Businessman bankrupt as property sale turns sour in the courts

Ledbury Reporter:

10:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Tony Hamed says he'll fight a bankruptcy order made over a continent spanning case that went as far as the UK Supreme Court

Baby died after delayed emergency birth

Ledbury Reporter:

11:01am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A HOSPITAL boss told an inquest there were lessons to be learned after a newborn died following a delayed emergency birth in Hereford.

Vegan way proves a hit in Hereford

Ledbury Reporter:

11:34am Thursday 23rd October 2014

AS someone who once found it hard to fit in five fruit and veg in a week, nevermind a day, I could never have imagined that my name would find itself on a vegan restaurant booking form.

Ghouls, ghosts and fireworks for half-term with Trust

7:51pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE National Trust in Herefordshire has a packed programme of autumnal activities starting at the weekend with Croft Castle’s ‘Hallowe’en Spooktacular’. This family event promises fun for everyone, with pumpkin carving, face painting and broomstick making. There will also be a spooky family trail where you can find out more about ‘The ghosts of Croft’, which runs throughout the half term holiday.

Lord Fox, of Leominster in the county of Herefordshire, introduced to House of Lords

Ledbury Reporter: Chris Fox was introduced as Lord Fox, of Leominster in the county of Herefordshire, yesterday.

5:20pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A FORMER Leominster Grammar School pupil was officially introduced to the House of Lords as a Liberal Democrat peer this week.

Election in Ledbury

Ledbury Reporter: STANDING FOR ELECTION - Andrew Warmington.

4:11pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A NEW town councillor for Ledbury will be elected on Thursday, November 6.

Who's bright idea was this? Firms complete endurance challenge in foul weather for charity

Ledbury Reporter: TOP TEAM: Jaga Heating

4:01pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A LEDBURY heating company proved hot stuff when it took part in a charity endurance challenge.

Mikado Christmas at Bosbury

Ledbury Reporter: BAOS to perform picnic concert for Basingstoke Festival

3:54pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

BOSBURY Players will present Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Mikado" at Bosbury Parish Hall in December.

Farmers' Market

3:42pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THERE will be a Farmers' Market at Bosbury Parish Hall on Saturday, November 15, from 10.30am to noon.

Halloween Fun at Prince Rupert Green.

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

3:21pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A WICKEDLY fun time will be had by all at the "Halloween on the Green" community event on a Ledbury estate.

Shopkeeper thanks customers as he retires after 44 years of trading in Kington

Ledbury Reporter: Cliff Hodges is retiring & closing his menswear shop in Kington after 44 years.
Cliff with wife Sally & grandaughter Holly Hodges. 1443_10001 (11842722)

2:28pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A SHOPKEEPER is retiring after 44 years serving the people of Kington.

Car engine fire in Malvern

Ledbury Reporter: Fire on stairs in St Leonards flats

2:54pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A CAR engine caught fire in Roman Way, Malvern, yesterday (October 23).

Woman stripped and threw trousers at police officer - now she must pay him compensation for 'shock'

Ledbury Reporter: Cells at Worcester Magistrates' Court are closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays

2:02pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A WOMAN stripped in front of police and threw her tracksuit trousers at an officer was called an 'idiot' by a judge who then awarded the officer compensation for 'shock'.

Washing machine catches fire in Hereford house

Ledbury Reporter: Fire Engine (11715962)

1:40pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A WASHING machine that caught fire in Hereford last night needed a Hereford fire crew to put out the blaze.

Villagers left without broadband for more than six weeks


1:35pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A WOMAN is at the end of her tether after having no broadband for more than six weeks.

Two cars crash on A449 near Ledbury

Ledbury Reporter: Emergency services attended a crash in Horderley yesterday.

12:48pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

TWO cars crashed on the A449 near Ledbury this morning but no-one was injured.

Ledbury Bonfire Cancelled.

Ledbury Reporter: Burning politicians in Lewisham - Guy Fawkes fun or 'immature and aggressive'?

11:22am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A LONG Ledbury tradition has been broken, because this year there will be no Town Bonfire Party at Ledbury Park.

Link road set for 2015 start date

9:33am Thursday 23rd October 2014

WORK on Hereford’s Link Road has been given a Spring 2015 start date, after a public inquiry this week ruled in its favour.

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.

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.

Recreation Ground Improvements

5:06pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A SUM of over £10,000 is to be spent by Ledbury Town Council to improve facilities at the Recreation Ground.

Lanterns made ahead of fireworks night on Hereford's Castle Green

Ledbury Reporter:

4:32pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CHILDREN have been busy making lanterns that will light up Hereford's Castle Green.

Malvern and Ledbury first day at school reception classes 2014 are in this week's paper

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4:06pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

On Friday the Malvern Gazette/Ledbury Reporter publishes its souvenir special celebrating the first day at school for local children.

Newent motorcyclist seriously injured in crash near Gloucester

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2:57pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A 30-year-old man from Newent was taken to hospital with serious injuries after his motorcycle was involved in an accident on Monday evening.

"Deliberate" draining of canal causes huge disruption on waterways

Ledbury Reporter: EMPTIED: Locks on the Worcester and Birmingham Canal were drained.

2:41pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE draining of a canal in Worcester which caused a “major inconvenience” for narrowboat users was most likely deliberate, according to the Canal and River Trust.


2:22pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MOVING images from the First World War will feature at a special "Flicks in the Sticks" screening, at Bosbury Parish Hall.

Mother "bought medicine illegally on internet" - jury hears

Ledbury Reporter: Mary Kidson leaving Hereford Magistrates Court  where she was accused of three counts of poisoning a girl between 2010 and 2013.   Richard Vernalls/PA Wire

12:18pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MOTHER accused of poisoning her daughter got the medication illegally on the internet before her treatment was backed by a Belgian specialist in hormone therapy, a jury has been told.

Parkway WI AGM

10:55am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE next meeting of Parkway WI will take place on November 11, and will be the AGM.

Leadon Bank OAP party's a real hit

Ledbury Reporter: REMEMBERING MARGARET - Hilary Jones, Barbara Langlois and Anne Bradshaw.Picture by Jan Long.

10:48am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

MORE than sixty local people attended a "posh" tea party at Leadon Bank to remember Margaret Eaton, a stalwart of the Evergreen Club for local pensioners.

Horror stories of the pets whose owners don't care

Ledbury Reporter:

10:45am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CALLOUS pet owners have abandoned almost 250 animals in Worcestershire this year – and a recent spate of kittens being dumped is only adding to this shocking statistic.

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.

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

Ledbury Reporter: Fire Engine (11715962)

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.

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