Shock as Ludlow Arts Festival is axed

Ledbury Reporter: A spectacular fireworks display in the grounds of Ludlow Castle ended the festival.

10:08am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE group which came to the rescue of Ludlow Arts Festival has thrown in the towel after just two years.

Broadlands Primary to move on to Aylestone site

9:47am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AYLESTONE Business and Enterprise College will be home to Broadlands Primary School as soon as September if plans to physically join the two schools go through.

Sweet taste of success At community shop event.

Ledbury Reporter: FREE SAMPLES - for Megan Williams, aged 13.Photograph by Jan Long.

9:42am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

The Shop at Bromsberrow recently celebrated national chocolate week by holding a themed day for its customers.

Wrong Signal Claim Over Danger Road.

9:03am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

PIXLEY and District Parish Council say that Herefordshire Council is sending out the wrong signal over a road where motorists regularly break the speed limit, often by 30mph or more.

Live Full-time: Slough Town 2 Hereford United 0

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

7:28pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Two Ed Smith goals earn Slough the points and end Hereford's unbeaten run.

Herefordshire has a new Lord

Ledbury Reporter:

4:17pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Sir Robert Rogers is awarded a peerage for meritorious public service

Hereford subway attack allegation - 18-year-old cautioned

Ledbury Reporter:

1:45pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

18-year-old woman receives a caution for wasting police time over an allegation that saw part of Hereford city centre sealed off for much of Friday

Herefordshire charity boss stands accused of African child sex crimes

Ledbury Reporter:

1:33pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A CHARITY boss from Herefordshire lured street children back to his overseas home where he sexually abused them, a court heard today.

Mum calls for toy glow stick to be recalled

Ledbury Reporter: Jacob Pridham had a glow stick sword which exploded in his face. His mum Mandy wants to warn other parents. 1443_6001 (11696029)

5:35pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A MUM has called for a toy sword from a Hereford store to be recalled after she said it exploded in her son's face.

Heroin addict given community order after punching man to floor

Ledbury Reporter: Hereford Crown Court at the Shirehall.

5:20pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A HEROIN addict has been given a community order for punching and pushing a man to the ground in Hereford.

Newent MP Praises Businesses.

2:53pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Newent's MP, Mark Harper, recently visited two successful local businesses.

Decision on a licence that re-opens Hereford's Left Bank due this week

Ledbury Reporter: Hereford's Left Bank is set to re-open in November. 1403_4003

12:26pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Showcase venue shut since 2010 ready to return if new opening hours can be agreed

Housing Application Received for the South of Ledbury.

Ledbury Reporter:

11:50am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A DEVELOPER has submitted a planning application for 321 homes to the south of Ledbury.

Fire crew free locked-in baby

Ledbury Reporter:

11:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A ROSS-ON-WYE mother went through the traumatic experience of accidentally locking herself out with an 18-month-old baby in her home this morning.

Three stuck in Lyonshall lift

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11:39am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THREE people were stuck in a lift in Lyonshall for around an hour yesterday morning, and had to be freed by the fire service.

Lugwardine teenager in fundraising bid for trip to Kenya

Ledbury Reporter: Millie Manning is off to Kenya in 2015 to represent Girlguiding Herefordshire. . 1442_10001. Photo: James Maggs.

6:12am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A LUGWARDINE teenager is preparing for the biggest adventure of her life – representing the county in a girlguiding community project in Kenya next year.

Hospital trust and PFI partner reach agreement on drive towards "significant improvements"

Ledbury Reporter: The County Hospital, Hereford.
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5:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

Months of negotiations between Wye Valley NHS Trust and Mercia Healthcare confirmed as reaching agreement on improvements to key service areas.

Hereford United pizza row

Ledbury Reporter: Image for Purley PizzaExpress

5:17pm Monday 20th October 2014

POLICE were called to a restaurant following reports of "aggressive behaviour possibly involving Hereford United players".

Cross border health care inquiry comes to Hereford

Ledbury Reporter:

3:06pm Monday 20th October 2014

Welsh Affairs Committee wants "front line" evidence of issues around cross-border health care.

Herefordshire Council to consider borrowed money bid for Hereford's Three Elms trading estate

Ledbury Reporter: Hereford Shirehall

1:08pm Monday 20th October 2014

Bid expected to go to cabinet for approval next month to meet a market value pitched at between £1.75m-£1.85 million.

Three taken to hospital after wind brought down Mud Runner finish line

Ledbury Reporter: Mud Runner competitor. Photo by Colin Baldwin Photography

2:32pm Monday 20th October 2014

A RUNNER and two spectators were taken to hospital after a freak gust of wind brought down a timber finish line at a popular Mud Runner event.

Cycle challenge hampered by injured shoulder

Ledbury Reporter: Chris Greaves with Haven fundraiser Lesley Leach

5:37pm Monday 20th October 2014

A CYCLIST had to call on the help of his wife after a bike ride challenge was hampered by an injured shoulder.

Spooky toll bridge take-over for Halloween

Ledbury Reporter: Hope Support Services aim to make it a spooky Halloween for Herefordshire motorists.

5:12pm Monday 20th October 2014

MOTORISTS might be in for a shock when they cross the Whitney-on-Wye toll bridge for Hallowe'en, with a local charity taking over the crossing in full fancy dress next weekend.

Art Workshop In Wellington Heath.

4:33pm Monday 20th October 2014

LEDBURY Art Society is sponsoring a watercolour workshop, to take place Saturday November 15, at Wellington Heath Memorial Hall, from 10am to 4pm.

Apple growing and cider making traditions celebrated in Herefordshire

Ledbury Reporter: Leominster Apple Festival.
Councillor Peter Ellis with a Japanese variety of apple called 'Jumbo'. 1443_2002 (11682919)

4:33pm Monday 20th October 2014

HEREFORDSHIRE'S tradition of apple growing and cider making has been celebrated over two weekends of events across the county.

Southend Concerns

4:06pm Monday 20th October 2014

HEREFORDSHIRE Council contractor was praised at a recent PACT meeting for the "excellent job" it carried out recently, in sweeping the Southend.

Clash over "dog bags"

2:47pm Monday 20th October 2014

A DIFFERENCE of opinion has arisen among councillors as to whether or not the town council should give away free bags for dog waste.

Search for medals to mark 100 years since Gallipoli battle

Ledbury Reporter: The back of the medal

2:40pm Monday 20th October 2014

A MILITARY museum is hoping to gather 100 medals to mark the centenary of a First World War battle.

Little Princess Trust AGM

2:23pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE Little Princess Trust is holding its Annual General Meeting on Saturday, November 22 at 11.30am.

Field Notes Comes To Ledbury...

2:20pm Monday 20th October 2014

LEDBURY Poetry Festival's artistic director, Chloe Garner is urging local audiences to make the most of an intriguing "cross genre" event at the Market Theatre.

Work underway on school's new £1.25m maths centre

Ledbury Reporter: Clive Richards and Nigel Griffiths

1:57pm Monday 20th October 2014

WORK is well underway on a £1.25m maths centre at John Kyrle High School.

Man trapped unconscious for nine hours in overturned car after crash

Ledbury Reporter: Emergency services work to free the man from the overturned car near Weobley.

11:34am Monday 20th October 2014

A CAR crash victim, who was trapped unconscious in his overturned car for almost nine hours overnight, was found in a ditch near Weobley after an unorthodox rescue mission.

Hand-turned furniture at Vowchurch market

1:31pm Monday 20th October 2014

TOP seasonal produce will be on offer at the Vowchurch Country Market on Saturday from 10am to midday at Vowchurch Village Hall.

Donkeys help raise money for cancer research campaign

Ledbury Reporter: L- R: Charlotte Sullivan, Debbie Hutchinson, Lee-Michelle Lambert and Aled Gunstone, with donkeys Peter and Mo, and Lola the dog. Photo by Caz Holbrook Photography.

11:56am Monday 20th October 2014

DONKEYS dressed in wigs and tutus helped raise almost £400 for a cancer charity campaign.

Local hands make light work of grape harvest.

Ledbury Reporter: HARVEST HOME - for a bumper grape yield at Coddington Vineyard.

11:18am Monday 20th October 2014

IMAGES taken at a grape harvest last week might have come from the middle of France, but in fact the location was Coddington Vineyard, near Ledbury.

Fashion show at Hereford school to raise funds for county charity

10:58am Monday 20th October 2014

A CHARITY fashion show is set to bring glamour back to a Hereford school this week.

Pet inspired charity shop raises £8k in first year

10:53am Monday 20th October 2014

A DISABLED woman has raised £8,000 for a charity which saved her pet from a puppy farm.

Historian to talk at Ross bookshop event

Ledbury Reporter: Juliet Barker

10:32am Monday 20th October 2014

AN acclaimed historian will be in Ross talking about her new book which covers the Peasants Revolt of 1381.

Local writer's studies in "devotion, death and dissection".

10:08am Monday 20th October 2014

BROMESBERROW novelist, Keith McCarthy hopes his 13th novel will be extra lucky, and be the best seller he has dreamed of.

Leominster Festival annual general meeting to take place this weekend

Ledbury Reporter: Positivity needed

9:42am Monday 20th October 2014

THE Leominster Festival annual general meeting is to take place this weekend.

Delay in Naval Visits for Ledbury.

9:26am Monday 20th October 2014

LEDBURY people will have to wait patiently for more than one year before they get to roll out the red carpet again, for the crew of HMS Ledbury.

Wind farm would be "devastating" for Herefordshire borders

Ledbury Reporter: The four wind turbines would be located near the Offa's Dyke corridor, an area famed for its beauty and history.

7:00am Monday 20th October 2014

THE window for objections to a controversial wind farm on the Herefordshire border closed today – with one of Britain’s conservation heavyweights weighing in on the debate.

New website aims to boost communication with parishioners in Holmer

Ledbury Reporter: New website for Holmer & Shelwick Parish Council.
from left, Ward Councillor Sally Robertson with parish councillors Mark Millmore & Dawn Arbuthnott.1442_8001
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6:11am Monday 20th October 2014

A COUNTY parish council is reaching out to its residents in an interactive new website – and hopes it could help with recruiting more councillors.

Hereford woman takes on challenge of a lifetime in memory of her dad

Ledbury Reporter:

4:38pm Sunday 19th October 2014

ONE Hereford woman will have a cause close to her heart as she takes on the challenge of a lifetime.

Weston's Cider is GREAT - says government

Ledbury Reporter: Helen Thomas, with Weston's Cider staff, will feature in a nationwide campaign promoting 'GREAT' businesses.

6:22am Sunday 19th October 2014

MANY Herefordians will tell you that Weston’s cider is great, and it seems that the UK Government agrees.

Haunted by reality

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5:49am Sunday 19th October 2014

LOCAL author Phil Rickman has left Herefordshire for the Cotswolds, but it's a change of location for his new novel, not a permanent move.

Deli delivers on china plates

4:16pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A DELI in Hereford is putting a home touch on its corporate catering, serving up its sandwiches on white china plates.

Leominster’s St Edfrith Celebrations to take place next weekend

12:31pm Saturday 18th October 2014

LEOMINSTER is set to celebrate St Edfrith in a series of events this weekend.

Charity gig launches new Values Board

11:33am Saturday 18th October 2014

A BENEFIT gig in remembrance of a young girl, killed in a 2007 hate crime, is aiming to change the ‘FACE’ of acceptance in this county, and act as a springboard for a new Herefordshire Values Board.

Unexpected find in attic uncovers poems from early 1900s written by Garway woman

Ledbury Reporter: Edith Barrell celebrating her 100th birthday with family and Roger Thomas as a young boy.

8:02am Saturday 18th October 2014

AN unexpected find in an attic has untapped a secret slice of Herefordshire's history.






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