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The News items are listed in descending date order - latest news first.

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Delays hold up Fishpools occupancy.

(published by: Lyonshall Affordable Housing Scheme)

30/07/2014

News alert this week from the Project Manager at Fishpools.

The opening of the new affordable houses at Fishpools, Lyonshall is experiencing unexpected delays.

The Project Manager has advised they are waiting for a foul drainage connection date from Welsh Water.

There will be an amended date for advertising these properties, so do keep looking on the Homepoint website over the next few weeks.

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Commemorate WWI with Lights-Out

(published by: Lyonshall Commemorative Project)

30/07/2014

The Royal British Legion will be commemorating the start of WWI in a national campaign called Lights - Out

They are asking you to turn lights out between 10pm - 11pm on Monday 4th August and leave a just a single candle burning.

This moment will bring together the community in a time of reflection and remembrance.

Please join in if you can.

Lights Out Poster 2014

Website: www.britishlegion.org.uk/remembrance/ww1-centenary/lights-out

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Afternoon tea - Friday 2-4pm

(published by: Parish Council)

23/07/2014

Everyone welcome to join us for Afternoon tea and cakes this Friday 25th July between 2-4pm in the Memorial Hall.

Have a chat with friends and enjoy a nice cup of tea and home-made cakes.

See you there!

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A44 Road Closure - Sunday 27/7/14

(published by: Parish Council)

23/07/2014

Road Closure Tree work
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Please be aware!

The main A44 road will be closed this Sunday between 8.00am and 6.00pm for tree works near the Old Vicarage.

In practice it is likely that the closure will last from about 8.30am through to about 4pm, depending upon the progress of works which are aimed at taking a substantial tree down close to the highway. There will also be no electricity for around 14 local properties in the vicinity, and these power-outages have been separately notified to affected residents.

It is likely that the road closure might cause some inconvenience to the Family Service at St Michael & All Angels on Sunday morning,as well as to routine traffic. Please find alternate routes.

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Last few days until in Bloom Judging

(published by: Lyonshall In Bloom)

22/07/2014

Burgage Close flowers
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Yes, Judging on Thursday 24th July!

Last chance to pretty up those borders, mow the lawn and generally tidy up. Take a walk around the village, take in the hard work of all involved. It looks really good.

Thanks and good luck!!!

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Time to Bid for Fishpools Housing.

(published by: Lyonshall Affordable Housing Scheme)

18/07/2014

Housing Fayre 1
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Last week South Shropshire Housing held a housing fayre in the village hall to publicise our new affordable properties at Fishpools, which are due for completion soon. Staff from South Shropshire Housing, Herefordshire Council and Parish Councillors were on hand to help and support potential buyers and tenants.

Many people attended and took time to chat and view the show house which had been made available. All the properties are built to a high standard and offer many features. Overall, there was a positive atmosphere and the event gave members of the public another opportunity to find out more information about the homes, how to make their applications and a chance to ask questions of their own.

There has been a lot of interest in these new properties and Homepoint will be advertising the 4 rental homes next week W/C 21st July, so if you are considering a move into Fishpools, you must place your interest by bidding through the Homepoint website before the closing date.

If you are interested in the shared ownership properties you should initially contact Parish Clerk Kate Lomax on 01544 340092 or Maggie Davies at South Shropshire Housing 0300 303 1190.

Website: www.home-point.info/

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Bulk Buying Oil scheme - July'14 price released

(published by: Parish Council)

16/07/2014

If you are thinking of filling up your oil tank for the winter, you may want to consider joining and ordering your oil through Community First's bulk buying scheme.

Prices for July have been announced at 50.45p + VAT per litre, available to book until 27th July 2014.

Take a look at the website for more information.

Website: www.comfirst.org.uk/community_bulk_buying_scheme1

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In Bloom Competition gets closer

(published by: Lyonshall In Bloom)

11/07/2014

The Close flowers
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This year’s Lyonshall in Bloom campaign is coming close to a climax, with judging on 24th July.

A huge effort goes into making our village beautiful for this competition, It is obvious you are all enhancing your gardens that little bit extra, thanks and well done. However without the support of Patrick and Veronica and the in Bloom team, sponsorship of local business, especially Lyonshall Nurseries, who have provided many of the plants around the village, I’m sure our chances would be slim.

Let’s keep the momentum going, fill up our watering cans, pull out the weeds, deadhead and mow over the next 3 weeks to ensure we all get the result we deserve. Good Luck everyone!

Website: www.lyonshallnurseries.co.uk/

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Police news bulletin for July

(published by: Police)

11/07/2014

Just Published - July News Bulletin.

Keep uo to date with matters in the Kington and Weobley areas.

Local contact details:

Pc3911 ELLIS

Kington & Weobley safer neighbourhood officer.

Telephone number: 101 Ext:4535

Rural Police Bulletin July 2014

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Housing Fayre for New Affordable Homes

(published by: Parish Council)

04/07/2014

There is an open evening organised by South Shropshire Housing on Wednesday 9th July 4pm - 7pm at the Memorial Hall.

Come along to find out more about the new affordable homes at Fishpools, Lyonshall. Properties are available to rent or through the shared ownership scheme.

You will also be able to view a property on the site, which is nearing completion and fill in an application for these homes.

Fishpools Housing Fayre poster

Website: www.shropshirehousing.org.uk/

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Police urge People to be Cyber Smart

(published by: Police)

04/07/2014

West Mercia police have released an update for members of the public regarding Cyber fraud,reminding people to be as careful with data on their computers as their home possessions.

Basic security measures for all computer users include:

• Download latest software and anti-virus updates.

• Use complex passwords.

• Never download something if you don’t know its origin.

• Delete suspicious emails before opening.

• When buying online, check for the padlock to know it’s secure.

Victims of fraud or anyone suspecting they may have fallen victim, should contact Action Fraud on www.actionfraud.police.uk/report_fraud or call 0300 123 2040.

The Home Office’s Streetwise campaign provides safety tips for businesses and home computer users, including 10 steps to cyber security, www.cyberstreetwise.com

Website: www.westmercia.police.uk/news/news-articles/police-urge-people-in-warwickshire-and-west-mercia-to-be-cyber-smart.html

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Afternoon Tea Friday 27th June 2-4pm

(published by: Parish Council)

25/06/2014

Afternoon Tea & Cakes
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Everyone welcome to join us for afternoon tea on Friday 27th June in the Memorial Hall.

Tea and homemade cakes are served in a relaxed atmosphere for everyone to chat and catch up with the village news.

Please mention to your friends and neighbours, and if you know anyone who needs transport please contact Becky 01544340747.

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Village pulls together in grass cut tidy.

(published by: Parish Council)

23/06/2014

As many of our residents will already know, Herefordshire Council will only be cutting our grass around the village three times this year. The Parish Council have stepped in and started to cut the very long grass that has been neglected by the Council. Unfortunately, it will take some time for the grass to look tidy again and may take several cuts.

We must thank all our local residents around the village for their support, those who have cut, raked and piled the long grass into hay heaps and helped clear away, also to our residents who tend and care for their lawns on a regular basis, well done everyone the village looks so much better.

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Newsletter June/July

(published by: Parish Council)

17/06/2014

Check out our latest newsletter.

Keeping you up to date of the latest happenings in your community.

Newsletter June/July

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Important news for those interested in renting an affordable home in Lyonshall

(published by: Parish Council)

11/06/2014

The new Fishpools homes will soon be ready for sale and rent.

If you or someone you know are interested and want one of these houses; It is important you contact Parish Clerk Kate Lomax on 01544 340092 as soon as possible, to ensure you have completed the correct application forms.

You must be properly registered to have a chance to secure a new home.

Important: Do not rely on any previous applications to Homepoint as they may be incorrect, it is possible you may have completed the wrong form due a mistake by Homepoint.

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West Mercia Police June News

(published by: Police)

11/06/2014

Take a look at this new bulletin from West Mercia Police covering Weobley and Kington areas.

Full of useful information and alerts, it will keep you up to date.

West Mercia News June 2014

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New See Saw installed!

(published by: Baker’s Meadow Playground)

23/05/2014

Fun on the See Saw
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Bakers Meadow playground now has a lovely new See Saw.

Thanks to all your efforts and support at the Kington Community shop, the funds raised have provided exciting brand new equipment.

A new See Saw has been installed and is ready for full on action; take the children and have a go!

Many thanks to Dee Wetherill and her team for all their hard work in raising funds and also for organising the see saw installation. It's a great job!

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Neighbourhood watch report May 2014

(published by: Police)

15/05/2014

Here is a PDF version of the report for anyone is having trouble opening previous news item

Neighbourhood Watch Update May 2014 PDF

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Important Neighbourhood Watch update May 2014

(published by: Police)

14/05/2014

Please take the time to read this Neighbourhood Watch update asking everyone to help elderly friends and relatives be aware of a new telephone scam called "Courier Fraud"

Neighbourhood Watch Update May 2014 PDF

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A44 ROAD CLOSURE SUNDAY 11TH

(published by: Parish Council)

09/05/2014

Road Closure Tree work
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Please be aware!

The main A44 road will be closed this Sunday between 6.00am and 6.00pm for works near the Old Vicarage.

In practice it is likely that the closure will last from about 8.30am through to about 4pm, depending upon the progress of works which are aimed at taking a substantial tree down close to the highway. There will also be no electricity for around 14 local properties in the vicinity, and these power-outages have been separately notified to affected residents.

It is likely that the road closure might cause some inconvenience to the Family Service at St Michael & All Angels on Sunday morning,as well as to routine traffic. Please find alternate routes.

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Enjoyable Afternoon had by all!

(published by: Parish Council)

05/05/2014

Afternoon tea
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Cake was eaten and drinks flowed at the Afternoon tea held on Friday 25th April.

This first community event open to all our parishioners offered lovely cake and scrumptious scones taken with a nice cup of tea.

It's a great opportunity to meet up with friends new and old for a relaxing chat and a change of scenery.

Thanks to its success more tea and cakes will be served regularly on the last Friday of each month. Next get together will be on Friday 30th May 2pm til 4pm in the Memorial Hall.

It would great to see you there. If you can help or require transport call Becky Bissell on 01544 340747.

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