9-year-old Bromyard girl makes loom bands for charity

Ledbury Reporter: 9 year old Anne-Mae Potter sold loom band in aid of Acorn's Hospice.
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5:33pm Thursday 28th August 2014

AN ENTREPRENEURIAL nine-year-old ‘just wanted to make a difference’ by selling loom bands in Bromyard to raise money for a local children’s hospice.

Rare WW1 magazines handed in at Hereford charity shop

Ledbury Reporter: OXFAM Manager Janet Gilbert, Manager, with The War Illustrated magazine.

4:56pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A MAGAZINE series dating back to 1914, that chronicled the First World War in real-time, has been donated to a charity book store in Hereford.

Renowned tenor adds support to Splash! appeal

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3:03pm Thursday 28th August 2014

IN their 25th anniversary year, Herefordshire's community music charity The Music Pool is delighted to have secured the support of a major musical talent in the shape of tenor Ian Storey.

Domestic violence support service goes out to tender

Ledbury Reporter: Herefordshire Council has made a joint application to extend Three Elms Trading Estate.

2:32pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Council wants new contract to extend provider opportunities and make savings

Worcestershire hospitals slightly below average in cleanliness surveys

Ledbury Reporter: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

1:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE’S three major hospitals scored slightly below the national average in cleanliness surveys.

David Beckham lookalike will be turning heads at Wiggles' grand opening

Ledbury Reporter:

12:29pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WITH his trademark tattoos, handsome looks and stylish hair - shoppers will be forgiven for thinking they have spotted David Beckham on Saturday, September 6.

Government wants pothole filling progress reports from Herefordshire Council

Ledbury Reporter: Herefordshire Council has made a joint application to extend Three Elms Trading Estate.

11:22am Thursday 28th August 2014

The reports are a condition that comes with more than £2 million in extra funding

Pressure on to cut hospital parking charges

Ledbury Reporter: The County Hospital, Hereford.
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10:41am Thursday 28th August 2014

MP warns of "political" consequences if parking fees at Hereford County Hospital are not reduced.

Hereford centenarian always has a "smile for everyone"

Ledbury Reporter: Gladys Skinner celebrated turning 100 last week at Coldwells House, Hereford. 1434_72001 Photo: James Maggs.

10:11am Thursday 28th August 2014

A HEREFORD woman described as having a "cheery word and smile for everyone" has celebrated turning 100.

Kayakers found safe

Ledbury Reporter: Body found in the River Wye near Hereford Canoe 
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8:59am Thursday 28th August 2014

Emergency search the River Wye for four hours

Charity event at new skate centre this weekend

6:27am Thursday 28th August 2014

A FUN charity event is to take place at Hereford'snew skate centre on Sunday (August 31).

New students urged to register with a GP

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5:52pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

FIRST-year university students preparing to moving away from home for the first time next month are being reminded of the importance of registering with a GP.

Hospital revamp project not delayed until after 2015's general election

Ledbury Reporter: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

5:34pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

CLAIMS that a project revamping hospital services in Worcestershire had been pushed back until the middle of next year have been refuted.

Worcestershire speech therapists saddle up

Ledbury Reporter: Speech and language therapists at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Emela Milne, Liz Chatterton

4:47pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A TRIO of speech and language therapists working in Worcestershire are saddling up to raise money for children who have problems with communication.

VIDEOS: Two short films showcase work of Worcester hospice

Ledbury Reporter:

4:23pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A PAIR of short films showcasing the care offered by a Worcester hospice have been released.

Herefordshire Council - plan to save cabinet ahead of abolition vote

Ledbury Reporter: Herefordshire Council has made a joint application to extend Three Elms Trading Estate.

2:45pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Former council deputy chairman calls for an all-party executive saying a return to committees is wrong

Flavours of Herefordshire Festival pulls in thousands of visitors in "triumphant" weekend

Ledbury Reporter: Flavours of Herefordshire food festival 2014.Mary Berry opens the festival. 1434_74001. Photo: James Maggs

2:37pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE best of Herefordshire was on show during a foodie bank holiday weekend which pulled in several thousand visitors.

Hospital chaplain nominated for national award for supporting bereaved parents

12:50pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A CHAPLAIN working at Worcestershire Royal Hospital has been nominated for a national award for his work supporting families coping with the devastating loss of a baby.

David Beckham lookalike will be turning heads a Wiggles' grand opening

12:31pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WITH his trademark tattoos, handsome looks and stylish hair - shoppers will be forgiven for thinking they have spotted David Beckham on Saturday, September 6.

Local gig raises money for Gaza

11:08am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A CHARITY gig in Hereford this weekend helped raise money for those killed and injured in the conflict in Gaza, 5,000 miles away.

Sheep shearers take over Kington pub

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9:20am Wednesday 27th August 2014

PUBS and sheep shearing might seem like a dangerous combination, but last week the two came together in Kington to raise more than £1,300 for charity and put on a show for around 200 spectators.

Outdoor gym in Hereford unveiled

Ledbury Reporter: Opening of Herefordshire's first community outdoor gym by Herefordshire Housing near the Yazor Brook.from left, Amy Francis, Emmily (correct) Simcock (Herefordshire Housing) and Ben Francis with some of the new equipment. 1434_71001. Photo: James Magg

6:20am Wednesday 27th August 2014

ONE of Herefordshire's first outdoor gym was unveiled last week.

Hereford United - Phoenix club plans put to council

Ledbury Reporter: The secretary of Redditch United says Hereford United's playing budget is "not sustainable".

5:18pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Group behind a phoenix bid proposes a new lease deal for Edgar Street

Great turnout at river festival despite downpour

5:08pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

COLLEAGUES of a young man who died in a road accident earlier this year had a cause close to their hearts when they raced in his memory on the River Wye.

Herefordshire Council completes a move out of its Brockington HQ

Ledbury Reporter: Herefordshire Council has made a joint application to extend Three Elms Trading Estate.

5:02pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Last staff leave the council's long-time base

Herefordshire mum to cycle from London to Paris in charity fundraising bid

Ledbury Reporter: Cycling  from London to Paris is Vivien Rouse with husband Harry and children Matthew, seven, and Mollie, three. Photo: Eye Contact Media.

4:50pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A COUNTY mum yesterday set off on an epic charity cycle challenge from London to Paris.

Ledbury Carnival 2014 picture gallery

Ledbury Reporter:

10:19am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Ledbury Carnival 2014

Hereford women praise "ice bucket challenge" for raising awareness of disease that killed their dads

Ledbury Reporter: Jade Marsh taking part in the ice bucket challenge.

6:36am Tuesday 26th August 2014

TWO Herefordshire women have praised the social media "ice bucket challenge" which has raised more than half a million pounds for the charity fighting the disease that killed their dads.

Festival of Churches to showcase events around county

Ledbury Reporter: St Peter's Church warden, Robin Wilson with the altar frontal he has painted for the event. It shows a still from real footage of the Battle of the Somme.

4:16pm Monday 25th August 2014

PUDLESTON soldiers who fought in the First World War will be remembered in a commemorative display next month.

Two small children rescued from garage after electric door fails to open

Ledbury Reporter:

3:31pm Monday 25th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS freed two small children from a garage after the electric door failed to open this morning.

Gates to open at Stocks Farm

Ledbury Reporter: Richard and Ali Capper welcome visitors to the open day at Stocks Farm next month.

2:02pm Monday 25th August 2014

A COUNTY farm is set to show the community what happens on the other side of its gates at its open day next month.

Collections at county supermarkets raise more than £2,000 for Motor Neurone Disease Association

Ledbury Reporter: Charity event for Motor Neurone Disease Association North Wiltshire Group

12:24pm Monday 25th August 2014

COLLECTIONS at county supermarkets have helped raise £2,190 for the Motor Neurone Disease Association this summer.

Worcestershire woman gets an early start on Christmas wrapping for charity appeal

Ledbury Reporter: Barbara Pearson

10:31am Monday 25th August 2014

CHRISTMAS may still be a few months away, but one woman from Charlton, near Pershore, has already got started on her wrapping.

Bank Holiday celebrations continue in Hereford

Ledbury Reporter:

10:54am Monday 25th August 2014

THERE is still plenty to do in Herefordshire today - despite the soggy start.

Poundland opens in Hereford

Ledbury Reporter: Poundland opens in Camborne

10:27am Monday 25th August 2014

A NEW Poundland store opened in Hereford on Saturday.

Paraglider taken to hospital after crash landing yesterday

Ledbury Reporter:

9:39am Monday 25th August 2014

A PARAGLIDER was taken to hospital with minor back injuries after crash landing yesterday afternoon.

Landslide road reopened in Pencombe

Ledbury Reporter: 1415_6001 Landslide affects Shortwood Family Farm at Pencombe as access road is closed & a new driveway has had to be laid.
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12:32pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

A PENCOMBE road that has been closed since a landslide in February has now reopened.

Freighter to collect waste from Kington

4:25pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A WASTE freighter has been arranged to pick up garden and domestic waste in Kington on August 30.

Two charged with squatting at Herefordshire manor house

Ledbury Reporter:

4:18pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Two men have been charged with squatting at a manor house under renovation in Herefordshire.

Worcestershire's new radiotherapy machines successful tested

Ledbury Reporter: Cancer manager and lead Macmillan nurse at Worcestershire Royal Hospital Anne Sullivan in the new radiotherapy centre's sky-themed linac treatment room

3:10pm Friday 22nd August 2014

WORCESTER’S state-of-the-art new radiotherapy centre has moved a step closer to completion as the three machines which will deliver the treatment were successfully tested.

Celebrity chef John Torode cooks up a treat at Hereford's Old Market today

Ledbury Reporter:

2:58pm Friday 22nd August 2014

MASTERCHEF host and celebrity chef John Torode is at Hereford's Old Market today.

Hereford fire site faces enforcement action

Ledbury Reporter: Herefordshire Council has made a joint application to extend Three Elms Trading Estate.

2:42pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Herefordshire Council to serve a restoration notice on the site of 2010 High Town fire

Make hand treatment available on the NHS, says Worcester solicitor

Ledbury Reporter: John Wickstead of Lower Broadheath is calling for the Xiapex injection to be made available on the NHS

2:02pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A WORCESTER solicitor has called for a treatment for a debilitating hand condition to be made available on the NHS after a problem he had suffered with for six years was solved with a single injection.

Way is clear for cabinet control of Herefordshire Council to end

Ledbury Reporter: Herefordshire Council has made a joint application to extend Three Elms Trading Estate.

1:07pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Legislation allows for council to end cabinet at a vote next month

Foodie weekend in Herefordshire kicks off today

Ledbury Reporter:

9:16am Friday 22nd August 2014

TV chef John Torode will be visiting Hereford's Old Market today before Flavours of Herefordshire Festival starts tomorrow.

Festival springs into bloom

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8:02am Friday 22nd August 2014

SPECTACULAR floral displays will fill every corner of Hereford Cathedral with colour, fragrance and wonder at the beginning of next month as a glorious Festival of Flowers is staged from Thursday, September 4 to Saturday, September 6.

Triumph for 19-year-old Leominster student as Herefordshire watermelons go on sale

Ledbury Reporter: Joe De Pascalis and his English watermelons.

6:27am Friday 22nd August 2014

HEREFORDSHIRE might be well-known for its apples and cattle but the county now has a new claim to fame – as home of English watermelons.

Live blog: Herefordshire pupils receive GCSE results

Ledbury Reporter: Follow the latest news as nervous students pick up their exam results

9:47am Thursday 21st August 2014

SCHOOL leavers from around the county will receive their GCSE results today. Follow our live blog to find out how they got on...

Kington man wins Turner Prize

Ledbury Reporter: (From left) Simon and Sara Turner of Arrow Mills Garden Centre, Mr Ian Wood-Johnson - winner of the Turner Prize - and Kington mayor Celia Kibblewhite.

5:50pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A KINGTON resident has won the Turner Prize.

Top Tenor at Leominster Priory

5:06pm Thursday 21st August 2014

WORLD-RENOWNED tenor, Ian Storey will raise the vaults of Leominster Priory next month.

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