Cyclist dies after RTC in Fownhope

West Mercia Police have confirmed that a cyclist has sadly passed away after a road traffic collision in Fownhope. A road closure has been put in place. The cyclist was confirmed dead at the scene.

Lorry fire closes A4103 at Withington

A lorry has caused a major route into and out of Hereford to be closed this lunchtime. A HGV caught fire on the A4103 at Withington. Emergency services are on the scene.

Rail replacement buses in place between Hereford & Shrewsbury this weekend

Rail replacement buses will be in place between Hereford & Shrewsbury this coming weekend due to planned maintenance work. Please check online and with Arriva Trains Wales prior to travelling.  

UPDATE – Police release duo as search for Thomas Jones continues in Worcester

Two men arrested on suspicion of the murder of Thomas Jones in Worcester have been released from custody and are no longer being treated as suspects. Both have cooperated fully with the police. Det Insp James Bayliss from West Mercia Police said: "The investigation into...

Huge tree cleared from the River Wye

Environment Agency officers spent the majority of today clearing a huge tree from the River Wye in Hereford. The tree had been swept downstream late last week when the Wye rose by 3.5 metres in just a day and found itself lodged up against the...

Man arrested on suspicion of murder following disappearance of University student in Worcester

Breaking news regarding the disappearance of Thomas Jones from Worcester. A man has been arrested in connection with an investigation in Worcester to locate missing 18-year-old Thomas Jones. A 20-year-old man from Worcester was arrested this evening (Sunday 23 September) on suspicion of murder. He is...

Herefordshire bridge damaged after car hits wall

Temporary lights are in place on the A438 at Lugg Bridge over the as teams repair damage caused by a car hitting the wall. The lights are expected to stay in place for some time until repairs to the bridge are completed.

City and County strike gold in Bloom awards!

All four Herefordshire entries in the Heart of England in Bloom competition struck Gold when the awards were announced at a ceremony in Burton-on-Trent, a town famous for its beer brewing skills. The Bloom volunteers from Hereford, Ledbury, Leominster and Burghill were rewarded with the...

Swarovski close Old Market outlet

The Swarovski outlet at the Old Market in Hereford has suddenly closed. The Jewellery store had been quiet for several months and the closure won’t be a huge shock to many. Your Herefordshire understands that a Yankee Candle store is expected to open in the empty...

Flood Alert on the Wye in Herefordshire

A flood alert was issued earlier today on the Wye in Herefordshire after some parts of Wales received 100mm of rain yesterday. Levels have peaked at Bredwardine and Hay with no major issues reported. The Wye is currently peaking at Hereford with riverside paths flooded...

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