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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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Neighbourhood Development Plan Page...  


Planned Road Works/ Road Closures - Pre Surface Dressing Patching Works on the C1004Willey to U92000 : works have been rescheduled for Saturday 24th February. Road closed 9am-5pm. Info kindly supplied by Cllr Maggie Brown.


Last day for the old £10 note is 1st March 2018.  After which you will not be able to use the notes as legal tender but banks will still deposit them.

Presteigne Youth Theatre: Seniors Starts Tues 20th Feb with Andrew Sterry ages 13-16 yrs A weekly workshop every Tuesdays during term time 6.15-7.45pm Presteigne Assembly Rooms £3.50 a session.   Workshops will culminate in presentations of work to invited audiences of friends and family. T:01544 267163 email

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

'Harry's Page'  some of you may remember that last year village teen Harry hosted a web page on this site as part of his 'Duke of Edinburgh Award' bronze volunteer section.  Well good news, Harry has been successful in obtaining his bronze award!  Well done Harry and many congratulations.       


News Ward Councillor Carole... includes news and updates on local, roads, council tax increases etc.  02.18

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.

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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: **If February give much snow, A fine summer it doth foreshow.  **After Candlemas Day the frost will be more keen, If the sun then shines bright, than before it has been.

Coffee Mornings at the hall 11-12.30 on 1st & 15th March.  All welcome.

Lingen Carpet Bowls Team are at the hall (apart from away games) every Thursday 7.30pm if you’d like to start a new 2018 activity why not pop along for a try out?


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.  No Teddy Tots next week (20th Feb) returns as usual on 27th.



Lingen Flix 16th March 7.30pm with ‘The Party’ British Comedy/Drama.  Starring: Kristin Scott Thomas, Emily Mortimer, Timothy Spall & Cillian Murphy  To celebrate her long-awaited prestigious post as a Shadow Minister for Health and, hopefully, the stepping stone to party leadership, the newly-appointed British opposition politician, Janet, is throwing a party for friends at her London flat. Of course, in this select and intimate soirée, apart from Bill--Janet's self-denying academic husband--a motley crew of elite hand-picked guests have been invited: There's April, the sourly cynical American best friend; her unlikely German husband, Gottfried; there's also Jinny and Martha; and finally, Tom, the smooth banker in the impeccable suit. But inevitably, before dinner is served, the upbeat ambience will shatter to pieces, as festering secrets will start surfacing in this perfect domestic war-zone. Undoubtedly, after this night, things will never be the same again. 

A comedy of tragic proportions.  An absolute blast.  Deliciously wicked fun.  A£5/C£3.50

Evergreens in Leintwardine Reading Room Wed 28th Feb 2.30pm Janet Rix will be talking to us and demonstrating Spinning  with wheel and fleece and carding tools. There will be the usual delicious tea. Visitors welcome. For information contact June 01547 540158


HWT new programme of art and craft workshops for 2018 at Queenswood  Japanese Woodblock Printmaking Workshops on 24th and 25th March.

Coming up... Fri 23rd March 7.30 “Here I Belong” theatre production! E

It’s Elsie’s 60th birthday and you’re invited along to help her celebrate in the village she’s called home all of her life.  Plus...... they’ll be birthday cake! 

A funny, moving and sometimes poignant journey through sixty years of village life! 

Bar/light refreshments available.           Adults £10 Tickets              T: 01544 267736 

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The 6th March 7.30pm sees the Gardening Club at the hall with a talk on t.b.a..  Subs for 2018/19 are then due £10pa plus £1 per talk along with full garden admission charges applicable for visits.  Programme for 2018 t.b.a.



Ludlow & District Riding for the Disabled  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!

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