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Lingen Village...

a rural village within the Herefordshire countryside

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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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Coffee Mornings at the hall 11-12.30 on 5th & 19th April.  All welcome. 


Lingen Stitchers and Needling Along sewing groups are at the hall on alternative Mondays 10-4.   Both groups welcome new members, please contact Mary 01568 770920 for Lingen Stitchers and Carole 01547 530951 for Needling Along.


Teddy Tots Pre-school toddler group every Tuesday 9.30-11.30am at the hall.  £2 per family.  Lots of toys available/story telling/painting.  New Tots are always very welcome.


Lingen Gardening Club Tuesday 3rd April 7.30pm Talk  Membership£10pa plus £1 per talk (£4 visitors) along with full garden admission charges applicable for visits.  Programme for 2018 t.b.a.


Wednesday 14th March - monthly Quiz Night at the Bowls Social Club Hereford Street Presteigne. General knowledge quiz with a twist. 7.30pm for 8pm start. Bar, refreshments. £2pp. Tables of 4. Win Big at Backwards Bingo. To reserve table Terry 07766 097600 E:

Easter Services:

Good Friday March 30th noon at Kinsham and 7.30pm at Presteigne

Easter Sunday April 1st 9.30am at Kinsham and 11am at Presteigne.

The Lingen congregation is very welcome to join Kinsham services this Easter.


Ludlow & District Riding for the Disabled Assoc.Bridge Drive Lingen Village Hall Thursday 26th April Doors open 1.30pm & Play starts 2pm.  Prizes, Teas, Raffle.  Entry: £12 per person.  If you haven’t got a bridge partner, please Contact Us and we'll try and help!


Interested in astronomy ? The Marches Astronomy Group meets at the Spaceguard Centre on the 2nd Friday of each month 7.30-9.30pm. T:01547 520247 E:

Bach’s “St John Passion” with Marches Baroque Orchestra St Andrew’s, Presteigne Saturday 5th May 7.30pm. The first concert KCS has staged in St Andrew’s so a special event with soloists and the Marches Baroque Orchestra under the baton of Robert Evans.  Earlybird tickets on sale in April online from the KCS website, or from Border Bean (Kington), Tower House Gallery (Knighton), Central Stores (Eardisley), Ye Olde Steppes (Pembridge), and Winnie’s (Presteigne). 


Neighbourhood Dev Plan Page           March News from Knighton Rotary...


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Lingen Carpet Bowls Team held their last meeting of this season on Thursday 8th March 7.30pm at the hall.  Trevor reports that it's been a very enjoyable season and should anyone like to join in please get in touch or pop along for a try out.   The new season starts again in September. 

HWT are teaming up with local printers Print Plus to create a 2019 calendar featuring Herefordshire’s wildlife and landscapes. They’re looking for 13 stunning photographs to feature and they know how many of their supporters are keen photographers so are hoping for some gorgeous entries!  Closing date 30th April.....more details

Herefordshire full_council_approves_201819_budget... Council Tax rates to be increased by 4.9%.  This increase is coupled with a parish council increase eg. those in band D will have their precept increased from £25-£27 for 2018/2019.  Further increases to the parish precept are also planned for 2019 of £40 and £54 in 2020.


The Royal Voluntary Service is looking for volunteers who would like to set up new groups to benefit older people in their communities. This could be a get together for a coffee, an activity group or learning a new skill.  Whatever you want. If you are keen to do this with support from your local RVS or want to find out more - get in touch. Contact Karen Roberts on email Website

Folklore for the season: **March comes in like a lion, and goes out like a lamb.  **A wet March makes a sad harvest.... A dry and cold March never begs its bread.  **If Easter should fall on Ladies Day (25 March) then some then some disaster will shortly follow.


Observations: Every day is a gift, that's why they call it the present.


Village Hall Bookings: T:01544 260865


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