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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.   

'lingenweb' has exhausted its funds!  After running for over 10 years it has more than used up its initial set-up grant, being also previously sponsored for one year by a retired village couple and since then, for a year by its webmaster. 

If the site is to continue, it must now ask for contributions towards its running costs and has already received donations from a local group and resident to this purpose.

If you or your group can help then please Contact Us

Please note: all editorial rights remain in the remit of the site webmaster.  WM May 2017


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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 document12.05.17 BGPC Consideration of Representations.pptx


General Election  Herefordshire Declaration_for_General_Election_2017

 

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...

 

Dr. Cockburn's Award will run again this year. Aimed at those living in Lingen and Willey the grant gives support to projects which may need a little financial help to get them off the ground.  For further information please email: jane.roberts767@virgin.net  Closing date 30th June 2017.

 

Mortimer County Stores (Wigmore Shop) is delighted to announce its volunteers have been awarded The Queen's Award for Voluntary Services 2017.  One of only two awards given this year in Herefordshire, it is truly a great commendation to mark the work put in by everyone; the weekly shop rota includes volunteers from Deerfold, Lingen and Willey.  Later in the year there will be a ceremony to receive the award signed by our Queen and a crystal trophy.  The award was set up by Her Majesty in 2002 to mark the anniversary of her coronation and is the highest award given to local volunteer services, seen as the MBE for volunteer groups.  The shop now looks forward to its 10th birthday in 2018. 

 

Lingen Village Hall is having a stock take and late spring clean up.  If you have some time available on Sunday 6th

August please come along and lend a hand or two! 

 

Presteigne Chamber of Trade is funding 2 hours of FREE parking between 9am-2pm in the Shoppers Car Park each

Friday and Saturday throughout June. 

 

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

reviews on walks, books and anything else he deems of interest!

 

Coffee Mornings at the hall Thursday 11-12.30 on 15th June and then 6th & 20th July.  Last time saw duck eggs,

homemade muffins and veggie plants for sale.  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 ofTots 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

 

Garden Nature Notes for May... 

 

Lingen Gardening Group now takes a summer break from the hall whilst it makes a once monthly visit to nurseries and open gardens which are for members only.

 

Knighton and District Rotary Club News June.pdf                West Mercia Police Newsletter MAY 2017.doc

 

 

Presteigne Harness Races Saturday 24th June returns to Broadheath Common. Licensed bar, bookmakers and refreshments on course. £8 incl. programme (U14s FREE). First race 1.30pm. Enquiries - Mike Lewis 01544 267018

 

The Todden Quartet at Leinthall Starkes Church Saturday 24th June 7.30pm Jane Hopkinson & friends perform. Tickets £10 including finger buffet & glass of wine: 01568 770239/01568 770121

 

NGS Open Garden - Cloister Garden Pant Hall, Willey LD8 2LY open for charity. 25th June 2 - 5pm. £4 (children free). No dogs.

 

Ludlow and District Riding for the Disabled Association is holding another one of their FUN fundraising PUB QUIZZES Monday 24th July 7.30pm in The Swan Inn, Aston Munslow.  Entry: £2.50 per person. Teams of any reasonable size! Prizes for 1st and 2nd winners.  Come along and join in the FUN of fundraising!!

 

Children's Football and Multi-skills Fri 6.30-7.30pm weekly at Leintwardine School Boys and Girls 5 to 11 yrs. Cost £2.00. Mike Rix 01547 540171 / fiddlerscottage@phonecoop.coop