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Centenary Service of Evensong for the Herefordshire Federation of Women’s Institutes

I attended this service on 9th February in Hereford Cathedral.  The Dean took the service and gave the sermon.  As always, the service was enhanced by fine singing by the cathedral choir. The many branches of the WI in Herefordshire were represented and their record of providing educational opportunities for women and cohesion and support […]

Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service- Herefordshire Medals and Awards Ceremony

This is an important annual event, which this year was postponed due to flooding.  It was held in the Hereford Town Hall in the presence of the Lord Lieutenant, the Dowager Countess of Darnley and hosted and organised by Nathan Travis, Chief Fire Officer and Chief Executive. The event is a chance to mark the […]

Visit to The Craven Arms Islamic Centre

  Although not in Herefordshire, the mosque in Craven Arms is probably the nearest one to our county so Lucy and were delighted to be able to visit it with High Sheriff of Shropshire, Dr Josh Dixey, and his wife, Di, on 1st February. We were received by the Imam, Sohayb Peerbhai, who has been […]

Visit to HMP Prison Stoke Heath

As there are no prisons in Herefordshire, we took the chance to visit Stoke Heath Prison with the High Sheriff of Shropshire, Dr Josh Dixey on 1st February.  We were the guests of John Huntington, the Governor. HMP & YOI Stoke Heath is a Closed Category C Adult male and Young Adult site with a […]