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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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Do-you-use-libraries-or-customer-service-centres-in-herefordshire If you use libraries or customer service centres in Herefordshire then they need your help.  In a short online survey Herefordshire residents are being asked their views in a on libraries and customer services to help shape how they will operate in the future.  Entry to £50 prize draw for completed surveys.  Runs till 5th August.


At an Extraordinary Parish Council meeting last night the Neighbourhood Development Plan was approved to proceed to the next stage and it will now be forwarded to Herefordshire County Council.  Border Neighbourhood Plan June 2016

Meeting Housing Requirement Report June 2016    List of Alterrations    Reg 15 - Table 1 Representations V1

Tony Swainson Secretary NDP 01.07.16

Our consultant has amended the housing paper to correct an error on page 14 where an Appendix 2 was referenced. This reference should have been deleted by the consultant as the appendix had originally referred to the e-mail
exchange mentioned under Comments/Conclusions on the same page. This exchange is now covered under Comments/Conclusions in the amended version.  Could you please replace the existing version on the website with the
amended version attached.  Meeting Housing Requirement Report June 2016.  Tony Swainson Secretary NDP 19.7.16



H.W.T. is looking at in more detail this month is the marbled white butterfly. They would love to collect as many records as possible of this species in the county.  Find out more on our webpage and record your sightings online at or email



The annual Macmillan Tea Party hosted this year by Mary Pettitt, will take place at the hall on Friday 30th September 3-5pm. As always offers of raffle prizes and produce for the homemade stall will be gratefully received.  More news nearer the time.


A portable defibulator has been purchased for community use with joint funding from Lingen Village Hall (charity reg. no.219377) and the Border Group parishioner's precept.  It is situated on the front wall of the village hall, housed in a yellow box (with night light) and can be accessed 24/7 in emergencies. Two FREE Heart Start courses are being run, the first of which is full but places are still available for the second course on Thursday 22nd Sept.  The duration of the course is two hours and you an register your interest by phoning Kay on 01544 267377.

Lingen Village Halls management committee will again be raising a paint brush or two and further decorating the hall on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th August.  It's planned for three areas of the hall to be painted and volunteers are more than welcome to come along at any time over the two days.  Paint, paint brushes and refreshments supplied!


Are you aware that unrecorded rights of way may be lost after 2026?  Herefordshire Heritage Access Group in partnership with Herefordshire Council are undertaking a new project to record rights of way missing from the Definitive Map along with other highway records and would like your help.  To find out more please see: or email: Duncan Green ( Chairman HHAG.   


Brampton Bryan Scarecrow Sunday 31st July 11am-5pm  A fun day out for all the family! Lots of stalls, children's activities, lunches, bar and teas on the cricket field, guided tours of Brampton Bryan Castle, and this year's theme is Scarecrows from Around the World!  Entry £2, proceeds to Brampton Bryan Church.


Presteigne Festival 25-30 August


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