Eastnor packs 'em in for Easter..

Ledbury Reporter: (5616556)

2:52pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

LARGE Crowds came to Eastnor Castle for Bank Holiday weekend fun.

Model competition launches for third year

2:47pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

TWO years ago, Billy Herrin and Anni Fitzgerald Allen were selected as the new Faces of Fit, replacing the winners of the first ever competition to find a model to become the face of the fashion brand, Emily Jones and Samai Chichester.

St Jude Comes to Ledbury

Ledbury Reporter: (5614497)

2:25pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

LEDBURY people have until May 10 to catch up with an unusual exhibition at the Tinsmiths gallery, off the High Street.

County pub up for sale

Ledbury Reporter: The King's Head at Docklow is up for sale.

6:49am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A COUNTY pub which appeared on a BBC 2 interior design show earlier this year is up for sale.

Council date

4:46pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THERE will be a meeting of the town's finance and general purposes committee on Thursday, May 8, from 7.30pm, in the Market House.

Who remembers Adlestrop?

4:27pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

LEDBURY people will be crossing the border into Gloucestershire, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of a famous poem.

Mna charged after Newent burglary

4:23pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A MAN has appeared in court charged with a burglary in Newent and a knifepoint burglary in Ross.

War Drama Returns

Ledbury Reporter: (5585719)

3:45pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE past may be a familiar place for audiences at the latest Ledbury Amateur Dramatic Society production.

Canines and Cream

2:45pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

DYMOCK parish hall will host a Companion Dog Show, in conjunction with a Strawberry Fayre, on Sunday, June 1, from 1pm to 5pm.

Fun day to raise money for Midland Air Ambulance

Ledbury Reporter: The charity bowls event raised £600 for Midlands Air Ambulance.

1:20pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A FUN day will raise money for Midland Air Ambulance next weekend.

Talk to MP at drop-in surgery

Ledbury Reporter: Bill Wiggin

1:01pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

MP for North Herefordshire Bill Wiggin will hold a drop-in surgery on Friday May 9 at The Falcon Hotel in Bromyard from 11.30am.

Ledbury twinning visit was a success

Ledbury Reporter: Visitors from Strömstad in Sweden with Ledbury MP Bill Wiggin (third from right). Picture by Andy Ward.

12:32pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

LEDBURY played host to a special group of visitors earlier this month.

Bookshop joins in World Book Night

Ledbury Reporter: What is btter: films, or books?

11:53am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

LEDBURY Books and Maps will be participating in World Book Night on Wednesday, April 23, by giving away copies of Cherub: The Recruit by Robert Muchamore, a book for young readers, 12 and up.

Motorcyclists can take part in Rider Skills Day

Ledbury Reporter: INQUEST: Coroner hears details of pothole's role in biker death

11:01am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

MOTORCYCLISTS are invited to take part in a free Rider Skills Day in Bromyard.

Striking Elgar mural watches over shoppers

Ledbury Reporter: 1614578502. 18/04/14. Tom Nanni who works at HMV in the high street with the new Elgar mural that has been painted inside the store by the same artists behind the Banksy-like mural that appeared next to a red telephone box in Malvern earlier this year. Pi

9:38am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

SHOPPERS at Worcester's HMV will now browse the shelves under the watchful gaze of Sir Edward Elgar.

Cyclist who died following collision near Canon Pyon was trainee estate agent

Ledbury Reporter: REVIEW: The new police and crime commissioner for West Mercia says the force's buildings must be fit-for-purpose or could be sold.

9:39am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A CYCLIST who died following a collision with a car near Canon Pyon on Friday was training to be an estate agent in Hereford.

Free crossings for cyclists at Whitney toll bridge

Ledbury Reporter: Whitney Toll bridge owner Grahame Penny with Drover Cycles' Joe Wellard.

10:06am Monday 21st April 2014

WHITNEY-on-Wye’s historic toll bridge has teamed up with a bike shop and cycling club to offer free passage to customers and members.

Diarist's vivid image of a Victorian Easter

Ledbury Reporter: Francis Kilvert.

11:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

IT was said that Victorian clergyman Francis Kilvert’s diaries reflected his strong love of life and landscape. Here, Nigel relates how he presented for posterity the celebration of an Easter long ago.

Have your will written in return for donation to The Courtyard

10:14am Sunday 20th April 2014

A SOLICITOR will be writing wills for a charitable donation.

Walking with Offa project hailed a success

Ledbury Reporter: The group behind the Walking with Offa project.

6:02am Sunday 20th April 2014

A £1million project to boost tourism around an historic county landmark has been hailed a success.

Street signs spruced up by helpful locals

Ledbury Reporter: Repairing streets signs – and saving the taxpayer cash – are Tony Archer, Councillor Jim Kenyon and Mel Russell. Picture by James Maggs.

6:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

DIRTY and damaged road name signs have proved an unconventional inspiration for community action in the Tupsley ward of Hereford.

Support grows for Malvern Hills Springs Alert to warn of contamination

Ledbury Reporter: WARNING: Westminster Bank spring this week

11:34am Saturday 19th April 2014

MAYOR Julian Roskams is backing this newspaper's call for a better system to alert people about contaminated springs and wells on the Malvern Hills.

Tributes paid to Ledbury town treasure

Ledbury Reporter: Peter Judge.

10:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to Ledbury jeweller, Peter Judge, whose death was as unexpected as it was regretted among the community.

Sign up for green fingers

7:16am Saturday 19th April 2014

THE Cartshed, based at Newport House in Almeley, starts a series of gardening workshops this month, with the first session covering Companion Planting on Tuesday, April 29.

Festival designer to perform at Hereford Sixth Form College

Ledbury Reporter: Hepatica nobili

2:13pm Friday 18th April 2014

AN international designer will give a presentation at Hereford Sixth Form College on May 9.

Young entrepreneurs put their business heads on to take part in national competition

Ledbury Reporter: Students from St Mary's R C High School are taking part in the National Young Enterprise competition.

1:02pm Friday 18th April 2014

BUDDING entrepreneurs will be putting their business heads on to compete in the first stage of a national competition.

Police chief steps down from force after years of service

Ledbury Reporter: Superintendent Ivan Powell

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

SUPERINTENDENT Ivan Powell is to retire this week.

Music in June

Ledbury Reporter: London Bridge Ensemble

11:53am Friday 18th April 2014

SUPERB musicians will return to a beautiful setting for the sixth time this summer.

New model to mark 100 years of production

Ledbury Reporter: Morgan Plus 8 Speedster

11:32am Friday 18th April 2014

THE latest vehicle off the Morgan production line has been specially commissioned to celebrate 100 years of vehicle manufacture at the Pickersleigh Road factory.

New courses to help people get tech-savvy to start in May

Ledbury Reporter: Computers ‘to need updates’

10:21am Friday 18th April 2014

A RANGE of new courses to help people get more tech-savvy begin in May.

Collision reported on the A465 near Llangua

Ledbury Reporter: REVIEW: The new police and crime commissioner for West Mercia says the force's buildings must be fit-for-purpose or could be sold.

9:36am Friday 18th April 2014

WEST Mercia Police (WMP) were called to assist with a collision on the A465 near Llangua.

Charity spreads Easter cheer to poorly children

Ledbury Reporter: Monica Glass, charity manager, and Emma Rogers (back) with Sarah Brooke, Hospital Play Specialist and patient William Semper (5520769)

9:06am Friday 18th April 2014

A HEREFORD charity is celebrating Easter by passing on the good will.

Ratty flees under cover of river festival

Ledbury Reporter: (5387735)

6:30am Friday 18th April 2014

THE Wye Valley River Festival, which runs from Saturday, May 3 to Sunday, May 18, will illuminate the history and magic of the river's landscape and the issues that threaten it through the story of Ratty the water vole who is on the run, pursued by the predatory prosecutor Mink and Judge Wild Boar, darting through flotillas, fire shows and festivities in a ground-breaking event which brings the landscape to life while confronting the environmental issues affecting the beautiful river valley.

Doctor pays for patient to park at hospital following parking policy confusion

Ledbury Reporter: A n area of Hereford County Hospital was sealed off after a contractor fell through a ceiling.

6:00am Friday 18th April 2014

A DOCTOR had to pay for a patient to park at Hereford County Hospital after he was caught out by confusion over parking policy.

20 Herefordian hits that never were

Ledbury Reporter: 20 Herefordian hits that never were

1:35pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THIS SATURDAY is your chance to support your local music shop for Record Store Day. To give you some inspiration when you're browsing, here's our light-hearted list of 20 of the best records never made about Herefordshire.

Weird Easter - look at this for an egg-centric egg

Ledbury Reporter: Hephzibah Cole with the egg.

11:01am Thursday 17th April 2014

THIS egg may not win any beauty competitions this Easter - in fact it's bizarre - but its owner still think it looks simply egg-cellent.

Call for DIY council services in Herefordshire

Ledbury Reporter: Call for DIY council services in Herefordshire

3:39pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Opposition group says the future for services like street cleaning and grass cutting lies with communities rather than the council.

Herefordshire Council claims social work caseloads have been cut

Ledbury Reporter: Herefordshire Council claims social work caseloads have been cut

4:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Council now plans a new recruiting campaign for social workers who want to "get back to their roots"

More Worcestershire four year olds get their first choice school place - despite shortages elsewhere

2:46pm Thursday 17th April 2014

MORE primary school children in Worcestershire have received a place at their first choice school this year - despite a shortage in places elsewhere across the country.

New media centre for arts venue

Ledbury Reporter: The new media area at the Courtyard in Hereford.

2:33pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A NEW media area will allow theatre-goers the chance to get social.

Big rise in suspected scarlet fever cases across Herefordshire

Ledbury Reporter: Six cases of scarlet fever have been confirmed in the county this morning.

12:18pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Notified cases up four-fold within weeks

Yesteryear pictures from your Hereford Times - stunning new gallery

Ledbury Reporter: Hereford's Butter Market - it's thought in the 1940s.

11:55am Thursday 17th April 2014

WE all love travelling back in time through pictures and that's what we do every week in the Hereford Times. Now we're bring all those shots together - from celebrity visitors to the county over the decades to startling shots of our city and county from the past. So enjoy exploring the gallery.

Ancient manor house to host great musicians

10:40am Thursday 17th April 2014

SOME of the world’s greatest musicians will come to the Herefordshire countryside for a festival of unmissable concerts and masterclasses.

Fewer pupils persistently skip school in Worcestershire

9:34am Thursday 17th April 2014

THE number of pupils persistently skipping school in Worcestershire has dropped by almost a third in three years according to new figures.

Meet Walter, the giant rabbit who is not just for Easter

Ledbury Reporter: Continental Giant rabbit, Walter. By James Maggs. (5443907)

6:02am Thursday 17th April 2014

SOME people say dogs are man's best friend, but one county woman believes that anything a dog can do, a rabbit can do better.

Dancing on Air..

4:28pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

COVENT Garden ballet will dance into Ledbury with a live screening of "The Winter's Tale" at the Market Theatre.

Almost 95 per cent of Herefordshire children offered place at preferred primary school

Ledbury Reporter: 94.7 per cent of Herefordshire children were offered their first choice primary school.

3:50pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

PARENTS across the county – and nationally – have today found out which school their child has been offered a reception class place in for September 2014.

To muse on brews...

3:36pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

LEDBURY people have the chance to raise a glass or two in the company of a master brewer, during a beer odyssey in the Burgage Hall.

April Eyes Down

2:31pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

There will be a quiz night at Wellington Heath's Memorial Hall on Saturday, April 26, from 7.30pm.

Ledbury's Greyhound Champion Remembered

Ledbury Reporter: (5478251)

1:59pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE FUNERAL has taken place of a former Ledbury lady who was well known as a champion of abandoned dogs, especially greyhounds.

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