On your marks...

12:30pm Friday 4th November 2011

THE Inner Wheel Club of Malvern is hosting an evening of ferret racing in Colwall Village Hall tonight (Friday, November 4), at 7.30pm.

Getting ready for adventure

Ledbury Reporter: Alex Cupper, aged seven, Angela Waller, last year's chairman of the friends, and MP Bill Wiggin.

1:00pm Saturday 22nd October 2011

NORTH Herefordshire MP Bill Wiggin visited Colwall on Saturday, October 15, to officially open a new adventure playground at the Downs Malvern preparatory school.

Teach your dog to behave with sheep

9:00am Saturday 22nd October 2011

A DOG training course for owners who walk their pets on the Malvern Hills will aim to prevent sheep worrying.

Know your apples at Colwall

Ledbury Reporter: Dee Jones of Colwall Orchard Group with (from left) Lucy Copeland, aged four, Jamie Dixon, seven and Nina Copeland, seven.

10:10am Friday 14th October 2011

IT will be apples all round when Colwall Orchard Group holds a special day devoted to the fruit tomorrow (Saturday, October 15).

Yoga sessions benefit hospice

Ledbury Reporter: Yoga teachers, from left, Alix Jones, Judy Metcalfe, Lilly Stanley and Jo Harper with Peter Flagg, who is a governor at the hospice.

12:00pm Friday 30th September 2011

ST Richard’s Hospice has benefited to the tune of more than £700 after six local yoga teachers joined forces to run a fund-raising summer school.

Man hospitalised after cow attack

3:43pm Thursday 8th September 2011

A MAN was airlifted to hospital after he was injured in a freak cow accident near Cradley this morning (Thursday).

Film show celebrates railway

10:00am Saturday 3rd September 2011

THE 150th anniversary of the railway coming to Colwall, Ledbury and Hereford will be celebrated with a special film evening at Colwall Village Hall on Saturday, September 24.

All are looking forward to garden party

3:30pm Friday 19th August 2011

A COLWALL residential home will be opening its doors for a garden party this Sunday (August 21).

"Children have a wonderful time" - Ofsted report

Ledbury Reporter: Noah Bramhall, Lucy Copeland, Jack Goodyear, George Carswell-Charles (front), Marsha Emery, Finlay Wilson, enjoy a teddy bears’ picnic.

11:30am Sunday 7th August 2011

CHILDREN at Bright Sparks, Colwall’s pre-school, had a special reason to celebrate when it received a good Ofsted report.

Get to know the area on foot

4:00pm Friday 8th July 2011

A GUIDED walk around Colwall and Ledbury takes place tomorrow (Saturday, July 9).

Colwall festival will benefit community and families

10:00am Friday 8th July 2011

THE first Colwall Family Music Festival takes place this Sunday, July 10.

Pupils create walkway over flooded path

10:00am Friday 24th June 2011

WHEN nothing was done to clear the flooded path between their main school site and playing fields, practically-minded students from The Downs Malvern College constructed their own boardwalk to navigate the hazard.

Celebrating spring in the orchards

4:10pm Friday 6th May 2011

COLWALL residents celebrated spring on Sunday, May 1, with a blossom picnic.

Hospital death was natural, says coroner

2:20pm Friday 18th March 2011

A COLWALL woman who had suffered with dementia for three years died at Hereford County Hospital, an inquest heard.

Residents fear noise disturbance from Big Chill

9:15am Friday 18th March 2011

COLWALL residents fear they could be subjected to loud music until 5am if a licensing request for this year’s Big Chill festival is approved.

Shop and eat to help cancer cause

11:50am Sunday 13th March 2011

MACMILLAN Cancer Support is holding a spring shopping and brunch event at Colwall Village Hall on Thursday, March 17.

Bells will ring out at village

11:00am Friday 25th February 2011

CHURCH bells will peal for nearly three hours in Colwall to celebrate 125 years of bellringing in Herefordshire.

New site sought for tree of life

1:20pm Friday 18th February 2011

COLWALL Rotary Club is searching for a new site for its annual Tree of Light.

Electric bikes are part of greener group's initiative

Ledbury Reporter: Robin Coates with an electric bike.

8:50am Wednesday 9th February 2011

PARTS of Malvern could become greener thanks to the work of an environmental group.

Two new Conservators wanted

9:00am Saturday 15th January 2011

MALVERN Hills Conservators are looking to appoint two new members.

Get wassailing to wake up the trees

11:00am Friday 14th January 2011

COLWALL Orchard Group is organising an evening of the traditional pastime of wassailing tomorrow, Saturday, January 15.

Joyful tidings benefit air ambulance

10:10am Sunday 12th December 2010

THERE will be joyful tidings on Tuesday, December 14, when Colwall Singers perform their Christmas concert.

Singers cause a stir with new CD

3:00pm Friday 10th December 2010

TWO local singers have helped record a CD that has been causing a stir in the classical music world.

Get your cards at library

1:00pm Friday 10th December 2010

VOLUNTEERS from Save the Children will be selling charity Christmas cards at Colwall Library tomorrow (Saturday, December 11) from 10am to 1pm, and 2pm to 4pm.

Show off your brain at village quiz

11:00am Sunday 14th November 2010

THE annual Colwall village quiz is taking place in the village hall next Friday, November 19, starting at 7pm.

End of an era as water bottling stops

Ledbury Reporter: Dr John Harcup with one of the last bottles of Malvern Water.

1:00pm Friday 5th November 2010

ONE of the last bottles of Malvern Water to come off the production line at Colwall was this week handed to water cure historian Dr John Harcup.

Rapper through to talent show semi-final

Ledbury Reporter: Bb in action. Picture by Andrew Benge.

12:00pm Friday 5th November 2010

RAPPER Benjamin Blake from Colwall has made it through to the semi-final of a major music talent contest.

Health and safety campaigner bags lifetime award

9:23am Tuesday 26th October 2010

A VETERAN health and safety worker from Colwall has received a lifetime achievement award for his dedication to keeping people safe.

Railway bridge is on the agenda

8:10pm Sunday 12th September 2010

HEREFORDSHIRE councillors are to hear tomorrow (Monday, September 13), if any problems have arisen following the reopening of the Colwall railway bridge a year ago.

Meeting will launch village map

7:10pm Saturday 11th September 2010

THE Colwall Village Society is launching a new map of the village at a meeting later this month.

Dishwasher fire at Colwall

7:10pm Friday 10th September 2010

A COLWALL woman was given first aid following a dishwasher fire at her home on Monday morning (September 6).

Jenny leaps into space for Alzheimer's

Ledbury Reporter: Jenny Hallam

9:50am Friday 3rd September 2010

A DAREDEVIL teenager from Colwall will be jumping out of a plane from more than 10,000 feet tomorrow (Saturday, September 4) to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society.

Historic buildings open their doors

8:30am Sunday 29th August 2010

MANY of the area’s most intriguing and historically significant buildings will be opening their doors especially next weekend as part of the national Heritage Open Days 2010 event.

Guides celebrate movement's centenary

1:00pm Friday 30th July 2010

GIRL Guides from Ledbury, Colwall and Bromyard will be joining hundreds of their counterparts from Worcestershire and Shropshire this weekend to celebrate the centenary of the movement.

Scarecrow festival a great success

4:10pm Sunday 25th July 2010

A SCARECROW festival in Colwall raised a fantastic £800 for charity last weekend.

Grass-cutting to be continued

5:10pm Saturday 24th July 2010

COLWALL Parish Council has decided to continue the existing grass cutting regime on Colwall Green.

Fun with the teddy bears

Ledbury Reporter: Lucas Recordon (age 4), Sophie Bocking (4) and Martha Lorraine (3) enjoy Bright Sparks pre-school’s teddy bears picnic.

1:20pm Friday 23rd July 2010

THE Bright Sparks pre-school group held a teddy bears' picnic at the Colwall Library playground on Friday, July 16).

Fun dog show

3:50pm Friday 16th July 2010

A FUN Dog Show is being held in at Brockbury Hall in Colwall at 6.30pm tomorrow (Saturday, July 17).

Colourful characters will be around Colwall on Sunday

3:10pm Friday 16th July 2010

A SCARECROW festival in Colwall will raise money for a disabled education centre this weekend.

"Lost" artworks on show at school

1:46pm Tuesday 15th June 2010

A COLWALL school was the venue as a collection of work by an influential English artist went on display for the first time in 20 years.

Entertainment for all at village funday

5:00pm Saturday 29th May 2010

THERE will be something for everyone when the village of Colwall holds a fun day this Bank Holiday Monday (May 31).

Local employers win safety awards

10:10am Saturday 29th May 2010

TWO local businesses have been recognised in the 2010 RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) Occupational Health and Safety Awards.

Gardens are open to visitors

9:10pm Friday 28th May 2010

TWO beautiful local gardens are open this weekend under the National Gardens Scheme.

Practice your circus skills at school fair

Ledbury Reporter: Heather Bassett, friends of Colwall Primary, with Richard Love, Alice Locer and Jessica Bassett, both aged seven.

9:34am Friday 28th May 2010

JUGGLERS and clowns will be some of the attractions at the Colwall primary school summer fete, on Saturday, June 12, which this year has a circus theme.

Education centre set for conference

9:34am Tuesday 25th May 2010

COLWALL-based Beacons Development Education Centre is set to hold its annual conference from 10am-4.30pm on Saturday, June 5.

Future and its conflicts are subject of conference

2:40pm Saturday 22nd May 2010

COLWALL-based Beacons Development Education Centre is set to hold its annual conference from 10am to 4.30pm on Saturday, June 5.

Bells ring out across village in first-ever peal

9:00am Friday 21st May 2010

THE bells rang out across Bosbury yesterday (Thursday) in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the first ever peal of the Bosbury Bells.

Friends of artist meet in Colwall

6:50am Sunday 2nd May 2010

THE next meeting of the Friends of Dame Laura Knight Society is on Friday, May 21, in Colwall Village Hall at 7.30 pm.

Jumble wanted for sale

4:03pm Friday 30th April 2010

THE Royal British Legion women’s section is holding a jumble sale at the Legion Club in Crescent Road, Colwall at 2pm on Saturday, May 8.

Crews called out for kitchen fire

8:56am Tuesday 13th April 2010

FIRE fighters were called out to a kitchen fire at a house in Brockhill Road, Colwall, on Saturday evening, April 10.

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