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Kingsland News May 2014 There are some wonderful things coming up and I hope that you will join with me in sharing them. Vivaldi's Gloria is being sung by Hereford Cathedral School Chamber Choir and Lucton School Choir on Friday May 2nd. We are hoping to fill the church.... in fact they are not coming unless we guarantee 200 tickets sold, so please come and enjoy this wonderful gift that is coming to Kingsland. Invite your friends, cook them supper and make an evening of it!

reasons have got out of the habit. Come back!!! Come again.... they are a good lot, or so I have found, and it is good to get together to worship and help each other on the way. Thanks for all those who have helped contribute in various ways over the last months - £460 for church funds from those who came to Coffee at the Rectory in March, £80 to help the Young Farmers take fodder down to the Somerset Level Farmers during the floods, and £70 for the ‘I am Malala’ Fund towards making sure girls across the world benefit from education, which was raised from the sale of Mothering Sunday gifts at the Primary School.

Rogation Sunday this year falls on the last weekend in May and we are invited to Street Farm (courtesy of Harvey and Rachael Pudge) to enjoy an outdoor service as we join together from all the parishes to pray for our farmers and all those who tend the land in our parishes. Always a special service! Jean Barbour and Dave Davies have been re elected as churchwardens for the coming year and my thanks go to them and to all the PCC for their dedicated hard work and immensely caring attitude both to myself as I have joined you full time, and also to the community at large. The annual report was extremely positive and we are looking forward to the coming year. I have spoken to many over the last few months who have said they used to come to church more regularly but for various

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BROOMY HILL ENCHANTED GARDEN NURSERY COBNASH HR6 9QZ Broomy Hill Enchanted Garden Nursery is operating its winter opening hours at the moment and is therefore only open weekends. Jim and Annette have exciting plans for the nursery’s future, so please watch this space for further news next month. www.broomyhillnursery.com

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SPRING NEWS from the GARDEN TEA ROOM & DELI KINGSLAND HR6 9QS Spring has at last arrived and it is great to see people emerging to enjoy morning coffee, light lunches and afternoon tea here at The Garden. Sam has designed a lovely new menu for 2014 full of delicious dishes packed with taste using the best of our fantastic local produce. Look out for old favourites and several newly created dishes. We will be OPEN some extra days this month: Bank holiday weekends: Sunny Sundays – 2.30 – 5.00 for afternoon teas Bank holiday Mondays 11.00 – 5.00 We are thrilled to be one of only 4 tea rooms in Herefordshire to have been included in the new Distinguished Tea Guide published by Britain's Tea Poet, Elizabeth Darby Jones. It must be time to enjoy some of our prize winning scones or a slice of Sam's naughty chocolate biscuit slice. We are pleased that Bethanya is now home after a successful operation and is well on the way to recovery, we look forward to having her back working with us soon. Now the days are brighter, we look forward to catching up with your news over the weeks to come. To make reservations, order whole dishes or discuss outside catering please call us on 01568 709142. All the best, Joanna, Sam & the team Hereford Chamber Choir sings FAURE’s ‘REQUIEM’ In HEREFORD CATHEDRAL – FRIDAY 9TH MAY AT 7.30 PM In aid of The Friends of Hereford Cathedral with instrumentalists from The Academia Musica Orchestra of Hereford Sixth Form College Leader – Dr Jonathan Godfrey, Harp – Bronwen Wilkins, Double Bass – George Johnson plus choral & instrumental music by Handel, Vaughan Williams, Chatman, Lassus, Hely-Hutchinson Soprano - Megan Griffiths Baritone - Roger Langford Organ - John Williams Directed by Stephen Gowland TICKETS £8 from 01432 274783


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Kingsland W I The Jumble Sale went very well with a good crowd and fine weather. At our April meeting we arranged an outing to Burton Court in June and the Birthday Dinner at the Riverside in May. Our speaker was Shirley Cook from Bromyard W I, on Thai cookery. She brought with her an electric wok, a rice cooker and the ingredients for a Thai green curry including ginger and spices, kaffir lime leaves, coconut milk and coconut cream, chillies, red peppers, bamboo shoots , chicken and a splash of fish sauce. She demonstrated the curry making and while it cooked showed us how to make rice paper rolls. We all sampled the delicious food at the end of the evening. Our next meeting will be on May 14th with Mr Andrew Offer on Marketing Lamb. All are welcome to attend.

Pat Hughes Weobley Theatre Group The autumn trips are beginning to line up. We are already going to see Riverdance on October 5th and I have now booked for the classic play, The Mousetrap, which is on its 60th anniversary tour! I have never seen it and am really excited about finding out who dunnit! th

We shall be going on Wednesday 15 October to see the 2.30pm performance at Malvern, leaving Weobley at 12.30pm and returning around 6.00pm. The cost, including the coach, will be £30 for seats in the front circle. Payment before 30th June please.

Kate Best

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A Thank-you Note I would like to thank all my family and friends who came to share my 90th Birthday. You all made it such a wonderful day. Thank you for all the special Gifts and Cards and for the very generous donations to Kingsland Church and St Michael’s Hospice. A special mention and thanks must go to Sonia, Joc, Pam, Paula and Pearl for the lovely afternoon tea. Thank you all again for making my birthday so special, Joan Woodfield Minutes Secretary Required Kingsland Millennium Green Trust is seeking to appoint a new minutes secretary. If you are interested in taking up this post, please contact Sue Mitchell (01568708117) or Jackie Markham (01568708281).

O. Mabbort Blacksmith TRADITIONAL BLACKSMITH Gates, railings, window casements, hand rails, hinges and latches … Contact Owen: Call - 01568708134 or 07971979223 Email info@omabbortblacksmith.co.uk or visit … The Dales, Shirlheath, Kingsland

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Nick Bartholomew Building, Renovation & Joinery 07799832628

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01544267727

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Bill Moss Oil Boiler Services of Leominster, your local OFTEC registered oil engineer. Replacement Oil Storage tanks supplied and fitted. Tel: 01568 760815 (Mob: 07711899062)


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Your local Pétanque team needs you! Pétanque, or boules as the French call it, is played at pubs and leisure centres throughout Herefordshire. It is fun and easy to pick up, a bit like bowls, except the boules (balls) have no bias. There is a team based at The Angel Inn in Kingsland which welcomes new players, even if you are a complete beginner and would like to learn how to play. One of our team has been playing less than a year. For those of you who do not know the game, pétanque is played between 2 teams on a gravel playing surface with steel balls (boules) roughly the size of a cricket ball. The aim of the game is to get more of your boules closer to a small wooded 'jack' or 'cosh' than your opponents. Matches are played between teams of a minimum of 6 (4 in winter) and comprise two singles games, two doubles and two trebles. Not surprisingly, a match is won by winning the most games. Our team plays in a league against other teams that are based throughout Herefordshire – which means that in any season, we get to visit some really nice pubs we might not otherwise try out. In the summer, matches are on Wednesday evenings, in the winter on Sunday mornings. Our team were third in our group in the winter league and are now looking forward to summer. The first match is on 16th April. We currently have 8 regular players, which is just about enough provided not too many people are doing other things at the same time – but we would love to welcome some new members. The team has a policy

that if you turn up for a match, you get a game, so no-one is left just watching. Most of us live in Aymestrey, but that's just the way it is at present – there is no residence requirement! If you would like to know more, do give our Captain Paul Blake a ring on 07870 391953.


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KingslandLife Website News There is lots of news this month, the biggest of which is that you can now read the Kingsland News online via a link on the Home Page. You will also be able to read back copies (from March 14th ) via links at the bottom of the Other Useful Stuff page (great for finding that business you saw advertising a couple of months ago!). Kingsland News has now gone global with the March edition having online readers in the USA, South Africa and Australia! There are now new pages for the Neighbourhood Plan which you will be seeing a lot about in the coming months. There is a lot of information on why Kingsland parish urgently needs one, who is involved from the village, how to contact them and how to get involved yourself (you don’t need to know anything about planning – they need everyone from leaflet droppers to cake bakers for their June event!). There are also details of upcoming meetings and events as well as the Agendas and Minutes of meetings.

Businesses in Kingsland parish – don’t forget to get your free listing! Do go and have a browse – you’ll be amazed how much is on www.kingslandlife.com

ROB MADDY BOILER SERVICES GAS AND OIL SERVICE AND REPAIR AGA AND RAYBURN GAS SAFE AND OFTEC REGISTERED

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As usual there is a lot of Latest News and details of events in the Village Diary as well as nearby events under Other Useful Stuff. Plus if you are looking for things to do or get involved in this summer there are lots on the Clubs and Organisations page (including a new boules club based at the Angel). Finally don’t forget our local businesses – shop local and support our parish economy by checking out our Local Trades and Services page.

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Dilwyn Village Show BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY MAY 5th 10am - 4.00pm at CHAPEL FIELDS, DILWYN (by kind permission of Mrs. Olive and Mr. Julian Lewis and Mrs. Gillian Powell) ADULTS - ÂŁ5

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Exotic Animals - Woodcutter Extraordinaire Punch & Judy - Juggler - Maypole - "Little Rumba" band Refreshments - Licenced Bar - Raffle - Crafts Sideshows - Rides - Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting Plants - Vehicle Display - Horse Show - Companion Dog Show www.dilwyn.com/show for Show information and entry forms or phone David on 01981 541058


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KINGSLAND MILLENNIUM GREEN TRUST

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Gift Aid Report April 2014. I would like to thank everyone who has given so generously to the church during the last year. The tax reclaimed from HMRC has risen considerably. There has been a concerted effort by everyone to gift aid donations wherever possible. I am very grateful to everyone who has gift aided their donations and this has included numerous visitors to the church for our various fund raising events. Consequently it is a considerable number of thank you letters (over 200) that will potentially be generated on my small computer, together with the cost of paper, envelopes and ink cartridges. Therefore I will not be sending individual letters as in previous years. I would like to thank all donors again for their generosity. If anyone would like a statement for tax purposes at the end of the Tax year summarising their donations and tax reclaimed please let me know and I am happy to print one for them. Helen Webb (Gift Aid Officer)

ALAN JONES TREE SURGERY Specialist tree care & Estate Management ALL ASPECTS OF TREE WORK UNDERTAKEN Fully insured and NPTC qualified FIREWOOD FOR SALE For a professional service at competitive prices call Alan on: Tel: 01568 770790

Mob: 07817 066316

CAROLINE NEWTON MCSP

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TEL: 01568 709005 Hollybank, Kingsland, Leominster, HR6 9SE

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18 PARISH CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS, KINGSLAND

Herefordshire Schools Concert Instrumental and Choral Music performed by young people from a number of Schools (including Lucton, Hereford Cathedral School, and some primary schools). The programme will include the Vivaldi ‘Gloria’.

Friday 2nd May, 2014, 7.00 pm, Kingsland Church.

Tickets: £10 (to include wine and refreshments) from Kingsland P.O., The Rectory, from PCC members. or on the Door Liz Hill offers day trips and excursions to country houses, attractions, theatre, ballet and gardens throughout the year with

Heritage Country House Tours

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Local pick-ups from Ross on Wye, Hereford and Leominster Membership is £10 for the year, but if you would like to join today membership is free (offer until 10th July 2014)* (*Terms & Conditions apply – see website for more information)

If you would like to receive more information or would like to join, please contact Liz on 07966 378170 or email info@rural-concierge.co.uk www.heritagecountryhousetours.co.uk


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Church Services in the Benefice for May Sunday 4th May 9.30 am Family Service Kingsland 9.30 am Holy Eucharist (CW) Eardisland 11.00 am Choral Matins (BCP) Kingsland 11.00 am Holy Eucharist (BCP) Aymestrey th 6.00 Evening Prayer (benefice) Eardisland Sunday 11pmMay 8.00 am Holy Eucharist (BCP) Kingsland 9.30 am Holy Eucharist (BCP) Aymestrey 9.30 am Matins (BCP) Eardisland 11.00 am Sung Eucharist (BCP) Kingsland th Sunday 18 May 9.30 am Holy Eucharist CW Eardisland 11.00 am Sung Eucharist (CW) Kingsland 3.30 pm Evensong (BCP) Leinthall Earls h 6.00 Benefice Evening Prayer Kingsland Sunday 25pm May 11.00 am Benefice Rogation Service at Street Farm 6.30 pm Choral Evensong (BCP) Kingsland and at 10.00 am each Thursday at Kingsland unless otherwise stated: Said Holy Eucharist BCP Services at the Methodist Churches this month, all at 11 am: May: 4th 11th 18th 25th

Rev F Biseker Kingsland Rev J. Chapman Shobdon Rev. S. Stone Kingsland Rev F Biseker (United with Parish Church at Chapel) Shobdon


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The Parish Diary 2014 May 2nd Concert by Youth Choirs including Vivaldi Gloria Church 7.00 pm 5th RBL Social Evening Corners 7.45 pm th 12 Neighbourhood plan meeting open to all Corners 7.30 pm 14th W. I. ‘Marketing Lamb’ Mr Andrew Offer Coronation Hall 7.30 pm 17th Progressive Supper (for Coronation Hall) Various Venues tba June 2nd RBL Social Evening Corners 7.45 pm 3rd Neighbourhood plan meeting open to all Corners 7.30 pm th 7 Potatoes, Puds, Pimms Plants & Produce (Church Fundraiser) West Mead from 12 noon 11th W. I. ‘History of the Radnor Valley’ Mrs Anne Goodwin Coronation Hall 7.30 pm 21st Freddie’s Bingo (Betty Lister) Coronation Hall eyes down 7.30 pm 21st SMAAAK Event: ‘Precious Bane’ Church 7.30 pm 28th Armed Forces Day (Details t.b.a.) July 7th RBL Social Evening Corners 7.45 pm 9th W. I. ‘The Art of Gift Wrapping’ Mrs Kathy Knill Coronation Hall 7.30 pm 13th RBL Summer Lunch Gable Croft tba 19th SMAAAK Event: ‘Cosi Fan Tutti’ Church 7.30 pm August 4th RBL Social Evening Corners 7.45 pm th 9 Kingsland Flower Show Coronation Hall tba 25th SMAAAK Spud growing weigh in (Details tba) September 1st RBL Social Evening Corners 7.45 pm 10th W.I. ‘Cooking in Private Service’ Mrs Janet Wall Coronation Hall 7.30 pm October 6th RBL Social Evening Corners 7.45 pm 8th W.I. ‘Showing for W. I. Competitions’ Mrs Pat Smith Coronation Hall 7.30 pm November 3rd RBL Annual General Meeting Corners 7.30 pm 9th Remembrance Sunday Church 10.30 for 10 50 am 12th W.I. ‘Dressing Table Items from the Past’ Mrs Colette Gray Coronation Hall 7.30 pm December 10th W.I. ‘Canapés and Nibbles for Christmas’ Mrs Rosemary Evans Coronation Hall 7.30 pm (Editor’s note: Events for this item need to be submitted by 15th of preceding month with clear instructions on the entry – place, time, date & title are essential information. Where more than one month’s notice is given, items will automatically be repeated unless contrary instructions are received.)

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What Is the Kingsland Neighbourhood Plan? The Kingsland Neighbourhood Plan (KNP) is a community-led document which will be about the future use and development of land within our parish over the next 20 years. Our Neighbourhood Plan will define the future look and shape of the parish and will become part of the statutory development plan for Herefordshire. The proposals we set out in our Neighbourhood Plan will be enforced by planning officers when deciding on applications for planning permission.

Why is it important? Current planning policy is provided at a local level by the Herefordshire Unitary Development Plan, soon to be replaced by the Core Strategy. While this process is taking place and once the Core Strategy is adopted, the parish is open to ad hoc development unless we have a Neighbourhood Plan in place. Our Neighbourhood Plan will have policies which will guide development to the places we as a parish consider it should go.

Who we are & when we meet The KNP is being produced by volunteers from the parish, this involves members of the Parish Council and other residents of the parish. Presently, the group is made up of 13 villagers, but we need more!! We meet at The Corners Inn every month. Our calendar of meetings can be viewed in the Kingsland News, on the KingslandLife website, and notices will be placed on the village notice boards. Regular updates will also be posted on the Neighbourhood Plan pages on www.kingslandlife.com.

Why We Need You! We have a very important job on our hands and it is imperative that we have a robust Neighbourhood Plan in place as soon as possible. Without a Neighbourhood Plan, we will be open to development in places we may consider inappropriate, such as outside the current village settlement boundary. As a member of this community, your input in this process is critical and your assistance with the project is desperately needed. We need help to do everything from arranging community events to leaflet dropping. If you have any questions or can offer help, please contact Patricia on 01568 708597, email kingslandneighbourhoodplan@gmail.com or come along to the meetings listed in the Village Diary and on www.kingslandlife.com

Please come & join us & help us shape our parish! Gardener to neighbour: Neighbour:

Why do you water your lawn with whisky? Because then it comes up half-cut!


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R W MANN & SON Funeral Directors 51 West Street, Leominster Private Chapel of Rest 24 hour service Pre-paid funeral plans arranged

Please contact 01568 612358 or Local Funeral Director, Tony Roberts: 01568 708483

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Luctonians Sports Club The final paragraph of the Old Luctonians RFC Year Book written in 1949 at the end of the first season reads, “To turn more readily to next season, with an ever increasing number of keen players, new fixtures, and a sound balance at the bank, the prospects, providing Dame Fortune smiles kindly upon us, are rosy indeed.” Well, here we are in 2014, and the sequence of events is quite staggering. Most readers will be aware of these. Pre-match lunches have been a sell-out for the 20 tables of 10 available, including the weekend of April 12th/13th. Perhaps one of the best 1st XV matches staged versus Darlington Mowden Park – a National League 2 North fixture. The 40th 200club draw followed. All 200 tickets were sold and ten prize-winners chosen - £3k for them and £3k for club funds. Next day a staggering attendance at the now annual Anglo-Welsh Mini Festival with more than 1000 youngsters taking part, and bringing countless cars and camp followers, as well as a record cash take for the day of £12,800! Next day saw a group of volunteers clearing up and returning things to normal, led by the President, and yes, Dame Fortune did smile; the sun shone! Cricket, Croquet, Rounders, Running and Cycling follow. The next President and Chairman are lined up, and an excellent committee is standing. Luctonians is now a big animal! R.W.H.

"A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows." Doug Larson

Kingsland Post Office Tel: 01568 708201

Open Monday-Friday 9.00am to 4.30pm, Saturday 9am to 12.30 pm, for all Post Office services including:

Vehicle Taxation Foreign Currency Travel Insurance Bank Deposits & Withdrawals Mobile phone top-ups Also available will be: ¤ ¤ ¤ ¤

Sales of Cards and Stationery Photocopying Dry Cleaning and Laundry Shoe Repairs

Shopmobility We provide mobility scooters, wheelchairs and powered wheelchairs on a daily hire basis for anyone with permanent or temporary mobility difficulties wishing to visit Hereford, Leominster, Ledbury or Ross. Depending on the area, the service is either free, with a voluntary donation, or there is a small charge. Please contact: Hereford Leominster Ledbury Ross-on-Wye

01432 342166 01568 616755 01531 636001 01989 763388


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MARKHAMS GARAGE LTD Kingsland – Leominster – Herefordshire Established 1925 * Servicing & repairs to all makes of cars & light commercial vehicles * MOT Testing station * Six bay workshop * Batteries, tyres and exhausts * Electronic engine management diagnostics * Air conditioning service * Courtesy cars Telephone: 01568 708208 Fax: 01568 709059

GABBS Solicitors For Probate & Trusts call Nansi Webb

For family and Litigation call Anne Vincent For Conveyancing call John Thacker

Broad Street Leominster E-mail: leominster@Gabbs.biz (not for service) Website: www.gabbs.biz

tel: 01568 616333 fax: 01568 614013


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Films at Aymestrey Films are shown at Aymestrey Parish Hall on the first Sunday of every month. The film on 4th May is “American Hustle”, a comedy about an attempted heist. Doors open at 6.45pm, the film starts at 7.00pm and entry is £5 a person. Home-made ice-cream and popcorn are on sale before the screening, and you are welcome to bring other refreshments if you wish. Most of the seating is “cabaret-style”, around small tables. Future films will be “Nebraska” on 1st June and “Rush” on 6th July. If you are interested in receiving regular information about screenings please send an email to filmclub@aymestrey.org and we will put you on the (electronic) mailing list.


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Marches Planning Planning & Design Consultancy

Sarah Hanson MRTPI Chartered Town & Country Planner Advice on the development potential of property & land Submission of planning applications & appeals Advice & handling of planning enforcement issues Representations on planning applications and appeals www.marchesplanning.co.uk T: 01568 708087 M: 07837 062 494 e-mail: marchesplanning@gmail.com


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Grand National Sweep Stake Results Thank you everybody who bought tickets for our sweepstake which raises the money needed to buy the Easter Rabbit’s chocolate eggs. This year we sold a record number of tickets and the winners were: 1st J.Griffiths £70.00 2nd Jim and Dee Davies £ 43.00 3rd Alan Paton £28.00 4th Joc Whitbread £18.00 £66.00 went to K.M.G.T. management funds after £129.00 was spent on the eggs. I hope that plenty of you were able to chase the rabbit and enjoy the eggs on the Green on Easter Sunday! Jackie Markham


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Nature Notes 15/4/14

G. D. Lloyd

Inspired by the arrival of a lone Swallow at 12 noon on April 12th I write a few words to share some observations with you. It ‘wittered’ a couple of times, flew into and out of the Mill, and went. Was it an advanced scout? I had a report of a Cuckoo on Weobley Marsh on April 4th What a lovely time of the year – amazing show of Primroses, Blackthorn out, (always cold when this happens) masses of Pear and Plum Blossom. Magnolia trees are a show for a couple of days, then the petals are dropping for ages. Blue Tits inspecting new nest boxes, and there are a pair of Dippers by the weir. A cock Pheasant with two ladies is the proud owner of territory around the Cattle Shed, having seen off two rivals. Three Wrens are sorting out who’s who. I was sad to hear of a dead Goldcrest found under a patio window locally. The Rookery is now up to nearly twenty nests, and Jackdaws continue to carry twigs to chimney nest site. They must be the untidiest builders and Long-tailed Tits the tidiest. No Curlews or Lapwings locally - who do we blame? R.W.H.

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Individual treatments for chronic pain, backache, migraine, asthma, chronic fatigue, food intolerances, allergies, stress, fertility & general health conditions Free initial phone consultation Clinic appointments: Kingsland, Leominster HR6 9QS

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KCS 2014 Spring Concert This is on Saturday 17th May, 2014, 7.30 pm at St Mary's, Kington, and features three gorgeous choral works by Dvorak "Mass in D", Brahms "Song of Destiny" and Vaughan Williams "Toward the Unknown Region". The 60-strong KCS choir will be fronted by young professional soloists from one of our local area music conservatoires, and accompanied by Hilary Norris on organ and piano, under the baton of MD Roger Langford. Earlybird tickets are only £10 available from choir members, George's Deli in Kington, and The Salty Dog in Presteigne, or by text to 079 68 044 853 or email ts_gardener@yahoo.co.uk. Children/students FREE ENTRY. On door tickets £12. Soft drinks and nibbles provided. Separate bar.

the garden Tea room & Delicatessen

SPRING OPENING TIMES Tuesday to Saturday 11.00am - 5.00pm New Scrummy Bites spring menu available to eat in or takeaway. Vintage setting & log fire. ‘Free From’ alternatives available. Special occasion food for 6 – 100 people.

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Royal British Legion Branch Meetings. The meeting on 7th April was, once again, rather thin on the ground but, thanks to a generous supply of prizes and a good quiz by Mr and Mrs Davis, still raised ÂŁ67. Our next meeting will be on 5th May, although this is a Bank Holiday, not the 12th as currently advertised. National Conference. The RBL National Conference takes place next month. The proposed agenda is on display on our notice board - it looks like being an interesting meeting especially if some of the more contentious subjects are allowed to be fully debated. County Meetings. The quarterly County Meeting is due at the end of May. I hope to be able to find out full details for the WW1 commemoration events.

Gordon Browne (Chairman)


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Parish Church of St Michael and All Angels, Kingsland

Make sure you and your children don’t miss our next

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Sunday, May 4 , 9.30 am. A 40 minute service led by

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"A man should never plant a garden larger than his wife can take care of."

T.H. Everett

Q: Why was the scarecrow promoted? A: He was outstanding in his field! A mother found her small child eating a slug. "Oh no" she said, trying to wipe the infant's mouth. Then she couldn't resist asking "what did it taste like?" "Worms" said the child The Animal Nanny House-sitter

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Advertising in the Kingsland News This monthly publication is circulated to every household in Kingsland. Advertising is accepted on completion of a form. Advertisers should make copy as clear and concise as possible. Forms are available from the editor, (01568 708672), from the back of the church, or from the Post Office. Please return the completed form, together with the appropriate fee, to The Editor at 5, Highfield Close, Kingsland, HR6 9RS, Enquiries to noondr@aol.com Advertising fees are payable to “Kingsland PCC, Boolkstall Account”

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Kingsland News May 2014  

Community Newsletter from the parish of Kingsland, Herefordshire, UK. See also www.kingslandlife.com

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