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Members of the Ross Rifles with Bob

The Granting of the Freedom of the Town of Ross-on-Wye to The Rifles

Bob was invited to attend the Official Ceremony of the Granting of the Freedom of the Town of Ross-on-Wye to The Rifles on Saturday 13th July and then exercising that freedom on the day. In attendance were:  HM Lord Lieutenant of Herefordshire, The Countess of Darnley JP; The Mayor of Ross-on-Wye, Councillor Chris Bartrum and […]

Visit of HRH The Earl of Wessex

On Friday 12th July Bob and Bea were present for the visit to Hereford of HRH The Earl of Wessex.  HRH visited the Hereford Academy where he was presented to the Principal John Sheppard by Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Herefordshire The Countess of Darnley JP.  He was then shown round different departments of the […]

High Sheriff’s Garden Fete

Bob and Bea hosted a Garden Fete on Sunday 7th July in aid of St Mary’s Church Welsh Newton.  Members of the PCC provided teas in the marquee and games in the garden as well a few stalls run by local people selling clothing, antiques, furnishings and plants.  The local community were invited and we […]

Guests enjoying the garden

Lunch Party

Bob and Bea hosted a lunch party for 100 people, including family, friends and dignitaries from across Herefordshire and Gwent.  Guests enjoyed a wonderful performance of extracts from The Canterbury Tales performed by RADA students.    

High Sheriff's Garden Party

High Sheriff’s Garden Party

Bob and Bea hosted a Garden Party at their home on Friday 5th July and were pleased to welcome people from across the County.  It was a very happy afternoon with perfect weather and a gathering of about 200 people from every corner of Herefordshire and beyond. During the afternoon Ray Hunter from the Hereford […]

Bea and Mrs                     chatting to HRH The Prince of Wales

Dinner with HRH The Prince of Wales

On 1st July, Bob and Bea were invited to attend a private dinner given by HRH The Prince of Wales at his Welsh home in order to foster the developing partnership between the Hereford Cathedral Perpetual Trust and the Houston Museum of Natural Science, USA.  

Lady Darnley presenting the Award

Presentation of Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service to Herefordshire Growing Point

On Thursday, 4th July Bob attended the presentation of the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service to Herefordshire Growing Point at Holme Lacy College.  The Chairman, Laura Hone introduced HM Lord Lieutenant of Herefordshire, The Countess of Darnley JP to the assembled guests and talked about the charity. Herefordshire Growing Point aims to improve the quality […]

Herefordshire Summer Sainsburys School Games

Bob attended the annual Herefordshire Summer Sainsburys School Games which was held at the Hereford Leisure Centre and at Wyeside, the Cathedral School’s playing fields.  Schools from across the County took part with in excess of 1,200 pupils attending, competing in Rounders, Cricket, Tennis, Golf Extreme, Orienteering, Rounders, Boules and Athletics.  Denise Strutt, Chair of […]

Matins at St John the Baptist’s Church, Llanrothal

Bob and Bea attended the annual service which is held at the church at Llanrothal which is now redundant and is on the North bank of the Monnow.  The church was full and the congregation enjoyed a picnic afterwards.

Visit to the High Sheriff of Gloucestershire

Bob attended a Reception given by the High Sheriff of Gloucestershire The Hon Hugh Tollemache, held at Stow-on-the-Wold on Friday the 28th June.  Bob was delighted to meet many people from across both Counties.