NEWS | New tourism strategy launched for Marches

A major new strategy to develop tourism and the visitor economy across the region has been launched by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership. The Marches LEP Visitor Economy Strategy calls for a new partnership approach to promoting Herefordshire, Shropshire...

NEWS | Student accommodation taking shape

The construction of new student accommodation at Station Approach, #Hereford, will be moving to the next phase in the coming week. The next phase of the exciting project will involve the delivery of 127 modular ‘pods’, which link together...

FEATURED | Growth Hub experts offering one-to-one advice

Specialist advice to help Herefordshire businesses strengthen their companies in the wake of the UK leaving the European Union is being offered by experts from the Marches Growth Hub. The hub’s Herefordshire team are offering a series of one-to-one...

NEWS | Council agrees budget setting and Council Tax rates for 2020/21

Recommendations will be made to Full Council for approval Herefordshire Council’s Cabinet has today (30 January 2020) agreed the proposed 2020/21 budget which will now be put forward for recommendation to Full Council on 14 February 2020.The proposed budget...

NEWS | Half an hour free parking for electric vehicles

Electric vehicles charging in the council’s off-street car parks will soon be entitled to 30 minutes of free parking. The changes will take effect from Monday 16 March 2020, from which date drivers of electric or hybrid vehicles that...

EDUCATION | Hereford Sixth Form College students reach new heights with Oxbridge Success

Hereford Sixth Form College students have had the highest ever rate of success in their applications to Oxford and Cambridge universities. 31 students, 42% of those who applied, received offers, compared with the national average where fewer than 20% of those who...

FEATURED | £9m cyber centre on track for 2020 opening

Herefordshire will be home to the UK’s leading centre of excellence in cyber security – a £9m state-of-the-art hub supporting innovation and industry in the sector when construction completes on site in 2020. Herefordshire Council Leader David Hitchiner and...

NEWS | Drop in session for flood affected residents and businesses in North Herefordshire

Herefordshire Council have arranged a flood drop-in session for residents and businesses affected by flooding in the north of #Herefordshire. Following recent flooding events, Herefordshire Council organised a number of drop-in sessions to provide advice, guidance and support prior...

FEATURED | Funding to restore and explore Herefordshire’s Ice Age kettle hole ponds confirmed

15 projects across the UK have been awarded a share of £7.4million from National Lottery to take action for nature including a project in north west Herefordshire developed by Herefordshire Wildlife Trust in partnership with Herefordshire Amphibian and Reptile Team and Herefordshire...

NEWS | Avara Foods completes £6.5m investment at Hereford site

Over the course of 2019, Avara Foods has invested £6.5m in its Hereford site, manufacturing capabilities and employees. As part of a company-wide investment programme – implemented to increase efficiency and productivity – its local operations are seeing improvements in factory...

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