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Annual St John Ambulance Carol Service

We were invited by the President, Lady Darnley CStJ, to attend this service in St Martin’s Church, Hereford.  It was led by the Chaplain-Designate, Bishop David Thomson, assisted by the Chaplain, the Revd Martin Loveless and the Ven Ron Hesketh, National Chaplain & Almoner, the St John Fellowship.  The organist was John Eden. It was […]

Parliamentary Elections Returning Officer

One of the official duties reserved for the High Sheriff is to declare the election results as Returning Officer for the county, if he or she wishes to do the job.  I did, so attended at the invitation of the Herefordshire Council Chief Executive, Alistair Neill at the counting station in the Hereford Leisure Centre. […]

Attending Hereford Crown Court

I was invited to attend Court by His Honour Judge Daniel Pearce-Higgins QC when he was hearing a sexual assault case.  I sat in on the second morning of the trial, which was held in the Number 1 Court in the Hereford Shirehall, a Grade II* Listed building by Robert Smirke. Daniel briefed me on […]