Petition against transforming Hereford pub into flats submitted to council

Ledbury Reporter: Petition handed over against the proposal to turn the Nell Gwynne pub into flats.
from left, Nell Gwynne customer & CAMRA member Michael Hughes hands the petition to Councillor Mark Hubbard. 1437_10001 (10256209)

4:49pm Saturday 20th September 2014

THE fight to save a Hereford pub from being turned into flats has gathered momentum after a petition bearing more than 200 signatures was handed to Herefordshire Council.

Evening of 'glitter and glamour' to raise funds for Leominster Museum

6:45am Saturday 20th September 2014

AN evening of "glitter and glamour" in Leominster is set to raise funds for the town's museum.

"Bean bag" birthing centre proposed for Hereford County Hospital

Ledbury Reporter: Wye Valley NHS Trust faces an uncertain future

2:46pm Friday 19th September 2014

New centre offering the principles of home birth is part of a near £3.5m pitch for charity funding.

Herefordshire Council bullying row - another group leader claims no knowledge of allegations

Ledbury Reporter: Herefordshire Council has made a joint application to extend Three Elms Trading Estate.

11:32am Friday 19th September 2014

More "no recollection" answers over hushed up bullying and harassment allegations

More foreign workers needed to do farm work unemployed and "lazy" Brits won't do

Ledbury Reporter: AGRICULTURAL SCENE: An image of ploughing in fields near Salwayash from the Echo’s book

12:49pm Friday 19th September 2014

MORE migrant workers are needed to pick crops because Britons do not have the required work ethic.

Herefordshire Council - no debate on the future for cabinet

Ledbury Reporter: Hereford Shirehall

10:38am Friday 19th September 2014

Full council won't get to debate the abolition of cabinet when it meets next week. The next opportunity comes in December.

Ledbury faces a week of traffic disruption as roads close

Ledbury Reporter:

2:21pm Friday 19th September 2014

LEDBURY town centre is set to be “sealed off” every evening for five days as vital work to resurface roads is carried out.

Gold After Adversity.

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Ledbury in Bloom Committee, Vice Chairman, Margaret Thomas, Secretary, Julia Boyle and Chairman, Sharon Maiden in the Walled Garden at Ledbury (10435810)

12:21pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE STILL small but determined Ledbury in Bloom team had to work as volunteer road sweepers this year, because of council cuts; but they found that the streets were paved with gold.

Disruption Fears Over Top Cross Closure.

12:17pm Friday 19th September 2014

COMPLICATED diversions will encircle Ledbury every evening until midnight for almost one week, because of the closure of the key town centre junction, at Top Cross.

Hereford DJ makes Play debut

Ledbury Reporter: Themed Christmas party nights

10:53am Friday 19th September 2014

HEREFORD DJ and promoter Guy di Guy will play a new weekly set at Play Nightclub next week.

'Virtual wards' set for both sides of the border

9:53am Friday 19th September 2014

‘VIRTUAL wards’ and community-led services are the future for public services in Powys amid £70 in budget cuts, with the council leader this week declaring traditional methods dead.

Meeting over the future of Kington's economy

9:45am Friday 19th September 2014

THE latest subject in a series of discussions over Kington’s future - how to create a vibrant economy in the town - will be debated at a meeting on September 30.

London exhibition for former Hereford student

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9:33am Friday 19th September 2014

A FORMER student at Hereford College of Arts, Luke George, in collaboration with Elizabeth Rose, was the winner of last year's Griffin Art Prize, and the duo are currently presenting their first solo exhibition at West London's Griffin Gallery.

Top fire service salaries revealed ahead of vote on cutting 999 cover

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

2:58pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Holders of five top posts collectively paid nearly £536,000 over 2013-14 financial year, while fire authority councillors claimed £52,000 in expenses.

Opponents "vindicated" by MPs slamming Herefordshire Council's incinerator deal

Ledbury Reporter: WASTE DISPOSAL: Sita UK says its factory expansion will divert up to 200,000 tonnes of waste from landfill every year

12:18pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Critics offer a "told you so" response to findings by a key parliamentary committee.

"Hushing up" row goes to the heart of who runs Herefordshire Council and how

Ledbury Reporter: Hereford Shirehall

10:52am Thursday 18th September 2014

Councillors claim to have been kept in the dark over the handling of bullying and harassment allegations.

Herefordshire Running Festival gets set for the starting line

Ledbury Reporter:

10:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

HEREFORDSHIRE’S first running festival is ready for the off - with the Hereford Times right behind it. This Sunday the festival brings a marathon back to the county after 13 years.

Fundraiser for Hereford's Rose Tinted Rags

Ledbury Reporter: The evening will raise funds for Rose Tinted Rags.

10:07am Thursday 18th September 2014

AN evening of entertainment in Hereford is to raise charity funds.

Worlds apart

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2:24pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A NEW book by former Hereford Cathedral School student, Harriet Curtis-Lowe, is published today and would, she says, never have seen the light of day had it not been for an operation forcing her into inactivity.

Lion-hunting Maasai warriors to perform in Herefordshire

Ledbury Reporter: The Osiligi Maasai Warrior Troupe.

12:54pm Thursday 18th September 2014

LION-hunting Maasai warriors from Kenya are coming to Lyde Court next month to give a demonstration, not of their hunting, but of traditional song and movement.

French accordion "star" headed for Hereford

Ledbury Reporter: Logo for Fantastique French Tutor

11:18am Thursday 18th September 2014

Special charity night for Rose Tinted Rags

MP delighted by falling jobless totals.

10:17am Thursday 18th September 2014

LEDBURY'S MP, Bill Wiggin, says he is "delighted" by falling jobless figures in his constituency.

Get 2gether to Mark World Mental Health Day in Hereford

Ledbury Reporter: The GET 2gether is to take place on Friday October 10.

9:35am Thursday 18th September 2014

A ‘GET 2gether’ is being held in Hereford to mark World Mental Health Day.

First Time Farmers shine spotlight on agricultural industry – and Herefordshire

6:02am Thursday 18th September 2014

THE best of Herefordshire has been on show in the popular Channel 4 series First Time Farmers.

Herefordshire Council hushes up bullying allegations

Ledbury Reporter: Hereford Shirehall

1:16pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Council gets official backing for refusing to disclose details of settlement and severance payments relating to bullying allegations.

Herefordshire Council - MPs slam incinerator plan

Ledbury Reporter: Herefordshire Council has made a joint application to extend Three Elms Trading Estate.

9:53am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Key Commons committee criticizes £90 million paid out for a facility still to be built that could soon be outdated.

Is another Costa on the way to Hereford?

Ledbury Reporter: Costa Coffee looks to open branch in Shildon

11:57am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A COFFEE chain could be about to open its third branch in Hereford.

Arctic memories in Wellington Heath

5:01pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A MAN who has walked on the top of the world will give a talk at Wellington Heath's Memorial Hall.

Country and Western for Charity

10:47am Wednesday 17th September 2014

THERE will be a fund-raising Country and Western evening at Ledbury Town Football Club on Saturday, September 20, from 7.30pm.

Firefighters host rally to save fulltime 999 cover in Herefordshire

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

10:46am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Major Hereford event ahead of fire authority vote on cutting full time fire and rescue cover at Hereford fire station

Play a part in international festival

Ledbury Reporter:

10:02am Wednesday 17th September 2014

The Courtyard is inviting female performers to audition for a role in an exciting new community production of Women’s Words as part of the international festival Afrovibes.

The Amazing Morgan

Ledbury Reporter: The Amazing Morgan

6:25pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Herefordshire magician Morgan Price is off to Bournemouth next week where she has been booked to perform at the International Brotherhood of Magicians British Ring Convention.

Poison plant scare: Hereford girl rushed to hospital after 'game'

Ledbury Reporter:

11:53am Tuesday 16th September 2014

TRADING standards is warning sellers to ensure plants are labelled clearly after a child suffered a hallucinogenic experience after ingesting part of a leaf in her grandmother’s garden.

Farmers' Market Date

4:50pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THERE will be a Farmers Market at Bosbury Parish Hall on Saturday October 17, from 10.30am to noon.

Surgeries in Herefordshire to encourage awareness of bike security and cyclist safety

Ledbury Reporter:

4:22pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

MORE than 250 bicycles have been stolen in Herefordshire in the last year.

Neighbour Watch Leader Needed?

4:07pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

NEIGHBOURHOOD Watch groups in Ledbury could be brought together under a single co-ordinator.

Sleeping Rough in Ledbury

3:39pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THERE have been reports that someone is sleeping rough at night in the Walled Garden, adjacent to Ledbury Parish Church.

Legion Seeks New Faces

3:27pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE Ledbury Branch of the Royal British Legion is seeking new faces, as committee members or officers.

Tyrrells scoops nine golds at Great Taste Awards

Ledbury Reporter: Tyrrells has scooped nine gold awards at the Great Taste Awards and has now won a total of 64 in 12 years. from left, Mark Brocklehurst (popcorn production manager), Hannah Smith (telesales operative), Sian Mills (planning assistant). 1438_3001. Photo: Ja

12:21pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE proof is in the Herefordshire potato if Tyrrells' recent success is anything to go by.

The Skills of St Michael's...

Ledbury Reporter: SEW AND TELL: With the St Michael's Crafts Club

10:22am Tuesday 16th September 2014

PARISHONERS at Ledbury Church were certainly not hiding their lights under a bushel last weekend, as they put their skills on show for a good cause.

Macmillan Coffee Morning at Cafe

9:45am Tuesday 16th September 2014

DELILAH'S Cafe in New Street, Ledbury, will hold a fund-raising coffee morning for Macmillan Cancer Support on Friday, September 26, from 9am to 11am.

Woman airlifted after getting her arms caught in farm machinery

Ledbury Reporter:

8:59am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A WOMAN has suffered multiple breaks to her arms following an accident involving farm machinery.

Young woman's arms crushed in farm machinery

Ledbury Reporter:

8:21am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A WOMAN has suffered multiple breaks to her arms after an accident involving farm machinery in Herefordshire.

Tributes paid to VW fan who died suddenly last month

Ledbury Reporter: Nickie Hill, left, with Liv Owen at this year's Dubstock event.Photo: David Griffiths.

6:45am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A FITTING tribute will be paid to an “inspiring” VW fan who died suddenly last month.

Hereford United - Council u-turn on chasing £65,000 owed

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

6:02pm Monday 15th September 2014

Council joins club's creditors, but will discuss deferring payment if it gets sole responsibility for developing the Edgar Street ground.

Herefordshire Learning Disability Community Games hailed a success

Ledbury Reporter: Community Games at The Point 4.
from left, Ashley Penton, Laura Walne & Jodie Gorle enjoying a game of hockey. 1437_9001 (10254581)

5:34pm Monday 15th September 2014

HEREFORD played host to the county's second community games for adults with learning disabilities last week.

Open evening at Megan Baker House to show charity's good work

4:59pm Monday 15th September 2014

AN open evening at a county charity will give local people an insight into the work it does.

Inspirational Programme For Ledbury Primary Youngsters

4:53pm Monday 15th September 2014

A PROGRAMME inspired by the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics was launched at Ledbury Primary School this week.

Free pass to try Halo facilities as part of National Fitness Day next week

3:56pm Monday 15th September 2014

A FREE seven-day pass is on offer to Herefordshire's Halo leisure centres to celebrate National Fitness Day.

Llowes Court Garden fund raiser for ECHO

3:29pm Monday 15th September 2014

MORE than £2,000 was raised for a Leominster-based charity at a garden event.






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