Victory in Europe

2:29pm Monday 28th July 2014

VICTORY in Europe Day will not pass un-noticed in Ledbury next year.

Meet Your Councillor...

2:21pm Monday 28th July 2014

TOWN Councillors in Ledbury are considering holding regular surgeries for constituents.


Hereford Times: Lord and Lady Temple-Morris are photographed on the Terrace of the Lords, with Bishop John Oliver.

1:57pm Monday 28th July 2014

FORMER LEDBURY MP, Lord Peter Temple-Morris and his wife, Lady Tahere, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary last Saturday, July 26.

Bosbury Chairmaker Remembered

12:59pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE LIFE of a famous Bosbury chair maker, who died over a century ago, is to be remembered at at Woodland Trust celebration.

Full Fire Coverage for Ledbury - For Now...

12:38pm Monday 28th July 2014

LEDBURY will be served with two fire appliances at least until the end of the summer, despite the threat of cuts which could see the town down to just one appliance.

Council Tax Payers Subsidise Burials....

10:50am Monday 28th July 2014

TOWN councillors clashed over whether burials at the town cemetery should be so heavily subsidised by the public purse.

Town Council Against New Cricket Ground Plan.

10:01am Monday 28th July 2014

LEDBURY Town Council has voted not to support a planning application for a new cricket ground off the Ross Road.

Upton crowds enjoy cavalcade of steam

Hereford Times:

7:03pm Sunday 27th July 2014

VISITORS to Upton enjoyed a fabulous parade of steam engines as a curtain-raiser to this weekend's Welland Steam Rally.

Police called after man hurt in clash

Hereford Times:

6:02pm Sunday 27th July 2014

POLICE were called to an incident in the Oxford Lane area of Kington, Herefordshire, just before 1.30am this morning.

Malvern Gazette comment: Striking a balance on public safety at Gullet Quarry

Hereford Times: 2014600108. 15/05/14. Warning signs at Gullet Quarry. The lake at the quarry has been fenced-off following the double drowning there last summer in the hope the tragedies are not repeated. Picture by Nick Toogood. (6298017)

6:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

AMAZINGLY, people are still swimming in Gullet Quarry, near Malvern, the scene of the drownings of two young men just a year ago.

Gullet Quarry swimmers who defy police warnings will face courts

Hereford Times: Gullet Quarry was a popular spot during the hot weather last year.

6:04pm Friday 25th July 2014

POLICE are planning to crack down on swimmers at the notorious Gullet Quarry in the Malvern Hills.

Patient satisfaction survey to be rolled out across the entire NHS

Hereford Times: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

11:55am Friday 25th July 2014

A TEST ranking patient satisfaction with the care they have received is to be introduced at all NHS services in Worcestershire and across the country.

All Our Yesterdays For Ledbury Carnival

3:01pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE NEW might look somehow familiar on August Bank Holiday Monday, when "Forty Years of Carnival" will be celebrated by Ledbury people.

Hospital trust vows to address financial woes

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11:22am Thursday 24th July 2014

THE organisation running Worcestershire Royal Hospital has said it is working to bring itself back into a positive financial position following this week’s announcement that it has been reported to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt for ending the 20013-14 financial year with a £14.2 million deficit


Hereford Times: YOUNG VIOLIN STAR: Alice Earll

3:27pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

UP and coming young musicians, the Rosamund Duo, will give a concert at St Mary's Church in Dymock next month.

Electric car tested by housing association

Hereford Times: Seen here, Richard Clark-Watson, a sales consultant at Five Acres Garage (left), hands the keys to Kevin Alexander of Two Rivers Housing.

3:04pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A NEWENT-BASED housing association is trialling an electric car for business journeys.

Conquer the Conker..

2:39pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PERMISSION is being sought from Malvern Hills District Council to prune a horse chestnut tree and give 2m of clearance above a garage rood at Northcot, Como Road, Malvern.

Mini-Festival Prepares to Rock

2:11pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE third annual Salter’s Hill mini festival will take place at Court Barn, Aylton on August 2, from 4pm. until late.

Royal Rider at Much Marcle

1:55pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TOP RIDERS, including Royal Olympian Zara Phillips, are expected at the Homme House Horse Trials in Much Marcle.

MP welcomes education cash boost.

1:35pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

LEDBURY'S MP, Bill Wiggin has welcomed news of extra cash for local schools.

Flowers for friendship.

1:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE LEDBURY and District Floral Art Club will meet next on Friday, August 1, at the Community Hall, Lawnside Road, at 7pm.

Mary Sumner Remembered

12:42pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE LEDBURY branch of the Mothers' Union are to celebrate Mary Sumner Day in Hereford Cathedral.

Local talent on view.

12:38pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

LEDBURY residents will certainly not be hiding their lights under a bushel at a parish church crafts exhibition.

New accommodation for Shaw staff?

9:51am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A BUNGALOW in the grounds of Leadon Bank residential home, originally earmarked for training use, could be used for accommodation by Shaw Healthcare workers.

Changes to Bosbury Farm

9:43am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PERMISSION is being sought from Herefordshire Council to demolish a lean-to structure on the south side of Gold Hill Farm, Bosbury, and to re-tile the roof on both the north and south side.

Bosbury garage extension.

9:37am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PLANNING permission is being sought for an oak-framed car port at Great Gables, Aylescroft, Bosbury.

Bromesberrow Remembers

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9:14am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE Parish of Bromesberrow held a service in St Mary's Church and at the War Memorial, to commemorate the beginning of World War 1, on Sunday, July 20.

Vehicle reverses into Ledbury property

Hereford Times:

8:57am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A VEHICLE collided with a garage in Ledbury last night.

Family, love and community at Civic Service.

Hereford Times: Ledbury's Mayor and Mayoress, Bob and Carol Barnes, arrive to inspect the exhibits in St Katherine's Hall.Many groups had displays here, including the Ledbury Food Group.

8:52am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FAMILY, love and community were the themes chosen by Ledbury's mayor, Cllr Bob Barnes, for his Civic Service on Sunday, July 20.

Open season for developers in Ledbury?

3:24pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

LEDBURY is firmly in the sights of opportunistic property developers, because of planning loopholes and the lack of designated land for new developments.

How well do you know your town? Try this fun quiz and find out

Hereford Times:

3:10pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HOW many people in your area have a degree? What proportion of people are Christian? Take this quiz and test your knowledge of your part of the world.

Town Crier's Birthday Surprise

Hereford Times: TRUE BLUE: The town crier in his "Prince George Regalia".

2:53pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

IF PRINCE George's ears were ringing this week, that is because people were talking about him, at least in Ledbury.

"Restore Faith in Local Politics" - Ledbury's new county councillor.

2:35pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

LEDBURY'S newest county councillor has indicated support for the High School's position of leaving the school where it is, and not giving the site over to housing.

No mock-up lift for Market House this year.

2:07pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PUBLIC consultation as to whether a lift should be installed in the Market House will not take place until next year.

Veteran Voices Saved For Posterity?

4:34pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE VOICES of armed services veterans could be recorded, under a project being considered by the town's War Memorial Working Party.

Planning Application Seeks Cricket Club Move

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3:57pm Monday 21st July 2014

PERMISSION is being sought to re-locate Ledbury Cricket Club to a new site, on agricultural land, to the south of Ross Road and off Orlham Lane.

Permission needed to fell leylandii

2:45pm Monday 21st July 2014

PLANNING permission is being sought from Herefordshire Council to fell a leylandii tree at Freshfields, Much Marcle.


2:37pm Monday 21st July 2014

POLICE are warning elderly people not to let strangers into their homes after three elderly people fell victim to distraction burglars in Herefordshire.

Firm Digs Deep For Sport

Hereford Times: SEEN HERE: Headteacher, Lin Griffin shows the new rugby kit to Cargill representative Kevin Trapp ( to her right) and his colleagues Bakasalary Alexsandra and Piotr Saubert.Photograph courtesy of Crystal Flame Photography.

2:13pm Monday 21st July 2014

A LOCAL business is receiving well-deserved plaudits for supporting rugby and netball teams at Newent school.

Olaf From Frozen Says Hello

Hereford Times: A COOL END OF TERM: Olaf comes to Busy Bees Pre-School.

12:51pm Monday 21st July 2014

A CHILLY visitor brought a warm glow to end of term fun at Busy Bees Pre-School in Ledbury.

MP Pleased With Jobless Figures

12:29pm Monday 21st July 2014

LEDBURY'S MP, Bill Wiggin has welcomed news that unemployment has fallen again in his North Herefordshire constituency.

Hospice Fundraiser

12:23pm Monday 21st July 2014

ASPECT Clinical in Bye Street will host a "Big Tea" coffee morning on Friday, July 25, from 10am to noon, on behalf of St Michael's Hospice.

Mountain Challenge for Market Street Team

Hereford Times: UP FOR THEIR NEXT FUND-RAISING CHALLENGE: Jackie Cale (left), Joan Arrowsmith and Jayne Fountain.

9:38am Monday 21st July 2014

THREE staff members at a Ledbury care home decided that climbing Ben Nevis by day was too easy, even for charity, and so they tackled the mountain by night.

Man injured in grasstrack racing event

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9:26am Monday 21st July 2014

A MAN has been injured after the sidecar he was in overturned at a grasstrack racing event near Ledbury.

Passengers facing train delays after signal failure

Hereford Times: A first Great Western Turbo train

8:41am Monday 21st July 2014

TRAINS have been cancelled from Worcester Shrub Hill due to a signal failure this morning.

Man found dead in Worcester

Hereford Times:

11:56am Sunday 20th July 2014

A MAN, named locally as 25-year-old Paul Dinsdale, has been found dead in Worcester.

Car rescued from flooded ford

Hereford Times: SUBMERGED: Fire crews pull out car stuck in flooded ford. All pictures by Jackie Trott.

11:20am Sunday 20th July 2014

TWO men had to be rescued after their car became partially submerged in a flooded ford near Droitwich.

Fire crews called to smoking cables

4:06pm Saturday 19th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to reports of a telegraph pole on fire near Ledbury.

Storms batter Worcestershire for a second night

Hereford Times:

10:05am Saturday 19th July 2014

PEOPLE across Worcestershire were woken by a second night of thunderstorms with more on the way today

Crime in West Mercia drops by four per cent

Hereford Times:

12:47pm Friday 18th July 2014

CRIME in West Mercia decreased by four per cent in the past year.

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