Horse trader jailed for 'immense cruelty' to animals

Ledbury Reporter: JAILED: Mark Hall

2:03pm Friday 20th September 2013

A HORSE trader has been jailed for inflicting “immense cruelty” on a number of horses and ponies in his care.

Bromyard hops to it for festival

Ledbury Reporter: Bromyard Army Cadets head for victory in the junior race

8:55am Tuesday 10th September 2013

THE third annual Bromyard Hop Festival was a great success according to organisers, attracting thousands of people into the town for a busy day of fun and activities.

Crowning glory for head boy and girl

Ledbury Reporter: GALA ROYALTY: From left: Gala chairman Liz Huffer with Danielle Brunsdon and Mark Oliver.

9:50am Wednesday 10th July 2013

THE Prince and Princess of this weekend’s Bromyard Gala have been crowned in a special ceremony.

Residents' speed concern

7:20pm Monday 18th March 2013

RESIDENTS are concerned drivers will kill themselves or pedestrians if nothing is done to tackle speeding on a Malvern road.

Appeal to help save debt-hit rally and gala

Ledbury Reporter: UNDER THREAT: Show organisers were hit with a £50,000 loss after the 2012 gala was cancelled.

6:50pm Monday 11th March 2013

ORGANISERS of one of the county’s biggest shows say this year’s event could be the last unless they can raise enough money to pay off the debt from last year.

Strong turnout for school in jeopardy

Ledbury Reporter: UNDER THREAT: Whitbourne Primary School faces closure

10:10am Sunday 17th February 2013

CONCERNED parents and residents turned out in force to show their support for a village school threatened with closure.

Minister praises flood defences

Ledbury Reporter: Environment Secretary Owen Paterson visits Waterside in Upton

7:10am Thursday 3rd January 2013

Minister hails flood defences - but confirms there's still no new deal for victims on home insurance.

County on alert as more rain expected

Ledbury Reporter: County on flood alert

5:18pm Friday 23rd November 2012

FLOOD alerts remain in force across Worcestershire as heavy rain is once again threatened for later today.

Dead soldier’s mum ‘forced to betray son’

Ledbury Reporter: WAR HERO: Lucy Aldridge’s son William was killed in 2009.

4:24pm Thursday 13th September 2012

THE disabled mother of the youngest British soldier killed in Afghanistan has spoken of her heartbreak at being forced to betray her son’s dying wish.

Crash closes Hereford-Worcester road

6:11pm Wednesday 14th December 2011

THE A4103 Hereford-Worcester road is currently closed following a crash.

Tea poet brings her brew to Bromyard

8:50am Monday 12th December 2011

BRITAIN'S Tea Poet, Elizabeth Darcy Jones presents the final charity performance of her show Dong Ding! Let the Kettle Sing! in her new home town of Bromyard.

Family centre to host fair

10:14am Tuesday 15th November 2011

THE Local and Family History Centre in Bromyard is hosting a Christmas Fair next weekend.

Soldier's mother still waiting for appeal

3:00pm Friday 11th November 2011

THE mother of the youngest soldier killed in Afghanistan is still waiting for a new appeal hearing at a particularly difficult time of year for her family.

Fair will support hospice

1:20pm Friday 4th November 2011

THE Bromyard District Support Group of St Michael’s Hospice is inviting everyone to attend its annual Christmas Craft Fair, being held at St Peter’s Church from 10am-4pm on Saturday, November 26.

All invited to craft fair

9:00am Sunday 23rd October 2011

THE Bromyard District Support Group of St Michael’s Hospice is inviting everyone to attend its annual Christmas Craft Fair, being held at St Peter’s Church from 10am-4pm on Saturday, November 26.

Pupils celebrate the outdoors

Ledbury Reporter: Paul Simmons of Willowcraft with William Henderson, aged nine.

3:00pm Saturday 22nd October 2011

CHILDREN at a school near Bromyard have been enjoying a week-long celebration of the great outdoors.

20-foot straw cow greets visitors to farm

Ledbury Reporter: David Legge with his creation at Shortwood Farm.

11:00am Friday 14th October 2011

VISITORS to Shortwood Farm in Pencombe, near Bromyard, are being greeted by a highly unusual sight.

Can you be a fire fighter?

3:00pm Thursday 29th September 2011

MORE on-call firefighters are needed at Bromyard’s fire station.

Council won't pass on rubbish charge

12:20pm Saturday 17th September 2011

BROMYARD and Winslow Town Council has opted not to pass on a charge to users of the Public Hall for refuse collection.

Art history is on the agenda

9:00am Saturday 17th September 2011

THE Bromyard Art History Group launches its new lecture programme next week.

Folk festival gets major TV boost

9:00am Monday 5th September 2011

TWO television channels will be filming at this year’s Bromyard Folk Festival as more than 3,000 people are expected to descend on the town.

Bringing some magic to village hall

7:00pm Sunday 4th September 2011

A MUSICAL evening of two halves awaits in Whitbourne next month.

Council rejects Bromyard housing plans

6:00pm Friday 2nd September 2011

PLANS to build a housing development near to an industrial estate in Bromyard were opposed this week.

Top of the hops

3:40pm Friday 2nd September 2011

ENTRIES for this weekend’s hop pocket world championship race are still being accepted.

Pub fun day will benefit school

12:00pm Saturday 20th August 2011

A PUB in Pencombe is offering a family fun day this Bank Holiday.

Meeting will discuss homes plan

1:00pm Friday 19th August 2011

AN extraordinary meeting has been called to discuss plans to build 127 homes in Bromyard.

Raise your glasses to jazz festival

Ledbury Reporter: Sylvia Silver and Alan Buckley look forward to the festival.

9:00am Saturday 13th August 2011

BROMYARD’S newest music festival will provide a feast of jazz next weekend.

Book's publication is fttting tribute to Edna

10:00am Friday 29th July 2011

A BOOK has been lovingly completed 26 years after the author’s death as a tribute to her work.

Soldier's mum condemns NoW phone-hacking

2:00pm Friday 8th July 2011

THE mother of the youngest soldier killed in Afghanistan has described the News of the World phone hacking scandal as professional grief-mongering.

Gala is now county's largest show

3:40pm Saturday 25th June 2011

THE annual Bromyard Gala takes place next weekend, Saturday and Sunday, July 2-3.

Motorcyclist killed near Bromyard

1:00pm Tuesday 24th May 2011

A MAN has died following a crash in north Herefordshire on Thursday.

Driver created 'a danger of death'

11:00am Tuesday 24th May 2011

A YOUNG driver who had never held a licence led police on a high-speed chase around Worcester city centre in the early hours, Worcester Crown Court was told.

Speeder caught three times in one day

4:20pm Saturday 21st May 2011

A WOMAN was caught speeding outside a school near Bromyard three times on the same day.

Final touches being made to festival plans

8:30am Saturday 21st May 2011

THE final touches are being made to Bromyard’s newest music festival.

Can you sponsor organ marathon?

11:00am Friday 20th May 2011

SPONSORS are still being sought for a 24-hour organ marathon in Bromyard later this month.

Brewery project will help the disadvantaged

Ledbury Reporter: Nick Comley and Nick Hinchcliffe at Brew On.

11:00am Friday 25th March 2011

A NEW Social Enterprise brewery has been set up near Bromyard to help disadvantaged people.

Top prize for Raphael

Ledbury Reporter: Top prize for Raphael

9:20am Sunday 20th March 2011

A DOG from Bromyard has walked away from Crufts with one of the top prizes.

Treatment works "is good news"

12:50pm Saturday 19th March 2011

FUTURE housing development in Bromyard is set to receive a significant boost when work to improve the town’s sewage facilities is completed.

End in sight for town's lorry problems?

12:00pm Friday 11th March 2011

THE end could be in sight for the nuisance and damage caused by heavy lorries in Bromyard’s town centre.

Soldier's mum faces eviction over death payout

9:50am Saturday 12th February 2011

THE mother of the youngest soldier to be killed in Afghanistan is facing eviction from her family home because she refuses to use a death-in-service payment to pay her rent.

Auction with a difference at theatre

2:40pm Friday 11th February 2011

AN auction with a difference is taking place tomorrow (February 12).

Fundraiser calls it a day after £200,000 success

Ledbury Reporter: Keith Lane and wife Josie with Peter Barnes from the Air Ambulance.

1:00pm Friday 11th February 2011

AN intrepid fund-raiser has raised more than £200,000 for charity following his final donation.

Bodies reburied at cemetery

1:00pm Sunday 6th February 2011

THE remains of 22 bodies removed from a Bromyard graveyard have been reburied.

New tourism centre takes shape

11:00am Saturday 5th February 2011

BROMYARD’S new multi-functional tourist information centre is taking shape.

Pensioner burgled while visiting hospital

5:00pm Friday 28th January 2011

A PENSIONER’S house was burgled while she was being treated in hospital.

Bromyard butcher in super scotch egg challenge

Ledbury Reporter: From left, Anthony Legge, Anne Stancliffe, Matt Dawson, Arthur Belimenco and Ben Squire.

12:00pm Sunday 9th January 2011

A BROMYARD butcher has featured on television thanks to a super-sized Scotch egg cook-off.

Assault was like 'boxer hitting punchball' - court

10:10am Friday 7th January 2011

A GUEST at a wedding party suffered fatal injuries after he was struck about the head like “a boxer hitting a punchball”, a jury was told.

Businesses boom as town bucks trend

Ledbury Reporter: From left: James Cable of teh Hop Pole Hotel, and Ray Whittaker and Carol Phillips of Oasis.

12:20pm Friday 31st December 2010

BUSINESS in Bromyard is bucking the national trend and going from strength to strength.

Carols in town

12:00pm Friday 24th December 2010

THERE will be a number of chances to enjoy Christmas carols in Bromyard tomorrow (Friday, December 24).

New scheme targets troublemakers

4:10pm Monday 13th December 2010

POLICE and licensees in Bromyard have joined forces to target troublemakers as part of a new scheme.






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