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  • Walking the Pipe Concert

    Walking the Pipe Concert

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    Artist Kate Green's planned community walk in Hope Bagot on Saturday 26th October (see previous article) had to be called off due to tor...

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    Posted: 26 Oct 19
  • Preparing for the winter

    Preparing for the winter

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    Our friends from Caring for God's Acre (a non- religious organisation which cares for burial grounds)  will be back on 15th October...

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    Posted: 3 Oct 19
  • Walking the Pipe

    Walking the Pipe

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    Artist Kate Green has been walking the Elan Valley Aquaduct, which supplies water from the mid Wales  reservoir to Birmingham. On her w...

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    Posted: 3 Oct 19
  • Superfast Broadband comes to Hope Bagot

    Superfast Broadband comes to Hope Bagot

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    Something called Superfast Broadband is coming to Hope Bagot. Those people who have an item of equipment called a 'computer' (newfan...

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    Posted: 12 Sep 19
  • Recent thefts in Hope Bagot

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    It is reccomended that when residents' wheeled bins have been emptied the bins should be brought in as soon as possible as wheeled bins ...

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    Posted: 26 Jul 19
  • Hope Bagot to ban cars by 2020?

    Hope Bagot to ban cars by 2020?

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    Forever ahead of the curve it looks like the rumour that Hope Bagot plans to ban cars by 2020 may well be true. In the picture locals can b...

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    Posted: 25 Jul 19
  • Snake in the grass?

    Snake in the grass?

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    Jim came running in to see Rosie "I've found a snakeskin - I'm going to make a snakeskin belt!". Rosie, always being a bit...

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    Posted: 24 Jul 19
  • Rake's Progress

    Rake's Progress

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    While the  Caring for God's Acre volunteers were working away in the churchyard it was discovered that all the old hay rakes stored...

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    Posted: 20 Jul 19
  • A fantastic job!

    A fantastic job!

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    About fifteen hardy volunteers arrived in Hope Bagot on Thursday morning to 'tidy up' (but not too much) the church burial ground. T...

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    Posted: 12 Jul 19
  • Caring for God's Acre Visit

    Caring for God's Acre Visit

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    This coming Thursday, 11th July, Hope Bagot will be welcoming Caring for God's Acre (for more details of CfGA click here). CfGA is a se...

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    Posted: 7 Jul 19
  • Hope Bagot Fete

    Hope Bagot Fete

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    Hope Bagot Dog Show and Village Fete, held on Sunday 26th May, was a huge success and well attended. The new gazebos proved so much easier t...

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    Posted: 12 Jun 19
  • Ancient oak damaged

    Ancient oak damaged

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    An old oak, shown on an 1884 map of "Hope Baggot" has been severely damaged in the recent wind and rain. While the tree itself has...

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    Posted: 11 Jun 19
  • Pets at Home Sponsors

    Pets at Home Sponsors

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    The wonderful people at Pets at Home (Ludlow) have agreed to sponsor the prizes at our Fete and Dog Show on Sunday 26th May. This is fabulou...

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    Posted: 18 May 19
  • Bats about bats!

    Bats about bats!

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    There will be a summer's evening Bat Talk and Walk on Saturday 1st June. Starting at 7.30 pm with cakes and refreshments at Whitton Chur...

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    Posted: 15 May 19
  • Got the blues?

    Got the blues?

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    Bored by Brexit?  Concerned about climate? Tired of Trump? Vexed about vandals? Worried about the World? Come and eat cake at the Hope...

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    Posted: 8 May 19
  • Tenbury Teme Valley Band booked for fete

    Tenbury Teme Valley Band booked for fete

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    The fabulous Tenbury Teme Valley Band have agreed to perform once again at the incredible Hope Bagot Village Fete and Dog Show. The band, fo...

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    Posted: 3 May 19
  • Classic Cars prepare for show

    Classic Cars prepare for show

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    With the kind co-operation of the Rev Dr John Kennedy we have an incredible range of classic cars appearing at Hope Bagot fete and Dog Show ...

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    Posted: 30 Apr 19
  • Springtime in Hope Bagot churchyard

    Springtime in Hope Bagot churchyard

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    As a result of the marvellous work of Caring for God's Acre Hope Bagot churchyard looks set topresent a glorious show of wild flowers th...

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    Posted: 24 Apr 19
  • Fete messaging App launched

    Fete messaging App launched

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    Today Hope Bagot used its latest Social Media messaging technology to promote the village fete (26th May). In the photograph you can see a t...

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    Posted: 23 Apr 19
  • April (snow) Showers

    April (snow) Showers

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    Luxuriating in 20 degrees in February and shivering in heavy snow showers in April - Hope Bagot could be a microcosm of weather extremes in ...

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    Posted: 4 Apr 19
  • Church disappears overnight

    Church disappears overnight

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    Sunday morning, 24th February, villagers in Hope Bagot awoke to find that their lovely church had disappeared overnight. Rumours of evil dev...

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    Posted: 24 Feb 19
  • First rose in flower in February

    First rose in flower in February

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    The name primrose derives from the Latin form prima rosa, consisting of prima, "first" and rosa, "rose". So with primros...

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    Posted: 24 Feb 19
  • Giant Yellow Crane spotted in Hope Bagot ditch

    Giant Yellow Crane spotted in Hope Bagot ditch

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    A ditch in Hope Bagot has claimed yet another victim today when a 27 tonne crane, on its way to Whitton Court, slipped into a ditch and need...

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    Posted: 14 Feb 19
  • Cats and pussies

    Cats and pussies

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    Hazel catkins and pussy willow now in their winter glory. Snow is forecast for Hope Bagot this week - make sure the logs are in and you all...

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    Posted: 29 Jan 19
  • Her work is done

    Her work is done

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot Poet Laureate

    In the heart of a towering ash silhouetted against the watery winter light she stands forlorn and creaks and groans her wooden shackles t...

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    Posted: 28 Jan 19
  • Great Garden Birdwatch result for Hope Bagot garden

    Great Garden Birdwatch result for Hope Bagot garden

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    This morning between 0900 and 1000 our Great Garden Birdwatch counted (in order of appearance); 7 Goldfinch 5 Chaffinch 4 Blackbird 2 Du...

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    Posted: 27 Jan 19
  • Did Williams Wordsworth visit Hope Bagot?

    Did Williams Wordsworth visit Hope Bagot?

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    Lone flower, hemmed in with snows, and white as they But hardier far, once more I see thee bend Thy forehead as if fearful to offend, Li...

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    Posted: 27 Jan 19
  • Mysterious face seen in church wall

    Mysterious face seen in church wall

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    Almost hidden in the wall of Hope Bagot Church is a stone face - it can be found in the main wall about halfway down the porch roof. In fact...

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    Posted: 14 Dec 18
  • Hope Bagot Fete 2019

    Hope Bagot Fete 2019

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    The fabulous Hope Bagot Village Fete will be held on Sunday 26th May (the Bank Holiday weekend). We have new gazebos and some exciting stall...

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    Posted: 9 Dec 18
  • New village hall porch gable end

    New village hall porch gable end

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    As you can see from the 'before' picture our period village hall porch roof was looking pretty sad with the porch light just handing...

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    Posted: 9 Dec 18
  • Carol Service on 16th December

    Carol Service on 16th December

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    Our Christmas Carol service will take place between 4.30 and 5.30 pm on Sunday 16th December followed by yummy mince pies in the village hal...

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    Posted: 23 Nov 18
  • Charlie's Gate at Hope Bagot Church

    Charlie's Gate at Hope Bagot Church

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    The Church of St John the Baptist has acquired a new gate to replace one that was very dilapidated and, literally, falling to bits. It is p...

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    Posted: 23 Nov 18
  • We're getting plastered!

    We're getting plastered!

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    The plaster covering on the north wall of Hope Bagot church has been crumbling and falling away and it was proposed that that area be re-pla...

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    Posted: 23 Nov 18
  • Chuch Service Times

    Chuch Service Times

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    Please note that the times of the Church Services at Hope Bagot Church for 2018 have been changed, as follows: Holy Communion is on the fir...

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    Posted: 7 Sep 18
  • Bumper apple crops in Hope Bagot

    Bumper apple crops in Hope Bagot

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: JIm

    Following another glorious summer residents in Hope Bagot have a fantastic abundance of apples (and other fruit and veg as well!). As we kn...

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    Posted: 31 Aug 18
  • Water supply works now in Hope Bagot

    Water supply works now in Hope Bagot

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    A new pipeline supply of water is making its way to houses in the lower part of Hope Bagot. While most of the way the contractors have been ...

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    Posted: 29 Aug 18
  • Severn Trent presents..

    Severn Trent presents..

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Hope Bagot

    Severn Trent Theatre verité comes to Hope Bagot! WATCH holes being dug in Hope Bagot Lane from Whitton Lane! HEAR the diggers hard...

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    Posted: 11 Aug 18
  • Rosie and Jim kick off our News Page

    Rosie and Jim kick off our News Page

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Rosie and Jim

    Hi - we're Rosie and Jim and we've given up the wandering life to settle down here in Hope Bagot. What a scorcher this summer has be...

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    Posted: 30 Jul 18
  • Hope Bagot Fete

    Hope Bagot Fete

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Rosie and Jim

    Well we defied the elements in May to hold our annual village fete. While visitor numbers were down our takings were on a par with previous ...

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    Posted: 30 Jul 18
  • Village Hall Roof Repairs

    Village Hall Roof Repairs

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Jim

    Our village hall roof had been leaking for some time and, thankfully, using funds raised at the fete, and with the support of St John's ...

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    Posted: 30 Jul 18
  • Jim helps out at Hope Bagot Church

    Jim helps out at Hope Bagot Church

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: Rosie

    Early in July a working group helped to clear the cut grass and wildflowers grown under the Caring for God's Acre scheme to encourage bi...

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    Posted: 30 Jul 18
  • Dean of Hereford Entertains

    Dean of Hereford Entertains

    Hope Bagot, Ludlow, Shropshire
    Article by: JIm

    As part of our fundraising efforts the Dean of Hereford, Michael Tavinor, agreed to entertain guests at Hope Court, the home of Alice and Ju...

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    Posted: 30 Jul 18