Presteigne VILLAGE SHOW - The Norton Annual Village Show takes place this Saturday at Home Farm Fields by kind permission from The Lloyd Family. The horse show and car boot sale start at 12 midday and the dog show at 2pm. The show will be officially opened by Lady Susan Brooks at 1pm. Attractions will include a bbq, sheep shearing demo, vintage vehicle show, horticultural and handicraft marquee, ferret racing, bar, refreshments plus more. Admission is £2 for adults with under 16s free.

CIDER FESTIVAL - The Annual Border Cyder Bash takes place this Sunday at The Dukes Arms pub from 2-9pm. There will be live music throughout the afternoon and evening along with many local ciders to try. There will also be a bbq. Admission is £5. More details will be available by calling 267318.

JAZZ - There is a jazz afternoon at No 46 Wine Bar on Sunday 21 August from 3-6pm featuring Earl Grey and The Tea Leaves. Then on Wednesday, August 24, the trio Sunspot will be performing from 8.30pm.

FETE - The Annual Titley Fete will take place this Saturday at The Stagg Meadow from 2pm. Attractions will include punch and judy, refreshments, a dog show, competitions, games, stalls plus much more. This is a family day out with everyone most welcome.

CONCERT - Pat Morris is organising a concert at The Memorial Hall in October. More details will be available nearer the date. It will be for mainly local people with talent. If anyone would like to get involved behind the scenes or performing then please ring Pat on 260823 or 267961.

BEER FESTIVAL AND FUN DAY - Presteigne football club are holding a family fun day and beer festival at their ground on Sunday, August 28, from 12 midday. There will be a car boot (boots please arrive between 11.30 and 12 noon) at £5 per boot, a bbq, trade stands, ice creams, refreshments, inflatables, a duck drop with a first prize of £50, junior football matches from 1pm and an over 40s match at 3.30pm plus lots more. There will be live music featuring Smoke Like A Fish and The Lone Wolves along with local talent. There will be many beers, ciders and lagers for you to try. Admission is £3 for adults and £1 for under 16s. For further details call Tom on 267091.

FESTIVAL - This years Presteigne Festival will take place August 25 to 30, at several venues in and around Presteigne. A full programme of events are available in the window of the Post Office. Please note many of these events get sold out early so please book early to avoid disappointment. For further details or to book please call the booking office on 267800.

DRIVER REQUIRED - Presteigne and Norton Community Support require volunteer drivers urgently to drive less able people around to hospital, appointments etc. If you can spare a few hours a week please call in to the office at The Drill Hall in Hereford Street or call Pat or Sally on 267961. Drivers are compensated for their fuel at 40p per mile.

HARRY BASSET - The football club invite you to an evening with Dave Harry Basset on Thursday, August 25, at Llanandras Park from 7pm. There will a grand auction to include a signed shirt by Gareth Bale and Pele plus other items. To book a ticket call Tom Ammonds on 267091.