£50,000 programme to repair flood defences in Herefordshire completed

6:49am Thursday 21st August 2014

A £50,000 programme of work to repair flood defences in Herefordshire has been completed ahead of the winter months.

Worcester higher than national average for cot death

Ledbury Reporter: (4896893)

5:58pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

NEW statistics have shown seven babies born in Worcester between 2004 and 2012 died as a result of ‘cot death’.

Praise for Modern Medicine...

4:33pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

St Philip and St James' Church, Tarrington, will hold a thanksgiving service for medical services on Sunday, August 24, from 2.30pm.

Tug of War...

4:25pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

WINTOURS Green at Dymock will play host to a tug of war competition and family fun day, on Sunday, August 24, at 2pm.

First Time Farmers and fruit juice entrepeneurs to host ShackFest

Ledbury Reporter:

2:53pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A ONE-night ShackFest takes place on Sunday, August 24, at Shack HQ in Edwyn Ralph, near Bromyard.

'Send me to jail' - Hereford man's tax bill row

Ledbury Reporter: Wooding is due before Hereford Magistrat6es Court tomorrow for sentencing.

12:06pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A HEREFORD man told magistrates he would rather be “locked up” than pay his spiralling council tax bill.

A Second Developer Looks South in Ledbury.

12:03pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A SECOND developer has proposed building a major housing estate off the Leadon Way, to the south of Ledbury.

Bosbury Church, a focus for prayers after tragedy.

10:45am Wednesday 20th August 2014

BOSBURY Church remains open this week as a focus for local grief and meditation, following the tragic deaths of John and Anne Knott.

Tanzanian doctors to visit Hereford hospital

Ledbury Reporter:

10:27am Wednesday 20th August 2014

FEARS that Tanzanian medical staff, coming to work side-by-side with doctors at Hereford County Hospital, would not be granted visas, have been allayed with the first two visitors arriving this month.

Local teenager admits rape

Ledbury Reporter:

9:18am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A LOCAL teenager, formerly of Dymock but now living in Ledbury, has admitted raping a girl under the age of 13 twice, and of sexually assaulting another girl.

Herefordshire road still flooded - 10 months later

Ledbury Reporter: Bakers Lane in  Winforton has been under water for 10 months.

4:59pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

FLOODING is not a rare occurrence in Herefordshire, however one Winforton resident has been left “flabbergasted” by a local lane which has remained under water since last November.

Signed Cardiff City shirt on offer at Hereford charity ball for Help for Heroes

Ledbury Reporter: Registration services in market towns could be centralised to Hereford Town Hall

4:04pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A CHARITY ball will raise funds for Help for Heroes.

Next Year Pencilled In For Pool Improvements

3:42pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

LEDBURY people will have to wait until next year for a revamp of their swimming pool.

Hereford Skatepark recognised as one of the best in England by UK's number one female skateboarder

Ledbury Reporter: Harry While skateboarding at Hereford Skatepark. Pic: James Maggs.

2:39pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

HEREFORD'S skatepark has been recognised as one of the best in England by the UK’s number one female skateboarder.

Get Creative for the RSPCA...

2:01pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A Herefordshire business is encouraging youngsters to reveal their artistic talent as it teams up with the UK’s leading animal welfare charity.

Poets Path "threatened by Polytunnels".

1:27pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

LOCAL people with an eye on the area's literary heritage fear it could soon be hidden under rows of polytunnels, where poets once walked and dreamed.

Open garden event in Thruxton this Sunday

12:13pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

AN open garden event is to take place in Thruxton on Sunday.

Ross-on-Wye man avoids prison sentence after drinking four fish in Neck Nomination dare

Ledbury Reporter:

12:17pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A ROSS-ON-WYE father facing jail time for drinking four small fish as part of 'Neck Nomination' dare has been handed an 18-month conditional discharge.

Commemorative First World War memorabilia to go on display at Breinton Village Hall

Ledbury Reporter: There will be a display of First World War memorabilia at Breinton Village Hall on Sunday.

12:06pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

COMMEMORATIVE First World War memorabilia is to go on display at Breinton Village Hall on Sunday (August 24).

2gether NHS Foundation Trust AGM date set

Ledbury Reporter: 2gether NHS Foundation Trust offers safeguarding tips for mental health and wellbeing over Christmas

11:25am Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE county’s mental health care provider is holding its Annual General Meeting next month.

Fire in potato compactor on site of Herefordshire crisp factory

Ledbury Reporter: Firefighters extinguished the small fire last night.

9:54am Tuesday 19th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS spent around two hours tackling a blaze on the site of a county crisp factory on Monday afternoon.

Final Older Driver Day to take place in Ross-on-Wye next month.

Ledbury Reporter: Driver training expert Tina Lawrence discussing how to avoid accidents at one of the Older Driver Days.

8:37am Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE county's Institute of Advanced Motorists is holding its final Older Driver Day of the year next month.

New juice bar to bring superfood to Hereford

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5:56pm Monday 18th August 2014

HEREFORD’S first dedicated juice bar opened up last week – with a menu that includes shots of locally-sourced wheatgrass for the more adventurous health eater.

Hereford United - council promised "payment in full"

Ledbury Reporter: Hereford United FC v St. Neots Town FC. Southern League Premier Division.
Fans protest outside the ground before the match. 1432_12002 (9104184)

5:23pm Monday 18th August 2014

Phone offer hints at the club being ready to settle its debt with the council. Council says nothing changes ahead of a winding up hearing set for September 1

Full steam ahead at Kington Vintage Show

Ledbury Reporter: Three steam rollers take a trip down Kington's Church Street to treat residents at the The Garth Residential Home.

5:15pm Monday 18th August 2014

TRAFFIC jams in Kington had a vintage feel this weekend as ‘steamers’ briefly took over the roads.

Longtown and District Show hailed a success

Ledbury Reporter: A mad dash for the finish line during the dog races at Longtown Show in Herefordshire on Saturday. Photo: Chas Breton.

4:25pm Monday 18th August 2014

THE best of the county's rural culture was celebrated in the Golden Valley last weekend.

Home, to the town she loved...

2:55pm Monday 18th August 2014

THE ASHES of a former Ledbury lady, who was well known for her love of rescued greyhounds, are to be brought back and buried in the town she loved so much.

Volunteers ‘blitz’ litter-strewn Leominster park

Ledbury Reporter: Litter busters Andy Gibson, Linda Garrett, Felicity Norman and Jenny Bartlett at the Sydonia in Leominster.

2:15pm Monday 18th August 2014

WET weather did not stop a community litter squad from “blitzing” Leominster’s Sydonia park.

Fire stations could save on business rates to keep full-time cover in the county

Ledbury Reporter: Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service will be holding an open day in Ross-on-Wye on Saturday.

1:49pm Monday 18th August 2014

New measures proposed to save two crew 24/7 fire and rescue cover

Sunday bus users say Hay Ho! let's go

1:01pm Monday 18th August 2014

WITH bus routes getting cut across the county, a community consortium from Hay-On-Wye has saved a Sunday service to the border town.

Tales and Scribbles at Eastnor...

12:57pm Monday 18th August 2014

Budding young authors and artists have been flocking to Eastnor Castle this week for the new "Tales and Scribbles" event, in the castle grounds.

Reunion for former Twentys Holidays employees in Hereford

Ledbury Reporter: The former colleagues will recreate this photo – originally taken in 1982 – next Saturday.

12:03pm Monday 18th August 2014

MORE than 100 former colleagues from a Hereford company will reunite next weekend.

Falklands Medal Pride for HMS Ledbury Veteran

11:41am Monday 18th August 2014

A FORMER crew member of HMS Ledbury who helped to clear mines in the Falklands will now get to wear his campaign medal with pride, following a 30 year battle for recognition.

Leintwardine cake business scoops gold award

11:32am Monday 18th August 2014

A LEINTWARDINE cake business has struck gold with a product inspired by a popular Hereford tipple.

Ross-On-Wye man faces jail for fishy Neck Nomination video

Ledbury Reporter: Wooding is due before Hereford Magistrat6es Court tomorrow for sentencing.

11:24am Monday 18th August 2014

A ROSS-ON-WYE man faces jail time for swallowing four small fish as part of ‘Neck Nomination’ video.

Eardisley Village Show date set for Bank Holiday Monday

10:41am Monday 18th August 2014

A COUNTY village is set to showcase the best of its community at its annual show on Bank Holiday Monday (August 25).

Ledbury Lady Pedals for Greyhound Rescue.

10:27am Monday 18th August 2014

A Bromsberrow lady says she is very proud to have taken part in a national cycle challenge on behalf of Greyhound Rescue West of England (GRWE).

Emotional wellbeing advice on offer in Hereford's High Town this week

Ledbury Reporter: 2gether NHS Foundation Trust offers safeguarding tips for mental health and wellbeing over Christmas

9:05am Monday 18th August 2014

STAFF from 2gether NHS Foundation Trust's Let’s Talk service will be on hand on Wednesday (August 20) to offer support to anyone struggling with mental health issues.

Valuable school bell stolen from garden near Bromyard

6:33pm Friday 15th August 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after an antique school bell was stolen from a garden in Whitbourne, near Bromyard.

Canoeists rescued from River Wye in Hereford

Ledbury Reporter:

4:47pm Friday 15th August 2014

FIRE crews were needed on the River Wye in Hereford this afternoon.

Emergency crews called to the River Wye in Hereford

Ledbury Reporter: Police searched for a missing elderly woman in Haugh Woods.

4:19pm Friday 15th August 2014

THE emergency services have been called to the River Wye in Hereford this afternoon.

Police Counters to Close in September

4:04pm Friday 15th August 2014

THE front counters at all the market town police stations in Herefordshire are

Herefordshire parents to save £2m from free lunch scheme

3:24pm Friday 15th August 2014

PARENTS in Herefordshire will save almost £2m because of the free school lunches, according to the Department for Education.

History weekend explores Picturesque movement and longbow archery

2:54pm Friday 15th August 2014

A ONE-day study day on Herefordshire's Picturesque movement is to be held as part of Aardvark Books' history weekend.

Town told to pay for Herefordshire Council's signs...

2:32pm Friday 15th August 2014

A DEMAND for money for new signs to Herefordshire Council's own car parks has been described as "absolutely appalling" and "out of order" by outraged town councillors.

Hereford firm rolls out the black carpet at the Albert Hall

Ledbury Reporter: The Albert Hall, before the team from Wyvern Flooring got to work.

12:34pm Friday 15th August 2014

A HEREFORD flooring firm have been rolling out the black carpet for the rich and famous at London’s Albert Hall for the last four years.

Ledbury's bins to be made in Germany.

12:02pm Friday 15th August 2014

HEREFORDSHIRE Council has confirmed that new black bins for county residents will be made in Germany, not the UK.

Homelessness is a "real issue" in Herefordshire

Ledbury Reporter: Homeless Young Man Sleeping (9343230)

11:40am Friday 15th August 2014

A NEW youtube video lays out in simple terms how Hereford’s homeless can help get a roof over their heads.

Two GP surgeries set to shut

Ledbury Reporter: Still time to nominate Worcestershire NHS staff for award

11:32am Friday 15th August 2014

Two rural branch surgeries could close because they don't have doctors to work in them.

Pembridge Insulation firm raise money for Air Ambulance

11:14am Friday 15th August 2014

MORE than 200 friends, family and staff at Pembridge’s Kingspan Insulation helped raise £1,000 for Midlands Air Ambulance last month.

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