The group parish of Bartestree with Lugwardine is situated in a pleasant rural location three miles east of Hereford. In the Hagley Ward and Hereford locality, and surrounded by the parishes of Weston Beggard, Dormington and Withington, it covers 2530 acres [1012 hectares], straddles the busy A438 Hereford to Ledbury road and is bounded by the River Lugg along its western and southern sides. Both villages have a thriving community, local amenities and popular schools. As well as a church and a chapel, there is a modern village hall, sited amidst an extensive area of playing field, two purpose-built children's play areas and a new sports pavilion.
Lugwardine consists of a mixture of older buildings, some timber framed and listed, and newer developments of bungalows and
houses from the 1970's onwards. Bartestree is mostly a recently developed community, with the conversion of the convent to residential apartments together with
additional adjacent housing, being the most recent. There is also a village shop with off licence, a hair dressing salon and bespoke
The joint village still sits among fields and woods. There is pasture and arable land, corn and hops, even vines.
Flying tipping is illegal. If anyone wishes to report incidents of fly tipping telephone 01432 261761
Posted on: 26/05/2015
|Delivery of Rubbish Bins for alternate weekly collections|
An update on the delivery of black bins can be found on the following website: https://www.herefordshire.gov.uk/environmental-protection/waste-management/refuse-household-bin-collection/alternate-weekly-bin-collections
Posted on: 27/08/2014
|Pr0bl3ms Us1nG m0D3rN gAdG3tS?|
Are you unsure whether to buy a computer or are you having problems using your computer or other IT equipment? To learn more about using computers; emailing including adding or opening attachments; compiling word or spreadsheet documents; mobile phones; cameras; downloading photos etc. The free weekly drop in sessions are to continue on Tuesdays between 10am and 12 noon during 2014 at the Parish Office, Bartestree Village Hall starting on Tuesday 14th January.
Posted on: 27/12/2013
|Deal Signed To Bring Faster Broadband To Rural Areas|
Herefordshire Council, Gloucestershire County Council and BT have signed a £56.6m deal which should enable 90 per cent of homes and businesses in the two counties to have access to fibre broadband by the end of 2016, with the ultimate aim to provide access to broadband speeds of 24 megabits per second (Mbps) or above for all who want it by 2018. The aim of the councils’ partnership is to have a majority of homes and businesses covered by this project able to enjoy speeds of 30 Mbps or more, and all areas will receive a minimum of 2Mbps. The project is a joint initiative between national government and the two authorities to address the challenge of bringing broadband to rural areas to support local businesses and enable households to access services. Homes and businesses that are harder to reach with a fixed fibre line will be connected using alternative new broadband technologies. Also, Herefordshire Council has allocated additional financial support for businesses and homes that can demonstrate a need for faster speeds. There will now be a period of planning carried out by BT, with work expected to start on the ground during the second half of next year and being completed by the end of 2016.
Posted on: 10/01/2013