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More tea dance dates announced

12:01am Saturday 25th January 2014

DUE to the popularity of the Wye Tea Dance project run by The Courtyard in partnership with DanceFest, three more tea dances have been organised for this year.


Hereford Times: The Hope Fairies raise much-needed funds for the charity

12:02pm Thursday 21st November 2013

ART lovers can enjoy a weekend of browsing and shopping again this year at the h.Art Christmas Bazaar in Llangarron, the third time the event has taken place.

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

2:22pm Monday 9th September 2013

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

Youths attempt to rob schoolboy in Ross-on-Wye

9:29am Wednesday 13th March 2013

APPEAL to trace woman who intervened.

Burglary at building site near Ross-on-Wye

1:00pm Friday 1st March 2013

A RARE power tool was stolen during a burglary at a building site near Ross-on-Wye.

Flippin' great time had by all at town's Pancake Day races

Hereford Times: The woman's race saw a steep bank negotiated.

12:00pm Friday 15th February 2013

ROSS-on-Wye celebrated Shrove Tuesday with their famous Pancake Day races.

Ross-on-Wye care home sold

3:20pm Friday 1st February 2013

PLANNING application to restore The Chestnuts to a family residence complete with five new homes.

Expensive bikes stolen in Ross-on-Wye

Hereford Times: Stolen bike in Ross-on-Wye

12:08pm Wednesday 16th January 2013

POLICE have released pictures of two mountain bikes stolen from a Ross-on-Wye car park.

Herefordshire farm to hear waste generator plan fate

8:10am Tuesday 8th January 2013

WASTE from a Herefordshire farm could be used to generate the business’s power and heat should the green idea be given the thumbs up.

Fire risk at Herefordshire care home put elderly in danger

9:00am Wednesday 19th December 2012

SERIOUS fire safety deficiencies left elderly residents of a specialist care home at real risk of injury or death.

Zoe's Christmas card will be sent by government officials

Hereford Times: Zoe Fletcher has designed a Christmas card for a government department. Picture by James Maggs.

3:20pm Monday 17th December 2012

A SCHOOLGIRL has won an international competition to design a Christmas card for a Government department.

Patient died waiting for intensive care bed

11:20am Thursday 13th December 2012

A SURGEON has spoken of his frustration at the death of a Herefordshire man who was denied access to potentially life-saving treatment because of a lack of hospital beds, an inquest heard.

Man suffers broken nose after 'clash' at bus stop

4:50pm Thursday 6th December 2012

AN investigation is underway after two teenagers 'clashed' at a bus stop in Ross-on-Wye.

Parents plan to open Montessori free school in Ross

8:50am Thursday 6th December 2012

A FREE school that will apply an educational approach adopted by a 19th century Italian philosopher could open near Ross-on- Wye.

Garage fire in Peterstow

10:47am Monday 3rd December 2012

A GARAGE workshop has been destroyed by fire in Peterstow.

Herefordshire's only motorway celebrating half a century

8:50pm Friday 30th November 2012

HEREFORDSHIRE’S only motorway is celebrating half a century.

Giant charity shop warehouse opens in Ross

11:00am Wednesday 28th November 2012

A CHARITY warehouse run by St Michael’s Hospice has opened in Ross-on-Wye.

Pair released from police bail after house lottery

1:01pm Monday 19th November 2012

A police investigation has cleared a couple who were arrested on suspicion of fraud in connection with an internet lottery.

Councillors to discuss cuts at hospital minor injuries unit

11:00am Monday 19th November 2012

THE decision to cut the hours at Ross-on-Wye’s minor injuries unit (MIU) is set to go before Herefordshire Council’s health and social care scrutiny committee.

Restaurant to foot the bill for fight with planners

Hereford Times: Carlos Felices next to the barn at the centre of the planning row. Picture by James Maggs.

8:40am Tuesday 6th November 2012

A BUSINESSMAN believes that the councillors who refused him permission to run a restaurant near Ross-on-Wye should personally foot the bill after he won an appeal.

£10,000 cash boost for Ross-on-Wye

2:40pm Thursday 1st November 2012

Ross-on-Wye is to receive a £10,000 cash boost.

Ross-on-Wye shoppers warned about card scam

9:35am Tuesday 30th October 2012

SHOPPERS in Ross-on-Wye are being warned to the be on their guard after two women had their cash cards stolen in Morrisons.

Long-serving Ross schoolteacher has died

4:00pm Monday 29th October 2012

A Wormelow man who taught in Ross-on- Wye's secondary schools for more than a quarter of a century has died at the age of 84.

Ross-on-Wye becomes a Town Team partner and gets £10,000

10:55am Friday 26th October 2012

Ross-on-Wye has been given a £10,000 cash boost after being named as a Town Team partner.

John Challis to talk in Ross-on-Wye

3:23pm Wednesday 17th October 2012

JOHN Challis will be speaking about his two volume autobiography in Ross-on-Wye next week.

John Kyrle High School's latest Ofsted

11:33am Thursday 18th October 2012

JOHN Kyrle High School and Sixth Form Centre Academy has dropped a grade in its latest Ofsted report.

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.

Teen's memory is honoured in school

9:00am Monday 1st October 2012

A ROSS-on-Wye teenager who died earlier this year was remembered at her school's prize giving ceremony.

Missing woman found safe and well

3:44pm Thursday 13th September 2012

A woman who was reported missing in the early hours of this morning has been found safe and well.

Would-be bosses urged to look past Helen's looks

Hereford Times: Helen Boughen, from Ross-on-Wye, wants prospective employers to see past her looks.

9:00am Friday 7th September 2012

HELEN Boughen from Ross-on-Wye has fought many battles against cancer only to find her toughest battle is finding employment.

Police concerned for safety of elderly woman

Hereford Times: Police are keen to identify this lady so they can ensure she is safe.

3:43pm Thursday 6th September 2012

POLICE are appealing for information on this woman who was seen wearing only a dressing gown in the early hours of this morning.

Resurfacing work in Ross-on-Wye

10:39am Tuesday 4th September 2012

WORK will begin on New Street on Monday (September 10)

Pair arrested on suspicion of fraud

11:40am Monday 20th August 2012

A MAN and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of fraud.

Boy stuck on apparatus at Ross play area

9:55am Thursday 9th August 2012

A BOY had to be rescued after getting stuck on apparatus at a Ross-on-Wye play area yesterday.

Tree fire at Marstow, near Ross-on-Wye

9:53am Wednesday 25th July 2012

A TREE caught fire at a cottage near Ross-on-Wye yesterday.

News around Ross on Wye

Hereford Times: Proud award winners at Ross-on-Wye Sea Scouts’

8:00am Thursday 19th July 2012

SPORTS DAY - Despite the weather, John Kyrle High School held its 33rd annual sports days on July 5 and July 10. For this Olympic year, each tutor group adopted a nation competing in the games and the main sports’ day began with a procession of the different nations behind the Olympic torch carried by ex-John Kyrle student and torch carrier through Ross , Vanessa Brann. Throughout the competition, many long running school records were broken. The year 10 sports day has been rearranged for today (Thursday).

Inquiry launched over "slow" evacution during flood homes

Hereford Times: Homes were flooded when heavy rain fell on Ross

3:20pm Friday 13th July 2012

A Ross-on-Wye councillor has criticised Herefordshire Housing for its “very slow actions” when homes were flooded in the town last week.

Fire at Llangrove cottage

10:57am Thursday 12th July 2012

A TUMBLE dryer caught fire at a cottage near Ross-on-Wye yesterday.

Flooded Ross-on-Wye homes evacuated

11:09am Friday 6th July 2012

Homes in Ross-on-Wye have been evacuated due to flooding.

Ofsted rules Ross school is improving

10:30am Thursday 5th July 2012

Goodrich CE Primary School near Ross-on-Wye is not yet “good” but is rapidly improving, according to its latest Ofsted report.

Herefordshire soldier killed by Afghan cop

Hereford Times: Ross-on-Wye soldier Leonard Thomas was one of three soldiers killed by an Afghan soldier

7:29pm Tuesday 3rd July 2012

TRIBUTES paid to Warrant Officer Class 2 Leonard Perran Thomas, known as Pez" of the Royal Corps of Signals.

Ross Swimming Pool set for improvements?

2:50pm Monday 2nd July 2012

Sport and leisure buildings in Ross-on-Wye could be on the move.

EU ban on pet crocodiles would "boost black market"

8:50am Thursday 28th June 2012

A proposal to ban non-native pets from the UK would lead to a surge in black market animal trading, the owner of Herefordshire’s largest exotic reptile collection has warned.

Car overturns in M50 crash

9:46am Wednesday 27th June 2012

A man in his 30s was airlifted to Hereford County Hospital after a 4x4 overturned on the M50 yesterday (Tuesday).

Firefighters rescue trapped dog at Ross-on-Wye cricket pitch

9:27am Wednesday 27th June 2012

Fire crews were called in to rescue a dog trapped on a ledge at Ross-on-Wye cricket pitch.

Ross-on-Wye man had machete

9:30am Tuesday 26th June 2012

A Ross-on-Wye man has admitted charges of affray and having a machete as an offensive weapon.

Smashed window at Ross-on-Wye sweet shop

10:25am Monday 25th June 2012

A WINDOW was smashed at a Ross-on-Wye sweet shop in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Canoeists rescued from river Wye

9:21am Monday 25th June 2012

A group of canoeists had a lucky escape after getting into difficulty in the River Wye.

Music festival returns to Ross-on-Wye

11:17am Wednesday 20th June 2012

THE line-up for a music festival in Ross-on-Wye has been announced.

Accident in Bishopswood, near Ross-on-Wye

1:00pm Friday 15th June 2012

A MOTORBIKE and a van were in collision near Ross-on-Wye this morning.

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