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The Royal Three Counties Show, Malvern

Bob and Bea were invited by The Countess of Darnley JP, the President of The Royal Three Counties Show, Malvern to attend the Opening and Awards Ceremony followed by lunch in the President’s tent.  Long Service Awards were presented by Lady Darnley to a number of people who have worked in the agricultural industry.  Apart […]

Reception at the Officers’ Mess, Credenhill

Bob and Bea were invited to a reception at the Officers’ Mess,  22nd Special Air Service Regiment by The Commanding Officer and Officers on the evening of Thursday 13th June.  They spoke to present and past serving officers.  It was a very enjoyable evening.  

Visit to Hereford Futures

On 13th April Bob was invited by Major General Ted Willmott CB, OBE to the office of Hereford Futures and he was given an outline of the remit for Hereford Futures and the present and future structure of the organisation.  He was then taken on to the site of the Old Cattle Market and was […]

Herefordshire Volunteers of the Year Awards 2013

Bob and Bea attended the HVOSS Herefordshire Volunteers of the Year Awards 2013 on Monday 10th June at the Three Counties Hotel.  The Awards were very kindly sponsored by allpay.  It was a wonderful evening where very special Herefordians were recognised for their stirling and selfless work as volunteers. The Volunteer of the Year Award […]

Recital at St Mary’s Church, Welsh Newton

Bob and Bea attended a mixed Recital at St Mary’s Church, Welsh Newton, sung by Angela and Paul Badley on the evening of Sunday 2nd June.  It was very well attended by local people from the Borders Benefice.  Drinks and canapés were served in the interval and were generously supplied by Fay Visser, Gill Freeth […]

A Service of Thanksgiving to celebrate the Sixtieth Anniversary of the Coronation of Here Majesty the Queen

On Sunday 2nd June both Bob and Bea attended a Service of Thanksgiving to celebrate the Sixtieth Anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty the Queen at Hereford Cathedral by kind invitation of Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Herefordshire, The Countess of Darnley and the Dean of Hereford Cathedral, The Very Reverend Michael Tavinor.  Also […]

Welsh Newton Plant and Home Produce Sale

On Saturday 1st June, Bob attended the Welsh Newton Plant and Home Produce Sale at Dr Michael and Mrs Visser’s home.  It was well attended and Mrs Visser was ably assisted by local volunteers.  The money raised was in aid of the Parish of Welsh Newton and Llanrothal.

Annual Meeting of Herefordshire Council

Bob attended the Annual Meeting of Herefordshire Council at the Shire Hall, Hereford on Friday 24th May.  At the Meeting Councillor Olwyn Barnett was re-elected as Chairman of Herefordshire Council and Councillor Chris Chappell was elected as Vice Chairman.  The new Leader of the Council was named as Councillor Tony Johnson.  TheMeeting and lunch was […]

The Installation of the 632nd Mayor of Hereford, Councillor Philip James Edwards

Bob and B attended the Installation of Councillor Philip Edwards as the 632nd May of Hereford and Mrs Bobbie Hadley as the Mayor’s Mayoress on Monday 20th May.  Councillor Len Tawn was elected as Deputy Mayor and Vice Chairman of Hereford City Council for the coming Municipal Year.  The Mayor announced the appointment of his […]

Bob sounding the horn for the start of the race

Hope Valley Run

Bob sounded the horn to officially start the 2013 Hope Valley Run at Woolhope on Sunday 19th May.  The race is a 6 mile multi-terrain run through scenic Herefordshire countryside which includes woodlands, fields and ash paths with road at the start and finish.  The first Hope Valley Run was organised by Ronnie Scully in […]