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3:36pm Thursday 26th September 2013
11:54am Friday 26th July 2013
CHURCH DRAW - The July 200 Club draw winners were: Katherine Knapper £90 (number 95); James Pye £60 (216); and Robert Barrell £30 (101). The next draw is next Thursday (August 1) at the Yew Tree in Priors Frome.
11:46am Friday 19th July 2013
CHURCH FETE - The event was held at Sufton Court in excellent weather. The net total raised was £1,272.57. Special thanks go to the Lugg Valley Archers, encouraging people to try out a new skill, adding colour and novelty targets.
10:31am Friday 5th July 2013
CHURCH FETE – Will be held at Sufton Court on Saturday from 2pm-5pm. This year the Lugg Valley Archers will be joining in so come and try a new skill. Four or five classic cars will be on display and the owner will answer any questions. There will be a children’s corner with games and activities. All the usual stalls, ice cream van and excellent refreshments. All welcome. Items for the plant, books or bottle stalls may be left at Sufton Court tomorrow (Friday), cakes on Saturday please.
10:06am Friday 21st June 2013
GREAT BRITISH FETE - Mordiford School presents the great British fete on Sunday from 2pm to 4 pm. There will be games and displays, a baking competition, barbecue and bar, bike races, cream tea, bouncy castle, fire engine, produce and plants and a great British fancy dress competition (in hall if wet).
10:11am Friday 14th June 2013
MORDIFORD CHURCH 200 CLUB DRAW - Took place at 18 Pentaloe Close on June 2. The winners were number 65 Miss Lucy Moss £90, number 1 Mr John Macklin £60 and number 72 Mrs Lil Moss £30. Four extra prizes were drawn this month for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. They were number 150 Mr John Harris £60, number 209 Mr Mark Bickmore, number 166 Mr Mick Stanley, and number 145 Mr Ralph Lloyd, all winning £30. The draw on July 1 will take place at Garlands Farm at 6pm.
3:43pm Thursday 16th May 2013
11:21am Friday 22nd March 2013
EASTER EGG HUNT - Get into spring with the Mordiford School Easter egg hunt starting from the school on Sunday at 2pm. Enter the best decorated Easter egg competition. Refreshments, stalls and games for all the family. The trail is around the village so wellies and raincoats may be needed if wet. Children must be accompanied by an adult. £1.50 a go. Call Mordiford School on 01432 870 258 to book a place.
11:27am Friday 15th March 2013
11:56am Thursday 17th January 2013
PARISH COUNCIL - At the parish council meeting on December 11, councillors supported Boundary Commission proposals for a new ward which would encompass Mordiford, Dormington, Hampton Bishop and Fownhope. Planning applications at Wallflower Row and Dormington Court were supported. The parish council had received complaints regarding children playing in the burial ground and would erect a suitable sign as well as speak to the headteacher at Mordiford School.
10:58am Thursday 29th November 2012
12:38pm Friday 16th November 2012
2:36pm Thursday 18th October 2012
SCHOOL AWARD - Mordiford CE Primary School has been awarded the British Council’s prestigious International School Award in recognition of its work to bring the world into the classroom. Mordiford’s international work includes two years’ joint project work with partner schools from Spain, Italy, Sweden, Turkey and the UK. Pupils from years five and six have stayed with host families to experience life and school there while staff have had opportunities to see the education systems in these countries.
3:48pm Friday 14th September 2012
10:56am Thursday 9th August 2012
CHURCH - The 200 Club draw took place in Pentaloe Close on August 1, where many enjoyed Randy Langford's hospitality. £90, Pippa Wheeler; £60, Barbara Lewis; £30, Sue Barrell. Next month’s draw will take place at the Old Shop, Priors Frome on September 1.
8:00am Thursday 19th July 2012
9:19am Thursday 12th July 2012
4:20pm Thursday 5th July 2012
FETE - Mordiford Church fete has a jubilee theme at Sufton Court on Saturday at 2pm. In addition to the usual stalls, Mark Gladwin will be bringing his unique carved headed walking sticks. Gamekeepers will give a demonstration of working dogs and there will be games for the children and face painting. The raffle first prize is a day at Rayeesa's Indian Cooking School. In the event of heavy rain the fete will be in Mordiford School.
12:46pm Thursday 28th June 2012
SHOP - The village shop re-opened on June 12, as a convenience store and Post Office, stocking a wide variety of produce. The shop will be open from 8.15am to 5.30pm Monday to Saturday so people are urged to support it.
10:53am Thursday 21st June 2012
SCHOOL EVENT - July 1 at 1-4.30pm at Mordiford Primary School. Live arena events including a taekwondo display and the Paws For Thought dog display team. Pony rides and pets’ corner, assault course, fire engine and plenty of children's activities. Many stalls, display tent and delicious cream teas.
3:52pm Thursday 14th June 2012
8:00am Thursday 31st May 2012
8:00am Thursday 17th May 2012
10:00am Thursday 3rd May 2012
TRAFFIC PERSON - Mordiford School is looking for a community-minded individual for the position of road traffic person to work every day of the school term. Anyone interested should apply to Lorraine Gibbson on 01432 870258, email admin@mordiford.
8:00am Thursday 26th April 2012
1:48pm Thursday 19th April 2012
FUNDS RAISED - A coffee morning held in Mordiford Church last Saturday raised £315.04 for church funds. Many thanks to all those who donated items, manned the stalls and/or came to the event. There will not be a service in Mordiford Church on Sunday as there will be a Benefice Service in Woolhope at 10.30am. Everyone is welcome.
9:36am Thursday 5th April 2012
12:25pm Thursday 8th March 2012
11:52am Thursday 1st March 2012
10:47am Thursday 23rd February 2012
YOU DECIDE - You have two weeks left to vote for how you think £500 should be spent in the parish. The choices are highway safety improvements, play equipment, a bench at Checkley Barn picnic site, a simple shelter at Checkley Barn picnic site, improvements to public footpaths, a skateboard ramp, a meeting place for children and adults or extra grass cuts in the burial ground. Contact the clerk on 769480 or clerk@dormington mordifordgroup-pc.gov.uk.
1:46pm Thursday 2nd February 2012
DROP-IN WITH MP - North Herefordshire MP Bill Wiggin will hold a drop-in surgery at 4.30pm tomorrow (Friday), at the Village Tea Shop in Mordiford. If an appointment is desired please ring 01568 612565.
3:22pm Friday 18th November 2011
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR - At Mordiford School on November 20, 1-4pm. A great selection of stalls for those Christmas ideas. Children's Christmas craft making and games, Santas grotto. Christmas tombola and raffle.
12:00pm Thursday 13th October 2011
12:00pm Thursday 29th September 2011
12:00pm Thursday 8th September 2011
8:00am Thursday 21st July 2011
OPEN DAY - There will be an open day at the Iron Room on Sunday, between 2-5pm, please pop in, have a look round and share your ideas on how the building could be best utilised. The parish council are seeking suggestions on how £500 could be spent in the parish - we have had some suggestions already but welcome more. All eligible ideas will be put forward in the next newsletter. Please see www.dormingtonmordifordgroup-pc.gov.uk for more information or contact the clerk Mel on 769480.
9:00am Thursday 14th July 2011
12:00pm Thursday 7th July 2011
8:00am Thursday 7th July 2011
CHURCH COUNCIL - The Parochial church council met in the church at 10.30am on June 23. The timetable for the appointment of a new rector was discussed. Preparations for the fete were finalised. Three new members were welcomed onto the PCC. Mrs Anita Deakin, Mrs Sue Day and Mrs Margaret Derring. The church fete was held at Sufton Court on June 25. Fortunately, it was blessed with fine weather and £1,365 was raised. On the same day, Peter Davies held a clay pigeon shoot, also in aid of the church and the £340 raised brought the grand total to £1700. Very many thanks to the Lugg Valley archers who brought a refreshing addition to the usual stalls and games, expertly instructing volunteers in the details of this interesting sport. Thanks too to Go Beautiful and Sue Hope's cards' for bringing their stalls. The talented trio, Unlike Jazz are always welcome and entertained with relaxing music during the afternoon. Thanks to all those who ran stalls, provided refreshments, donated prizes or came and supported the event.
8:00am Thursday 7th July 2011
8:00am Thursday 23rd June 2011
12:33pm Thursday 2nd June 2011
12:00pm Thursday 19th May 2011
Much Marcle FESTIVAL - THE magnificent gardens and tranquil woodlands of Hellens Manor will host the launch of Transition Hereford GardenShare at the Garden Festival on June 11. This year the festival will focus on the garden kitchen. Wild food expert Patrick Harding will be giving guided walks while foraged food and local vegetables will be cooked over an open fire in an Outdoor Café by Trish MacCurrach. The event, which will include more than 60 stalls and numerous demonstrations, also hosts a variety of guest speakers including Brigit Strawbridge on the plight of the bumblebee. Local author Rachel Corby will speak on the medicine garden and how to use common plants as basic remedies for minor ailments and injuries. Tammi Dallaston, author of Preservation Nation and true master of low impact cookery will host a hands-on, family friendly workshop. Stephen Powell, co-ordinator of a community forest farm project in the Black Mountains, will argue the case that we should gird the earth with community forest farms. Local writer and broadcaster Katie Johnson will compere a special Gardener’s Question Forum on June 12, joined by Terry Walton, allotment doctor from Radio 2’s Jeremy Vine Show, and Richard Fishbourne of Bugs and Beasties, with special guest Pat Gordon of Growing Local is Going Local. The Garden Festival will be open from 10am to 4pm on the Saturday and Sunday and tickets cost £6 or £12 for families. For more information visit thegardenfestival.co.uk .
12:00pm Thursday 19th May 2011
12:57pm Thursday 12th May 2011
2:04pm Thursday 21st April 2011
TEA SHOP - The village shop is now a tea shop serving breakfasts, light lunches, teas and coffee. Essential items such as tea, coffee, milk, butter cheese and eggs are also available. The Post Office will reopen on May 5, not this week as previously reported.
12:50pm Thursday 14th April 2011
PARISH MEETING - All residents are invited to Mordiford parish meeting on Wednesday, at 7.30pm in Mordiford School hall. The agenda so far includes a presentation from Herefordshire Council regarding affordable housing and ideas for the future use of the Iron Room. Residents can raise items for the parish council’s consideration. Refreshments available. Contact clerk Mel Preedy for further details on 769480
12:21pm Thursday 7th April 2011
PARISH MEETING - All residents are invited to Mordiford parish meeting on April 20, starting at 7.30pm in Mordiford School hall. The agenda so far includes a presentation from Herefordshire Council regarding affordable housing, ideas for the future use of the Iron Room, and residents can raise items for the parish council’s consideration. Refreshments are available. Contact clerk Mel Preedy for further details on 769480.
12:25pm Thursday 10th March 2011
PARISH COUNCILLORS - There will be an information evening for individuals interested in standing as a parish councillor in the forthcoming local elections. Residents of neighbouring parishes are welcome to attend. Lynda Wilcox from Herefordshire Association of Local Councils will be explaining all you need to know about standing as a parish councillor. Please come along to the Pavilion, Fownhope on Tuesday at 7pm.
2:46pm Thursday 3rd March 2011
CHURCH COUNCIL - Mordiford parochial church council meeting was held at Sufton Court on February 24. Services will continue to be held each week, with the rural dean arranging a visiting priest, as at present. The church fete will be on June 25 at Sufton Court, where a fete meeting will be held today (Thursday), at 7.30pm. Potential stallholders and anyone willing to help will be welcome. Renewed efforts would be put into raising money for the chair fund to replace dilapidated pews. Anyone living in the district with any connection to Mordiford church might wish to contribute to this fund or dedicate a chair to a relative.
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