New students urged to register with a GP

Hereford Times: (4896893)

5:52pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

FIRST-year university students preparing to moving away from home for the first time next month are being reminded of the importance of registering with a GP.

Hospital revamp project not delayed until after 2015's general election

Hereford Times: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

5:34pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

CLAIMS that a project revamping hospital services in Worcestershire had been pushed back until the middle of next year have been refuted.

Worcestershire speech therapists saddle up

Hereford Times: Speech and language therapists at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Emela Milne, Liz Chatterton

4:47pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A TRIO of speech and language therapists working in Worcestershire are saddling up to raise money for children who have problems with communication.

VIDEOS: Two short films showcase work of Worcester hospice

Hereford Times:

4:23pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A PAIR of short films showcasing the care offered by a Worcester hospice have been released.

Hospital chaplain nominated for national award for supporting bereaved parents

12:50pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A CHAPLAIN working at Worcestershire Royal Hospital has been nominated for a national award for his work supporting families coping with the devastating loss of a baby.

David Beckham lookalike will be turning heads a Wiggles' grand opening

12:31pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WITH his trademark tattoos, handsome looks and stylish hair - shoppers will be forgiven for thinking they have spotted David Beckham on Saturday, September 6.

David Beckham lookalike will be turning heads at Wiggles' grand opening

Hereford Times:

12:29pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WITH his trademark tattoos, handsome looks and stylish hair - shoppers will be forgiven for thinking they have spotted David Beckham on Saturday, September 6.

Ledbury Carnival 2014 picture gallery

Hereford Times:

10:19am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Ledbury Carnival 2014

Worcestershire woman gets an early start on Christmas wrapping for charity appeal

Hereford Times: Barbara Pearson

10:31am Monday 25th August 2014

CHRISTMAS may still be a few months away, but one woman from Charlton, near Pershore, has already got started on her wrapping.

Worcestershire's new radiotherapy machines successful tested

Hereford Times: Cancer manager and lead Macmillan nurse at Worcestershire Royal Hospital Anne Sullivan in the new radiotherapy centre's sky-themed linac treatment room

3:10pm Friday 22nd August 2014

WORCESTER’S state-of-the-art new radiotherapy centre has moved a step closer to completion as the three machines which will deliver the treatment were successfully tested.

Make hand treatment available on the NHS, says Worcester solicitor

Hereford Times: John Wickstead of Lower Broadheath is calling for the Xiapex injection to be made available on the NHS

2:02pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A WORCESTER solicitor has called for a treatment for a debilitating hand condition to be made available on the NHS after a problem he had suffered with for six years was solved with a single injection.

Top Tenor at Leominster Priory

5:06pm Thursday 21st August 2014

WORLD-RENOWNED tenor, Ian Storey will raise the vaults of Leominster Priory next month.

Market Time

4:52pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THERE will be a Farmers' Market at Bosbury Parish Hall on Saturday, September 20, from 10.30am to noon.

LOCAL STUDENTS CELEBRATE GCSE RESULTS.

Hereford Times: CELEBRATING AT THE MASEFIELD: Jack Hodson (left), Beth Hiley and Ellie Jackson.

12:36pm Thursday 21st August 2014

JOHN Masefield High School staff and students are celebrating after the school equalled its best ever GCSE results, with 68% of students achieving 5A* - C grades, including English and maths.

Suspicious vehicles spotted in Much Marcle

12:08pm Thursday 21st August 2014

POLICE have asked people to be vigilant after a number of vehicles were seen being driven suspiciously in Much Marcle.

Worcester higher than national average for cot death

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5:58pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

NEW statistics have shown seven babies born in Worcester between 2004 and 2012 died as a result of ‘cot death’.

Praise for Modern Medicine...

4:33pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

St Philip and St James' Church, Tarrington, will hold a thanksgiving service for medical services on Sunday, August 24, from 2.30pm.

Tug of War...

4:25pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

WINTOURS Green at Dymock will play host to a tug of war competition and family fun day, on Sunday, August 24, at 2pm.

A Second Developer Looks South in Ledbury.

Hereford Times: Gladman Developments want to build 120 homes in Tupsley, Hereford.

12:03pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A SECOND developer has proposed building a major housing estate off the Leadon Way, to the south of Ledbury.

Bosbury Church, a focus for prayers after tragedy.

10:45am Wednesday 20th August 2014

BOSBURY Church remains open this week as a focus for local grief and meditation, following the tragic deaths of John and Anne Knott.

Local teenager admits rape

Hereford Times:

9:18am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A LOCAL teenager, formerly of Dymock but now living in Ledbury, has admitted raping a girl under the age of 13 twice, and of sexually assaulting another girl.

Next Year Pencilled In For Pool Improvements

3:42pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

LEDBURY people will have to wait until next year for a revamp of their swimming pool.

Get Creative for the RSPCA...

2:01pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A Herefordshire business is encouraging youngsters to reveal their artistic talent as it teams up with the UK’s leading animal welfare charity.

Poets Path "threatened by Polytunnels".

1:27pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

LOCAL people with an eye on the area's literary heritage fear it could soon be hidden under rows of polytunnels, where poets once walked and dreamed.

Home, to the town she loved...

2:55pm Monday 18th August 2014

THE ASHES of a former Ledbury lady, who was well known for her love of rescued greyhounds, are to be brought back and buried in the town she loved so much.

Tales and Scribbles at Eastnor...

12:57pm Monday 18th August 2014

Budding young authors and artists have been flocking to Eastnor Castle this week for the new "Tales and Scribbles" event, in the castle grounds.

Falklands Medal Pride for HMS Ledbury Veteran

11:41am Monday 18th August 2014

A FORMER crew member of HMS Ledbury who helped to clear mines in the Falklands will now get to wear his campaign medal with pride, following a 30 year battle for recognition.

Ledbury Lady Pedals for Greyhound Rescue.

10:27am Monday 18th August 2014

A Bromsberrow lady says she is very proud to have taken part in a national cycle challenge on behalf of Greyhound Rescue West of England (GRWE).

Valuable school bell stolen from garden near Bromyard

6:33pm Friday 15th August 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after an antique school bell was stolen from a garden in Whitbourne, near Bromyard.

Police Counters to Close in September

4:04pm Friday 15th August 2014

THE front counters at all the market town police stations in Herefordshire are

Town told to pay for Herefordshire Council's signs...

2:32pm Friday 15th August 2014

A DEMAND for money for new signs to Herefordshire Council's own car parks has been described as "absolutely appalling" and "out of order" by outraged town councillors.

Ledbury's bins to be made in Germany.

12:02pm Friday 15th August 2014

HEREFORDSHIRE Council has confirmed that new black bins for county residents will be made in Germany, not the UK.

Delays Keep Bye Street Toilets Shut.

Hereford Times: CLOSED:  Bye Street toilets

11:02am Friday 15th August 2014

RED Tape and unexpected snags mean there is no guarantee that Bye Street toilets will re-open by the end of the summer holidays.

Town Council Backs Ledbury Places Plan

10:22am Friday 15th August 2014

LEDBURY has taken an important step towards securing a £2.8m grant for the future of its most iconic buildings.

Ledbury woman turns 100 years old

Hereford Times: FIVE GENERATIONS: Iris with daughter Margaret, left, Toni Pywell and great granddaughter Hannah Dunn with the scan of her baby

9:54am Friday 15th August 2014

A SPECIAL landmark has been reached by one Ledbury woman as she turned 100 years young, and is set to become a great, great grandmother.

A- level Success for Cathedral School.

Hereford Times: ELGAR'S KEEPING QUIET: But Cathedral School students have plenty to smile about.

4:42pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Over half of Hereford Cathedral School Sixth Form students achieved all A*-B grades, at A Level.

The Demon Barber of Ledbury...

4:12pm Thursday 14th August 2014

SWEENEY Todd will be opening up in Ledbury, cut-throat in hand, but only at the Market Theatre.

Open Gardens Success for Hospice

3:53pm Thursday 14th August 2014

AN Open Gardens event on Sunday , August 10, in Wellington Heath raised £817 for St Michael's Hospice.

Market Date

3:39pm Thursday 14th August 2014

THERE will be a Farmers' Market in Bosbury Parish Hall on Saturday, August 16, from 10.30am to noon.

LOCAL SCHOOLS CELEBRATE A-LEVEL SUCCESS

Hereford Times: THE SMILES SAY IT ALL: John Masefield High School students celebrate A-level success on Thursday.

12:03pm Thursday 14th August 2014

STUDENTS and staff at the John Masefield High School in Ledbury are celebrating a near perfect pass rate for A-levels this year.

Raise the Rafters

9:16am Thursday 14th August 2014

TICKETS are still available for a concert by the Rosamund Duo, on Wednesday, August 27, from 7.30pm, in St Mary's Church, Dymock.

Worcestershire healthcare bodies team up for 'perfect week'

Hereford Times: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

3:28pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

HEALTH and social care organisations in Worcestershire joined forces last month to investigate new and better ways of caring for patients.

New Exhibition at the Weavers Gallery

Hereford Times: EXHIBITING TOGETHER: Joanna Dixon and Carol Rendell.

3:01pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

The Weavers Gallery in Church Lane, Ledbury, will the venue for an art exhibition by two local artists

Litter Picking Fun in Ledbury.

2:42pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A COMMUNITY litter pick, involving a new youth group, will take place on Ledbury's Recreation Ground and along the town trail section called the Line Bank.

Supermoon is a sight to behold

9:52am Wednesday 13th August 2014

LEDBURY people, as with most of the UK, have been enjoying a rare astronomical spectacle this week, with the second of the so-called "supermoons" to appear this summer.

UPDATE: Two found dead with gunshot wounds in country village

Hereford Times:

10:41pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

TWO people have been found dead inside a property in Pow Green, between Bosbury and Cradley and with gunshot wounds.

Boat Trip Outing For Ledbury ABI Unit

4:59pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Residents of the Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) unit at Ledbury's Community Hospital recently enjoyed a boat trip on the Severn.

Young Driver Arrested

4:33pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

POLICE arrested a teenager for drink driving, after the car he was in collided with a wall in a quiet Ledbury street.

MP Praises Community Shop

Hereford Times: MAKING HIS MARK: MP Mark Harper at the community shop.

3:45pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Forest of Dean MP Mark Harper recently took time out of his busy schedule to visit the community shop at Bromsberrow.

New university students reminded to get meningitis vaccine

Hereford Times: (4896893)

3:28pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

YOUNG people preparing to go to university in September are being reminded to make sure they get a vital meningitis vaccine before they leave home.



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