Levels on the River Teme still very low despite heavy rain

Levels on the River Teme are still extremely low near Leintwardine with some parts of the river still completely dry with the river bed exposed. The photo attached was taken by The Environment Agency. It’s only a month since the Environment Agency saved hundreds of...

Park & Cycle Initiative

Many people would love to be able to cycle to work or to college but often journeys may be too far to manage by bike. Park and Cycle offers a staging post, providing convenient locations for people to break their journey, park their car...

Leominster mums launch UV50+ swimwear for children

Herefordshire mums launch new factor UV50+ swimwear for Children. 50 years ago, it was not the done thing to smother your children in sun cream when they went out to play in the sun, unfortunately later in life this resulted in skin cancer for Fay....

Witness Appeal following assault on Eign Street

Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery near the Victoria Court bus stop on Eign Street, Hereford which occurred at around 12.15am on Monday 20 August. The victim, a man in his forties, was approached by three men who assaulted him. He received facial...

Barrels Charity Beer Festival a huge success

The Barrels 31st Charity Beer Festival is officially over and what a few days it has been. Thanks to the amount of beer consumed and donations made, the pub are delighted to have raised an incredible £20,000 for local charities. They gave £16,900 away last night...

River levels on the Wye in Herefordshire slowly rising

Recent heavy rain and showers across Wales have helped to raise levels on the River Wye in Herefordshire. Despite this, levels remain on the low side compared to normal for this time of year. Heavy rain is expected on Sunday and this should raise levels...

Building work for new Cyber Security Centre set to start in November

A joint venture between the University of Wolverhampton and Herefordshire Council has secured £9 million funding to develop a new Centre for Cyber Security in Hereford. The University of Wolverhampton has approved £1.5 million to contribute to the Centre as well as successfully securing grant...

From Edinburgh to Hereford to raise funds for HOPE

Hereford’s own Dave Ross has set off on his mammoth trek from Edinburgh to Hereford, all in aid of Hope Support Services. He’ll walk an average of 24 miles per day for two weeks straight, completing the equivalent of over 11 marathons. The idea came to...

Green Dragon Hotel has new owners

The Green Dragon Hotel in Hereford is set to see major investment after being purchased by a local family. Julian Vaughan has purchased the hotel with aims to restore it to its former glory. Julian, a former commercial director of Journey, a leading hotel branding and...

Skydiving suspended at Shobdon after four months

Due to recent restrictions now imposed on by the CAA, it is no longer viable for Skydive Shobdon to parachute at Shobdon Aerodrome alongside the other aerial activities. The organisers are extremely disappointed and would like to thank all of their customers and staff for...

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HAVE YOUR SAY | Consultation on alternative options to Day Crewing...

A proportionate public consultation is currently underway regarding alternative shift duty systems within Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) following...
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