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Author Paul Costello visits Ross-on-Wye library to talk about his memoirs of being a B&B owner

4:14pm Wednesday 4th September 2013

Former Herefordshire library assistant Paul Costello is the author of Utterly Undiscovered, a humorous memoir of his time running a B&B in deepest rural Shropshire. Paul will be talking about his book at Ross-on-Wye Library on Tuesday, September 10 from 7pm-8.30pm.

Ledbury's Market House on show for town's poetry festival visitors this weekend

5:01pm Thursday 11th July 2013

VISITORS to Ledbury Poetry Festival can also enjoy the town's Market House this weekend.

Leominster solicitors help raise charity funds

4:16pm Tuesday 28th May 2013

GABBS LLP helped raised almost £3,000 by taking part in Will Aid.

Leominster collector strikes lucky with mistake on coins

Hereford Times: Nigel Lines with one of the coins.

4:12pm Friday 14th June 2013

SPELLING error on coins could mean they are now much more valuable.

Orleton Juniors FC annual tournament is a day to remember

Hereford Times: Action from the recent Orleton Juniors FC tournament

2:47pm Thursday 20th June 2013

NEARLY 800 people turned out for the annual tournament at Orleton Juniors FC.

Bistro plans for Leominster submitted

11:59am Friday 10th May 2013

PLANS for new Leominster bistro submitted.

Leominster to get in spin for Ryeland sheep statue

1:00pm Friday 29th March 2013

SUPPORTERS of the proposed Leominster sheep statue will be getting in a spin to raise money for it. The Leominster Spinners will hold a sponsored spin at the town's library to raise funds for the Ryeland sheep statue that will be located near to the town's fire station.

Altercation at Aldi in Leominster

9:26am Thursday 7th March 2013

POLICE would like to speak to anyone who saw an altercation at a Leominster supermarket.

Tributes to Leominster cyclist who died following crash

Hereford Times: Geoff Blore

4:49pm Monday 21st January 2013

THE family of an elderly cyclist who died following a collision with a car near Leominster have paid tribute to him.

Leominster food map meeting

11:52am Thursday 17th January 2013

FOOD MAP MEETING - On Tuesday at 7.30pm at the community centre, Fran Robinson will be talking about how a food map for Ledbury was put together, and encourage townsfolk to do one here. It will show where local food comes from. All are welcome. For mopre details, contact Anne Adams on 780886.

Cyclist dies following collision with car near Leominster

9:46am Wednesday 16th January 2013

COLLISION was on B4361 Hereford Road, near Brierley turning.

Attempted robbery near the Co-Op in Leominster

9:58am Tuesday 8th January 2013

A GROUP of men demanded money from a pensioner and threatened him with violence in Leominster.

Hospital wards closed as Norovirus returns to Herefordshire

Hereford Times: Bug continues to close wards

2:18pm Monday 17th December 2012

THE two wards at Leominster Community Hospital have been closed to visitors due to cases of diarrhoea and vomiting likely to be due to Norovirus.

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.

Bereavement walk raises £500

1:00pm Friday 30th November 2012

PHOENIX Bereavement, a county charity supporting young people coping with the loss of a loved one, has raised more then £500 following a sponsored walk in Leominster.

Herefordshire teachers on BBC Pointless quiz

Hereford Times: Nick Tranter shows off his Pointless trophy to Wigmore pupils (from left) Jack Rudge, Freya Segar, Will Fletcher, Lewis Corrick, Charlie Lichtenstein and Elizabeth Skelton.

6:00pm Thursday 29th November 2012

SIMON Pegg has stopped Wigmore High School teacher Nick Tranter reaching the top of the class in a TV gameshow.

Leominster swimming pool to shut for a month

3:25pm Tuesday 27th November 2012

THE swimming pool at Leominster Leisure Centre will be shut from December 3 to January 5 for scheduled essential maintenance.

Popular TV show to feature Leominster tourist attraction

10:58am Thursday 22nd November 2012

A POPULAR TV show will feature Herefordshire next week.

Engineering firm asked to repair classic bikes but still struggling to find new staff

Hereford Times: Paul Downes, Peter Kerwood, Robin James and David Russer with one of three bikes from Russia, a Royal Enfield KX

6:00pm Sunday 18th November 2012

MOST jobs can normally be completed fairly quickly, but one Leominster firm is about to undertake one that could take two years to finish.

Petition over plans to up car parking prices

8:00am Friday 9th November 2012

A PETITION has started against a proposal to introduce charges in Leominster’s Etnam Street car park.

Vintage pictures show changing face of a market town

Hereford Times: Church Street in Leominster today

1:30pm Thursday 1st November 2012

A NEW book is charting how Leominster has changed in the past 200 years.

Art brightens up gloomy alleyway

Hereford Times: Simon Hammond from Orphans pictured beside his photographic work alongside Gill Ding of the town’s tourist information centre and Clancy Wilson of Sign-rite. Picture by James Maggs.

11:30am Wednesday 31st October 2012

A GLOOMY passageway in Leominster has been brightened up by images of the town’s part in a memorable Herefordshire summer.

Market town trade association disbanded

10:40am Monday 29th October 2012

Leominster Traders’ Association has been disbanded after just a handful of meetings.

Train station lifts causing "serious inconvenience"

9:00pm Wednesday 24th October 2012

NEW lifts have had an up and down start to life at Leominster railway station – as passengers can only use them at certain times.

Body found near Leominster

9:13am Thursday 18th October 2012

DISCOVERY at Newton Lane. Coroner has been informed.

Portishead guitarist's Croft Castle inspired music released today

11:22am Tuesday 16th October 2012

A NEW piece of music inspired by Croft Castle performed by Portishead guitarist Adrian Utley is released today.

Supermarket update: Sainsbury's rules out Leominster site

2:15pm Monday 15th October 2012

SAINSBURY'S will not be present at a public exhibition to showcase a possible new supermarket in Leominster.

The Gruffalo author visits Leominster library

Hereford Times: Children's laureate Julia Donaldson

10:30am Monday 8th October 2012

Children's laureate Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo, has paid a visit to Leominster library.

Update: collision near Leominster

9:23am Monday 8th October 2012

THREE men were taken to hospital following a serious crash near Leominster yesterday.

Man stole 'Hereford bull' from Leominster shop

10:38am Friday 5th October 2012

A MAN stole a limited edition Hereford bull ornament from a shop in Leominster.

Weobley trail brings history to life

10:00am Friday 5th October 2012

VISITORS to Weobley can step into the past thanks to the creation of a new history trail.

Injury units in Ross and Leominster have opening hours cut

3:30pm Thursday 4th October 2012

Wye Valley NHS Trust says the move will help strengthen Hereford County Hospital’s accident and emergency department.

Father beaten up in front of baby in Leominster

8:00am Friday 28th September 2012

A FATHER was savagely beaten up in front of his baby daughter by a stranger who wrongly believed he was having an affair with his wife.  

Leominster police thanks for anonymous flower donation

3:09pm Monday 24th September 2012

OFFICERS in Leominster say they want to thank the anonymous person who sent flowers to the town’s Police station.

Leominster sustainability events, creating local food awareness, zumba gold and more

10:02am Friday 21st September 2012

SUSTAINABILITY EVENTS - Transition Leominster is staging two events on the theme of sustainability. A crafts and skills event on September 22 features a range of ideas for making things from natural and recycled materials. The crafts include weaving, spinning, wooden spoon making, tool mending, rag rugs, crochet, and knitting. The event takes place from 10am-4pm at the community centre, School Road, Leominster.

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.

Happy ending for garden destroyed by fire

12:30pm Friday 14th September 2012

A LEOMINSTER garden destroyed by fire has risen from the ashes to win a top award in recognition of its volunteers.

Bill Wiggin's new role

3:40pm Wednesday 12th September 2012

North Herefordshire MP to chair a House of Commons select committee

Brave dad, 63, loses fight against leukaemia

Hereford Times: Roger Baxter (second left) with Dane (left), Jordan and Susan.

5:50pm Sunday 2nd September 2012

A Leominster man who battled leukaemia to see his son run the London Marathon and carry the Olympic Torch has died, aged 63.

Man beaten up outside Leominster home

9:36am Monday 27th August 2012

A MAN was beaten up outside his home in Leominster on Saturday night.

Accident in Leominster

9:28am Friday 24th August 2012

A PERSON was taken to hospital after a car was involved in an accident in Leominster last night.  

Two arrests following Richard's Castle cannabis find

12:32pm Thursday 16th August 2012

TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of drug offences after police found more than 50 cannabis plants at an address near Richard's Castle.

Delays expected during A49 roadworks

12:09pm Tuesday 14th August 2012

THE Highways Agency has today announced plans to repair the drainage system along both the north and southbound carriageways of the A49 near Leominster.

Update: Leominster cyclist's condition not thought to be life-theatening

Hereford Times: Emergency services at the scene of a collision between a car and a cyclist in Leominster

9:29am Thursday 9th August 2012

POLICE have said that the injuries sustained by a cyclist following a collision with a car in Leominster last night are not thought to be life-threatening.

Car and cyclist in collision in Leominster - road closed

8:05pm Wednesday 8th August 2012

A CYCLIST has been airlifted to hospital with head injuries after being in collision with a car in Leominster this evening.

Lightning strikes Leominster house

10:06am Monday 6th August 2012

A house in Leominster was left damaged after being struck by lightning during Sunday's storm.

Vandals smash apple orchard

6:00pm Saturday 4th August 2012

VANDALS have turned their attention to Leominster ’s orchards.

Horse training equipment stolen from a barn near Leominster

11:05am Tuesday 31st July 2012

More than £1,400 worth of equipment stolen.

Is Leominster's new cafe one of the smallest in the world?

Hereford Times: Bus>Tea owner Dean Ellis with customers Yvonne Torode and Andre Marsh

1:30pm Monday 30th July 2012

With room for just seven people inside, Leominster's new cafe is putting the town on the map in the smallest store stakes.

Help find blind Rosie a home

Hereford Times: Rosie the dog needs a home

10:30am Monday 30th July 2012

THE RSPCA is asking for help after a blind diabetic dog was abandoned, underweight and suffering from a skin condition, outside a Hereford vets.



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