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Lingen, a place of sparkling water, is a Herefordshire village in the wooded hills of the Marches on the border between England and Wales. Situated in the north-west corner of the county it lies just over five miles from the Welsh border. The parish includes the hamlets of Birtley, Limebrook and Willey. 

Lingen village offers not only a Chapel, Church, Public House and Village Hall, but also gives visitors the opportunity to sample stunning countryside walks with truly splendid views.   

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PLEASE NOTE: POSTERS ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTED FOR UPLOADING. 

 

NEIGHBOURHOOD DEVELOPMENT PLAN PAGE...  Border-Neighbourhood-Plan-Regulation-16-V3-1.pdf for additional documents please see NDP page.

 

Winter News from Ward Councillor Carole       November 2017 update KNIGHTON & DISTRICT ROTARY CLUB...

 

Christmas stamps are now available at Lingen sub post office!  Please use the Lingen letterbox to send all your post and Christmas cards.  The P.O. and resource centre will be closed for the Xmas & New year bank holidays.

 

Lingen Village Hall AGM returned Trevor Pritchard as Chair, Mary Pettitt as Hon. Treasurer (until a permanent applicant is in situ) and Jane Roberts as Hon. Secretary. Mrs Sally Barnett has kindly agreed to become a trustee ...we wish them all well in their terms of office. The following trustees have stood down Mrs Julia Murray, Miss Judith Phillips & Mr Trevor Joseph who were all thanked by the Chair for their hand work and unstinting support of the hall.  The next AGM is on 12.11.18.  11.17

 

Annual General Meetings:  Resource Centre Thursday 30th Nov 12noon and Gardening Club (& Social) Tuesday 5th Dec 7.30pm. 

 

Get up to £140 off your electricity bill for Winter 17/18 under the Government's Warm Home Discount Scheme for full details...Keep Herefordshire Warm Homes Discount 2017 PR.pdf

 

Harrys Page... especially designed with 15(ish) year olds in mind.  Do pay it a visit and find out why Harry is hosting a page here on 'lingenweb'. 

 

Last chance to have your say on the Revised Constituency Boundaries for Herefordshire... close date 11.12.17

 
Heads Up! In case anyone intends using the A49 between Church Stretton and Craven Arms be aware of some potentially  lengthy night time diversions over the next few months....A49 Road Drainage Work Details...

 

 

Starting out with Collograph Printmaking with local Printmaker Dru Cole Saturday 13th Jan 10am-4pm 2018

Day school suitable for beginners and improvers at the village hall.  

Collographs are an accessible, affordable and environmentally friendly printmaking technique that can produce really exciting results.  In this workshop you will be learning and experimenting with some of the techniques and processes of Collograph printing which will enable you to produce a number of prints.  To book enrolonline.wea.org.uk  or T:0300 303 3463 quoting course code C3125703 - £43 includes materials.

 

Lingen Stitchers & Needling Along sewing groups are at the hall on alternative Mondays 10-4.   Both groups welcome new members, please contact Mary 01568770920 for Lingen Stitchers and Carole 01547 530951 for Needling Along.

 

Carpet Bowls  will be at the hall every Thursday evening from 7.30pm (apart from away games) .  This is a fun and inexpensive evening with a break for a cuppa and chat.  Do come along if you’d like a try out. New members welcome.  Richard 01544 267508. 

 

Coffee Mornings at the hall Thursday 11-12.30 on 7th & 21st Dec. and then on Jan 4th & 18th.

 

Teddy Tots pre school toddler group every Tuesday 9.30-11am.  A small friendly group which very much welcomes new faces.  Lots of toys, painting etc. £2 per family.  Christmas Party Time!  Tuesday 19th Dec 11-1 in the main hall.  No Teddy Tots on 26th Dec or 2nd Jan.

 

Lingen Flix Friday 8th December 7.30pm

'THE TIME OF THEIR LIVES 

Determined to gatecrash her ex-lover's funeral on glamorous French hideaway Ile-de-Re, former Hollywood siren Helen (Joan Collins) escapes her London retirement home with the help of Priscilla (Pauline Collins), a repressed English housewife stuck in a bad marriage. Pooling their limited resources, they hit the road together by coach, ferry, car and foot in a race to get to the funeral on time, becoming entangled in a love triangle with a reclusive Italian millionaire (Franco Nero) along the way. On this unforgettable journey, they find true friendship in one another - and have the time of their lives.  It's never too late for a second chance!   More...

Daily Mail "This year's most hilarious feel-good film!"
Woman's Weekly "BRILLIANT"
 

Kington Choral’s Winter Concert includes choral music by Handel/Britten/Vaughan Williams on Saturday 25th Nov. St Mary’s, Kington.  Earlybird tickets only £10 online at  www.kingtonchoral.org.uk and from outlets No.25 Delicatessen (Kington), Courtyard Antiques (Presteigne), Central Stores (Eardisley), Ye Olde Steppes (Pembridge).

 

Christmas Fair at Aardvark Books Brampton Bryan Sunday 10th Dec 10-3  Antiques, jewellery, vintage, crafts and Christmas gifts to choose from, as well as Christmas craft sessions for the children, with Annie Thompson. Live music, refreshments available.

 

Presteigne Scouts September onwards - Beaver Scouts for boys & girls aged 6-8 years and Cub Scouts for boys & girls aged 8-10 years. T:01544 267859 E: fiona.preece23@gmail.com

 

Lingen Gardening Club will be at the hall for their AGM & Social on Tuesday 5th Dec. 7.30pm.  No meeting in January. Annual membership fees are due on Tuesday February 6th 2018 which will be £10per annum.  Talks incur an additional charge of £1 for members and £4 for non members.  Garden visit admission charges also apply.  2018 programme t.b.a.

 

 

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