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Feb/March 2017


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CONSTRUCTION work is pressing ahead at Eastham Bridge with the structural steel now onsite. The plan is to crane it into place across the River Teme on February 24th/25th, subject to the weather. The A443 at Eastham will be completely closed for one weekend so that a 500 tonne capacity mobile telescopic crane can lift the steel beams into position. The next stage will be to create the bridge deck, then open the bridge to traffic under traffic management in the spring, with completion scheduled for this summer. For more about Eastham Bridge, turn to p5.

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Tenbury Tesco Update Recent parking problems have been blamed on the Tesco project

Some of the construction work has led to traffic congestion in Teme Street A truck waiting for a gap in the traffic so it can leave the site

The junction by Swan Garage has been widened for traffic heading towards Ludlow, but the layout has been criticised and the new kerbing has already failed. There have also been concerns over drainage not working effectively

Jessica Walker, Local Communications Manager for Tesco, gave an explanation as to why the opening of Tenbury Tesco has been postponed by nine weeks. She said “Due to delays in completion of highways work, we have made the decision to move the store opening date back to Thursday 27th April." The store had previously been expected to open on February 23rd and staff who have been affected by the change will be deployed at alternative Tesco stores in the nearby area, pending the opening in Tenbury. Just across the Teme bridge in Burford, the junction by Swan Garage has already been widened, and a range of works are ongoing in the town. Later this year, it's expected that Worcestershire County Council will complete the 'public realm' work along Teme Street, in a similar style to the work that has already been carried out in Market Street, including new paving and kerbs. Unfortunately the Tesco construction project and its associated infrastructure work have led to considerable problems with traffic congestion and parking. Many businesses say that trade has dropped significantly, with some saying that business is worse than it was even when the main bridge into Tenbury was closed to traffic for two months in 2012. Representatives of the town's traders aired some of their concerns at a meeting of Tenbury Town Council in early February. Disruption is expected to continue until at least April, but parking on the 'Pay and Display' car park should be easier once Tesco's contractors no longer need to park there.


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Eastham Bridge


The Grade Two listed Eastham Bridge suffered a partial collapse back in May. The initial plan was to erect a temporary bridge to get traffic travelling across the river as soon as possible, but in the end the decision was taken to scrap that idea and to press ahead with building a permanent structure. The new bridge will be built without improvements such as providing a footway, or making the bridge two lanes wide, in order to allow it to be built under permitted development rights. A lot of work has already been done, and the plan to lift the main steelwork into position will mark a major step forward in the scheme. Hopefully the bridge will open to traffic in spring, and local residents will be able to breathe a sigh of relief as life returns to normal. Local County Councillor Ken Pollock commented "I am delighted with progress so far and it is very encouraging to start to see the actual construction of the bridge taking shape. However there is still a way to go and we are conscious of winter weather issues but so far progress has been good."

The part-collapsed bridge, as it was on May 29th last year

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A view from above, after the remains of the historic structure had been demolished

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Conquest Theatre Bromyard Feb 24

FILM: Bridget Jones’s Baby 7.30pm

Feb 25

NY Met: Live in HD Rusalka 5.55pm

Feb 28

Royal Opera House Live: Sleeping Beauty 7pm

Mar 3

FILM: The Girl on the Train - 7.30pm

Mar 9

NT Live: Hedda Gabler 7pm

Mar 10

Folk in the Foyer: Kim Lowings & The Greenwood - 7.30pm

Mar 11

NY Met: La Traviata - 5.55

Mar 17

Comedy Club - 7.30pm

Mar 19

Live: Bolshoi: A Contemporary Evening 3pm

Mar 22

Exhibition on Screen – The Artist’s Garden - 7pm

Mar 31

Vamos Theatre – The Best Thing 7.30pm

Apr 1

Red Hot Boogie - 8pm

Apr 6

NT Live: Twelfth Night 7pm

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Folk in the Foyer - Red Shoes3 - 7.30pm

Apr 9

Live: Bolshoi: A Hero of our Time 4pm

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Lucton Food Festival

The third annual Lucton Food Festival is set to take place on March 4th. The organisers told us “The event is steadily growing and as this third year approaches the most significant change has been to lose the entry charge to the public, so free entry for all! When the second Lucton Food Festival was held last March, visitor numbers were up by 35% on the previous year, so the introduction of free entry is expected to see an even larger jump in attendance. Visitors will be treated to excellent demonstrations throughout the day and a record number of local food and drink producers and retailers will be on hand for tastings and sales. If last year

is anything to go by, we will be treated to a fantastic selection of produce, beverages and displays. At the same time, there is something for all the family, with children’s activities which include a supervised play area, pony rides and face-painting. The demonstrations are not all finalized yet, but already include Sarah Hughes from The Apple Box Cake Studio and Indian cooking from ‘Rayeesa’s Kitchen’. We hope to secure a cookery demonstration by James Croft-Moss, Co-owner and Chef at Bistro 7 in Ludlow, amongst others. For further updates visit the Food Festival’s website or facebook page.”

Leominster Medieval Festival Leominster Medieval Festival is set to take place in and around the Priory Church from 10am to 4pm on March 18th. The organisers are promising a day of medieval displays, demonstrations, festivities and fun, including medieval re-enactors, dancers and musicians, plus a craft fayre, and admission is free! The Festival will commemorate the original Anglo-Saxon Festival of Edward, King & Martyr. This was held from the tenth century through to 1539; it was one of only four Anglo-Saxon festivals to be continued as a principal feast and festival in Leominster post-1066. The organisers told us that “The re-enactors will put on

displays and demonstrations including archery, willow weaving, button making, cooking, butter-making, medieval medicine, weapons handling and craft skills. There will be an opportunity to have a go at longbow archery and see replica medieval ‘hand-gonnes’ in use, weather permitting. There will be medieval dance and music. The craft fayre will showcase local food producers and artisans with their handmade goods. Throughout the day hot food and refreshments will be available.” Traders selling genuine craft items who wish to participate can ring David Fitzcount or Jan at Survive & Thrive: 01568 620000.


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Community Bus Launch

Tenbury Transport Trust was successful in its bid for a Department for Transport mini bus. The bus, specially adapted for the Transport Trust's purposes, was delivered on Monday January 16th. The official launch ceremony took place on The Burgage in Tenbury Wells on Friday February 10th, after which there were refreshments in the nearby Pump Rooms. Tenbury's MP Harriett Baldwin took part in the launch. She commented “I have helped to support Tenbury Transport Trust for many years in any way I can and I was delighted when I was told that the bid for Government funding had been successful. I want to formally thank all the many volunteers who help to transport people living in and around Tenbury.” Tenbury Transport Trust is one of 300 local charities and community groups across England that has benefited from the Department for Transport’s Community Transport Minibus £25 million fund, as is Bromyard Community Transport, which received a bus last year.

At the launch (from left): Cllr Mark Willis, Tenbury’s Mayor; Cllr Dr Ken Pollock, Tenbury’s County Councillor; Harriett Baldwin, Tenbury’s MP; John Driver, Chairman of the Tenbury Transport Group

Good Neighbour Scheme

A Good Neighbour Scheme has been launched to aid those residents of Orleton who find some everyday tasks difficult or impossible, such as changing a light bulb, collecting a prescription from the surgery, filling in a form, shopping, getting to the doctors, and numerous other tasks. This help is provided free by a team of local volunteers from the village, all of whom have been police checked. Scheme Secretary Barry Gandy said “Orleton is a very caring community and most people requiring help in our village have a friend or neighbour to support them. However, there will be times when that person is ill or on holiday or does not themselves have the appropriate ability and then our vetted volunteers can fill that gap. We will also aid any person who does not have that support.” The Scheme has been set up following advice from the organisers of a nearby scheme in Yarpole village and with the administrative help of the Diocese of Hereford. Anyone within the Parish of Orleton who needs help with those everyday tasks can telephone a co-ordinator on 07825 484284. Those wishing to join the team of volunteers can also contact this number.

Litter Pick in March

There's a chance to do your bit for the community at a 'Litter Pick' in Knighton on Teme on Sunday 19th March. Everyone is welcome and if you can help out, please meet at 10am at Knighton on Teme's Parish Rooms. These are signposted from the A456 (between Taltrees Stoves and Newnham Bridge) and parking is available at the Parish Rooms. Bags and tabards will be supplied but volunteers need to bring a pair of strong gloves. There will be a gathering afterwards, at The Talbot in Newnham Bridge, for a drink! The organisers said “If you cannot make it on the day, it can be done before or after, just let us know.” For more information contact Karen Yates (Clerk to Knighton on Teme Parish Council) on 01584 810817 or email

Baiting House Rosettes

Hot on the heels of the Talbot at Newnham Bridge being chosen as 'Worcestershire's Dining Pub of the Year 2017', the Baiting House at Upper Sapey has won a major accolade, further underlining the quality of food and drink in our area. A member of the management team commented “We've been bursting to tell everyone about this since our inspection, but we were sworn to silence until the AA made its announcement. Very pleased and proud to announce that our food has been awarded 2 AA rosettes for culinary excellence - one of only around half a dozen in the whole of Herefordshire.”

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Seismic Tax Change

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Peter Reynolds, from local accountants Dyke Ruscoe and Haynes is warning of “a seismic change for businesses and landlords” as a result of the impending introduction of 'Making Tax Digital'. Here's what Peter told us…. “January 31st saw not only the deadline for submitting personal tax returns, but also the release of the draft legislation for the Revenue’s bright new idea, Making Tax Digital (MTD). As things stand today, businesses - other than limited companies - and landlords with income (before deducting any expenses) of £10,000 a year or more will from 6 April 2018 have to keep their records on computer and submit quarterly electronic reports of their income and expenditure to the Revenue. This seismic shift is likely to have a major impact on very many people in the Teme Valley, where self-employment is unusually high and where broadband connections are often problematic – and where many businesses have little or no computer knowledge - nor any wish to get involved with the online world. None of that cuts any ice with the Revenue (we have direct experience of their approach having had the man in charge of MTD spend a day with us and some of our clients); their view is that this is happening, and there will be penalties for anyone who does not toe the line. So, everyone – from the farmer to the shopkeeper to the engineer – needs to start thinking now how they will cope with the changes. Options will range from getting someone to take on all the record-keeping on a suitable package and to submit the returns, to investing in an online computer package (for those already fullycomputerised) to enable HMRC’s submission requirements to be met. Wherever you stand in the range of options, there is no doubt that MTD will mean changes – and costs – and every business (and private landlord) needs to think now how they will tackle the changes. Leaving this to the last minute is not going to be an option if you want to avoid penalties.”

Thrift Shop Reopening


Defibrillator Funding The Four Acre Trust is making £50,000 available to help pay for defibrillators which can be a life-saver, particularly in rural areas. Defibrillators have already been installed at a range of locations such as at village halls or in disused telephone boxes. However, this funding should permit a considerable increase in the number of units to which the public has ready access. Communities that are interested in installing a defibrillator can get more information by contacting Sue Watkins at Hereford & Worcester Community First Responders by emailing

After its winter break, the Pensax Thrift Shop is scheduled to reopen on March 1st. Located on the Abberley to Clows Top road, it’s easy to find and it’s open from 9am to 11.15am on Wednesdays. If you want to pop in and have a look you can expect to find a great variety of items on offer, and refreshments are available if you would like to take the weight off your feet and have a chat.

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The future of Worcestershire's Acute Hospital Services is currently going through a consultation process. Members of the public can take part by visiting or by attending a drop-in session. Tenbury's drop-in took place at the hospital on February 2nd. Sessions will be held at Kidderminster, Droitwich and Worcester in the near future. The consultation closes on March 30th.

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Concert for Bayton Church

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The Mission Room in wintry weather

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Inside the Mission Room

It was not possible to have a Christmas Concert at Bayton Church last year due to the church being closed for building works. Rather than disappoint regular concert goers, it was decided to hold a concert at Clows Top Misson Room, despite it being a much smaller venue. To accommodate the numbers there were two performances, one in the afternoon and another in the evening, and both were full to capacity! Those attending were in for a surprise. Though many had driven past the Mission Room, relatively few had been inside, so were amazed to discover how nice it is! Guest entertainers 'Bel Canto' gave two fabulous

shows and together with Philip Ward at the Technics Organ, and with Brian Link as producer and compere - together with some hearty carol singing from the audiences - the programme was nearly complete. The surprises continued, with a substantial Christmas tea or Christmas supper for everyone in the interval - then Father Christmas arrived with presents for all towards the end of each show! A number of people had concerns beforehand as to whether a concert was possible in this relatively small venue but it was declared a resounding success. However, this year's concert is expected to be 'back home' in Bayton's newly repaired and refurbished Church.

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Teme Valley Specials ‘Plenty for Twenty’ Every week at Teme Valley Foods we put a Family Meal deal together for a family of 4 for just £20. Each week you get a selection of Beef Roasting Joint, Large Chicken or Pork Loin Joint 4 Pork Steaks (Plain or Flavoured) Chicken Portions (Plain or Flavoured) 1 Kg of Beef Mince (Less than 5% Fat) Beef Meatballs or Pork Koftas Posh Pork Sausages Short back Bacon

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Recently it’s sometimes been difficult to find a space in one of Tenbury’s public car parks, whether in the ‘Pay and Display’ or on the free car park near the Swimming Pool. This is largely due to a collection of factors, all happening at the same time. Tesco had to close their car park during the construction of the new store; people working on that project had to park somewhere; the amount of on-street parking has been reduced during highways work; and one end of the free park has been closed off while the parking area is being extended onto the Palmer’s Meadow playing fields, as shown in the photos. A number of traders in the town say the lack of parking has contributed to the recent decline in trade, but the good news is that once Tesco opens, once their contractors are no longer in Tenbury, and once the new Palmer’s Meadow car park is open, Tenbury looks likely to have more off-street parking than ever, which can only bode well for the future.

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Ludlow Cancer Support Group Choir Ludlow Cancer Support Group is running a free ‘choir taster session’ in February. It is open to anyone affected by cancer who is interested in the possibility of joining a Ludlow ‘Sing with Us’ Choir. “We are in discussion with Tenovus Cancer Care regarding starting a choir” said Rosemary Wood, Chairman of the LCSG. “In April last year, Tenovus Cancer Care and the Royal College of Music in London published a study called ‘More Than Singing’. This biologically proved that singing as part of a choir for just one hour can boost immunity in people affected by cancer. It also helps to reduce stress and improve mood, which in turn can have a positive impact on overall health.” The ‘Sing with Us’ Choir is for anyone affected by cancer, be they patients, carers, family, friends or those who have been bereaved. The choir is purely for fun, and aims to meet once a month to begin with. Iwan Jones, Head of Sing with Us from Tenovus Cancer Care said “Members of one of our choirs are staging a taster session in Ludlow on February 24th, from 11am to 12.30 in the Parish Room of St Peter’s Church in Henley Road, and everyone is welcome.”

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Tenbury Country Market On February 7th, a remarkable selection of over 25 different chutneys and jellies could be found at Tenbury’s Country Market including such flavours as peach chutney, rhubarb chutney, rowan and apple jelly and even ratatouille chutney. Great choices on your doorstep! Knitwear, eggs, a good choice of home-made cakes and biscuits, plus a choice of outdoor plants were also on sale. The market is open on Tuesday mornings in the Scout Hut - which is tucked away, next to Tenbury’s swimming pool.

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Planning is not without its controversies and South Shropshire seems to have had more than its fair share recently. Solar farm applications that were turned down by Councillors have been approved on appeal. The photos are of the development off Squirrel Lane. The plan for a new large out-oftown supermarket at Rocks Green was initially turned down, but this month it squeezed through Planning Committee. It is now awaiting endorsement at a higher level and it could even end up being dealt with by Public Enquiry. Lidl are tipped to take on the new supermarket, if it does go ahead, and Joanne Hawley, Head of Property an Lidl UK GmbH, wrote "...the site at Rocks Green would be suitable for us and the size of the proposed store is appropriate. We are discussing terms with the developer. If there is a consent in place and we can reach agreement, we will develop a Lidl foodstore on the site…".

Cleobury Mortimer Royal British Legion Mark Baldwin told us that at a recent meeting of Cleobury Mortimer Royal British Legion, Roger Gittins, who has for many years masterminded the selling of poppies by the Branch, reported an excellent result for 2016 - the final total will be nearly £6,500, over £800 up on the 2015 result. Thanks go to Roger for his efforts, and to all those in Cleobury who sold poppies, bought poppies, or helped with the Poppy Appeal in any other way. The Branch welcomes new members, contact Membership Secretary Matt Sheehan on 01299 271347 for details.

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Church is Featured

Five representatives from Great Witley Parish Church went to Lambeth Palace in January for a book launch hosted by Rt Revd Dr John Inge, Bishop of Worcester. The book, 'Director’s Choice: the Churches of the Church of England', features one church from each of the 42 Church of England dioceses and Great Witley's Baroque church is the Worcestershire entry. Rt Revd Dr John Inge, Bishop of Worcester and the Church of England’s lead bishop on church buildings says in the book’s preface “I hope that these pages might encourage their readers not only to relish the glorious architecture and history of our churches, but speak to them of the Living God, revealed in Jesus Christ to whose glory they were built.”

Tenbury Town Band

Tenbury Town Band have announced that their Christmas Concert raised £1,095 for The Little Princess Trust. This includes monies raised by carol playing in the lead-up to Christmas. They said “We are really proud to be able to donate to different charities each year, all of which could not benefit without the support of everyone who comes to the concerts. So a big thank you to you all for your continued support.” The Concert was again a sell out with a waiting list for seats. The Apprentices performed their pieces very well with ever-growing confidence and it won’t be long before many of them join the full band. The band’s new Christmas tune was “Let the Bells Ring” which opened the second half of the concert. It is a catchy tune which left many band members singing or humming it all over Christmas especially as it was used on quite a few adverts over the festive season. Also at the Christmas Concert Keith Griffiths from the Tenbury Amateur Dramatics Society (TADS) presented a cheque for £2,000 to Benjamin Parker of the band. After many successful years performing in the town, TADS has now finished and Tenbury Town Band was one of the fortunate groups to receive a donation from their closing funds.

Writing Competition

The Leominster Festival has launched its writing competition. Entries can be prose (up to 500 words) or a poem (maximum eight lines). The theme is ‘Paint the Town with words’, the subject being anything relating to the town of Leominster or its surroundings. There are junior and senior categories, the entry fee is £2 and the winning entries will receive £25 donated by Orphans Press. Entry forms are available from Leominster Library or TIC and the closing date is April 13th.

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Oldfields Cider helped keep the wassailing tradition alive in January, when about 100 villagers and friends gathered in Frith Common, with a torchlit procession under a bright moon to the orchards. The 'noisy' ceremony, presided over by the Leominster Border Morris Side, blessed the cider apple trees for a bountiful crop in the year ahead. Once the orchards had been blessed, the crowds returned to the farmyard for warming mulled Oldfields cider, and a traditional mummers play, featuring a very non-traditional ‘Donald Trump’!

Geology in Martley

Teme Valley Geological Society held a GEOLAB day on February 4th. Twenty six 'beginners' first enjoyed a morning in the Martley Memorial Hall experiencing some handson activities to help understand how our earth works. The Geologists Association has set up this programme of educational events and the classroom activities were delivered by visiting expert tutors Kate Riddington and Jack Richardson. In the afternoon the group took a bracing walk in wonderful sunshine to see a few of Martley's unique assemblages of rocks. The society is keen to enthuse others about geology through education and teaching activities and it has produced local trails and guided walks for those who would like to explore geological features in and around Martley. Their next talk entitled 'Submarine Avalanches' is on February 20th.

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Museum and History The Tenbury and District Museum Society's AGM, held in January in Tenbury's Pump Rooms, was open to members and non-members alike. A report was presented covering what happened in 2016, including the customary openings of the Museum itself and also the monthly openings of the Pump Rooms which give people the opportunity to look inside this unique building. Plans for the future were outlined. These include a plan to merge with Tenbury's Historical Society, with the aim of consolidating their memberships and bringing all their resources under one roof. There was also discussion of the idea of relocating the Museum, possibly to Tenbury's former Fire Station, at the end of Temeside House. The Museum, located in the former Goff's School, just off Cross Street, is due to reopen for the season on Good Friday, from 11am to 1.30pm. More information is available online at and new members are always welcome.

The Museum is tucked away off Cross Street

The AGM was held in Tenbury’s iconic Pump Rooms

Free Trips for D-Day Veterans

The travel arm of the Royal British Legion, Remembrance Travel, is on a mission to find every surviving D-Day veteran, as the Treasury is enabling a series of ‘free-of-charge’ tours for these veterans to return to Normandy. The tours are being funded by the Treasury from Libor fines, and will enable a veteran to return with a family member and carer on a six-night tour. The tours will be accompanied by a medic and a guide from the Royal British Legion. The tours will depart from London and will include Eurotunnel from Dover to Calais, accommodation, visits to Pegasus Bridge, Juno, Sword, Gold beaches, Arromanches, and war memorials, plus visits to personally specified cemeteries too. The Rt. Hon, The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond, said “I’m delighted that we’ve been able to give nearly £4 million of Libor funds to support our D-Day Veterans wishing to return to Normandy with the Royal British Legion and other organisations in order to pay their respects to those who did not return home in 1944. It’s a token of our Nation’s immense debt of gratitude to those who gave so much both for our freedom and the freedom of Europe in the Second World War.” Normandy veterans can apply via Remembrance Travel’s tour operator, Arena Travel. Visit or ring 01473 660800.

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Lindridge Saturday Market

This new market is held on the last Saturday of the month, and we went to the opening event on January 28th. Lindridge Parish Hall, in the centre of Eardiston, was comfortably full with a diverse collection of stalls. Careful perusal of the items on offer revealed Dinky Toys, a pristine backgammon set, hand-knitted hot water bottle cover, pretty handmade baby's (6-12 months) shoes, a nearly-new Diablo bike, a sander, some lovely children's waistcoats, skirts and jumpers, pickled onions, lemon marmalade, several lemon curds, apple/green bean/ beetroot/damson/pepper chutneys, cakes, apple pies, chocolate chip cookies, Sony camcorder (remember them!), books, a box of Thorntons Chocolates, finger puppet, freshly made bhajhis from Home Farm Cottage catering (which sold out very quickly), ladies fashion boots, a juicer, jigsaws, cordless edging shears, tiffin, apricot and sultana flapjacks, 2016 damson jam, welsh cakes - and much more! Refreshments of tea/coffee/biscuits and cakes were available all morning with donations being welcome. Look out for it next month!

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Nick Champion reported a good entry of hay, silage and straw was forward for the collective auction held on Thursday 9th February 2017 at The Fountain Inn, Tenbury Wells. Mr Champion said the sale room was packed, with several new dealers in attendance,particularly chasing the shrinking stocks of straw available nationally, and that trade on straw was strong throughout, with a near total clearance. He described the hay, haylage and silage trade as being “more selective with best quality soft green sheep hay easiest to sell. Coarser and second quality fodder was much more variable and location was as usual an important factor.”

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Cleobury Mortimer Farmers Market

Kate Howells with her warming soup

Crooked Steeple Morris

The colourful banners were out for Cleobury Farmers Market, held in and around St Mary’s Church. Despite the cold and frosty January morning, the all-female clogwearing Crooked Steeple Morris livened up the market with their colourful costumes and music. They perform traditional North West clog dances and after a few routines some of them even warmed up enough to take off their jackets! They are based in Cleobury Mortimer and practice in Lacon Childe School on Monday evenings, and say ‘no experience is needed’ if you feel like joining them! On the day they were collecting for Severn Hospice. Even inside the church it was still a bit chilly, but even so there was a steady flow of visitors coming and going, and buying while they were there. Coffee, tea and cakes were provided by the Friends of St Mary’s in the church while warming leek & potato soup was available from the ‘Queen of Tarts’, Kate Howells, on her stand. She also had kilnerstyle jars full of Brownie ingredients, ready to go for that emergency moment! Hay ring firelighters (two for 50p), a huge choice of pickles, relishes and jams from ‘The Pickle Lady’ (including rhubarb & coriander chutney and chilli & pineappple jam - said to go really well with gammon), game, freshly-pressed rapeseed oil, quiches, pies, sausage rolls, traditional mixed-

berry jam tarts, garden trellis, bird boxes, bug houses, hedgehog halls, spring bulbs and plants could all be found. A charity fundraising stall for Headway was selling cards and beautiful decorated card ‘celebration’ envelopes enclosing a chocolate bar for a couple of pounds making a simple gift idea. There were also stalls in the Market Hall, by the church, where you could find more home preserves and produce, art and cards by Pam Elmer, stunning photographs (landscapes and wildlife) by Cleobury-based photographer Claire Carter plus unusual coin and stamp creations by Leigh Griffiths. Leigh has amassed many coins and objects over her years of metal detecting and is putting them to a creative use by framing collections of coins and stamps with different themes. Maybe a particular year or a particular colour will provide a theme for the coins and stamps included in a frame. Each frame came with a detailed list on the back of what is included. And commissions are very welcome if you have a certain date or year in mind that you want to mark! Decorative hearts made up of pieces from incomplete jigsaws and fascinating ‘Time Tins’ provided more gift ideas. These markets are well worth a browse.

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Skoda Superb 4x4 280

There are so many choices if you want to buy a family-size car. Do you go for a large and comfortable hatchback or estate, with plenty of luggage space, and room to relax? Or do you go for a 4x4, knowing how well it will serve you in winter weather? Then again, if you're an enthusiast, there might be a little voice in the back of your head, saying that what you really want is a sporty model, something that will let you burn rubber with the best of them. If this is the position you're in, then what about at a car that might tick all three boxes?

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Skoda's Superb has enough rear-seat legroom for six-footers and even the hatchback has more luggage space than many estates. Of course, if you do need even more space, the estate version could be the answer. So that's the family aspect taken care of. Four-wheel-drive adds the ability to cope confidently with winter roads and muddy verges, while the 280hp engine delivers electrifying acceleration, which is bound to appeal to sports-minded drivers. Although this is a big car, it's so wellstyled that its size isn't all that obvious, at least not until you open

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the hatch and peer down into that enormous boot. The four-wheeldrive works really well, not just in winter, but also on wet or muddy roads at any time of year, and it helps deliver rock-steady stability when accelerating, even when pulling out of junctions or onto roundabouts. With 280hp, it really can accelerate hard - remarkably hard in fact, given the car's weight, potentially hitting 60mph from rest in little more than five and a half seconds. Select sport mode (standard fitment on the SportLine and SE L; a ÂŁ100 option on the SE), press the pedal to the floor

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and as the revs build towards 6,000rpm it simply hurtles forwards in a hedonistic rush. Yet it's just as happy pottering round town, so the engine is a really strong feature of the 280. This version of the Superb is only available as an automatic, using a swift-changing 'DSG' dual-clutch gearbox. Particularly where the higher gears are concerned, some of the changes were so good that even the driver might not notice them, and as paddles are fitted, the driver can take charge of gear-changing if they wish. Add in the powerful

brakes, and what you've got is a car that's very eective under a wide range of conditions. We drove the SportLine model. As its name suggests, this is aimed at more sports-minded drivers, with its 19 inch alloy wheels and slightly lower (by about 15mm) ride height. The car's stability under hard acceleration was particularly impressive, giving a strong sense of connection to the Tarmac, which is very welcome, particularly on damp surfaces. If you want to make the most of the car's dynamic potential, you might appreciate the 'Dynamic Chassis Control'. This is standard on the range-topping L&K, but a £750 option on the SportLine and SE L. It's inevitable that such a large car with so much performance and so many features comes at a price, and in the case of the SportLine Hatch, it starts at around £34,000 on the road. However, the car we drove had a number of options: an electricallyoperated boot, front and rear parking sensors, heated front seats, a rear LED light package and wireless phone charging with Bluetooth, taking the price tag to over £35,500.


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16 Teme Street Tenbury Wells Worcestershire WR15 8BA T: 01584 810555 W:





EARDISTON, TENBURY WELLS - GUIDE PRICE £279,950 PRICE £490,000 - GUIDE WELLS LINDRIDGE, TENBURY An impressive brand new hop kiln conversion within an exclusive development An immaculate and well designed modern detached house set in the heart of the countryside with outstanding views across the Teme Valley. in a popular and accessible village. Kitchen/Dining Room, Spacious Sitting Room, Laundry Room, Cloakroom, Master Bedroom with Ensuite, Modern Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Two Spacious Reception Rooms, Guest Bedroom with Ensuite, Three Further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Three Parking Spaces, Master Bedroom with Ensuite, Three Further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Visitor Parking, Landscaped Garden, Wonderful Countryside Views. Cloakroom, Integral Garage, Parking on Driveway, Attractive Gardens. EPC Rating D. EPC Not Required - Grade II Listed Building.



A modern cottage with scope extend potential conversion withto barns farm two traditional withcountry A period stone farmhouse spectacular across the EPC Rating E. AONB.Valley. HillsTeme the Shropshire the edge ofviews facilities on and equestrianenjoying Kitchen/Diner, Study,Bedrooms, Conservatory, Three Bathrooms, Utility Four Double Rooms,Room, Two ReceptionLiving Farmhouse Kitchen with Aga, Bedroom and Ensuite, Double Bedroom, Bathroom, Barn (Class B1 Use), Converted Partially Features, Character Cellar, Abundant Room, Cloakroom, Master Workshop with South Potential, Utility Room, Cloakroom, Paddocks, Manege,Cellar, Stabling, Gardens, Facing Mature Ideal for Conversion, Second Barn Attached Mature Gardens, Paddock Ample Parking. Rating D. Negotiation. by Separate AvailableEPC Land Further (TBV).and 2.402 Acres About Two Driveways and Parking.



An immaculate barn conversion A detached bungalow in a popular semi-rural setting with far reaching views over parkland. enjoying superb views across the Teme Valley. Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Spacious Living Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Spacious Living Room, Master Bedroom with Ensuite, Two Double Bedrooms, Shower Room, Two Further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Downstairs Cloakroom, Easy Care Garden, Garage, Carport and Ample Parking Space. EPC Rating D. Gardens and Allocated Parking. EPC Rating C.

A high quality character barn conversion An immaculate detached house in a quiet cul-de-sac in a peaceful rural setting. within easy walking distance of the town centre. Fitted Kitchen, Open Plan Living Area, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Two Reception Rooms, Laundry Room, WC, Master Bedroom with Ensuite, Master Bedroom with Ensuite, Three Further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Two Further Double Bedrooms, Bathroom, Attractive Gardens, Double Garage and Ample Parking Space. EPC Rating C. Communal Gardens, Parking. EPC Rating D.




16 Teme Street Tenbury Wells Worcestershire WR15 8BA T: 01584 810555 W:





OLDWOOD, TENBURY WELLS - GUIDE PRICE £259,950 A detached cottage with potential and in need of updating pleasantly situated on the edge of Oldwood Common. Kitchen, Spacious Living Room, Sun Room, Three Bedrooms, Two Shower Rooms, Large Gardens, Garage and Parking. EPC Rating F.


TENBURY WELLS - GUIDE £224,950 LINDRIDGE, TENBURY WELLS - GUIDEPRICE PRICE £490,000 Anhop immaculate detached An impressive brand new kiln conversion withinbungalow an exclusive development theoutstanding town towards Hill. set in the heart of the overlooking countryside with viewsClee across the Teme Valley. Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Spacious Living Room, Kitchen/Dining Room, Spacious Sitting Room, Laundry Room, Cloakroom, Master Bedroom with Ensuite, Two Double Bedrooms, Bathroom, Guest Bedroom with Ensuite, Three Further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Three Parking Spaces, Attractive Gardens, Parking Space.Views. Visitor Parking, Landscaped Garden,Ample Wonderful Countryside EPC Rating D. Building. EPC Not Required - Grade II Listed



An immaculate retirement bungalow in a prime position on a popular development A period stone farmhouse with two traditional farm barns with conversion potential benefitting a warden service, resident facilities and an and equestrianfrom facilities on the edge of the Shropshire Hills AONB. EPCalarm Ratingsystem, E. conveniently situated within easyFour walking distance of the town centre.Utility Farmhouse Kitchen with Aga, Two Reception Rooms, Double Bedrooms, Three Bathrooms, Kitchen, Spacious Character Living Room, Double Bedroom with Fitted Wardrobes, Room,Modern Cloakroom, Cellar, Abundant Features, Partially Converted Barn (Class B1 Use), Bedroom/Study/Dining Room, Stabling, Shower Manege, Room, Paddocks, Second Barn Ideal forSecond Conversion, Mature South Facing Gardens, Garden, Garage & Parking EPC Rating E. Two Driveways and Parking. About 2.402 Acres (TBV). FurtherSpace. Land Available by Separate Negotiation.

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IN D L O S 2017

IN D L O S 2017 TENBURY WELLSWELLS - GUIDE PRICE £230,000 NEWNHAM BRIDGE, TENBURY - GUIDE PRICE £289,950 An immaculate barn conversion A newly updated link detached bungalow with far reaching views over parkland. within easy level walking distance of the town centre. Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Spacious Living Room, Modern Kitchen, Spacious Living Room, Master Bedroom with Wardrobe, Master Bedroom with Ensuite, Second Double Bedroom, Brand New Shower Room, Two Further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Downstairs Cloakroom, Attractive Gardens, Attached Garage, Ample Parking Space. EPC Rating C. Gardens and Allocated Parking. EPC Rating C.






An immaculate barn conversion with far reaching views over parkland. Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Spacious Living Room, Master Bedroom with Ensuite, Two Further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Downstairs Cloakroom, Gardens and Allocated Parking. EPC Rating C. NO UPWARD CHAIN.



A beautifully presented country cottage set within large gardens and enjoying exceptional views across the Teme Valley. Kitchen, Breakfast Room, Three Reception Rooms, Conservatory, Three Double Bedrooms, Bathroom, Cellar, Extensive Gardens, Detached Garage, Parking. EPC Rating D.



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IN D L O S 2017

TENBURY WELLS WELLS, - GUIDEWORCESTERSHIRE PRICE £189,950 -TENBURY WELLS - GUIDE PRICE £139,950 TENBURY GUIDE PRICE £289,950 An extended semi-detached bungalow on a popular development Aninattractive and extended mid-terraced cottage An immaculate detached house a quiet cul-de-sac within walking distance of the town centre and local schools. within easy walking distancewithin of the level town walking centre. distance of the town centre. Kitchen, Spacious Sitting Room, Dining Room, Spacious Kitchen/Diner, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Two Reception Rooms, Laundry Room, WC, Sitting Room, Master Bedroom with Ensuite, Two Further Bedrooms, Two Double Master Bedroom with Ensuite, Three Further Bedrooms, FamilyBedrooms, Bathroom, Bathroom, Contemporary Bathroom, Utility Shed, Easy Care Gardens, SouthSpace. Facing Garden. Attractive Gardens, Double Garage and Ample Parking EPC RatingEPC C. Rating D. Parking on Driveway. EPC Rating E.


Teme Valley Times Feb-March 2017  
Teme Valley Times Feb-March 2017  

Free local paper for Tenbury Wells, Ludlow, Orleton, Leominster, Bromyard, Knightwick, Martley, Clifton upon Teme, Great Witley, Abberley, D...