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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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.

Terrific picture. Small plane makes emergency landing in Herefordshire field

7:06pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

TERRIFIC picture tweeted by South Herefordshire police of a small plane that made an emergency landing in a field in Herefordshire.

Why we are calling for a better system to warn when the Malvern Hills' famous springs are contaminated

Ledbury Reporter: ALERT: The Malvern Gazette is calling for a better system to alert people about the condition of the hills' famous springs

6:20pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE Malvern Gazette is calling for a system to better alert people about contamination of the Malvern Hills' famous springs and wells.

Talk on the end of the First World War to be given

Ledbury Reporter: World War One poppies to be planted across Bushey

4:37pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE end of the First World War, one century on from the start of the conflict, will be the theme a learned talk, given to a Ledbury audience.

Home Front Drama

Ledbury Reporter: A five-year project will highlight the impact of the First World War and its aftermath on Craven communities

4:19pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

JOHN Masefield High School students and the Ledbury Amateur Dramatic Society are joining forces to bring a wartime drama to life.

Holiday Entertainment

4:07pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

THERE will be a screening of the cartoon action adventure, Justin and the Knights of Valour, at Ledbury's Market Theatre on Friday, April 25, at 7pm.

A Life Lesson from Easter Eggs

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3:19pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

EASTER eggs will take on a rather different meaning for youngsters at Busy Bees pre-school in Ledbury.

TB Skin Test Frustrations

1:44pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

LEDBURY'S MP, Bill Wiggin MP believes the skin test for TB in cattle is not working properly and is costing farmers money.


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8:01am Friday 11th April 2014

THE blind man attacked at knife point is still a prisoner in his own home after being left unable to go out.

'S-owl-fie' for comedian Bill Bailey at wild bird hospital opening

Ledbury Reporter: Don't forget to Tweet-twoo: Comedian Bill Bailey's 'selfie' picture with great grey owl Saliska. (s)

5:56pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

FUNNYMAN Bill Bailey could not resist grabbing his mobile phone and taking a 's-owl-fie' when he opened the new hospital at the International Centre for Birds of Prey (ICBP).

The Dinosaur that Came to Town

Ledbury Reporter: GIANT: The crane on site

4:30pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

IT arrived on Sunday, like a long-necked dinosaur from Jurassic Park, and only stayed until Tuesday when, its work all done, it lumbered away from Ledbury forever.

Time standing still for Ledbury clock repairs

Ledbury Reporter: Browning Institute

12:48pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

TIME seems to be standing still for repairs to Ledbury's town clock, which is believed to have been the target of an air-gun sniper.


12:20pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

FEARS that the top end of St Katherine's car park could be closed for a fortnight, for a crane to work on the Master's House project, have proved to be unfounded, thanks to speedy work.

Film night

Ledbury Reporter: Steve Coogan and Judi Dench in Philomena. Picture by Picture: PA Photo/Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment One.

9:40am Tuesday 8th April 2014

THERE will be a Flicks in the Sticks screening of "Philomena" at Bosbury Parish Hall on Friday, April 25, at 7.30pm.

Funding will maintain art venue's project work

9:34am Tuesday 8th April 2014

OLDER people in Herefordshire will soon benefit from a range of drama and dance projects after the county's centre for the arts received a generous grant.

Historic egg hunt

Ledbury Reporter: A Great British Charity Easter Egg Hunt!

9:30am Tuesday 8th April 2014

TREASURE hunting in the grounds of castle will be the theme of Easter fun at Eastnor.

Flowers of Hope

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9:13am Tuesday 8th April 2014

THE RECENT weekend's fundraising by Marie Curie Team Ledbury put £1405 into the charity's coffers, a figure which is being described as "a fantastic sum" by organisers. The volunteers wore bright yellow hats, wigs and scarves outside Tesco supermarket, where daffodils were on sale for donations to the Marie Curie cause.

Bluebell Date

4:39pm Monday 7th April 2014

THE gardens of Bosbury House, Bosbury, will be the venue for a bluebell walk on Monday, May 5, from 2pm to 5pm.

Easter Catwalk

4:21pm Monday 7th April 2014

BOSBURY Parish Hall will host a fashion show on Thursday, April 24, from 7pm.

Easter treasure

4:11pm Monday 7th April 2014

THE FRIENDS of the Beauchamp Arms pub in Dymock have organised an Easter Treasure Hunt, to take place on Monday, April 21.

Older drivers get in gear

3:58pm Monday 7th April 2014

MATURE motorists who have lost a little confidence behind the wheel are fortunate if they live in Ledbury

Don't forget to register to vote for May's elections in Worcester and for the European Parliament

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11:19am Monday 7th April 2014

PEOPLE in Worcester are being reminded to make sure they are registered to vote in time to take to the polls next month in combined city council and European parliament elections.

Enjoy Souvenirs of the Sixties

10:34am Monday 7th April 2014

LEDBURY Community Choir presents Souvenirs of the Sixties at the town's Market Theatre on Friday and Saturday, April 11-12 with a concert showcasing iconic images of the period alongside many memorable songs.

Hunt for Heroes at Eastnor Castle

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12:35pm Friday 4th April 2014

A MUCH-loved family treasure hunt will commemorate our fallen heroes and mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

People treated for smoke inhalation after fire

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8:37am Friday 4th April 2014

THREE people were treated for smoke inhalation after a fire near Ledbury.

Songs for Spring

Ledbury Reporter: The group were treated to a talk about Chetham's School of Music in Manchester.

4:45pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

LEDBURY Choral Society will raise the rafters of St Michael and All Angels Church on Saturday, April 26, from 7.30pm.

Teaching a robot bad ways

4:22pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

THERE will be a screening of the quirky cult movie, Robot and Frank at Ledbury's Market Theatre on Wednesday, April 9, at 10.30am,

Set in Stone

3:47pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

LEDBURY and District Civil Society will meet next for its AGM on April 25, at 7.45pm in the Burgage Hall, Church Lane.

Sport Relief Success

3:27pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

RECENT Sport Relief fund-raising at Ledbury Primary School raised a grand total of £422.47.

Get Crafty

2:33pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

WELLINGTON Heath people can get crafty and make new friends at the same time.

Full Council Date

2:28pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

THE NEXT meeting of the full Ledbury Town Council will take place on Thursday, April 17, from 7.30pm, in the Market House.

On the Nail...

2:12pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

PLANNING permission is being sought for beauty treatment rooms, including for a nail technician, at Bank House, Bank Crescent, in Ledbury.

A Blooming Success

12:44pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

DYMOCK'S annual spring fayre and daffodil weekend is being hailed as an success by organisers.

Hospice Talk

4:40pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

PRESTON Social Group will meet next on Tuesday, April 8, at 2pm, in Dymock Parish Hall, when a talk will be given on St Michael's Hospice.

Store Collects for Food Bank

1:42pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

LEDBURY'S Food Bank is being supported by a High Street store, as demands for its services show no signs of slowing down.

Ledbury police officer charged with two counts of misconduct

Ledbury Reporter: Ledbury police officer charged with two counts of misconduct

12:46pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

A LEDBURY-BASED police officer has been charged with two counts of misconduct in a public office.

Crane to use St Katherine's car park, Ledbury, for several weeks

11:53am Tuesday 1st April 2014

THE TOP end of St Katherine's car park will be closed for several weeks, to allow a crane to be used for the Master's House project.

Four jailed for "industrial scale" metal thefts

4:18pm Monday 31st March 2014

FOUR men have been jailed for their part in an "industrial scale" criminal conspiracy to steal large amounts of metal from across the Midlands.

Fashion show is fundraising success for Dymock playgroup

3:21pm Monday 31st March 2014

A FASHION show and shopping evening at the Happy Turtles Playschool in Dymock, near Ledbury, raised £180 to help pay for a new allotment.

Police meeting in Ledbury on Monday

12:09pm Monday 31st March 2014

A PUBLIC meeting where Ledbury residents can meet members of the town’s policing team will be held at the town council office in Church Street from 7pm on Monday, April 7.

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