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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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'It was an exceptional Lingen weekend'

Plans for the August bank holiday weekend started early here in Lingen, primarily with Mary (the chair of AAI) sending out entry forms to local artists and craftsmen with a view to their works being included in the exhibition and sale at the village hall.  Lingen Stitchers and Needling Along sewing groups made ready their quilts and year work for display in the church: after many long hours of sewing.

The churchyard grass was cut to its usual high standard and the village hall windows and floors were polished in readiness, along with its surrounding hedges cut and trimmed.  With cakes and bakes turned out of their tins and the tea urn primed it was only then that the village was ready for  'Lingens Long Weekend' when it played host to two fine exhibitions for folk to come and enjoy. 

If you made it along and paid both the exhibitions a visit last weekend we hope you thoroughly enjoyed them and also hope to see you again soon at one of our many autumn events. 

Lingen Gardening Club Tuesday September 2nd at 7.30pm - returns to the hall for its first autumn talk by Danny Davis on 'Apples & Cider Making'.
Art & Craft Fair at the Assembly Rooms Presteigne.  Local craft stalls Saturday 6th August 9.30-3.30.
Jazz Concert by Andrew Morris Sunday 7th August 3pm at the Assembly Rooms Presteigne £8.
h-Art Week 6-14th September - Herefordshire Art Week for venues/workshops open in and around Lingen download information here h Art information

News from the exhibition:  the refreshments served during the exhibition raised over £330 for village hall funds (reg. charity no.219377) - well done to Claire and all her helpers and to everyone who donated a delicious cake or bake for sale.

Macmillan Cancer Support 'World's Biggest Tea Party' - Friday 26th September 3-5pm at the village hall.  Donations of cakes and items for sale during the party greatly appreciated.  If there's a kind, community and charity minded pianist out there who is willing to play for an hour during the party could you please call Sue on 01568 770636.
The Mortimer Medical Practice - good news the practice has been joined by two new doctors and a new nurse along with a message regarding medicine waste.  Patient Participation Group (PPG).
Opera Flicks New Season Listing live recorded opera films from Glyndebourne Festival Opera.
Herefordshire Council:  New bus timetables for bus services in Herefordshire will commence from 31.8.14. Facing significant cuts in its budget the council has had to review all its activities to meet savings of £33million by 2017.  At a recent meeting it was decided to reduce subsidies to bus services in the county by £1 million over the next two financial years. 07.14
Vintage Sports-Car Club Welsh Rally 12th October 2014 - the event will pass through Adforton and Lingen between 2.45 and 4.30pm.  The club wishes to thank all residents and landowners for their co-operation and tolerance during the event.
The Lingen Lectures coming to the hall soon!  Six weekly lectures covering a wide range of subjects in aid of the village hall.
First Time Farmers - the 2nd series of the hit Channel 4 series returns to Thursday nights at 10pm.  The documentary follows the lives of 12 young farmers.  Back episodes can be found on C4 catch-up.
Lingen Church News:  Church Garden Party News no admission charge but donations welcome in aid of Lingen Church.

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