Nearby Avian Flu Outbreak – attention all bird/poultry keepers! Parts of the parish are now in a DEFRA Protection Zone and all is in a DEFRA Surveillance Zone.

Because of  an avian flu outbreak nearby some of the parish is now in a DEFRA Protection Zone and the rest of the parish is in a DEFRA avian bird flu Surveillance Zone. Please read the DEFRA guidance on what you should be doing. Any dead domestic or wild birds should immediately be reported to DEFRA.

DEFRA link  https://www.gov.uk/guidance/avian-influenza-bird-flu

DEFRA declaration and requirements in this Protection or Surveillance Zone CLICK HERE:

“Premises near Leominster, North Herefordshire, Herefordshire

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed in birds at a premises near Leominster, North Herefordshire, Herefordshire on the 2 December 2021. All birds on the infected premises will be humanely culled.

A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone has been put in place around the premises. Details of the measures that apply in these zones can be found in the declaration.

Surveillance one requirements for all bird keepers in the surveillance zone’

CLICK MAP FOR MORE DETAIL

 

 

Lost tabby cat in Kingsland – please keep your eye ou!

LOST – Adult Tabby cat 😢
Wondered from home in Kingsland village. Has anyone seen/feeding a new cat in their garden fitting this description over the past week? If so, please get in contact on the mobile number below.
Sorely missed.
07947 630753

SMAAAK – Kingsland Grand Potato Competition – Results!

On Easter Monday entrants collected their growbag + 1 potato and on August Bank Holiday Monday, all the crops grown were individually weighed at the Corners Inn.  The winners were:

1st – David Noone

2nd – David Thompson

3rd – Peter King

The prize for the overall winner is the silver spade, which has the winners name engraved.

The overall winner of the Children’s event were

1st – Will & Joe Cameron Swan

2nd – John Cameron Swan

3rd – Max Bufton

 

An excellent competition this year, organised by David Thompson, chairman of the SMAAAK committee

Thank you

CAROL SAWYERS

For SMAAAK (St. Michael & All Angels Kingsland)

A Familiar Treasure In Our Midst – Upcoming Events

  • Hard Hat Tours- Friday 10 September at 12:00 pm JUST A FEW PLACES LEFT!
  • Tea & Talk on Bats- Wednesday 29 September at 2:30 pm at Kingsland Tea Rooms
  • Twilight Bat Tour- Wednesday 29 September at 7:30 pm at St Michael and All Angels Church
  • Tea & Talk on Hops, Heritage and Beer – Wednesday 27 October at 2:30 pm at Kingsland Tea Rooms
  • Tea & Talk Christmas Flowers & Wreaths – Wednesday 24 November at 2:30 pm at Kingsland Tea Rooms
  • Christmas Wreath Making Workshops- Wednesday 8 December at 4:00 pm at St Michael and All Angels Church
  • Mobile Christmas Carols around Kingsland Village- Monday 13 December

Liz Niven
Community Engagement Coordinator,
St. Michael and All Angels Church,
Kingsland,
HR6 9QW

liz.kingslandcommunity@gmail.com

Kingsland Millennium Green Trust – AGM and Open Trustees Meeting

Kingsland Millennium Green Trust (KMGT)

There is an open meeting of the Trustees of KMGT in the Coronation Hall on Saturday 25th September at about 1030am, following the Annual General Meeting (also open to all) which starts at 1000. Please feel free to come along and let the trustees have your views on our Green.

Copies of the agenda can be obtained by emailing kmgtsecretary@outlook.com or calling the telephone number below.

It should be noted that the maintenance of the Green is totally funded by voluntary contributions received from within the Community. No funding is received from either the Parish Council or Herefordshire Council in respect of ongoing maintenance. The Trustees are extremely grateful for the continued support for the Green from the residents of Kingsland and the surrounding area.

Andrew Parsons – Hon Sec

Tel 708592