H&W Fire Service issue advice on preventing heating appliance fires

In the last three years 15% of house fires in Herefordshire and Worcestershire were caused by heating appliances, resulting in two deaths and 18 injuries. Now the weather is cooler, Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue (HWFRS) is encouraging people to check their electrical heating...

Hereford BID launches Christmas video to showcase city

Hereford BID have today launched their Christmas video to showcase Hereford City Centre this Christmas. With a mixture of independent retailers and multinationals, Hereford has a fantastic blend of delights to please any shopper. With the wonderful regeneration of the Butter Market, the beauty of Church...

Bad weather forces council to delay line work

The poor weather conditions have caused Herefordshire Council contractors to cancel planned works to paint residents only parking lines throughout streets across the city. The council has used Twitter and Facebook to ask local residents to keep an eye out for signage which will be...

FREE Parking after 4pm every Wednesday until Christmas

Started the Christmas shopping yet? Head to Hereford this Wednesday for late night shopping with free parking in all Herefordshire Council Car Parks & Old Market Car Parks after 4pm. Plenty of stores will be staying open including a mixture of multinationals and local independent...

Lugwardine Bridge repairs well underway

Herefordshire Council has today confirmed that repairs to Lugwardine Bridge are expected to be completed early in December. The repairs are taking place after some of the wall was damaged in a collision earlier this year. The A438 Hereford to Ledbury Road remains open but temporary...

Hereford tops drink and drug driving convictions list

Hereford has come out on top of a Money Supermarket ‘Drink & Drug driving convictions’ table. The data comes is produced from the thousands of online quotes for insurance that Money Supermarket process on a daily basis. The table shows that on average Hereford had 2.3...

Expanding Electrical Firm moves to purpose built offices at Hereford Enterprise Zone

An expanding electrical specialist has relocated to purpose-built offices on Hereford Enterprise Zone, a move it says has helped “future-proof” its business. The relocation has also enabled electrical engineering firm Melcon to take on a new member of staff with further expansion planned for the...

B4362 between Mortimers Cross and Lucton closed due to oil spill

Herefordshire Council expect the B4362 between Mortimers Cross and Lucton to remain closed for some considerable time. Oil has spilled along approximately 70 metres of road and this will take some considerable time to clear up and make safe.

Lorry driver injured after HGV overturns on A49 at Leominster

A lorry driver sustained multiple injuries after a crash on the A49 yesterday evening. The HGV he was driving overturned on the Leominster bypass at the roundabout where the A49 meets the A44 Worcester Road. Emergency services were quickly on the scene as well as the...

Local business donates £1,500 to the Madley Recreation Ground Project

Local company, ETL Systems Careers, has donated £1,500 to the Madley Recreation Ground Project. The project aims to build a playground for children between 1 and 12, which will be suitable for all needs. The project, which is currently in proposal stage, seeks to encourage...

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