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The Chief Fire Officer for the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Fire and Rescue Service picked us up from home on the East of the County. The programme had us getting to Peterchurch on the West of the County in 15 minutes. This would have been optimistic even with the excitement of a blue light. However, the […]
At the invitation of Cassian Roberts, High Sheriff of Worcestershire, we accompanied him and Jane, his wife, on a visit to Long Lartin prison. Long Lartin is a Category A men’s prison. Prisons are categorised A to D and A is for those considered to be the most dangerous. The links are to Wikipedia entries […]
We were invited to attend a memorial service for Anne Frank which took place at Saxon Hall, Hereford as part of a Jewish religious service for the Herefordshire and Gloucestershire Liberal Jewish Communities. Most of the service was conducted by Rabbi Anna Gerrard in the hall but the part dedicated to Anne Frank took […]
Having attended the Spring concert of the Herefordshire Schools Brass and Concert Bands (see earlier report), I was keen to know more about music in Hereford schools. So I visited their office on June 6th at Lugwardine Court, outside Hereford and was told more about what they do by Cliff Woollard, Managing Director and Roger Wiebkin , Learning […]
Councillor Harry Bramer was installed as the new Mayor of Ross, the past Mayor, Nigel Gibbs having come to the end of his Mayoral Year. The Rector for Ross-on-Wye led the assembly in prayer. The Town Clerk formally announced the election of Councillor Bramer as Mayor and the new Mayor repeated his Declaration of Office. While the […]
The High Sheriff was invited to attend this forum where Celia Cundale JP, chair of the Herefordshire Forum introduced two speakers from the National Probation Service (NPS) and the Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC). The Police gave an update on the context of violent crime in Hereford City. Sadly drugs are a big driver. CRC gave […]