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Helicopter crash servicemen to be repatriated

Hereford Times: Oliver Thomas

3:45pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

THE bodies of five British servicemen killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan - among them Lance Corporal Oliver Thomas who grew up in Kington - will be repatriated to the UK today.

Course in Kington will help maths skills

12:01pm Saturday 16th November 2013

A COURSE in Kington will help people brush up on their maths skills.

Kington gala day: Date set for annual event

12:15pm Friday 19th April 2013

KINGTON gala day set to take place on June 22.

Saw stolen in burglary at Kington business

10:56am Wednesday 30th January 2013

A CONSERVATORY manufacturer in Kington was broken into last week.

High praise for Lady Hawkins School in Kington

4:00pm Saturday 12th January 2013

THE Department for Education had plenty to say when it reported on Lady  Hawkins School in Kington.

Could you help organise a music festival?

5:00pm Tuesday 18th December 2012

ANYONE interested in organising next year's Sheep Music festival in Presteigne is invited to an open meeting this Sunday (December 23).

Herefordshire town takes a step towards opening a walking centre

Hereford Times: Bernard Ray, outside the Old Wesleyan Chapel, believes walkers can provide a boost to Kington. Picture by James Maggs.

12:50pm Tuesday 18th December 2012

PLANS to open a dedicated walking centre in Kington are proving popular.

Kington market will continue in 2013

3:30pm Friday 14th December 2012

THE new market in Kington is proving so successful it will continue into 2013.

Wind turbine plan turned down

12:40pm Thursday 13th December 2012

PLANS to build wind turbines at New Radnor have been turned down by Powys County Council.

Pictures: Kington Food Festival 2012

Hereford Times: Cat Francis and Lisa Jarrett from the Lion restaurant offered up sweet treats.

9:30am Saturday 8th December 2012

THERE were plenty of chances to eat, drink and be merry at the eighth annual Kington Food Festival.

Flasher who exposed himself in Kington shop ‘very drunk’

9:00am Monday 3rd December 2012

A KINGTON man exposed himself to a shop assistant after a morning binge drinking, a court heard.

Charity helping elderly and their pets looking for volunteers

9:30am Saturday 1st December 2012

A CHARITY helping keep elderly and terminally ill people and their pets together is appealing for volunteers in north Herefordshire.

Taste buds will tingle at Kington Food Festival

Hereford Times: Preparing for the festival are (l-r) Martin Peek, Pam Peek (both from Grapevine), Bernard Ray (chairman of trade), Marjorie Jones (Glyn Slade Jones Butchers) and Clive Genders (George's Delicatessen). Picture by James Maggs.

12:00pm Tuesday 27th November 2012

FOOD from both sides of the border will be served up at next month’s Kington Food Festival.

Kington Museum curator retires

Hereford Times: Ken Reeves with wife Sue and Mick Turner at his retirement presentation

10:00am Wednesday 14th November 2012

AFTER 14 years of service, Ken Reeves has retired from his job as curator of Kington and District Museum.

Lonely Planet declares Offa's Dyke one of the best world sites

Hereford Times: The Offa's Dyke Trail above Knill.

9:30am Saturday 3rd November 2012

HISTORIC Offa's Dyke has been named as one of the world’s top sites.

Wind farm opponents continue campaign on the Herefordshire border

9:00am Friday 2nd November 2012

A CAMPAIGN group looks set to continue its fight to stop a wind farm being built in the county.

"Man v horse" race through Herefordshire village

Hereford Times: The Huntington Chase. Picture by Jane Moyle.

9:40am Tuesday 30th October 2012

IT’S not your usual sporting event but a crowd still came out to support a “man v horse” race in Herefordshire.

Tributes to a local footballing legend and an 'absolute gentleman'

Hereford Times: Des Mason, a sporting hero, has died aged 82

8:30am Saturday 27th October 2012

TRIBUTES have been paid to a Kington Town Football Club hero who has died aged 82.

Air Ambulance rescues fallen walker

9:23am Wednesday 24th October 2012

A MAN who fell while walking near Knighton has thanked the people who got him to hospital and back on his feet.

Youth centre at risk after funding cuts

12:40pm Tuesday 9th October 2012

Kington Youth Centre has reduced its opening hours in what has been described as “‘a real loss to the young people” of the town.

Kington Show beats the rain

Hereford Times: Reserve supreme champion Bosa 1 Hornblower from G Blandford and Son

5:50am Friday 5th October 2012

LIVESTOCK exhibitors flocked to Ovals Farm for Kington Show, to enter competitions and visit trade stalls in one of only a handful of livestock shows that went ahead this year, after many were rained off.

Blooming success in Ross-on-Wye but Bromyard down in the dumps

Hereford Times: Deborah and Colin Parcell, from The Chase Hotel, were among the winners.

2:18pm Wednesday 19th September 2012

People in Ross-on-Wye are celebrating after the town won gold in the Heart of England in Bloom Award.

Celebrate your rubbish during Zero Waste Week

6:40pm Thursday 30th August 2012

THE Presteigne and Norton Zero Waste team will be out during Zero Waste Week from Monday (Sept 3) to encourage residents to carry on recycling.

Walkers ready to ramble in Kington

7:00pm Thursday 9th August 2012

The annual Kington walking festival runs from September 21 to 24.

Supermarket to sell booze for longer

7:50pm Thursday 2nd August 2012

The Co-operative stores in Kington and Hay-on-Wye have extended the hours they sell alcohol.

Kylie songwriter's bid to save school

7:20am Saturday 21st July 2012

Parents fighting to save Gladestry school, which could close under Powys County Council's shake-up of its education network, have been boosted by the talents of songwriter Jim Eliot who penned hits for Kylie Minogue and Will Young.

Man who chewed a pensioner's face will not be deported

12:30pm Friday 20th July 2012

A MAN who swallowed part of a pensioner’s thumb then ripped flesh from the victim’s body in Lyonshall cannot be deported, immigration judges have ruled.

Garage fire in Kington

10:04am Friday 20th July 2012

A GARAGE caught fire in Kington this morning.  

Presteigne food festival hailed a success

5:00pm Thursday 21st June 2012

The first ever Presteigne Food Trail proved popular with high street shops selling out of fresh produce.

Hollywood sign spells it out for Kington

Hereford Times: Kington Festival's Matthew Scott on Bradnor Hill. Picture by James Maggs.

8:50am Wednesday 6th June 2012

A sign measuring 100ft in length is promoting Kington Festival.

Designer bag made in Herefordshire

7:00pm Tuesday 29th May 2012

A designer handbag made in Herefordshire was in the spotlight at the Chelsea Flower Show.

Horse rescued from cattle grid near Lyonshall

1:00pm Monday 28th May 2012

A HORSE was rescued after it got its back legs stuck in a cattle grid near Lyonshall yesterday.

Rare birdie spotted on Kington Golf Course

2:29pm Monday 21st May 2012

THERE are more cameras than golf clubs on one county course after a rare bird has temporarily made Herefordshire its home.

Fast Show stars put Kington on the small screen

10:50am Tuesday 15th May 2012

Fast Show comedians John Thomson and Simon Day are at Kington Show in the latest episode of their new television show.

Chimney fire in Lyonshall

9:40am Thursday 10th May 2012

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a chimney fire in Lyonshall last night.

Ellie Goulding enjoys night out in Hereford

Hereford Times: Ellie Goulding with Anthony "Mouthmaster Murf" Murphy at the Jailhouse. Picture from the Jailhouse Facebook page.

9:40am Monday 7th May 2012

A GLOBAL superstar returned home for a night out in Hereford.

Dilwyn Show cancelled

12:54pm Friday 4th May 2012

The Dilwyn Show has been cancelled due to adverse weather conditions.

Thieves cut through gas pipes

10:33am Friday 4th May 2012

Gas pipes were cut when thieves stole gas bottles from Rockbridge Caravan Park near Presteigne.

Chimney fire in Titley, near Kington

9:42am Tuesday 24th April 2012

A STORAGE unit caught fire in Bromyard yesterday.

Speed cameras snapping along A44 in Herefordshire

12:16pm Monday 26th March 2012

SPEED cameras will soon be in force along the A44 between Worcester and Kington.

Hedge fire in Kington

10:50am Thursday 22nd March 2012

FIREFIGHTERS put out a hedge fire in Kington yesterday.

Flood advice for Kington residents

9:31am Thursday 15th March 2012

ADVICE on staying safe in a flood will be on offer at the Burton Hotel, Kington, on Tuesday.

Herefordshire Crufts winners lead the way

Hereford Times: Martha the Hungarian Puli

9:00am Thursday 15th March 2012

Meet Martha, a Herefordian Hungarian Puli who impressed the crowd at Crufts.

Stage is set for Kington musical

Hereford Times: Students rehearsing at Lady Hawkins' School

11:11am Wednesday 14th March 2012

The stage is set, the lines are learnt and students from Lady Hawkins' School are ready to perform.

Fight breaks out after Six Nations match

9:05am Monday 27th February 2012

Five people were taken to hospital when fighting broke out in Knighton following the England v Wales Six Nations rugby match.

Accident in Kingswood

10:16am Thursday 23rd February 2012

A VEHICLE hit a telegraph pole in Kingswood last night.

Elderly couple injured following an accident in Kington

3:20pm Wednesday 1st February 2012

CAR crashed into a wall in Kington ealier this afternoon, injuring an elderly couple.

Presteigne cash machine survives bank closure

1:00pm Wednesday 1st February 2012

FEARS that Presteigne will be left without a 24-hour cash machine when HSBC closes have been put to rest.

Keeping Lola May's memory alive

Hereford Times: Linzie Davies and Liam Pugh, who lost their baby Lola May, are speaking out about stillbirth and miscarriage

5:00pm Tuesday 3rd January 2012

A HEREFORDSHIRE woman who lost her baby has spoken of her heartbreak to help raise awareness of stillbirth and miscarriage.

Accident at Lyonshall

10:43am Monday 19th December 2011

A CAR was involved in an accident near Lyonshall on Friday.




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