Ledbury faces a week of traffic disruption as roads close

Hereford Times:

2:21pm Friday 19th September 2014

LEDBURY town centre is set to be “sealed off” every evening for five days as vital work to resurface roads is carried out.

Gold After Adversity.

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Ledbury in Bloom Committee, Vice Chairman, Margaret Thomas, Secretary, Julia Boyle and Chairman, Sharon Maiden in the Walled Garden at Ledbury (10435810)

12:21pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE STILL small but determined Ledbury in Bloom team had to work as volunteer road sweepers this year, because of council cuts; but they found that the streets were paved with gold.

Disruption Fears Over Top Cross Closure.

12:17pm Friday 19th September 2014

COMPLICATED diversions will encircle Ledbury every evening until midnight for almost one week, because of the closure of the key town centre junction, at Top Cross.

MP delighted by falling jobless totals.

10:17am Thursday 18th September 2014

LEDBURY'S MP, Bill Wiggin, says he is "delighted" by falling jobless figures in his constituency.

Arctic memories in Wellington Heath

5:01pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A MAN who has walked on the top of the world will give a talk at Wellington Heath's Memorial Hall.

Country and Western for Charity

10:47am Wednesday 17th September 2014

THERE will be a fund-raising Country and Western evening at Ledbury Town Football Club on Saturday, September 20, from 7.30pm.

The Amazing Morgan

Hereford Times: The Amazing Morgan

6:25pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Herefordshire magician Morgan Price is off to Bournemouth next week where she has been booked to perform at the International Brotherhood of Magicians British Ring Convention.

Farmers' Market Date

4:50pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THERE will be a Farmers Market at Bosbury Parish Hall on Saturday October 17, from 10.30am to noon.

Neighbour Watch Leader Needed?

4:07pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

NEIGHBOURHOOD Watch groups in Ledbury could be brought together under a single co-ordinator.

Sleeping Rough in Ledbury

3:39pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THERE have been reports that someone is sleeping rough at night in the Walled Garden, adjacent to Ledbury Parish Church.

Legion Seeks New Faces

3:27pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE Ledbury Branch of the Royal British Legion is seeking new faces, as committee members or officers.

The Skills of St Michael's...

Hereford Times: SEW AND TELL: With the St Michael's Crafts Club

10:22am Tuesday 16th September 2014

PARISHONERS at Ledbury Church were certainly not hiding their lights under a bushel last weekend, as they put their skills on show for a good cause.

Macmillan Coffee Morning at Cafe

9:45am Tuesday 16th September 2014

DELILAH'S Cafe in New Street, Ledbury, will hold a fund-raising coffee morning for Macmillan Cancer Support on Friday, September 26, from 9am to 11am.

Young woman's arms crushed in farm machinery

Hereford Times:

8:21am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A WOMAN has suffered multiple breaks to her arms after an accident involving farm machinery in Herefordshire.

Inspirational Programme For Ledbury Primary Youngsters

4:53pm Monday 15th September 2014

A PROGRAMME inspired by the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics was launched at Ledbury Primary School this week.

Drum taps from the past in Ledbury...

Hereford Times:

2:59pm Monday 15th September 2014

DRUMS that were beaten in Ledbury to celebrate the relief of Mafeking, during the Boer War, have been donated to the Butcher Row House Museum.

Greenspaces Meeting

1:46pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE NEXT meeting of Ledbury's Greenspaces liaison group will take place in the Town Council offices, at 6pm on Monday, October 6.

Green Candidate Named.

Hereford Times: GREEN PARTY CANDIDATE: Diana Toynbee

12:53pm Monday 15th September 2014

DIANA TOYNBEE is the Green Party 's parliamentary candidate for Hereford and South Herefordshire. Further education teacher Diana Toynbee, of Ruckhall, says she is campaigning for young people and urging them to make their voices heard.

New cider maker "bottling the essence of summer".

12:39pm Monday 15th September 2014

A NEW cider and perry manufacturer is already clocking up the awards, - during the brewer's very first year on the scene.

Ledbury "Piling Up With Poo"?

11:47am Monday 15th September 2014

"BUSINESS Week" in Ledbury will have nothing to do with commerce and everything to do with dog fouling.

Fire crews tackle motorcycle fire

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8:47am Monday 15th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS from Upton and Ledbury crews were called to a motorcycle fire on the M50 at 6.12am this morning.

One person suffers smoke inhalation after food blaze

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10:04am Sunday 14th September 2014

ONE person suffered smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in a property in New Street in Ledbury.

Cancer patients invited to take part in psychological survey

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4:26pm Friday 12th September 2014

CANCER patients in Worcestershire, their carers and families are being asked to take part in a survey around the psychological help they are offered during their treatment

Visiting restrictions lifted at Worcestershire Royal Hospital

Hereford Times:

12:42pm Friday 12th September 2014

VISITING restrictions have been lifted at Worcestershire Royal Hospital after an outbreak of norovirus was contained.

Bring a packed lunch to work and raise money for children's charity

Hereford Times: Bring a packed lunch to work and raise money for children's charity

11:10am Friday 12th September 2014

PEOPLE in Worcestershire are being encouraged to enjoy a packed lunch with their colleagues as part of a national campaign raising money to protect children from abuse.

Ten Year Plan For Beauty Spot

11:26am Thursday 11th September 2014

A TEN year management plan is being developed to improve conservation and public appreciation at the Bromyard Downs beauty spot.

Health workers raise £917 for children with communication problems

Hereford Times: (L-R) Emela Milne, Liz Chatterton, non-executive director with Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust Jill Gramman and Katie Watson at the trust's Worcester HQ in Shrub Hill Road.

10:56am Thursday 11th September 2014

A TRIO of Worcestershire health workers got on their bikes to raise more than £900 to help children with communication problems develop their speech, hearing and language skills.

Firefighters tackle dangerous Ledbury fire

Hereford Times:

5:45pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

NO mains water for fire pumps caused a headache in the heat for firefighters battling a major blaze at a paper recycling plant, near Ledbury.

Wards at Worcestershire Royal Hospital closed due to norovirus

Hereford Times: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

5:07pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

WARDS at Worcestershire Royal Hospital are closed to visitors following an outbreak of norovirus.

New measures to identify dementia in older patients

Hereford Times: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:40pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

NEW measures are being put into place to ensure older patients admitted to hospital in Worcestershire are assessed to determine whether or not they have dementia as quickly as possible.

Former county council chief executive Trish Haines appointed to CCG

4:30pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE former chief executive of Worcestershire County Council has been appointed to a role at the organisation responsible for commissioning health services in the south of the county.

Fire crews tackle huge blaze in Ledbury paper factory

Hereford Times:

3:56pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

FIRE crews from six engines are busy tackling a major blaze at a paper recycling plant in Pixley, near Ledbury.

Worcestershire doctors express concerns over hospital revamp plans

Hereford Times: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

3:18pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

DOCTORS in north Worcestershire have expressed concerns about a revamp of hospital services in the county which could see some services moved from Redditch to Worcester.

Welsh Choir in Ledbury

12:49pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE PONTNEWYDD Male Voice Choir will cross the border to raise the rafters of Ledbury Parish Church, next month.

Private Funeral For Shooting Tragedy Couple.

12:33pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE full inquest into the deaths of Bosbury pensioners John and Elizabeth Knott may not take place unto the end of the year, according to the Hereford Coroners' Office.

Ledbury Remembers All...

10:21am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A SECOND exhibition is being planned in Ledbury to mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War.; but this time it will mark the close of the conflict.

Buffet Success for Society

9:44am Wednesday 10th September 2014

LEDBURY Civic Society is to hold an anniversary lunch, in what is becoming an annual tradition.

Volunteers Praised for Heritage Centre Success.

9:34am Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE VOLUNTEERS running Ledbury's Heritage Centre have been praised for doing "a fantastic job" during the first season in charge.

Sweet Time For Bosbury.

9:08am Wednesday 10th September 2014

BOSBURY Parish Hall will host a Feast of Puddings Evenings on Saturday, October 4, from 7pm.

Skittles, Anyone?

8:57am Wednesday 10th September 2014

HEREFORD Cider Museum’s Cidermaking Festival will take place on October 18 and the following day.

Talk on the Top of the World...

4:52pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

MOUNT Everest veteran, Bronco Lane will be guest speaker at a meeting of the Ledbury and District Civic Society, on Friday, September 26, from 7.30pm.

Missing man could be in Worcestershire

Hereford Times: MISSING: Lyndon Ross, who has not been since yesterday afternoon, could be in Worcestershire

3:46pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

IT is believed a missing man, from Rowley Regis, could be in Worcestershire.

Library Group Raises Hundreds.

2:30pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

THE Ledbury Library Development Group has already started fund-raising, in advance of the library moving into the Master's House in the New Year.

Advice on Fostering

12:41pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

ANYONE interested in fostering can take advantage of a fostering drop-in session in Newent, where good advice will be on offer.

Art and War at Tarrington

12:35pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

THERE will be a screening of the wartime drama, "The Monuments Men" at the Lady Emily Community Hall, Tarrington, on September 13, from 7.30pm.

Date For Farmers' Market.

11:59am Tuesday 9th September 2014

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

Dymock WI Date

11:54am Tuesday 9th September 2014

DYMOCK WI will meet next on Wednesday, September 17, from 7.30pm, in the lounge of the Western Way flats.

MP Makes Stand Against Puppy Farms

Hereford Times: MP Bill Wiggin

11:39am Tuesday 9th September 2014

LEDBURY'S MP, Bill Wiggin wants to see the end of puppy farms which "completely ignore the welfare of the puppies".

Free sexual health advice for students

Hereford Times: Free sexual health advice for students

10:12am Tuesday 9th September 2014

STUDENTS preparing to start university this month are being reminded free and confidential advice is available from sexual health clinics around Worcestershire.

LIVE: knife drama at school. Two injured, runaway boy found safe.

Hereford Times:

11:05am Monday 8th September 2014

Search for 13-year-old pupil after female student and male teacher attacked with a "long-bladed knife" at The Chase, Malvern at 8.45am this morning.

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