Festive News 2017 2017 - Page 40

PAGE 40 • FESTIVE NEWS • DECEMBER 2017 ! s a e d i l o o C TREES COULD BE RIPPED UP TO MAKE WAY FOR NEW BY-PASS DISCOVER OUR NE W GIF T PACKS AND BR AND NE W WINTER ALE, NIGHT’S WATCH Thousands of trees planted just 16 years ago are at risk of being cut down to make way for the controversial Hereford Western by-pass. Visit our brewery shop in Stoke Lacy, between Hereford and Bromyard – it’s packed with things for real-ale lovers, including bottle-conditioned beers, 36-pint polypins, branded clothing and the coolest gifts. We’re open 9am to 5pm on Monday to Friday, and 10am to 4pm on Saturday 2, 9, 16 and 23 December (satnav HR7 4HG). Alternatively, our online shop at wyevalleybrewery.co.uk is open 24/7. Drovers Wood to the east of Kings Acre Road was a Millennium project by the Woodland Trust funded by local sponsors and is now well matured. But it stands smack bang in the middle of the ‘corridor’ defined by Herefordshire Council into which the final route will be decided. Nicola Geeson, a city tree warden and campaigner told Festive News: “Drovers Wood is at serious risk of being destroyed.” www.easygarage4u.com emailus@easygarage4u.com 01432 850085 An ancient oak stands proud at the centre of the new Drovers Wood. But for how long? NEIL POWELL Well into our second year with over 4000 pets registered, Herefords fastest growing veterinary clinic continues to offer outstanding service. All Makes and Models Service Centre and repair There are six potential routes within the narrow corridor. Mrs Geeson has plotted surveyors markers and says these appear to threaten the three hectare wood and its chances of ever becoming an ‘ancient wood.’ Also at risk are two heritage cider apple orchards recently planted by Gillian Bulmer of Breinton on either side of Drovers Wood, for which she donated the land. MASTER BUTCHER SINCE 1857 All domestic pets treated. Please contact us on 01432344338 to join with 2000 other happy pets or check us out on facebook or the web: wyevalleyvets.com 51 WIDEMARSH STREET, HEREFORD. HR1 9EA 01432 277557 &/&2"- 5*-%*/( 02, /%&24",&/ ■ "*/4&/"/$& &1"*23 ■ 1&$*"-*343 */ &-4 00'*/( &1"*23 ■ -5.#*/( &$02"4*/( ! "# # " $ "# " 4 6&/ 42&&4 &2&'02% ■ ! 666 &$+03&1) $0 5, ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ T e l : 0 1 4 3 2 2 6 8 7 9 9 d m o k l e r @ c o m p r e s s o r s a n d w a s h e r s . c o . u k &."*- &$+03&1) $0 5, www.compressorsandwashers.co.uk