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Upton Bishop is a village with 600 residents in South Herefordshire, just outside Ross on Wye.  We are a vibrant village with a very popular pub, The Moody Cow; a large village hall which is used by many different groups for all types of activities, and a beautiful church.  We are also home to the renowned Wobage craft centre. This website is owned and maintained by Upton Bishop Parish Council.

Upton Bishop consists of six settlements, Crow Hill, Phocle Green, Tanhouse, Tedgewood, Upton Bishop, and Upton Crews.The village of Upton Bishop is recorded in the Domesday Book within the Bromsash Hundred as Upton Episcopi, owned by the Canons of Hereford i.e. the Bishop’s Upper Town. The record includes seven Hides paying tax; in Lordship two ploughs: eighteen villagers, eleven smallholders, two Boors and a priest. The inclusion of a priest in the record suggests a settled population and the possible existence of a place of worship at that time.

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Getting Here

By Train
The nearest station is at Ledbury. There are also trains to Hereford, Gloucester and Cheltenham. Check times and prices on the National Rail Enquiries website.

By Bus
You can find links to bus timetables on the Traveline West Midlands website

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Move It has applied for planning permission to have 18 storage containers, 6 of which are retrospective on its land at RudhallComments needed by Wednesday, October 6th www.herefordshire.gov.uk/info/200142/planning_services/planning_application_search/details?id=211... ...
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The draft Neighbourhood Development Plan is now available to view in the village phonebox, the church, Ross library and on the Upton Bishop website uptonbishop.org/public-consultation/Public consultation on it starts on Monday September 20th. There will be an open meeting in the Millennium Hall from 6.30-9pm on Tuesday, September 21st where you can find out more. ...
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Roadworks are due to start on the A40 towards Monmouth at the end of the month.The Highways Agency is due to undertake work on the A40 from Sept 27th to January 21st.The work between the junction of the A40/A4137 and the Wilton roundabout will include resurfacing, road markings,and reinstating the footpath at Wilton roundabout. To reduce disruption to customers, the work will be delivered in phases on weekdays as follows;• 27 September to 1 October, 8pm to 6am –Full carriageway closure of the A40 eastbound from the junction of the A40/A4137 and Wilton roundabout, including inner ring closure of Wilton roundabout.• 4 October to 8 October, 8pm to 6am –Full closure of the A49 from Bannuttree Lane to Wilton roundabout, including A40 eastbound and westbound lane one closures. Partial outer ring closure to Wilton roundabout, no restrictions regarding access/egress to Wilton Road and The Pippins.• 4 October to 25 October, 8am to 5pm- Lane one closure of the A40 eastbound, including hard shoulder and lay-by.• 22 November to 21 January, 8am to 5pm- Lane one closure of the A40 eastbound, including hard shoulder and lay-by.If you have any questions, or if you would like to know more about our work, please call0300 123 5000 or email info@highwaysengland.co.uk. You can also visit www.highwaysengland.co.uk/roads/ ...
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A big thank you to everyone who has been out litter picking. Please don't drop litter in our village #saynotolitter

You only have a couple of weeks left to put your name forward to join the Millennium Hall committee. Don't miss the Oct 4th deadline.

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