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Hereford Cathedral

The High Sheriff, Mr Bill Jackson Esq., attended a service at the Hereford Cathedral on the eve for the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme.

WW1 Centenary Fundraising Concert

The High Sheriff, Mr Bill Jackson Esq., attended the WW1 Centenary fundraising concert commemorating the Battle of Jutland and the Battle of the Somme, 1916.   It was held at St Michael’s and All Angels Church, Ledbury with world renowned organist, Jennifer Bate and trumpeter Crispian Steele-Perkins.   It was  a wonderful evening of music.

WW1 Commemoration - June 16

Herefordshire WW1 Commemoration

The High Sheriff, Mr Bill Jackson Esq., along with Gillian, attended the WW1 Commemoration Parade in Ledbury, having attended the briefing the previous day.   This was held in the town centre with the band of the West Midlands Fire Service, Units represented from HMS Ledbury with their guard of honour, and cadets from all […]

Royal National College

The High Sheriff, Mr Bill Jackson Esq., attended a meeting at the Royal National College for the Blind, with a tour of all it’s facilities.

Hereford Cathedral School - June 16

Hereford Cathedral School

The High Sheriff, Mr Bill Jackson Esq., attended the Hereford Cathedral School, in court dress, to make the declaration of the school’s vote in the UK referendum, to remain in or to leave the European Union.   The school voted to remain in.

Visit to the County Court

The High Sheriff, Mr Bill Jackson Esq., visited the County Court along with his Chaplain, Canon John Simpson, by the kind invitation of Judge Daniel Pearce-Higgins at The Shire Hall, Hereford.   It gave them an insight into the workings of the court and although our legal system is under tremendous pressure, he believes that […]

Longland Care Farm - July 16

Longland Care Home

The High Sheriff, Mr Bill Jackson Esq., had a meeting at Longhands Care Farm with Julia Evans to discuss the renovation of the Stable Block.

Flag Raising Ceremony

The High Sheriff, Mr Bill Jackson Esq., attended a Flag Raising Ceremony at the Shire Hall where the Armed Forces flag was raised.

Royal Three Counties Show

The High Sheriff of Herefordshire, Mr Bill Jackson Esq., along with Gillian Handley attended the Royal Three Counties Show, beginning with the Opening Ceremony at 10.30am.   Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, opened the three day event and presented long service awards.  There was fine weather while the Princess was at the show, and […]

The Cart Shed, Norton Canon

The High Sheriff of Hereford, Mr Bill Jackson, Esq., visited The Cart Shed at Norton Canon which provides opportunities to learn rural skills and gain qualifications.   It is a wonderful organisation working under canvas in the middle of a lovely wood offering basket making, coppicing, greenwood crafts, grading courses and woodland activities.   They […]