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Issue No. 118 - 25th October 2006
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The Bridge at Wilton Retains 'Restaurant of the Year' Award

Mike and Jane Pritchard of 'The Bridge at Wilton' Restaurant are proud to have been selected as 'Restaurant of the Year' for the second year running in the Flavours of Herefordshire Awards. In order to be in the running for the Flavours of Herefordshire, restaurateurs have to show that they use only locally produced and home grown Herefordshire produce in their menus.

An added bonus to this award for Jane and Mike is that one of their chefs, Deiniol Pritchard (no relation) has been awarded the title of 'Young Chef of the Year.' Congratulations to you all.

Jane Pritchard, Deiniol Pritchard - Young Chef of the Year, James Arbourne - Chef and Mike Pritchard. DSC_7589

Lea Primary School News

Lea Primary School Teacher, Louise James was worried that, due to the new child seat law, the school would no longer be able to take children out. Recently however, parent, Jason Cross, who has 2 children at school heard this and mentioned it to his employer, 'FAB Recycling'. The company's Finance Director, John Hancock wanted to help and arranged for 10 Child Seats to be donated to the school. 'FAB' recycles scrap cars but they cannot reuse old child seats, so they purchased 10 brand new ones.

In the photo are Courtney Gittings, Annabelle Heenan, Elena Bott, Jack Boocock, Oliver Cross and Rowan Attwood with John Hancock of FAB.


The school are currently joining in with the 'Big Draw'. The Big Draw is a Nation wide school art event and Lea Primary art classes are working on a project based on Anthony Gormley's 'American Field' by making lots of clay figures, which will eventually be displayed, lining up in a courtyard. Lea Art Club, Brownies, Teachers, Parents and many others from the Lea Community have have all contributed to the making of the figures, only a few of which are shown below as most are still waiting in the dry to be 'fired'.

In the picture are Bethany Sherwood, Laura Aubrey, Roxy Thomas-Godwin, Jack Dix, Daniel Clutterbuck and Samuel King with some of the completed clay figures. The two on the tray have yet to be fired.


A special 'Dress in Pink for Cancer Research day took place at the school on Friday, 20th October and the photo below shows both pupils and teachers in pink during an afternoon assembly.

During the assembly a draw also took place. All children at the school are issued weekly with a card containing 5 stars. A star is removed from the card of children who misbehave. At the end of the week, a draw is made - cards still containing 5 stars are gathered together and one or two children from each class who have been good all week are given a small prize. Being an impartial visitor, I was asked to make the draw on Friday and, judging by the amount of full cards in the 'hat', the pupils at the school are all well behaved!


Jamie Oliver at the Good Food Show

If you would like to see Jamie Oliver at the Good Food Show, which is to be held at the NEC, Birmingham on Saturday 25th November 2006, a coach trip has been arranged which leaves the Larruperz Centre, Ross-on-Wye at 8.30 am.

Ticket cost 25.50 and this includes entrance, coach fare and show tickets. The return coach leaves the NEC at approximately 5:00 pm.

For tickets or further information, please contact Sue Kirby on 01989 562512.

Pirates of St. Joseph's Primary

Children at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School dressed as pirates for the day on Thursday, 19th October to help the 'Friends of St. Joseph's' raise money for the school.

Pictured below are Simeon Beizley, Tyler and Jamie Davies, Ebony Hodges, Patrick Virgo, Isabella Wetson, Sioned Giwa-Amu, Lily Corfield, Thomas Pollock, Dewi Willcocks and Ellie Churchill. For the top photograph, I asked the children to 'look mean and frightening' but the bottom photo shows them as the friendly pirates they really are.



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