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Herefordshire Council bullying row - another group leader claims no knowledge of allegations

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

11:32am Friday 19th September 2014

More "no recollection" answers over hushed up bullying and harassment allegations

Herefordshire Council - no debate on the future for cabinet

Hereford Times: Hereford Shirehall

10:38am Friday 19th September 2014

Full council won't get to debate the abolition of cabinet when it meets next week. The next opportunity comes in December.

Top fire service salaries revealed ahead of vote on cutting 999 cover

Hereford Times: Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service will be holding an open day in Ross-on-Wye on Saturday.

2:58pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Holders of five top posts collectively paid nearly £536,000 over 2013-14 financial year, while fire authority councillors claimed £52,000 in expenses.

Opponents "vindicated" by MPs slamming Herefordshire Council's incinerator deal

Hereford Times: WASTE DISPOSAL: Sita UK says its factory expansion will divert up to 200,000 tonnes of waste from landfill every year

12:18pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Critics offer a "told you so" response to findings by a key parliamentary committee.

"Hushing up" row goes to the heart of who runs Herefordshire Council and how

Hereford Times: Hereford Shirehall

10:52am Thursday 18th September 2014

Councillors claim to have been kept in the dark over the handling of bullying and harassment allegations.

Herefordshire Council hushes up bullying allegations

Hereford Times: Hereford Shirehall

1:16pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Council gets official backing for refusing to disclose details of settlement and severance payments relating to bullying allegations.

Firefighters host rally to save fulltime 999 cover in Herefordshire

Hereford Times: Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service will be holding an open day in Ross-on-Wye on Saturday.

10:46am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Major Hereford event ahead of fire authority vote on cutting full time fire and rescue cover at Hereford fire station

Herefordshire Council - MPs slam incinerator plan

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

9:53am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Key Commons committee criticizes £90 million paid out for a facility still to be built that could soon be outdated.

Hereford United - Council u-turn on chasing £65,000 owed

Hereford Times: The secretary of Redditch United says Hereford United's playing budget is "not sustainable".

6:02pm Monday 15th September 2014

Council joins club's creditors, but will discuss deferring payment if it gets sole responsibility for developing the Edgar Street ground.

Emergency response availability at the county's retained fire stations revealed

Hereford Times: Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service will be holding an open day in Ross-on-Wye on Saturday.

11:59am Friday 12th September 2014

Figures show just three appliances have achieved 100 per cent availability so far this year

Herefordshire Council - tension between management and staff over "aggressive" IT implementation

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

2:20pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Key committee accepts that the council has to improve its treatment of whistleblowers

Council admits "complete misjudgement" over grass cutting

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

12:57pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Councillors told to downplay expectations on a £200m contract with communities told to get "hands on" for themselves.

Canon Pyon fatal - woman confirmed as dead, man seriously injured

Hereford Times:

5:02pm Friday 5th September 2014

Both victims believed to be in their 80s

Herefordshire Council - debate on the future for cabinet likely to be delayed

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

4:45pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Vote to explore alternatives to cabinet now unlikely this month and could be put off until December

Herefordshire Council - task group to test £200 million Balfour Beatty contract

Hereford Times: Potholes being repaired in Westfields, Hereford, by contractors as part of a £3.5m bid to repair the county’s damaged roads.

2:29pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Group will examine how the contract is working after exposure over road repairs and grass cutting

Application in for new Hereford fire station

Hereford Times: Hereford Civic Society says the Bath Street buildings do have heritage value

12:37pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

City's historic former working boys home site faces full demolition to make way for new fire station

Herefordshire Council won't fight for Hereford United debt in court

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10:05am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Council says the £65k owed doesn't affect it's "financial viability"

Business case for £1 million Herefordshire Council IT system was not "fully realistic"

Hereford Times:

4:07pm Monday 1st September 2014

Report finds flaws in the case for a customer service system that will fall short of a £1.6 million savings target, with savings found through staff cuts instead.

Former Bulls striker faces bribery charge

Hereford Times:

2:52pm Monday 1st September 2014

FORMER Hereford United striker Delroy Facey has today been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery.

Hereford United - Council still not on the list of club creditors

Hereford Times: Cllr Tony Johnson posed for a group photograph with Hereford United outside Brockington.

12:07pm Monday 1st September 2014

Council's £65,000 was not among the United debts put to the High Court this morning

Inquiry into "hidden" cost of education in Herefordshire

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

11:12am Monday 1st September 2014

Review will examine the impact on families of costs like uniforms, learning, trips and activities

Herefordshire Council needs a new insurance deal as claims rise

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

11:10am Friday 29th August 2014

Premiums up by more than 100 per cent with potholes the biggest problem.

Domestic violence support service goes out to tender

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

2:32pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Council wants new contract to extend provider opportunities and make savings

Government wants pothole filling progress reports from Herefordshire Council

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

11:22am Thursday 28th August 2014

The reports are a condition that comes with more than £2 million in extra funding

Pressure on to cut hospital parking charges

Hereford Times: The County Hospital, Hereford.
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10:41am Thursday 28th August 2014

MP warns of "political" consequences if parking fees at Hereford County Hospital are not reduced.

Herefordshire Council - plan to save cabinet ahead of abolition vote

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

2:45pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Former council deputy chairman calls for an all-party executive saying a return to committees is wrong

Hereford United - Phoenix club plans put to council

Hereford Times: The secretary of Redditch United says Hereford United's playing budget is "not sustainable".

5:18pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Group behind a phoenix bid proposes a new lease deal for Edgar Street

Herefordshire Council completes a move out of its Brockington HQ

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

5:02pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Last staff leave the council's long-time base

Hereford fire site faces enforcement action

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

2:42pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Herefordshire Council to serve a restoration notice on the site of 2010 High Town fire

Way is clear for cabinet control of Herefordshire Council to end

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

1:07pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Legislation allows for council to end cabinet at a vote next month

Cabinet control of Herefordshire Council faces a survival vote

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

10:49am Thursday 21st August 2014

Opposition groups optimistic of ending the council's cabinet system with a groundbreaking motion next month

Hereford United - council promised "payment in full"

Hereford Times: Hereford United FC v St. Neots Town FC. Southern League Premier Division.
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5:23pm Monday 18th August 2014

Phone offer hints at the club being ready to settle its debt with the council. Council says nothing changes ahead of a winding up hearing set for September 1

Two GP surgeries set to shut

Hereford Times: Still time to nominate Worcestershire NHS staff for award

11:32am Friday 15th August 2014

Two rural branch surgeries could close because they don't have doctors to work in them.

£1m injection for Hereford County Hospital's troubled A&E department

Hereford Times:

7:10am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE county’s cash-strapped health trust is spending £1 million to ease “unprecedented” pressures on urgent care.

Nearly 300 "troubled" families now targeted for help in Herefordshire

Hereford Times: Revealed - Herefordshire Council's contract payments

3:36pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Multi agency initiative Families First is starting to make a difference

Hereford United - No action from council until club's Company Voluntary Agreement is clarified

Hereford Times: Cllr Tony Johnson posed for a group photograph with Hereford United outside Brockington.

1:53pm Thursday 24th July 2014

"Closed doors" meeting ends with the council waiting on when to take action

Hereford United - Company Voluntary Agreement could be a breach of ground leases

Hereford Times: Cllr Tony Johnson posed for a group photograph with Hereford United outside Brockington.

11:24am Thursday 24th July 2014

Closed doors meeting underway at Council HQ to determine whether or not a CVA breaches leases on the club's Edgar Street ground

Herefordshire Council set to split Hoople in two

Hereford Times: Herefordshire business services firm Hoople starts search for new MD

10:53am Thursday 24th July 2014

The council's "arm's length" support services provider faces a future as two companies

Welsh patients who "can't go home" cost Wye Valley NHS Trust an average £12m a year

Hereford Times: Still time to nominate Worcestershire NHS staff for award

4:07pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Trust can eventually claim the money back, but urgently needs the beds

Hereford County Hospital can't meet deadline to clear cancelled operations

Hereford Times: A n area of Hereford County Hospital was sealed off after a contractor fell through a ceiling.

2:26pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Hospital needs more time than NHS England allows to clear its backlog of cancelled operations

Council "not capable" of finding answers over Hereford United - claim

Hereford Times: Cllr Tony Johnson posed for a group photograph with Hereford United outside Brockington.

4:13pm Friday 18th July 2014

Councillor says only an "outside agency" including the possibility of the police can properly examine issues raised

Hereford Utd latest - calls for "official investigation" into club crisis

Hereford Times: Cllr Tony Johnson posed for a group photograph with Hereford United outside Brockington.

3:17pm Friday 18th July 2014

New allegations surface to question ownership of the club on the basis of shareholder majority

Hereford United - former Hereford Futures boss signed ground leases agreement

Hereford Times: Cllr Tony Johnson posed for a group photograph with Hereford United outside Brockington.

12:16pm Friday 18th July 2014

Further confirmation of links between the council, the club and the club's present crisis

Hereford United - council admits to no "due diligence" report on club's finances

Hereford Times: Cllr Tony Johnson posed for a group photograph with Hereford United outside Brockington.

9:21am Friday 18th July 2014

But council stands by an "appropriate" level of due diligence done ahead of the ground leases being re-assigned.

Near £2m funding bid made for heritage park in Hereford

Hereford Times: Funding for oral history

12:40pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Bid would salute the city's special contribution to two world wars

New Bishop of Hereford appointed

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

10:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

The 105th Bishop of Hereford is named this morning

Hereford United - Council ready to consider terminating ground leases

Hereford Times: Cllr Tony Johnson posed for a group photograph with Hereford United outside Brockington.

4:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Termination of leases amongst a range of options for the council over the United crisis

Council challenged over "absurd" link road plan

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

1:22pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

It's Our County dismisses the direction of Hereford's southern link road

Compromise holds in Herefordshire Cof E parish that still restricts women priests - let alone bishops

Hereford Times: The Diocese of Hereford has voted unanimously in favour of backing women bishops.

11:29am Tuesday 15th July 2014

And the woman priest ministering to that parish says change will come when the parish is ready

Wye Valley NHS Trust driving clinical research

Hereford Times:

11:12am Monday 14th July 2014

Trust currently has 70 separate trials underway

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