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Bodenham Lake and Queenswood Under Threat


Herefordshire Council’s finanacial difficulties are affecting all aspects of life in the county.  Some short term cuts can be reversed as the economy improves but some losses will never be regained, the Library service, Museums, the beautiful Herefordshire countryside are all under threat.  On Saturday, 31st January at 7pm a meeting will be held to look at the options for one the county’s unique, beautiful places.

Here Sasha Norris, local conservationist and broadcaster, outlines the concerns that brought together the Friends of Bodenham Lake.

Dear Friends of Bodenham Lake and Queenswood,

We are holding a meeting this Saturday 31st Janusry in Bodenham Village hall to discuss the imminent transfer of Bodenham Lake out of council control on a 99 year lease to New Leaf.

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Bodenham Lakes – Friends Meeting 31st January


This is a last minute shout out to everyone who loves Bodenham Lakes and cares about the future of this nature reserve.

An urgent meeting of all friends of Bodenham Lakes will take place tomorrow, Saturday 31st January at 7pm in Bodenham Village Hall.

Please share this will anyone who is interested in the future of the lakes and come along if you can.…

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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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