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.

Former Ledbury Mayor "overjoyed" at winning county council seat

Hereford Times: NEW MAYOR: Terry Widdows. By Nick Toogood. 2013314101

11:16am Friday 18th July 2014

THE former Mayor of Ledbury triumphed in the town's by-election.

Summer safe sex campaign launched

Hereford Times: Summer safe sex campaign launched

6:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A SAFE sex campaign has been launched by the organisation responsible for sexual health in Worcestershire.

Follow the Ledbury Reporter on Twitter and Facebook

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5:20pm Thursday 17th July 2014

DON'T forget to follow all the latest news from the Ledbury Reporter on Twitter and Facebook.

Full Town Council Meeting

5:09pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THERE will be a meeting of the full Ledbury Town Council on Thursday, July 24, from 7.30pm in the Market House.

Inflatable Fun

4:53pm Thursday 17th July 2014

GIANT inflatables will be the big attraction for "Bounce and Boing" sessions at Eastnor Castle, to overcome school holiday boredom, from Sunday, July 27 to Thursday, July 31.

Junior Cricket Coaching

4:41pm Thursday 17th July 2014

EASTNOR Cricket Club is offering junior coaching sessions every Wednesday, from 6.30pm, with a qualified coach.

Police issue warning over swimming in open water

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4:28pm Thursday 17th July 2014

WITH the start of the school summer holidays just days away and warm weather Worcestershire, people in the county are being reminded of the dangers of swimming in open water.

Talk by textile artist

4:20pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A LEADING textile artist will kick off the autumn season for the Ledbury Art Society.

Sign up for a free music lesson

4:16pm Thursday 17th July 2014

FREE music lessons are being offered to all ages when they join up online with Gloucestershire Music.

Cider Supper to be commemorated

Hereford Times: Chocolate and cheese combinations all the rage for National Stilton Week

3:58pm Thursday 17th July 2014

POETS getting drunk often seems to be an occupational hazard, and one such famous occasion is to be celebrated, 100 years after it took place.

We're only there for the bear...

Hereford Times: BEAR NECESSITIES: Sally Holliday and Peta McCauley hand over teddies to PC Johnson and PCSO Alexander

1:57pm Thursday 17th July 2014

SCORES of teddy bears have been taken into custody by police in Ledbury.

Caravan owners advised to check TV licence requirements

Hereford Times: Caravan owners advised to check TV licence requirements

1:45pm Thursday 17th July 2014

STATIC caravan and mobile home owners in Worcestershire planning to go away for a summer holiday are being reminded to make sure they have the right television licence.

Fall in drink driving across West Mercia

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1:21pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE amount of drivers getting behind the wheel while over the drink-drive limit in Worcestershire and throughout West Mercia has fallen slightly over the past year.

Firefighters called to false alarm in Bromyard

Hereford Times:

11:57am Thursday 17th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a house in Hereford Road, Bromyard, just before 11am this morning following reports of smoke coming from the roof.

Trumpet and District Turns Seventy

11:42am Thursday 17th July 2014

THE TRUMPET and District Agricultural Society, known for its participation in ploughing matches, will celebrate its 70th anniversary this year.

First World War Commemoration

Hereford Times: Australian officers and men on a duckboard trench through the shell-blasted remains of Chateau Wood, Hooge, east of Ypres, on 29 October 1917.© Imperial War Museums E(AUS)From: Mapping the First World War, by Peter Chasseaud (8020506)

10:27am Thursday 17th July 2014

THE LEDBURY Branch of the Royal British Legion will lead a short commemoration of the outbreak of the First World War at the war memorial, the High Street, on Tuesday August 5, from 11am.

Life in Ledbury

10:21am Thursday 17th July 2014

ANECDOTES and memorabilia will still be welcomed for a First World War exhibition, in Ledbury.

Heart Attack Help

9:49am Thursday 17th July 2014

HEARTSTART will run a free two hour course in the autumn, on how to cope if someone suffers cardiac arrest.

Summer Social

9:44am Thursday 17th July 2014

A SUMMER social will be enjoyed by members of Much Marcle Gardeners' Club on Friday, August 8, from 6.30pm.

Much Marcle Art in Ledbury

9:40am Thursday 17th July 2014

THE MUCH Marcle Art Group will hold its third annual exhibition at the Weavers Gallery, Church Lane, Ledbury, from Monday, August 11 to Sunday, August 17.

A Good Sum for Services Charities

9:35am Thursday 17th July 2014

THE recent First World War exhibition at Much Marcle's Memorial Hall raised a grand total of £575 for Services charities.

Political musings for LADS

5:16pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE LEDBURY Amateur Dramatic Society has found humour in politics for its latest show.

Out of this world...

4:56pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THERE will be a screening of the space adventure film "Gravity," at Ledbury's Market Theatre, on Friday July 25, from 8pm.

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