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NEWS - ROSS-ON-WYE
News - The Weekly News Magazine for
No. 202 - Wednesday, 11th June 2008
NEWS - CAB - Gardeners' Question Time - Open Gardens - Money for
Bands in the Park and Ross Live!]
and Blues Night at the Farm great success - Letters]
Chicken Shed than Zeppelin - JKHS New Zealand - Castle Dance - Women
of Spirit - C.S. Bliss]
and Cheryl - Hi to USA Friends - Kate Humble - Goodrich - Nature
Photography - Buggy Route - Weather]
for Computer Clubbers' art work and the rest of the news from around
Chicken Shed than Zeppelin but what a great evening!
evenings entertainment at the Cider Farm began with a great
performance by Flatworld, a six piece band who excel in
their performances of enchanting Eastern European dance
music. The audience really enjoyed them, especially the
younger members, who danced throughout the performance.
in the evening, Chicken Shed Zeppelin kept everybody thoroughly
entertained with their lively and at times amusing songs.
The band are regulars at Broome Farm and always go down
food, courtesy of John and Hilary Draper was available throughout
the evening, not to mention a great range of ciders, including
a guest appearance by 'Pickled Pig' produced by a friend
of Mike's from Cambridgeshire.
spoke to Mike about the weekend's events and later interviewed
a couple of visitors to the farm. You can see some of Saturday
evenings fun in this week's WNTV
you missed this weekend's events, there will be more taking
place during the weekend of 4th July. Details can be found
on the 'What's
entertain at Broome Farm on Saturday evening. Ref: DSC_5106
Shed Zeppelin are a very entertaining band. Ref: DSC_5114
Fiz is worn out after a busy weekend. Ref: DSC_5403
Welcomes Visitors From New Zealand
John Kyrle High School played host to two visitors from
New Zealand on Friday. Allan Mitchell who is Principal of
Waihopai School in Invercargill has been awarded a 'Woolf
Fisher' Fellowship for overseas study travel in 2008 and
Allan and his wife are currently visiting the countries
highest achieving schools.
Woolf Fisher Trust was established in 1960 for the advancement
of scientific and general education. The main purpose of
the Trust is to provide travel grants for principals and
teachers in New Zealand's secondary schools and polytechnics
to enable them to further their knowledge in their own particular
subjects and keep abreast with developments in a fast changing
hope that Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell enjoy their visit to the
of JKHS, Nigel Griffiths, Jak Margrett, Luke Dean, Sacha Morgan
and Emily Penman with
Allan Mitchell and his wife Judith. Ref: DSC_5343
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Working Hard Towards Their Castle Dance Debut
and primary school pupils from across Herefordshire have
been working hard in a series of residencies to create pieces
of dance to be performed alongside professionals at Goodrich
Castle next month.
100 pupils from Goodrich CE, The Bishop of Hereford's Bluecoat
School, Whitecross High School, John Masefield High School,
Wyebridge Sports College and John Kyrle High School, as
well as participants in the county's community dance groups,
have been working with choreographer Helen Parlor and a
team of professional dancers as they perfect their contemporary
and street dance techniques.
school and community group has created one or more sequences
of dance, which will eventually be joined together and set
alongside professional dancers to create a dramatic site-specific
performance at Goodrich Castle.
The dance residencies form an integral part of Forbidden:
A Tale of Love and War, a major dance and heritage project
which is bringing together professional arts organizations
from across the county. It is organized by Dancefest, the
dance agency for Herefordshire and Worcestershire, in association
with English Heritage.
Helen Parlor, formerly of popular dance company Motionhouse,
has been leading the dance residencies and is artistic director
of the Forbidden performances. She said: 'We've had a really
productive few weeks working with children and young people,
and I've put together some challenging pieces of dance that
will look spectacular when performed at the castle. We're
looking forward to putting it all together in July.'
of Spirit' at Ross Library
photographic exhibition entitled 'Women of Spirit' is currently
being held in the dennis Potter Room at Ross Library. The
exhibition is of the work by Susie Mackie who invited WNTV
along to a private viewing on Tuesday.
is hoping to publish a book featuring her work and the women
who have inspired her. These women are ordinary people who
have faced and overcome very challenging times. These include
a women who at school who thought she was thick, but then
went on to run her own very successful business and a women
who at the age of ten was a refugee of Idi Amin's regime
but now teaches children with learning difficulties. There
are many inspiring stories told here. The exhibition will
run until Saturday, 14th June so why not go along and have
a look at Susie's work for yourself. You can see our interview
with Susie in this week's WNTV
talks to Susie Mackie for WNTV News. Ref: DSC_0747
Brings Beauty Treatment to Your Door
Having qualified as a beautician and worked locally, Charlotte
Smith of Symonds Yat recently decided to go it alone and
has set up her own business which can bring beauty treatment
to your door. Charlotte's new venture, 'C.S.Bliss'
was officially launched this week, so if you feel in need
of a little pampering there is no need to travel. Charlotte
is only a phone call away and can provide you with
waxing, a manicure, pedicure or a relaxing massage.
of the services Charlotte can provide is a top to toe 'Pamper
Day', which includes a mini manicure, mini pedicure, back,
neck and shoulder massage and mini make-up - all for £40.00.
Charlotte also offers complete bridal packages, so if your
big day is coming up, why not give her a call?
details of all beauty treatments on offer, call Charlotte
on 07990 683826 or click
here for further information.
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