55pm Friday 18th July 2014

UPTON Bishop s first fun dog show has raised £1,000 for the restoration of the village s church organ.

A relay to help save lives

Hereford Times: The conga lap led by chairman Mick Fryer.

1:17pm Friday 18th July 2014

FESTIVITIES commenced on July 12 at 11.30am with a fun warm up and opening ceremony officiated by mayor of Presteigne and Norton, Colin Kirkby.

New Post Office for Ruardean

Hereford Times: Retired subpostmistress Edith Duderley cuts the ribbon with left Kate Bellingham and Simon Cherry. PHOTO: Gavin Crilly Photography.

1:09pm Friday 18th July 2014

TO celebrate the launch of relocated Ruardean Post Office, recently retired postmistress Edith Duberley cut the ribbon at an opening ceremony last week.

Vulnerable families in Hereford get a boost

Hereford Times: Mark Pryde from Halifax fundraising on the day.

12:07pm Friday 18th July 2014

THE was a recent fundraising event at Whitney-on-Wye to raise money for Home-start Herefordshire which supports vulnerable families in Herefordshire.

Student leaders reward.

Hereford Times: Student leader event.

12:01pm Friday 18th July 2014

AYLESTONE Business and Enterprise College recently rewarded their inspirational student leaders for the time and effort that they have put into supporting the school and community.

Brownie entry for the Scarecrow Festival

Hereford Times: Brownie entry for the scarecrow festival.

4:16pm Thursday 17th July 2014

PHOTO of the Brownie entry for the scarecrow festival held as part of Credenhill's open village event. The two Brownies are Erin Mahon and Charlie Luntley. The scarecrows are representing the Brownie sleepover which was held to celebrate 100 years of Brownie Guiding. The 1st Credenhill company actually held their sleepover with other Herefordshire Brownies in the British Museum, truly a night to remember.

Masonic support for Hereford Scouts

Hereford Times: Photo from left (adults only named):Worshipful Brother David Knowles provincial grand charity steward; deputy contingent leader Chris Ruffe; Very Worshipful Mike Roff.

3:33pm Thursday 17th July 2014

IN 2015 the 23rd World Scout Jamboree will be held in Kirara-hama, Yamaguchi City Japan. Eleven Scouts from Hereford together with their leader Chris Ruffe have been selected to attend. Each Scout has to raise £3,000, and all local members are actively carrying out various fund raising projects such as bag packing at local supermarkets, car washes, and selling commemorative badges and neckerchiefs in support of their fellow Scouts.

Herefordshire girls shine

Hereford Times: From left: Isabella Evans and Alice Rees.

2:59pm Thursday 17th July 2014

TWO Herefordshire girls have won awards to two of the top schools in the country.

100th birthday - fun in the sun.

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2:39pm Thursday 17th July 2014

FRIENDS and neighbours in Ruckhall and Eaton Bishop, of Barbara Lipson celebrating her 100th birthday with a tea party on June 28, Barbara was actually 100 on June 25.

Your Herefordshire County Times: Abbeydore to Withington, July 17, 2014.

Hereford Times: Prize Hereford bull sold.

10:50am Thursday 17th July 2014

Abbeydore

Open day for little dragons

Hereford Times: Photo: Staff members Debbie Davies playgroup assistant, Jane Bartlett leader and Stacey Millichamp assistant and children at the playgroup get to meet Dai the dragon who will be special guest at their open day.

5:01am Thursday 17th July 2014

RADNOR Valley little dragons playgroup will be having an open day tomorrow starting at 10am in the old school, New Radnor. This will be a chance to meet a giant Dai the Dragon and for parents to have a look at the huge selection of educational toys and learning aids that the group has both indoors and out. The playgroup offers quality affordable all day child care. The open day will also show all the facilities and activities available at the Dragon Fire after school and holiday club.

Vaga members celebrate their half-century.

Hereford Times: From left: Nigel Vandyck, Vaga Club president Mike Thompson and Herbie Renfield.

1:13pm Monday 14th July 2014

WHEN club president Mike Thompson recently completed the induction of two new members, he was able to announce that for the first time in it's 26 years history, the Vaga Club's active membership list in reaching 51 members had passed a notable milestone. On this occasion Nigel Vandyck and Herbie Renfield were welcomed to Vaga's ranks where with three men's Probus Club's based in Ross alone, the demand for opportunities to enjoy and value the friendship and interests of fellow retired professional and business people remains remarkably vibrant.

Judy takes on the top job!

Hereford Times: Paul Morris handing over to Judy Bolton. Photo: DEREK FOXTON.

1:11pm Monday 14th July 2014

WITH the coming of the new Rotary year, the Hereford City Club, which was established 84 years ago, welcomed its new president, Judy Bolton.

The Rotary Club of Hereford Wye Valley

Hereford Times: President Chris Starnes.

1:03pm Monday 14th July 2014

NEW president for Hereford Wye Valley Rotary Club.

Model Railway Exhibition being organised by Ross Rotary

Hereford Times: Model Railway Exhibition being organised by Ross Rotary.

12:49pm Monday 14th July 2014

ROSS Rotary Club - model railway exhibition.

Vaga Probus Club

Hereford Times: Herefordshire Council chief executive Alistair Neill and Mike Thompson, president of Vaga Probus Club.

12:35pm Monday 14th July 2014

ROD Barker, Vaga Probus Club's current speakers' secretary maintained his astute selection of highly effective speakers when Alistair Neill, the chief executive of Herefordshire Council, addressed 36 club members at their recent fortnightly business meeting.

Herefordshire rower Tuck storms to Henley glory in epic final

Hereford Times: Steve Tuck proudly holds Henley Royal Regatta’s Ladies Plate trophy.

12:25pm Monday 14th July 2014

TWO former Ross Rowing Club juniors faced off against each other in an epic Henley Royal Regatta final.

Ross Rotary’s Handover Dinner

Hereford Times: From left: Senior vice president Behrokh Behroozi-Toossi, junior vice president Adrian Toon and president Tina Atkins.

12:03pm Monday 14th July 2014

ROSS Rotary Club - handover dinner.

Lions Club's generous trike donation

Hereford Times: Ben shows off his new trike to Lions Club president David Barrett (right) and fellow Lions Club member, Ron Williams.

11:17am Monday 14th July 2014

A SIX year-old Hereford boy who cannot walk has been given the chance to play with his school friends thanks to the help of a city charity.

Opening of community hub

Hereford Times: Lin Scrannage and Margaret Galliers about to undo the official shed opening ribbon with allotment holders and supporters.

1:03pm Friday 11th July 2014

PRESTEIGNE and Norton allotments were officially opened in March 2010 and it was always part of the original vision that there would be a communal space where plot holders could meet up for a neighbourly chat, share a cuppa and swap tips for growing and also to provide an information point and library of magazines and books on the subject of organic vegetable production.

Knighton under fives charity auction

Hereford Times: Photo: Under fives committee chairman Jackie Shaw, owner/manager of the Knighton Hotel Rowena Williams, Hannah Davies under fives secretary and Mandy Blower committee member holding some of the auction lots.

12:32pm Friday 11th July 2014

TO raise money to help run the Knighton Under Fives playgroup there will be a charity auction at the Knighton Hotel on Saturday.

Stoke Prior pupils practice bushcraft

Hereford Times: Stoke Prior pupils practice bushcraft

12:20pm Friday 11th July 2014

PUPILS from Stoke Prior Primary School have been trying their hand at everything from den building to wood whittling with their new bushcraft equipment, purchased thanks to funding from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.

Tails all a wagging at the dog show

11:50am Friday 11th July 2014

THE Lingen Summer Fete Novelty Dog Show 2014 was held recently and the Best In Show and Class Winners:

A healthy win for poster contest

Hereford Times: AM Kirsty Williams holding the winning entry and Julia Roberts holding the second prize entry and the basket of healthy eating products with the joint third prize entries on the board behind them.

11:40am Friday 11th July 2014

CHILDREN from Knighton, Presteigne, Whitton and Clun primary schools entered the Body and Soul competition to design a poster on the subject of health and fitness.

Students put their art and technology projects on display.

Hereford Times: Pictured: Mayor of Ross, Cllr Colin Gray, headteacher, Nigel Griffiths and year 10 students, Alice Wilson, Nina Warren, Heather Mitchell and Katie Robinson modelling costumes made by Jess Burgess, Phoebe Bruce, Cammi Marfell and Molly Acton respectively.

10:58am Friday 11th July 2014

THE annual exhibition of art and technology work at John Kyrle High School is always of an extremely high standard and this year was no exception. The work from art, textiles, food technology, graphics, resistant materials and engineering showed the dedication, creativity and hard work that the students from both GCSE and A Level have put into their designs.

Your Herefordshire County Times: Allensmore to Woolhope, plus clubs and societies, July 10, 2014.

Hereford Times: Prize Hereford bull sold.

1:49pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Allensmore

Round Table Ball raises £13,000 for local good causes

Hereford Times: Left to right: William Jackson, Andy Johnson and Gavin Williams all from Hereford Round Table

11:08am Monday 7th July 2014

THIS years Round Table ball at Lyde Arundel just outside Hereford was the culmination of nearly 12 months hard work by the Hereford club.



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