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Royal Visit – HRH The Countess of Wessex – Wednesday 25th April

The County was honoured by the presence of HRH The Countess of Wessex and was greeted by the Lord Lieutenant, the Dowager Countess of Darnley, who then presented HRH to a number of county dignitaries and their partners. Air Vice Marshall Mike Smart escorted HRH to the “Weeping Window” display of ceramic poppies that had been set […]

Grand Opening of the Bromyard Heritage Trail – Sunday 22nd April

The High Sheriff was asked to be dressed in full 18th century Court Dress for this great fun occasion. Bromyard have devised a Heritage trail from the Heritage Centre via St. Peter’s Church, the Alms houses and the Falcon Hotel (that was part of the carrier/coach and mail system when the horse was the only […]

The Declaration of David Price as High Sheriff of Powys – Saturday 21st April

Laura and I attended the declaration ceremony of David Price as High Sheriff of Powys at the Strand Hall in Builth Wells. Each Bailiwick does these ceremonies a little differently but all require the incoming High Sheriff to swear an oath written in English that is not entirely clear. Before I was swore my own […]

Music Pool Business Forum Event – Friday 20th April

The High Sheriff attended a function aimed at raising awareness in the local business community of this wonderful charity which is “dedicated to providing chances for people of all ages and abilities to make all sorts of music together, because it is one of the most powerful ways to improve people’s lives and well-being, and […]

Hope At St. Michael’s 1st Year celebration – 19th April

Laura and I attended the celebration of the 1st Anniversary of the cooperation agreement between Hope Support Services and St. Michael’s Hospice. Hope Support Services,  http://www.hopesupport.org.uk/, is a charity that started in Herefordshire but aims to develop nationally. It offers support serves to young people who have a loved one who is seriously ill or worse. […]

Service of Dedication to Commemorate the Fallen of the Falklands War of 1982, Ross-on-Wye on 14th April

The High Sheriff attended the service of dedication to commemorate the Fallen of the Falklands War in 1982. Three soldiers are remembered. Private Timothy Jones, 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment Guardsman Gareth Griffiths, 1st Battalion Welsh Guards Guardsman Colin Parsons, 1st Battalion Welsh Guards. The service took place in the Market Place where those assembled […]

Declaration of Nat Hone as High Sheriff on 13th April 2018

Declaration of Nat Hone as High Sheriff on 13th April 2018

    On 13th April in the High Court in Hereford, Thomas Nathaniel Hone made his declaration to take over the role of High Sheriff of Herefordshire from the Reverend Lady Lisvane in front of the Right Honourable Sir Andrew McFarlane and many distinguished witnesses.