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Bodenham News

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Save Leominster Library Petition


The 38 Degrees Petition, Save Leominster Library, will be closed at the end of the day on Wednesday, 23 September 2015, so that we can collect all the signatures, both on-line and paper, in one place.

You can sign the online petition here:  Save Leominster Library

The petitions will be presented to the Chairman of the Herefordshire Council at their meeting at 9.30 am on Friday, 25 September.

The meeting will be held at Shire Hall in Hereford.

The petition was started by The Friends of Leominster Library you can find out more about the Friends, including how to join, from Leominster Library.…

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Scarecrows are appearing – Bodenham Festival is about to start!

Bodenham Village

Dare we hope that the sun is going to shine this weekend?  I hope so because the village of Bodenham is holding its Summer Fete and Flower Festival.

Flower arrangers have been busy filling the church with the colour and scents of summer flowers.  You can see their handiwork in St Michael’s Church, Bodenham each day Friday 12th June until Sunday 14th 10am til 5pm. …

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Wellington School News


News from Wellington Primary School

Our School Parliament met during this half term to discuss events they would like to see take place during the National Science and Engineering Week. From their ideas the teaching staff planned a number of interesting and exciting experiments and organised for many different visitors to come to our school.…

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Herefordshire – the Forgotten County?


I think that’s what it says on a red banner on the Baron’s Cross roundabout near Morrisons.  I only think that’s what it says because it’s difficult to read a banner while steering around a roundabout.

Anyway, what brought it to mind was the delivery of a little booklet with the post…

Looks useful I thought, flipping through, but there was something strange about the entries – where were these people from?…

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Monkey Business


To deliver the Bodenham Newsletter via email I use an email delivery system called Mailchimp.

Using a system like this makes it easier to deliver a large number of emails quickly without crashing the email server and hopefully without getting branded as a spammer.

Mailchimp offers a free simple service for smaller email lists, which is what I use, and a paid service for businesses with hundreds of emails to send.…

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