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Herefordshire’s Diamond Day Trow in water trials

The Wye Trow being built to represent Herefordshire in a pageant on the Thames to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee has been completed. For the first time in around 200 years, skills used to construct the trows which hauled goods along the River Wye have been in use again at Nielsen’s boatyard at Gloucester Docks….

The Queen is to visit Herefordshire

Buckingham Palace has announced that HRH the Queen is to visit Herefordshire as part of her Diamond Jubilee tour of the UK. The Lord Lieutenant of Herefordshire, Lady Darnley, is delighted with the news and is looking forward to welcoming Her Majesty to the county. Look out for more details of the Queen’s visit which…