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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.  

 

'percy takes home the cup!'

 

 

Winner of the Lingen Summer Fete

'Best in Novelty Dog Show' 2014 is 'Percy' with

Eile Hudson as his handler.

Runner up was 'Rolo' with Adam & Sarah Southwell as handlers. 

Well done to all class winners and entrants -

Full Dog Show Class Winners 2014

 Lingen Summer Fete 2014 Photos

Fete Church Flowers

BORDER GROUP NDP PRIZE DRAW - Diane Hughes

at No 1 Newton Cottages has won the prize draw of £50 (fifty pounds)  in the neighbourhood development plan questionnaire.

Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to fill out a questionnaire  it is very much appreciated.  On behalf of the neighbourhood plan steering committee. 28.07.14

 

Bowdler Farm Appeal Dismissed - Stonewall Hill Conservation Group Secretary David Johnson says, "SHCG is delighted by this decision, the result of committed work by our many supporters".  08.07.14

 

Deadline reminder for residents and businesses to claim flood funding.  Funding for Herefordshire businesses affected by the floods between 1.12.13 and 31.03.14 is available for a limited time with businesses that are yet to claim support only having until 31.07.14 to apply.  http://www.newsroom.herefordshire.gov.uk/2014/july/deadline-reminder-for-residents-and-businesses-to-claim-flood-funding.aspx 

 

The Mortimer Medical Practice - more news and updates from your Patient Participation Group (PPG).
 
From November '14 our waste collection service will move to alternate weekly collections with green bin recycling collected one week and new black bin general rubbish collected the next.   Your new black bins will be delivered from August onwards. 
 

Herefordshire Council has published an extensive database of First World War memorials online.

https://www.herefordshire.gov.uk/cwgc-search

A service of commemoration and remembrance to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War will be held at Hereford Cathedral on Sunday 3 August.

 
 
 
Vehicle Excise Licence Notice - a quick note from the DVLA to remind members that paper tax discs are being discontinued from 1st October 2014 with the system then going completely electronic.  The important thing to remember is although tax discs are going; you still need to pay the tax itself! 
 
Please note: Drop-in coffee mornings at the village hall will take a well earned break during the month of August. 
 
Westhope Guild of Contemporary Designers:  Summer Exhibition 26th July-10th August at Aardvark Books Brampton Bryan.  Free entry and parking - refreshments available.  Demonstrations every day of weaving, stitching, embroidery and quilting.
 
BISYOC - Music for a Summers Evening Thursday 31st July 7.30pm in St Andrews Church Presteigne £10.  In support of a local charity.
 

WWI Centenary Events - to mark the centenary of the First World War Britain's busiest tourist attraction, the Tower of London will be turned into a £15 million sea of red. It is to be surrounded by nearly 900,000 ceramic poppies from 5th August 2014 to 11th November, Armistice Day.  It is to signify the sacrifice of troops from Britain and its Commonwealth countries  between 1914-1921.

 

 
CONCERNED ABOUT SPEEDING?  The Safer Roads Partnership in West Mercia runs a community concern speed enforcement programme, launched in September 2009, which aims to address concerns from local people.  This programme has been introduced as an idea for discussion in our parish as a possible answer to your concerns regarding constant speeding and a need for enforcement of speed restrictions in our area.  You can learn more about this programme, which is currently in operation in Wigmore, by clicking on this link:  http://www.srpwestmercia.org.uk/about-us/community-concern-programme/  or by contacting our local CSO Adam Harris.  11.06.14

 

A message from the Chair of the Village Hall on the re-launch of the '100 Club'

 

West Mercia Police June Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin  

 

Open letter from Lingen Arts All Inclusive: Dear Artists, The 14th Lingen Art & Craft Exhibition and Sale will be held at Lingen Village Hall from Saturday 23rd to Monday 25th August 2014, 11am to 6pm (Saturday & Sunday), 11am to 5pm (Monday) and I should like to invite you to take part.  The Lingen show is a village art show like no other and we are hoping that having had a rest last year, this years show will be bigger and better than ever.  We very much hope that you will join us and have therefore included links to our guidance and entry forms below for both art and craft show entries which need to be returned by Friday 15th August.  If you need any further information please either e-mail me using the Contact Us page or phone 01568 770920. 

Mary - Chair, Lingen Arts All Inclusive Group. 28.05.14    Please see below for form download links:

LAAI paintings guidance 2014 and LAAI paintings entry form 2014 

LAAI crafts guidance 2014 and LAAI craft entry form2014