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3 hrs ago | Hereford Times

Triumph for 19-year-old Leominster student as Herefordshire watermelons go on sale

HEREFORDSHIRE might be well-known for its apples and cattle but the county now has a new claim to fame - as home of English watermelons.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Hereford Times

Live blog: Herefordshire pupils receive GCSE results

To share your stories and news with us, tweet @HTnewsroom, email news@herefordtimes.com, comment on this blog or post on our Facebook page.

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Flintshire Standard

Buckley mayor in record bid on Offa's Dyke path

A TOWN mayor may have written himself into the record books after walking the entire length of the Offa's Dyke Path.

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Recycling rates hit new highs in Wales - but some councils continue to lag behind

The proportion of waste going to recycling is continuing to creep up towards a legally-binding target that local councils must meet by 2016, official figures suggest.

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IcNetwork

Stage and screen legend Sir Ian McKellen joins the stellar cast for...

Hollywood star Sir Ian McKellen is the latest big name to sign up for the "Dylathon" in Swansea this autumn.

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Hereford Times

Your Herefordshire County Times: Almeley to Vowchurch, plus clubs and societies, August 21, 2014.

The organisers of the open gardens and woodland walk, held at Oakland, Almeley Road, on July 26, were delighted with the widespread support that they received.

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Tivyside Advertiser

A 8.8m boost for services to support older people in Mid and West Wales

A multi-million pound package of investment in services to support older people, particularly the frail elderly, to maintain their independence and remain in their home in Mid and West Wales, has been unveiled this week by the Deputy Minister for Social Services, Gwenda Thomas.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Border Counties Advertizer

Pylons a 'huge tourism threat' to Shropshire

A POPULAR tourism destination in Shropshire is urging firms to get behind the battle to prevent windfarms being built in Mid Wales, with extensive pylons coming across the border into Shropshire.

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Newsday

Brewery announces island pub closure

A well-known Arran pub is to shut at the end of this month after failing to attract new tenants.

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Newsday

Firm fined for lorry crushing injury

A pharmaceutical company has been fined A 12,000 after an employee was crushed by a reversing lorry in Edinburgh.

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Newsday

Police set for A 24m Dalmarnock move

More than 1,000 police officers and civilian staff will move to a new A 24m administrative headquarters in Glasgow's Dalmarnock area next year.

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April Jones: People of Ceinws should decide what to do with the site of killer's demolished home

Former mayor Gareth Jones says erecting monument on the site of Mark Bridger's house would contradict decision to demolish it Placing any sort of monument at the site where five-year-old April Jones is assumed to have been murdered will not help Machynlleth to "move on" according to the town's former mayor.

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FarmingUK

Talgarth, Brecon

Lower Trewalkin is a pretty smallholding consisting of a range of stone buildings arranged around a traditional farmyard.

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Hereford Times

HEREFORDSHIRE actor John Challis will officially open a refurbished furniture store on Saturday.

Mr Challis, who played Boycie in classic sitcom Only Fools and Horses, will cut the ribbon at Annetts on Three Elms Trading Estate in Hereford at midday.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Newsday

'Infatuated' pupil stalked teacher

Ashley Formby, 27, of Llandrindod Wells, spent four months trying to woo Helen Sedgwick, sending her emails, phone messages and gifts.

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Hereford Times

Fun and games at Grandstand Park in Hereford

FACEPAINTING, a tug of war and six-a-side football were all featured as part of a community games event in Hereford on Saturday.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Independent

Postcard from... Hargeisa

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University Business

Baylor College of Medicine joins ecorpStim consortium

Physicians and scientists at Baylor College of Medicine will assist the research team-which includes scientists at neighboring Rice University, Houston, Texas, the Energy Safety Research Institute and Swansea University Swansea, United Kingdom, and University of Grenoble, Grenoble, France - in evaluating and furthering developments in delivery of ... (more)

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Hereford Times

New bus for Herefordshire charity

Colin Barker , Barry Selway , David Lindley , Chris Tomlinson , Steve Amos , Pauline Francis (clie The maroon-coloured bus, owned by Dore Community Transport, was taken last year from John Watkins Car Repairs on Gooses Foot Industrial Estate in Kingstone.

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This is South Wales

Legal firm adds to team

LAW firm Peter Lynn & Partners has hired Ian Walker , who has formerly worked at Hutchinson Thomas-Neath and fellow Swansea legal practice Smith Llewelyn Partnership.

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