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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.   

  'Walk the Walk -  Moonwalk'

Kay Pritchard & Helen Mather have sent in the following report on completing 'The Moonwalk' 2015 on the night of Saturday 16th into Sunday 17th May.

 

Helen and I walked round London with 17,000 women and a few men, in our decorated bras This year was a film theme and we opted for Pirates of the Caribbean, as it gave us the opportunity to wear a warm jacket, much needed that night, it was decidedly chilly.The Start was at Clapham Common, our route took us round the Common, through Battersea Park, down the Embankment, past Big Ben and the Eye, past St Pauls, Chelsea Barracks over Chelsea Bridge and back to Clapham Common. Not sure if thats the right order, but its close! 
 
This year has seen 3 fundraisers :- a quiz sheet distribution, the cake stall at Brampton Bryan Point to Point and of course the Big Breakfast at Lingen. The Total to be sent to Walk the Walk Breast Cancer Charity in the next few days will be £2,000 pounds. Team Border Marchers wish to Thank everyone who supports our efforts in any way, we cannot do this without your generosity. Helen, Kay and Carol.

 

'THE ROYAL GEORGE' LINGEN

 

BEER FESTIVAL

Back by popular demand:

 

Fri 19th, Sat 20th, Sun 21st June. 

Saturday: Hog Roast & Live Music from

The Rhythm Thieves.

 

Phone 01544 267322 Royal George Inn

 


Stonewall Hill News!

Herefordshire Permission for Reeves Hill Wind Farm has EXPIRED DNCW/2008/1289/F Reeves Hill Wind Farm.

 

Herefordshire Council being unable to discharge all of the necessary conditions relating to the above planning application prior to its commencement has resulted in the applications permission expiring.   22.05.15

 

David Johnson from The Stonewall Hill Conservation Group said "a big, big thank you to all SHCG supporters - it took seven years but we did it!!".

For more info:  www.shcg.co.uk

 

Vote for Britain's National Bird http://www.votenationalbird.com/#top Britain's National Bird will be announced on  the Springwatch Unsprung programme BBC2 on Wednesday June 10th 2015.

 

Mortimer Medical Practice PPG May News 

Knighton Rotary Club May Update 

Neighbourhood Watch Newsletter May 2015.

 

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