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a village within the Border Group Parish...

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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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Border Group Parish Council Neighbourhood Development Plan Reg.14.3 and associated documents:

Border Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 14  3.pdf  

Meeting Housing Requirement Report June 2016 (3).pdf

Border_Group_Env_Report_Nov16 (1).pdf    Border_Group_HRA_Addendum_Nov16-1.pdf

Additional document 12.05.17 BGPC Consideration of Representations.pptx

Additional documents for residents who may be affected within or near to Adforton, Lingen and Walford settlement boundaries by proposed changes to the Neighbourhood Development Plan Version 14.3 FURTHER CONSULTATION ON ADFORTON PLAN.docx   Lingen leaflet A4 (1).docx


ANNUAL NEEDLECRAFT EXHIBITION August Bank Holiday weekend, Saturday 26th to Monday 28th, 10.30am to 5pm, St Michaels & All Angels Church, Lingen SY7 0DY.

Exhibition of the year’s work by Lingen Stitchers and Needling Along, with special display of character dolls made by local artist Chris Withers. Charity raffle, light refreshments.


LINGEN FETE  Saturday 26th August to coincide with the first day of the needlecraft exhibition above from 2pm in the Churchyard.  With Fun Dog Show, Raffle, Tombola, Teas, Bouncy Castle, Splat the Rat Stalls etc.  Donations for stalls or offers of help appreciated 01544 267452. 


LINGEN 'LIVE'  featuring "Little Dave" Saturday 30th September doors open 7.30pm.  Admission £10 to include a Light Bite.  Tickets available from all Village Hall Committee members or 01544 267377.

Welsh Water (Dwr Cymru) paid a visit to our area on the 16th Aug. to find unreported leaks.  The inspector informed us that losses totalling 4,800 gallons of treated water was gauged for this area over the period of one month!  They would obviously like to stem the flow so if you can help please log on to their web site  Or if you're in any way worried about a suspected leak on your property the company has a 'Code of Practice for Leakage' available to read on their website.  08.17

Judging by the numbers of e-mails we receive on the subject of potholes you'll be pleased to hear... Herefordshire_secures_an additional 5m_funding_for_county road_maintenance

Hereford on-street_pay_and_display_approved Pay & display machines will be installed in some of Hereford major roads with charges being implemented later this year.

Knighton and District Rotary Club August News Knighton Rotary Ladies Charity Fashion Show Friday September 22nd at Knighton Hotel, doors open 7pm, show starts 7.30pm. Tickets £5. With pop up shop for 50% off ex high street fashion purchases & fabulous prizes to be won on the night from a raffle to raise money for the Air Ambulance and Rotary charities. Tickets available from The Tower House Gallery in Knighton or from Chris Price on 01544 267898.

Leintwardine Library …is looking for more volunteer librarians to join in and help maintain and improve what we do to ensure that the library remains at the heart of our Parish and provides the services we need. If you have a few hours to spare per month and think you might be able to help, or just want to find out more, contact Annette Judges / 540 753, or pop into the library and give your name and details to anyone on duty. AJ 08.17


Mortimer Medical Practice Patient Participation Group June Report includes, the Dept. Of Health initiative to have patients registered for on-line access is ongoing especially as the option to order repeat prescriptions via e-mail will soon be obsolete.  Once you have your personal on-line access code you can order medication, check immunisations, make Doctor appointments and review your test results.  Please ask at reception to request your access code.  More...


"Herefordshire has been allocated 1.7 million pounds to support rural business to date we have allocated approx. 150K with some potentially 450K in the pipeline.  If this funding is not spent it will be returned to Europe.  The funding is to support business in rural areas, farming and non farming including village shops. Part of the funding can go to community projects. For funding rules use link Herefordshire LEADER pdf  07/17



July News from Ward Councillor Carole... includes: The Border Group Neighbourhood Development Plan is close to being submitted to Herefordshire Council for a further 6 week consultation process.  This Plan is an extremely important document which will determine the way forward for Lingen and other villages within the Border Group Parish for many years to come.  It is imperative that you study the plan and make your views known to Herefordshire Council once the 6 week consultation process commences.  If you wish to discuss the plan with either your parish councillors or myself, please do not hesitate to do so.   More...    




             Lingen Village Hall committee members and volunteers set to on Saturday for a late spring clean and stock take.  Window locks were fitted, the car park sprayed and tidied and a new bird box was also erected in the garden area.  Many thanks to everyone who popped along.  Photo: stock take L-R Julia Murray, Sally Barnett, Kay Pritchard & Jane Roberts surounded by a mountain of 'Teddy Tots' toys!  08/17.








Coming soon to 'lingenweb'... 'Harry's Page' especially designed by Harry for 14(ish) year olds.  He will be

including his reviews on walks, books and anything else deemed to be of interest!


Coffee Mornings at the hall Thursday 11-12.30 on 17th August and then on 7th & 21st September.  All very welcome.


Teddy Tots toddler group at the village hall every Tuesday 9.30-11am.  A small friendly group which very much welcomes new faces.  Lots of toys, painting etc. available.  £2 per family.  During the school summer break siblings of Tots are also welcome to these sessions.

Needling Along Sewing Group 2nd & 4th Mondays of the month 2-4pm.Class member spaces are currently available in this friendly cooperative group using traditional and creative stitching by hand and machine.  All levels very welcome.

For further information please see their web page here


This years FREE Summer Reading Challenge enbraces the Animal Kingdom!


15th July - 19th September for 4-12 year olds.   

This summers books feature a furry bunch of 'Animal Agents'.  

Books available at all local libraries.



Lingen Gardening Group  The group returns to the village hall on Tuesday 5th September with a talk by Stuart Hedley on the 'Flora of Spain'.  Members £1, non members £4.



Presteigne Festival 24 to 29 August


Summer Holiday Fun for kids at the Judge’s Lodging….from now through to 3rd September, Tuesday to Sunday & B/Hol Monday 10am-5pm. Someone’s been in the Judge’s house and put all sorts of strange things in there - he’s really puzzled! Search through his rooms to find all the ODD OBJECTS OUT and be presented with an ‘Outstanding Observer’ Certificate. Tel 01544 260650



Norton show & Fun Day Sunday 20th August from 12 noon at Home Farm Norton LD8 2EF by kind permission of the Lloyd family.  Horse, Pony and Dog shows, Show Jumping & Gundog Scurry.  Marquee with cookery, floral, children classes etc. as well as Bar and tea tent.  Entry £3, U16 free.


Car Boot Sale 27th August 11am start Community Field Bury Lane Wigmore.  Free parking/entry.  Refreshments.  Boots £5 Jenny 01568 770162.

Herefordshire Wildlife Trust ‘Walk for Wildlife’ Saturday 30th September.  A 12.5 mile ramble along the Lower Lugg Valley following public footpaths as well as routes across private land opened exclusively for this event.  ‘Walk for Wildlife’ is raising money to support the continued care of HWT Nature Reserves across Herefordshire.  £12/U16s free.  Start point Lugg Meadow 9am finishing at Queenswood Country Park.  Register online today...