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Candles and Poppies WWI Commemoration


Wednesday evening is bellringing practice in our local church and the bells have been merrily pealing for the past couple of hours.

A little different to their doleful sound on Sunday afternoon when the bellringers of St Michael and All Angels Church in  Bodenham took part in  Hereford District Quarter Peal Week to commemorate the outbreak of World War One.

The bellringing team of: Richard J Collins,  Jo C Beavan, Sue Hack, Lilian Tomlinson, David C Powell (C) and Peter Tomlinson, rang the bells for 46 minutes to remind us all of the tumultuous events that began to unfold this week, 100 years ago.…

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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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March Newsletter

Bodenham Village

Well, the March issue of the newsletter is compiled, printed and distributed to the pick up points and anyone interested in getting their hands on a copy will find them at Bodenham Post Office, Saffron’s Garage and Baches Bargains, and thanks go to those businesses for giving space for them.…

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Credenhill Park Wood


I recently took a trip to the Credenhill Park Wood, with Archie my Border Collie. We visited in autumn to capture the colours of the trees at their best, we also discovered that the site is thought to have been an Iron Age tribal capital. With the Credenhill Iron Age fort is located here. The wood has been designated a special wildlife site which you can discover through your walk.

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