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3:43pm Thursday 31st October 2013
3:09pm Thursday 26th September 2013
3:07pm Thursday 26th September 2013
3:06pm Thursday 26th September 2013
EARDISLAND IN BLOOM - At the annual Heart of England in Bloom awards ceremony at Drayton Manor, Eardisland in Bloom was awarded a fourth consecutive gold and a third consecutive best small village title.
2:59pm Thursday 19th September 2013
VILLAGE SHOW - The 10th village show took place on September 7 and was a huge success. Following a speech by show chairman Dian Cope, Rev Julie Reed presented the following prizes: cookery, Esther Simpson; wine, Pat Roche; floral art, handicraft and horticulture, Esther Simpson; photography, Keith Mitchell; art, Brian Pollard; creative writing, Kathleen Freeman; children under six, Harris Woodcock; children six-14, Leah Wilde; overall winner, Esther Simpson. The Megan LLoyd Trophy was presented to Shelley Connop by Anita Watkins in memorium.
2:59pm Thursday 12th September 2013
2:56pm Thursday 12th September 2013
FLOWER FESTIVAL AND OPEN GARDENS - A flower festival and six riverside gardens will be open to visitors on September 21 and 22, during Eardisland’s Autumn Festival weekend. Music lovers will enjoy the Brecon Male Voice Choir and guest soloist Emma Powell in the church at 7pm on September 21, and Songs of Praise at 6.30pm on September 22.
11:08am Friday 9th August 2013
EARDISLEY SHOW - On bank holiday Monday, August 26, at 1pm on the Sheepcroft Field. Field events include fun dog show, pony show jumping and gymkhana, children's races, team challenge and clay pigeon shoot.
11:04am Friday 9th August 2013
COFFEE - Eardisland and Kingsland Hospice Friends are holding their annual coffee morning in the gardens of Eardisland Tea Rooms opposite Eardisland church on September 4, 10am to noon. Stalls will include plants, cakes, bric-a-brac and hospice gifts and cards, and a draw with a car park and loo on site. For enquiries, call 01544 388389 or 388131.
3:59pm Thursday 1st August 2013
PRIMARY SCHOOL – The school is always looking for members of the community who can help create a centre of excellence for learning. Do you have special skills – in sport for example or perhaps gardening or art or would like to come in and help with reading? If you think you can help please get in touch with the school.
11:21am Friday 26th July 2013
FLORAL FUN AND SUMMER LUNCH - On Saturday, August 3, 11am-4pm, there will be a floral demonstration by entertaining national demonstrator Carola Kean at the village hall. The programme includes coffee and home-made biscuits, lunch, and a ‘Ready Steady – Fun with Fowers’ session. Tickets are £25, available from Liz Manning on 01885 483264, or Ann Stanhope on 483274. In aid of St Michael’s Church.
11:20am Friday 26th July 2013
BARBECUE - In the beautiful setting of Hardwick House gardens, Eardisland will be holding its grand annual barbecue on August 3 from 6.30pm to 10pm. Adult tickets £12, under-16s £7 and under-fives free.
11:35am Friday 19th July 2013
9:16am Friday 5th July 2013
3:59pm Thursday 4th July 2013
BOWLING CLUB – Eardisland enjoyed a comfortable 86 shots to 66 win over Llandrindod Wells recently at the recreation ground. Best rink was Dave Bray, who skipped Cheryl Morgan, Nigel Stocker and Doug Tantrum, while there were also wins for Phil Sharp and in a thrilling last end, Jonathan Farndon.
10:25am Friday 28th June 2013
SUMMER FETE - The Friends of Eardisley school annual summer fete will take place tomorrow (Friday) from 3.30pm. Enjoy traditional stalls and sideshows, afternoon tea or something to eat from the barbecue.
10:23am Friday 28th June 2013
BOWLING CLUB NEWS - Eardisland Bowling Club went down to a rare defeat when it lost on each rink in a match against the county president’s team. This was only the club’s third loss of the season. However, members compensated for this by winning convincingly on every rink in a match against Bromyard at the weekend, recording their eighth win of the summer.
9:48am Friday 21st June 2013
9:42am Friday 21st June 2013
9:41am Friday 14th June 2013
BOWLING CLUB - This last week saw two more good wins for the Bowling Club. At the weekend, it played Bulmers and completed the double over them with the narrowest of victories, 77-76. Best rink for the home club was skippered by Phil Sharp, supported by Lynda Lynne, Sheila Kruft and Ray Jones. The other winning rink was skippered by Tony Stokes.
9:56am Friday 7th June 2013
BOWLING CLUB - Eardisland men bowlers bowed out of the Hereford Times Cup at the first hurdle, but could hold their heads high as they only lost to Ross, certainly the largest and arguably the strongest club in the county, by a narrow margin of seven shots. There were good wins for the rinks skipped by Tony Stokes and Jonathon Farndon, but they were not enough to balance out the crushing defeat experienced on the other rink. The club travelled to Bulmers on Sunday afternoon and enjoyed a second away victory of the season, 71 shots to 69. The best winning rink was Tony Stokes, who skipped Wendy Powell, Sheila Kruft and John Moses to an 11-shot win. On Wednesday evening the side enjoyed more success, winning 93-60 against Kington at the recreation ground. Eardisland had three winning rinks with Tony Stokes once again best rink, skipping Jayne Sharp, Doug Tantrum and John Moses.
2:55pm Thursday 16th May 2013
SALE AND COFFEE - Eardisley and District branch of the Royal British Legion holds its spring sale in the village hall on Saturday from 10.30am. Great bargains in plants and cakes plus books, bric-a-brac, tombola and grand draw. Entry fee £1 includes coffee and biscuits.
2:51pm Thursday 16th May 2013
BOWLING CLUB - The club chalked up a first away win of the season when it once again triumphed at near neighbours Kingsland, winning 82 shots to 78 in a thrilling finish. The visitors had two winning rinks – Tony Stokes skipping Phil Lynne, John Moses and Rachel Kruft-Welton to a 23-13 win and Phil Sharp who skipped Sheila Kruft, Joan Stokes and Martin Richards in a tight 20- 19 victory. On a beautiful evening Eardisland entertained Hereford BC for the first home match of the season. The club’s new buildings were put to the test and all agreed that tremendous improvements have been made. Members also agreed that the green had never bowled better at this time of year, thanks to all the work put in by greenkeeper Tony Stokes. The result also went Eardisland's way, with an excellent 78-72 score.
12:10pm Thursday 9th May 2013
SOCIAL WHIST DRIVE - Results of the whist drive held in New Strand on April 29. Winners were Sue Davies, Chris Horton, Jean Chant, Sandra Payne, Trevor Chant and Sue Holdaway. The next event will be on May 20, and not the last Monday in the month.
12:08pm Thursday 9th May 2013
EARDISLAND IN BLOOM - A plant sale and swap will be held in the village hall on May 18, between 10am-3pm, with refreshments also available. Entry is free to both sellers and purchasers and profits will be used to assist Eardisland in Bloom with its year round planting activities. Sellers are asked to reserve a table by phoning Phil Milchard on 01544 388097.
3:09pm Thursday 18th April 2013
2:51pm Thursday 18th April 2013
10:54am Friday 22nd March 2013
ENVIRONMENTAL DAY - Eardisland in Bloom is holding a litter pick on Saturday with volunteers asked to meet outside the community shop at 10am, ideally with protective gloves. Reflective jackets, black sacks and litter grabbers will be provided. Jan, from the Cross pub, is kindly offering free soup and a roll to all volunteers from noon.
11:09am Friday 15th March 2013
SPRING COFFEE MORNING - On Saturday at Eardisland Village Hall from 10am to noon. Free entry. Members have a great coffee morning including raffle, cakes, bottle, bric-a-brac, books, clothes stalls and home biscuits to offer. Coffee/tea and biscuit £1.50.
11:43am Thursday 17th January 2013
12:16pm Thursday 3rd January 2013
BURNS SUPPER - The piper is booked and the haggis ordered for Saturday, January 19, at Burton Court, for an evening of celebration and fun. Tickets cost £12.50 per head and can obtained by calling 01544 388605 or 388641. Alternatively they can be purchased from the Eardisland Community shop located on the ground floor of the Dovecote. The evening begins 7pm for 7.30pm.
8:55am Friday 14th December 2012
CHURCH - A beautiful winter morning attracted many visitors to the Christmas bazaar in the church on Saturday. Prize winners in the quarterly draw were Mrs C Morris, Mrs J Banbury, Mrs B Williams, Mrs C Wood, Mrs R Pearce, Mr G Doody, Mrs V Parsons, Mrs M Fenton, Mr P Whittal and Mrs C Gale.
3:40pm Thursday 13th December 2012
CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL - In St Mary’s Church on Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday, children will be singing from 11am to noon and the village band will be playing carols and other music from shortly after noon.
3:59pm Thursday 6th December 2012
3:57pm Thursday 6th December 2012
10:24am Thursday 29th November 2012
WHIST - There was an excellent attendance at the whist drive in the New Strand on November 19, when prizes were won by Bryn Thomas, Margery Phillips, Sue Holdaway, Jinks Price, Kath Jenkins and Muriel Fenton.
10:22am Thursday 29th November 2012
12:07pm Friday 16th November 2012
CRAFT FAIR - Eardisland Community Shop Craft Fair to be held in St Mary's Church, Eardisland, November 24, 10.30-3pm. Free entry. Stalls available free of charge to anyone living in the parish of Eardisland. A small number of stalls may be available for those outside the parish. For further details please contact the community shop on 01544 388097 and leave your contact details.
12:35pm Thursday 18th October 2012
12:34pm Thursday 18th October 2012
12:00pm Thursday 4th October 2012
COFFEE MORNING - Betty Williams would like to thank everyone who came to her home, The Wain House, on Friday and everyone who generously donated a wide variety of goods for sale and cash donations, raising £310 for Macmillan Cancer Support.
12:41pm Friday 28th September 2012
COFFEE - Tomorrow (Friday) at 10am, Betty Williams is holding her annual coffee morning in aid of Macmillan, at her home The Wainhouse, near Eardisley Church. There will be a variety of plants, cakes, preserves and bric-a-brac, as well as a raffle. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be served as part of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.
10:25am Friday 21st September 2012
VILLAGE SHOW - The 2012 show was held in the village hall on September 1. The winners of each section were as follows: Cookery, Margaret Milchard; wine, Pat Roche; floral art, Margaret Milchard; handicraft, Margaret Milchard; horticulture, Annie and Keith Mitchel; photography, Kathleen Freeman; art, Kathleen Freeman; creative writing, Margaret Milchard; children under five, Millie Dyer; children under 11, Etienne Woodcock. The Megan Lloyd Trophy donated by Anita Watkins for a single yellow rise was won by Pat Roche. The overall winner with 184 points was Margaret Milchard, 2nd was Kathleen Freeman with 96 points, 3rd were Annie and Keith Mitchel with 82 points.
10:21am Friday 21st September 2012
10:20am Friday 14th September 2012
10:15am Friday 14th September 2012
BOWLS - Eardisland Bowling Club enjoyed a comfortable victory when Bodenham visited the recreation ground on Saturday afternoon, winning by 79 shots to 57. Once again Tony Stokes skipped the best rink of Robin Adams, John Hill and Mike Fenn to 14 shot win, with Dave Bray also successful by ten shots.
12:35pm Thursday 6th September 2012
ROYAL BRITISH LEGION - The next meeting of Eardisley and District branch is in the New Strand today (Thursday) at 8pm. Members of the public will be welcome to attend at 8.30pm when Lt Col Forrest will be speaking on the subject of the Falklands.
12:07pm Thursday 30th August 2012
TENNIS - Eardisley Tennis Club would like to invite everyone to its Family Fun Day, on Sunday, September 16, at 3pm. There will be something for everyone, including a bouncy castle, balloon volleyball and lots of fun games and competitions, along with a pork roast and plenty of other refreshments. For full details, email Daisy on info@eardisleytennis.
12:03pm Thursday 30th August 2012
11:04am Thursday 16th August 2012
TENNIS CLUB - There are still 3 weeks left of the current summer holiday coaching course at Eardisley Tennis Club. The next 6 weeks of coaching starts on the September 6, sessions for both courses are as follows, 4-5pm Mini Red 4-8yrs, 5-6pm mini orange and green 9-10yrs, 6-7pm teen tennis 11-16yrs, 7-8pm Adults. For full details and booking please contact Steve Barnett - email@example.com . Please also remember to visit the clubs flourishing plant stall, and pick up a tin of old balls for only 50p, perfect for dogs. To find out what else is going on at the club take a look at our website www.eardisleytennis.co.uk .
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