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Hereford College of Arts Graduation Ceremony

The High Sheriff, Mr Bill Jackson Esq., attended the Hereford College of Arts Annual Graduation and Awards Ceremony at Hereford Cathedral.   There were over 100 students who gained BA (honours) and Master’s degrees in Jewellery Design, Blacksmithing, Photography, Graphic and Media Design and Fine Art.   All the degrees were validate by the University […]

Suvla Barracks

At 8.30am, The High Sheriff attended a breakfast at the Hereford Local Army Reserve Centre, Suvla Barracks, Harold Street.   The 6 Rifles Recruitment team illustrated the benefit of Reserves, followed by a Jobs Fair.   “It brought back memories of when I was commissioned into the Hereford Light Infantry in 1964, which were 5 […]

YSS Charity, Worcester

The High Sheriff, Mr Bill Jackson Esq., visited the headquarters of the charity YSS at Worcester and was shown around by Susanna McFarlane.   This gave him a further insight into their work, where they have 30 years experience of providing community based support services for children, young people, adults and families who are vulnerable, […]

Special Air Service 75th Anniversary

The High Sheriff, along with Gilly Handley, attended the Special Air Service Regiment  75th Anniversary, Stirling Lines, Credenhill.   What a fantastic day.   The weather was kind and the informal hospitality made it a most enjoyable day.

Hereford in Bloom

The High Sheriff, Mr Bill Jackson Esq., attended the Hereford in Bloom, including a lunch with judges.   Peter Hill as Chairman and the committed have done a fantastic job in keeping the city in full bloom.

West Mercia Police Cadets

The High Sheriff, Mr Bill Jackson Esq., attended the West Mercia Police Cadets Hereford Detachment Passing Out Parade 2016, at Hinton Community Centre.   There were over 30 cadets on parade, all in uniform.   They were a credit to the community in which they carry out voluntary work.

Tour of Fire Stations

Directed by Chief Fire Officer Nathan Travis, the High Sheriff, Mr Bill Jackson Esq., and his chaplain, Canon John Simpson, were taken on a tour of Leominster, Hereford and Peterchurch Fire Stations.   He would like to thank CFO Nathan Travis and Group Commander Richie Jordan for their kind hospitality and what was a most interesting afternoon, […]

Canon Pyon Fete - July 16

Canon Pyon Fete

The High Sheriff, Mr Bill Jackson Esq., opened the fete at Canon Pyon, with Gillian, which took place at the Bengough’s Great House, set in 5 acres of gardens.

Longlands Care Home

The High Sheriff, Mr Bill Jackson Esq., had a tour of Longlands Care Farm.   It was a thoroughly enjoyable evening, especially talking with the CSO’s.   The photograph shows the High Sheriff with the prize winner.

Herefordshire Summer School Games

The High Sheriff, Mr Bill Jackson Esq., attended the opening ceremony for the Herefordshire Summer School Games at the Hereford Leisure Centre.   It was attended by schools throughout the county and sponsored by Sainsburys.