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Hereford-based museum wants to hear First World War stories

Hereford Times:

4:25pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

THE Herefordshire Regimental Museum has put out a last call for memories of the Hereford residents who fought at Gallipoli during the First World War.

Council and CAB reach agreement on funding and service beyond a major budget cut

Hereford Times: Wirral Citizen's Advice Bureau extends its business

2:03pm Tuesday 5th May 2015

Council will release transition funding to CAB and continue to provide free accommodation - but both sides say service will not be "as extensive as it has been".

Wye Valley NHS Trust breaks even on 2014-15 budget - but only with £12.7 million of one-off NHS support

Hereford Times: Wye Valley NHS Trust faces an uncertain future

3:57pm Monday 4th May 2015

Trust acknowledges another tough year ahead and a need to draw on further borrowing to keep going.

County firm Prometheus Medical takes top business accolade for innovation

Hereford Times: Charity launches 24-hour air ambulance for Sussex

1:27pm Monday 4th May 2015

Company has a Queen's Award for the invention of a specialist chest seal

Mind good to go for Herefordshire Festival of Sport

Hereford Times: CHARITY WARNING: Mind says mental health patients in the North-East are suffering due to ‘unacceptably low’ budgets

12:20pm Monday 4th May 2015

Mental health charity wants runners and riders for the Herefordshire Festival of Sport as it marks mental health awareness week with a special "been there, done it, got the T-shirt" offer

"Rev test" puts would-be priests on fast track to ministry

Hereford Times: The Church of England is seeking new trustees in Cumbria

11:16am Monday 4th May 2015

For the first time ever, four young "Interns" are being invited by Hereford diocese to try out ministry for a year, working in rural parishes. Initial applications will be considered as soon as next week.

Admin error shows Herefordshire councillors have been "underpaid" since 2011

Hereford Times: Herefordshire Council has made a joint application to extend Three Elms Trading Estate.

10:32am Monday 4th May 2015

Review of allowances reveals members have missed out on two pay awards since the year of the last council election. Now, the council has to make good on the money.

Rail fare to London could rise 55% warns watchdog

Hereford Times:

2:00pm Monday 4th May 2015

A RAIL watchdog warns some fares on the county’s main track to London are to increase by 55 per cent.

Hereford plant of Cargill receives praise from CEO

Hereford Times:

6:00pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

CARGILL global CEO David MacLennan visited the company’s Hereford plant this week to see, at first hand, how an on-going £35 million investment was being implemented.

Ornate Presteigne room ‘echoes’ past

Hereford Times:

11:52am Thursday 30th April 2015

MARY Hancock has a room that echoes the stories seeped into its walls. The one story she wants to hear is how that room came to be.

'Best day of my life': Wigmore mum overjoyed after daughter escapes Nepal quake horror

Hereford Times:

9:11am Thursday 30th April 2015

A MUM has been reunited with the daughter she thought had died in the Nepal earthquake.

Hereford traffic lights "out of sync"

Hereford Times: An application to open a nursery in Penybanc Road have been shown the red light because of traffic issues.

12:28pm Wednesday 29th April 2015

Engineers working on a solution to faults in the city's SCOOT system

Quake latest: Charity founder hears how wife's village has been "flattened"

Hereford Times:

2:08pm Tuesday 28th April 2015

Wayne Gutteridge and Nepalese wife Mina keeping up with family and colleagues in the quake zone as best they can

Quake Latest: County doc heads home having come through disaster zone

Hereford Times:

12:16pm Tuesday 28th April 2015

Dr Mike Smith due back in the UK tonight (Tues) having seen the devastation of Kathmandu at first hand

QUAKE LATEST: County rescue specialists reach Nepal

Hereford Times: Charity launches 24-hour air ambulance for Sussex

10:17am Tuesday 28th April 2015

Word also heard from former Hereford Sixth Form College student on a gap year in the earthquake zone

A&E attendances at Hereford County Hospital up by a near 2000 over the past year

Hereford Times: The A&E department at Hereford County Hospital is under "extreme pressure."

11:42am Monday 27th April 2015

New figures for March offer a snapshot of A&E pressures and their "knock on" effect across Wye Valley NHS Trust - including an increase in complaints.

Most first choices by pupils met

Hereford Times: More students get first choice school

6:00am Monday 27th April 2015

INITIAL projections show an overwhelming majority of new reception class pupils in the county have secured first preference places in schools.

Council waives contract rules to keep CCTV cameras rolling

Hereford Times: Ammanford Town Council has agreed to spend £13,000 installing CCTV cameras in the park

4:13pm Friday 24th April 2015

Approval at executive level for two-year fibre optic deal with BT

Council election set to test candidates to the last

Hereford Times: Hereford Crown Court at the Shirehall.

12:23pm Friday 24th April 2015

With little more than two weeks left to election day, the 2015 Herefordshire Council election stays as tight as ever - and a new "ward to watch" emerges.

Military grade flares and smoke grenade found in Haugh Wood

Hereford Times:

3:18pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

MILITARY grade flares and a smoke grenade have been found bundled together in Haugh Wood.

"Wealth of experience" worth £500 a day to new head of Herefordshire Safeguarding Children Board

Hereford Times: Law firm urges historic abuse victims to come forward

3:14pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

New chair to be shared with two other counties in a role requiring 36 days a year at £500 per day

Open day for nursing staff hailed as a success

Hereford Times:

11:03am Thursday 23rd April 2015

THE county has found new nurses from far and wide – now it’s the turn of those close to home.

Herefordshire Council misses out on £millions for road improvement

Hereford Times: Herefordshire Council has made a joint application to extend Three Elms Trading Estate.

12:13pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

Council defends its record on road investment as a bid for £5.8 million for work on the A44 is rejected by Whitehall as not meeting match funding offers made by other authorities.

Parish councils could face election re-runs as no candidates come forward

Hereford Times:

3:45pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

Only 35 of 133 town and parish councils will contest elections next month. Eleven councils have no nominated candidates at all. Others, including two town councils, see nominated candidates elected uncontested.

War dead to be honoured

Hereford Times:

6:00am Tuesday 21st April 2015

HEREFORDSHIRE Royal British Legion is on a mission – driven by the spirit of the county’s 4,000 war dead.

Cake offer was "no sweetener" says Jesse Norman

Hereford Times:

11:37am Monday 20th April 2015

Police to investigate a claim that cakes on a campaign stand breached electoral law.

County's new rural housing targets ready for release

Hereford Times: Herefordshire Council has made a joint application to extend Three Elms Trading Estate.

12:11pm Friday 17th April 2015

Parishes should know of their new allocations - re-assessed as modifications to the county’s core strategy plan to 2031 - by Monday. Planners warn against figures currently being circulated by "various sources".

Fire wood collector takes on Herefordshire Council to face heat from the highest courts in the land

Hereford Times:

11:29am Thursday 16th April 2015

The Secretary of State for Justice has been drawn into a rights row over the collection of fire wood from a county common.

Yarpole community shop will mark 10th anniversary

Hereford Times:

9:20am Thursday 16th April 2015

IT’S been 10 years since Yarpole was sold on a shop.


Hereford Times: Hereford Crown Court at the Shirehall.

1:37pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

All sides on edge with the majority of wards contested having the potential for "surprise" returns.

Herefordshire Council could be heading for coalition

Hereford Times: Hereford Crown Court at the Shirehall.

1:30pm Monday 13th April 2015

Initial prospects of an outright win for any group or party are limited if voting patterns reflect the present spread of candidate representation.

Leominster Town triumph in Europe

Hereford Times:

10:24am Monday 13th April 2015

Leominster Town's u12 side do a "Dutch Double" with back-to-back tournament wins

CONFIRMED - Candidates for the 2015 Herefordshire Council election

Hereford Times: Hereford Crown Court at the Shirehall.

4:08pm Friday 10th April 2015

VOTERS will elect a one member one ward 53 seat council on May 7.

Council cash to boost power supply for Hereford Enterprise Zone

Hereford Times: Herefordshire Council has made a joint application to extend Three Elms Trading Estate.

11:46am Friday 10th April 2015

Electricity capacity on the zone will be reached within a year without £1.5 million of works

Weobley couple celebrate diamond wedding anniversary

Hereford Times:

9:21am Friday 10th April 2015

A WEOBLEY couple’s diamond wedding anniversary united friends and family from Wales, Northern Ireland and England.

Council ready to spend nearly £40,000 to find three new bosses on salaries worth around £300,000

Hereford Times: Herefordshire Council has made a joint application to extend Three Elms Trading Estate.

2:11pm Thursday 9th April 2015

Shortlisting for the posts is due the week before the council election

Firefighters fix TV aerial 'dangling dangerously' over Hereford street

Hereford Times:

4:33pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

A TV aerial dangling dangerously over a Hereford street was re-attached by fire fighters yesterday morning.

Herefordshire Council puts off payment for "white elephant" incinerator

Hereford Times: Hereford Shirehall

2:48pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

Council exercises a contract clause to put off a near £2 million payment so it can save on borrowing costs, and build up a waste disposal reserve, ahead of purchasing its share of the Hartlebury incinerator site by 2023.

Nearly 600 patients seen by A&E at Hereford County Hospital over Easter

Hereford Times: The County Hospital, Hereford.
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3:06pm Tuesday 7th April 2015

Wye Valley NHS Trust got the "Easter rush" it was ready for

Task group to investigate violence and aggression towards Wye Valley NHS Trust staff

Hereford Times:

10:28am Tuesday 7th April 2015

New survey of trust staff shows harassment, bullying and aggression from the public as up by five per cent over the past 12 months, as is the percentage of staff reporting personal experience of physical violence.

Village waits for "aliens" to return

Hereford Times:

11:48am Monday 6th April 2015

Remarkable churchyard find of species new to science

"Shucknall snake" dies

Hereford Times:

2:48pm Friday 3rd April 2015

Mystery snake found on a Shucknall driveway dies just a day after being taken in by a wildlife sanctuary.

Secluded "haven for stars"up for sale

Hereford Times:

2:04pm Friday 3rd April 2015

In it's heyday, Penrhos Court was a "place to be"

Herefordshire Council to spend a six-figure sum on new IT for staff

Hereford Times: ChildLine review: Under Pressure found 87 per cent increase in sessions regarding online bullying with children saying that the 24/7 nature of the digital world gives them no means to escape.Generic stock photo shows a woman's hands using a laptop keyboar

12:00pm Friday 3rd April 2015

Hundreds of ageing desktops and laptops to be replaced over the coming year with most now below, or close to below, minimum operational standards

Nine rural bus routes get a "use it or lose it" last chance

Hereford Times:

4:19pm Thursday 2nd April 2015

£200k to keep selected services on the road for another year and smart ticketing could be on the way too.

Nearly 200 patients have died in the county's hospitals since the start of the year

Hereford Times:

12:52pm Thursday 2nd April 2015

Figures for January-March represent an overall total for inpatient deaths at Wye Valley NHS Trust hospitals

Hereford university accommodation plan up for talks

Hereford Times:

10:30am Monday 6th April 2015

THE Hereford university project says it is ready for “serious discussion” over a major city centre re-development plan for student accommodation.

Public meeting over "serious failings" by parish council

Hereford Times:

3:39pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

Dilwyn to host a "clear the air" public meeting over Audit Commission findings against its parish council

Minor injuries units to re-open after Easter

Hereford Times: NHS

3:21pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

WYE Valley confirms re-opening of units at Leominster and Ross-on-Wye once A&E "Easter rush" is over.

Running festival goes the distance - with wheels

Hereford Times:

2:21pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

"Bigger and better" event aims to outstrip last year's success to return as Herefordshire Festival of Sport featuring a top-class cycle race


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