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.

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.

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.

Champion Knighton volunteer nets his second award

Hereford Times: Knighton town councillors Bob Hyde, Christine Branford, David Andrews, Shauna Davies, Jon Watson, Pat Isherwood, John Morgan, Sarah Scotford, Derrick Price, front town clerk Neil King, Civic Award winner Philip Price, mayor Cllr Roger Bright and deputy ma

4:53pm Thursday 17th April 2014

PHILIP Price from Knighton has received Knighton town council's civic award for the second time in recognition of all the voluntary work he does for the town.

Easter fun at Knighton Market

Hereford Times: Some of the children with volunteer helpers who took part in the children’s Easter workshops.

4:52pm Thursday 17th April 2014

LAST Saturday at Knighton Community Market, Easter was celebrated with a host of special attractions to appeal to the whole family.

Gorsley school learns about building site safety

Hereford Times: The winners and runners up with their entries (l-r) Garry Godsall from J Harpers, Kritigya, Oliver, Ella, Georgia, Charlotte, Grace and Pete Lane from Two Rivers Housing.

4:02pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE fencing of a new housing development in Gorsley will be showing off the creative talent of local school children as well as teaching passers-by about the dangers of a building site.

Artistic couple talk about the creative inspiration of the Herefordshire home they came to 20 years ago

Hereford Times: Tamsin Abbott, local stained glass artist and exhibition co-ordinator displays her glass for Beast and Beauty.

3:41pm Thursday 17th April 2014

ALMOST 40 people went along to Blue-ginger gallery and café in Cradley, near Malvern on Thursday evening to listen to local greenwood expert Mike Abbott's talk From Robin Hood to Gandalf.

Your County Times: Abbeydore to Yarkhill, plus clubs and societies, April 17, 2014.

Hereford Times: Prize Hereford bull sold.

2:46pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Abbeydore

Knighton Motor Club Make Donations To First Responders

Hereford Times: Front row l-r: Brian Jones from Knighton First Responders, Mike Ammonds and Steve Price from Knighton Motor Club, Rob Marpole from Bishop's Castle First Responders. (Picture Roger Bright).

6:02am Thursday 17th April 2014

A MID Wales motor club recently presented £100 cheques to both the Knighton First Responders and Bishop's Castle First Responders as a result of money raised from a renowned road rally they organise every year.

Madley pupils' gymnastics success

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8:02am Wednesday 16th April 2014

GYMNASTS from Madley Primary School have celebrated individual and team success competing at the Forest of Dean Gymnastic Schools competition on March 22.

A taste of Cambridge life for local students

Hereford Times: HE+ students visit the Museum of Classical Archaeology.

6:02am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Over 70 sixth formers from Hereford Sixth Form College, John Masefield High School, The Chase High School and Dyson Perrins High School have just returned from a two-day visit to Christ’s College, Cambridge as part of the HE+ project.

Shotguns and Chelsea buns in Knighton

Hereford Times: The Shotgun and Chelsea Bun Club is coming to Knighton in May.

11:18am Tuesday 15th April 2014

LOCAL ladies and girls are invited to come and try a fun new sport. They are invited to come to Griffin Lloyd Shooting Ground on May 10, from 10am to 2pm, where the award winning Shotgun and Chelsea Bun Club will be holding one of their infamous introduction to clay shooting and cake days.

Community group receive laptop donation

Hereford Times: The Our News Our Views editorial team with Dave and Alicia Roberts of Hereford Fire Protection Services and the new laptop.

11:16am Tuesday 15th April 2014

HEREFORDSHIRE Fire Protection Services have donated a brand new laptop computer to an innovative community project.

Hereford workers help make the city’s less fortunate more comfortable in winter

Hereford Times: Pertemps People Development Group's Mandy Allcroft among the donated coats.

11:07am Tuesday 15th April 2014

AS light nights and mild days signal summer is on its way, a group of Hereford workers can congratulate themselves for making the city’s less fortunate more comfortable over the winter.

Brownie centenary fun day

Hereford Times: All the Brownies who attended the event standing by the special mural with the Birthday cake at the front

11:06am Tuesday 15th April 2014

ON March 29, ninety Radnor County Brownies celebrated the hundredth anniversary of the Brownies with a fun day at the sports centre in Knighton. Brownies from Llandrindod Wells, Knighton, Presteigne, Builth Wells, and Rhayader attended the event. The theme for the day was Past, Present and the Future.

Kings Caple kids are busy bees

Hereford Times: Kings Caple Primary Academy kids with their Easter egg hunt finds.

11:05am Tuesday 15th April 2014

IT has been a busy few weeks at Kings Caple Primary Academy leading up to the Easter break.

Ellie is Presteigne’s 2014 Carnival Queen

Hereford Times: Ellie Niblock Presteigne Carnival queen 2014.

11:04am Tuesday 15th April 2014

FOURTEEN year old Ellie Niblock has been chosen as Presteigne Carnival Queen for 2014.

Your County Times: Abbeydore to Whitney on Wye, plus clubs and societies, April 10, 2014.

Hereford Times: Prize Hereford bull sold.

2:04pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Abbeydore

Baroness Sharp visits Ross-on-Wye group

Hereford Times: Baroness Sharp of Guildford (centre), parliamentary candidate Lucy Hurds (front left) and some Ross and Hereford Liberal Democrat councillors.

1:56pm Monday 7th April 2014

LIBERAL Democrat peer, Baroness Sharp of Guildford visited Ross-on-Wye recently to meet local members and discuss Herefordshire issues with parliamentary candidate Lucy Hurds.

Hereford group offers advice and campaigns on key Downs Syndrome issues

Hereford Times: Theo Akroyd (age 4) from Hereford and Ewan Barry (age 2) from Ledbury with their flowers.

1:55pm Monday 7th April 2014

THE Downs Syndrome Group meets once a month. It is a friendly group for children with Down's syndrome and their families. Its aims are to have fun, support and share information with one another.

JKHS students present equestrian art

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10:58am Monday 7th April 2014

YOUNG artists at John Kyrle High school have teamed up with Ross Lions and the Riding for the Disabled Association Centre at Holme Lacy to create some large-scale paintings of horses for a sensory room.

Animal magic for Radnor Valley kids

Hereford Times: Radnor Valley Playgroup children are pictured with staff Jane Bartlett and Debbie Davies.

6:20am Monday 7th April 2014

THE children from Radnor Valley Playgroup enjoyed a social morning with Gladestry Playgroup when they met Trevor Hill, the Animal Man. The children enjoyed a hands-on experience with Trevor's wide range of animals. They met a skunk, a meercat, lizards, snakes, tortoises and an armadillo. Children are seen in the picture with staff Jane Bartlett and Debbie Davies from Radnor Valley Playgroup.

Sky Ballentyne had the honour of reading a prayer to a 2,200-strong congregation at St Paul's Cathedral

Hereford Times: Sky Ballentyne had the honour of reading a prayer to a 2,200-strong congregation at St Paul's Cathedral

4:18pm Sunday 6th April 2014

ELEVEN year old schoolgirl Sky Ballentyne had the honour of reading a prayer to a 2,200-strong congregation at St Paul's Cathedral as part of a school's 400th anniversary celebrations.

Heartstart attendee awarded 20,000 certificate of attendance.

Hereford Times: Pictured are Sarah Chapman (new helper), Jane Lloyd (20,000th attendee) Sue Price (volunteer instructor) and Jane Denny (volunteer instructor).

6:15am Sunday 6th April 2014

AT a recent two hour public Heartstart course held at the Starlite Rooms in Hereford, Herefordshire Heartstart volunteer instructors trained their 20,000 person.

Leintwardine Primary School children enjoy a free cookery day

Hereford Times: Pictured in front of the cooking bus are: Back row( l to r): John, Albie, Lucy, Tish Dockerty (Easy Peasy), Libby, Jessica, Ella, Pippa and Henry; front row (l to r): Dexter, Amelia, Joseff, Alex and Alfie.

6:13am Saturday 5th April 2014

CHILDREN at Leintwardine Primary School cooked healthy pizzas and rhubarb muffins on April 2, with the Easy Peasy Cooking Bus, thanks to funding secured by Mortimer Country Food Fair's Loving Local Food project from the Big Lottery Fund.

Mother's Day joy at Jack in the Box nursery

Hereford Times: Emilia Buck and her mummy Catherine share a quiet moment together opening a Mother's Day gift.

4:12pm Friday 4th April 2014

MOTHER'S Day came early to the children and families at the Ofsted graded "outstanding"Jack in the Box Nursery School in Bosbury.

Your County Times: Aymestrey and Leinthall Earls to Withington, plus clubs and societies, April 3, 2014.

Hereford Times: Prize Hereford bull sold.

1:18pm Friday 4th April 2014

Aymestrey and Leinthall Earls

Jessie from Norton enjoys a 100th birthday surprise

Hereford Times: Jessie Godfrey, who was 100 years old on March 24, with her card from the Queen.

11:59am Monday 31st March 2014

JESSIE Godfrey from Norton near Presteigne celebrated her 100th birthday on March 24 with about 45 family and friends some who came from London, Doncaster and Birmingham.

Indian inspiration at Gladestry WI talk

Hereford Times: Indian inspirations.

1:18pm Monday 31st March 2014

'INDIAN Inspirations' was the subject of Gladestry WI's well attended March meeting.

Trees planted at Saxon Hall

Hereford Times: Planting trees at Tree Farm

1:16pm Monday 31st March 2014

SAXON Hall embarked on their first steps in the community garden project last Wednesday with the mayor of Hereford Councillor Phill Edwards planting the first tree in the community garden orchard.

Sweet success for WMLC Sport Relief bake-off

Hereford Times: Sweet success for WMLC Sport Relief bake-off

12:50pm Monday 31st March 2014

WELL known for their love of all things sweet, West Midlands Learning Campus (Rowden House School, Winslow Court and Cedar Lodge) Bromyard, decided to turn their hand to fund-raising.

Presteigne woman's award for long service in The Royal Voluntary Service

Hereford Times: At the RVS meeting in Presteigne volunteers Jackie Smith, Paul Watson-Jones, Marilyn Satterthwaite, John Evans and Shirley Oles, Glenys Pears who both work for the RVS and are also volunteers, front Louise Croad who runs the RVS Befriending service and vo

12:49pm Monday 31st March 2014

SUSAN Craven from Presteigne has been awarded for over 27 years of volunteer work in the Presteigne area by The Royal Voluntary Service.

History lesson for Wellington pupils turns into an art workshop

Hereford Times: Wellington Primary School pupils enjoyed a visit to Hereford Cathedral last week.

12:06pm Monday 31st March 2014

PUPILS from Wellington Primary School have spent a whole week finding out about the history of their village and Hereford.

Duke of Edinburgh Success at John Kyrle School

Hereford Times: Duke of Edinburgh Success at John Kyrle

11:20am Monday 31st March 2014

FORTY five John Kyrle students received their Duke of Edinburgh Award certificates last week. It marks the culmination of their time, effort and, sometimes, tears.

Hereford Gang Shows “Boot Up” treasure hunt

Hereford Times: The Gang Show promises to be a great evening.

11:06am Monday 31st March 2014

OVER half term lots of people got chance to win tickets to Hereford Gang Show, on at The Courtyard on April 22 - 26, by taking part in the 'Boot Up' Treasure Hunt. The seekers had to 'follow the clues to find the shoes' in some of the independent shops and cafes around Hereford city centre.

Shobdon Primary School celebrates it's Ofsted success

Hereford Times: Libby Rounds, Vicky Hancock, Danny Jaques,Melany Dahn, Harlie Greatwich, Jack Parr, Mae Channing.

10:24am Monday 31st March 2014

STAFF and pupils at Shobdon Primary School celebrated following the result of their recent Ofsted inspection.

All trades chip in to build outdoor classroom at Knighton Primary School

Hereford Times: During the first day of the construction of the outdoor classroom volunteers Martin Garrod, Rob Francis, John Caine, Roger Morris, Will Shaw, Rob Watts, Simon Dodd, David Fowler, Verity Barton, Tony Stephens and Nick Cornes.

5:25pm Friday 28th March 2014

WORK has started on an outdoor classroom at Knighton primary school.

Bishop of Hereford's Bluecoat School pupil has definitely got talent

Hereford Times: Audience vote-winner Annabelle Rutter-Butcher, left, and and judges vote-winner Alice Mapp.

4:56pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

ANNABELLE Rutter-Butcher has won BGT (Bishops Got Talent) for the second year running at the Bishop of Hereford’s Bluecoat School (BHBS).

Sun shines on the Knighton golf captain's drive in

Hereford Times: Pictured at Knighton Golf Club on the captain's drive in day, captain Kevin Collins front, with left ladies joint captains Linda Hawkes and Jan Hinton, senior captain David Floyd and junior captain Kieran Jones and lots of the members of the club.

11:04am Monday 24th March 2014

THE captain's drive in at Knighton golf club took place on March 16, on one of the hottest and sunniest days of the year so far.

John Kyrle pupils sample a taste of international food

Hereford Times: Pictured are students Aimee Hale, Milliner Felicity, Rebecca Powell, Mia Parry and Harry Davies mixing 'Cocktail de fruits sans acool à la grenadine'

10:48am Monday 24th March 2014

YEAR 8 students at John Kyrle High School recently had a taste of international food during a French lesson. As part of a topic on healthy eating, students had the opportunity to sample French and Cameroonian foods.

Probus Club of the City of Hereford: New president installed

Hereford Times: The outgoing president Dr Derek Foxton (right) recently installed Geoff Edwards as president.

6:24am Sunday 23rd March 2014

THE outgoing president Dr Derek Foxton recently installed Geoff Edwards as the 45th president of the Probus Club of the City of Hereford.

Teme Valley and Knighton YFC put on a show to remember

Hereford Times: Members of Teme Valley Young Farmers before their performance.

6:21am Sunday 23rd March 2014

TEME Valley and Knighton young farmers put on an evening of entertainment at Knighton community centre last weekend.

Fight to save Whitton Primary School hots up

Hereford Times: Whitton Primary School pupils dress up for World Book Day.

12:01pm Saturday 22nd March 2014

A MEETING was held on March 10 in Whitton community hall to discuss the proposed closure of Whitton (Aided) Primary school by Powys County Council for the second time.



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