First Time Farmers and fruit juice entrepeneurs to host ShackFest

Hereford Times:

2:53pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A ONE-night ShackFest takes place on Sunday, August 24, at Shack HQ in Edwyn Ralph, near Bromyard.

On-call firefighters needed in Hereford

Hereford Times: Firefighters extinguished the small fire last night.

12:35pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

MORE on-call firefighters are needed in Hereford.

Canon Pyon crash update - car catches fire after hitting tree

Hereford Times:

12:24pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A CAR that caught fire following a crash in Canon Pyon this morning hit a tree, the ambulance service has confirmed.

'Send me to jail' - Hereford man's tax bill row

Hereford Times: Wooding is due before Hereford Magistrat6es Court tomorrow for sentencing.

12:06pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A HEREFORD man told magistrates he would rather be “locked up” than pay his spiralling council tax bill.

A Second Developer Looks South in Ledbury.

12:03pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A SECOND developer has proposed building a major housing estate off the Leadon Way, to the south of Ledbury.

Van hangs precariously over cliff near Ross-on-Wye

Hereford Times:

12:14pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A VAN ended up hanging precariously over a cliff near Ross-on-Wye this morning.

Bosbury Church, a focus for prayers after tragedy.

10:45am Wednesday 20th August 2014

BOSBURY Church remains open this week as a focus for local grief and meditation, following the tragic deaths of John and Anne Knott.

Tanzanian doctors to visit Hereford hospital

Hereford Times:

10:27am Wednesday 20th August 2014

FEARS that Tanzanian medical staff, coming to work side-by-side with doctors at Hereford County Hospital, would not be granted visas, have been allayed with the first two visitors arriving this month.

Boycie to open refurbished Hereford furniture store

Hereford Times: John Challis will open the refurbished Annetts store in Hereford on Saturday. 1406_8001

9:52am Wednesday 20th August 2014

HEREFORDSHIRE actor John Challis will officially open a refurbished furniture store on Saturday.

Local teenager admits rape

Hereford Times:

9:18am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A LOCAL teenager, formerly of Dymock but now living in Ledbury, has admitted raping a girl under the age of 13 twice, and of sexually assaulting another girl.

Serious crash at Canon Pyon - vehicle catches fire

Hereford Times:

9:25am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A MAN has been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after sustaining burns following a serious crash at Canon Pyon this morning.

Plans for 80 homes in Clehonger

Hereford Times: CHD Developments want to build seven homes in Welsh Newton.

5:31pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

ANOTHER large housing application has been pitched in Clehonger.

Village concern over plans to build 57 homes in Leintwardine

Hereford Times: CHD Developments want to build seven homes in Welsh Newton.

5:02pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

VILLAGERS in Leintwardine held a meeting with north Herefordshire MP Bill Wiggin on Saturday to discuss their concerns about a housing application.

Herefordshire road still flooded - 10 months later

Hereford Times: Bakers Lane in  Winforton has been under water for 10 months.

4:59pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

FLOODING is not a rare occurrence in Herefordshire, however one Winforton resident has been left “flabbergasted” by a local lane which has remained under water since last November.

Signed Cardiff City shirt on offer at Hereford charity ball for Help for Heroes

Hereford Times: Registration services in market towns could be centralised to Hereford Town Hall

4:04pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A CHARITY ball will raise funds for Help for Heroes.

Next Year Pencilled In For Pool Improvements

3:42pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

LEDBURY people will have to wait until next year for a revamp of their swimming pool.

Hereford Skatepark recognised as one of the best in England by UK's number one female skateboarder

Hereford Times: Harry While skateboarding at Hereford Skatepark. Pic: James Maggs.

2:39pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

HEREFORD'S skatepark has been recognised as one of the best in England by the UK’s number one female skateboarder.

Get Creative for the RSPCA...

2:01pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A Herefordshire business is encouraging youngsters to reveal their artistic talent as it teams up with the UK’s leading animal welfare charity.

Crash in Clehonger

Hereford Times:

1:54pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A MAN was taken to hospital following a crash in Clehonger this morning.

Poets Path "threatened by Polytunnels".

1:27pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

LOCAL people with an eye on the area's literary heritage fear it could soon be hidden under rows of polytunnels, where poets once walked and dreamed.

Herefordshire farmer installs hydro-electric scheme at his farm near Ross-on-Wye

Hereford Times: From left: Geoffrey Jordan of Trebandy Farm, Councillor Jenny Hyde and hydro consultant Greg McCormick next to the water wheel. 1433_10001Photo: James Maggs.

1:25pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

MANY people are starting to use solar or wind power to make their homes sustainable and energy efficient.

Fun and games at Grandstand Park in Hereford

Hereford Times: Riding for the Disabled's Fenella Bennett provided pony rides at the Grandstand Community Games.

12:46pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

FACEPAINTING, a tug of war and six-a-side football were all featured as part of a community games event in Hereford on Saturday.

Open garden event in Thruxton this Sunday

12:13pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

AN open garden event is to take place in Thruxton on Sunday.

Ross-on-Wye man avoids prison sentence after drinking four fish in Neck Nomination dare

Hereford Times:

12:17pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A ROSS-ON-WYE father facing jail time for drinking four small fish as part of 'Neck Nomination' dare has been handed an 18-month conditional discharge.

Commemorative First World War memorabilia to go on display at Breinton Village Hall

Hereford Times: There will be a display of First World War memorabilia at Breinton Village Hall on Sunday.

12:06pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

COMMEMORATIVE First World War memorabilia is to go on display at Breinton Village Hall on Sunday (August 24).

Herefordshire to feature on BBC1 programme Countryfile on Sunday

Hereford Times:

11:46am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A PROJECT set up by Herefordshire Nature Trust to help stem the UK's decline in key consersation skills will be shown on the BBC this weekend.

2gether NHS Foundation Trust AGM date set

Hereford Times: 2gether NHS Foundation Trust offers safeguarding tips for mental health and wellbeing over Christmas

11:25am Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE county’s mental health care provider is holding its Annual General Meeting next month.

Fire in potato compactor on site of Herefordshire crisp factory

Hereford Times: Firefighters extinguished the small fire last night.

9:54am Tuesday 19th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS spent around two hours tackling a blaze on the site of a county crisp factory on Monday afternoon.

Update: Gas leak in Widemarsh Street, Hereford - road closed

Hereford Times:

9:27am Tuesday 19th August 2014

PART of a Widemarash Street in Hereford is currently closed due to a gas leak.

Final Older Driver Day to take place in Ross-on-Wye next month.

Hereford Times: Driver training expert Tina Lawrence discussing how to avoid accidents at one of the Older Driver Days.

8:37am Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE county's Institute of Advanced Motorists is holding its final Older Driver Day of the year next month.

New juice bar to bring superfood to Hereford

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5:56pm Monday 18th August 2014

HEREFORD’S first dedicated juice bar opened up last week – with a menu that includes shots of locally-sourced wheatgrass for the more adventurous health eater.

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

Full steam ahead at Kington Vintage Show

Hereford Times: Three steam rollers take a trip down Kington's Church Street to treat residents at the The Garth Residential Home.

5:15pm Monday 18th August 2014

TRAFFIC jams in Kington had a vintage feel this weekend as ‘steamers’ briefly took over the roads.

Housing proposal in Welsh Newton

Hereford Times: CHD Developments want to build seven homes in Welsh Newton.

4:50pm Monday 18th August 2014

PLANS have been submitted to build seven new homes on the Herefordshire/Monmouthshire border.

Dog behaviourist to hold surgery at Risbury Village Hall

Hereford Times: Dog behaviourist Charles Ross-Robertson is holding a surgery at Risbury Village Hall. 1428_6001Photo: James Maggs.

4:40pm Monday 18th August 2014

A COUNTY man who believes he has the skills to help troublesome dogs is to hold a surgery near Leominster.

Longtown and District Show hailed a success

Hereford Times: A mad dash for the finish line during the dog races at Longtown Show in Herefordshire on Saturday. Photo: Chas Breton.

4:25pm Monday 18th August 2014

THE best of the county's rural culture was celebrated in the Golden Valley last weekend.

Want to travel to the moon and back?

4:03pm Monday 18th August 2014

PEOPLE in Herefordshire are being encouraged to travel the equivalent distance of the moon and back as part of an exercise initiative.

New bus for Herefordshire charity

Hereford Times: (From left) Colin Barker (aftersales director), Barry Selway (sales manager at Courtside Conversions Ltd), David Lindley (volunteer driver), Chris Tomlinson (volunteer driver and fleet manager), Steve Amos (commercial sales manager), Pauline Francis (clie

3:20pm Monday 18th August 2014

A COUNTY charity is back on the road after replacing its stolen minibus.

Home, to the town she loved...

2:55pm Monday 18th August 2014

THE ASHES of a former Ledbury lady, who was well known for her love of rescued greyhounds, are to be brought back and buried in the town she loved so much.

Volunteers ‘blitz’ litter-strewn Leominster park

Hereford Times: Litter busters Andy Gibson, Linda Garrett, Felicity Norman and Jenny Bartlett at the Sydonia in Leominster.

2:15pm Monday 18th August 2014

WET weather did not stop a community litter squad from “blitzing” Leominster’s Sydonia park.

Fire stations could save on business rates to keep full-time cover in the county

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

1:49pm Monday 18th August 2014

New measures proposed to save two crew 24/7 fire and rescue cover

Roadworks on Whitecross Road, Hereford

Hereford Times: Roadworks will take place on Whitecross Road from August 31 to September 3.

1:03pm Monday 18th August 2014

MAINTENANCE work will be taking place on one of Hereford's busiest roads.

Sunday bus users say Hay Ho! let's go

1:01pm Monday 18th August 2014

WITH bus routes getting cut across the county, a community consortium from Hay-On-Wye has saved a Sunday service to the border town.

Tales and Scribbles at Eastnor...

12:57pm Monday 18th August 2014

Budding young authors and artists have been flocking to Eastnor Castle this week for the new "Tales and Scribbles" event, in the castle grounds.

Credenhill Canter to raise money for Hereford's Special Care Baby Unit

Hereford Times: The Darrens Dash run will take place in Longtown on June 15.

12:25pm Monday 18th August 2014

A NUMBER of people are set to race around Credenhill this Sunday as part of a charity fund-raiser.

Reunion for former Twentys Holidays employees in Hereford

Hereford Times: The former colleagues will recreate this photo – originally taken in 1982 – next Saturday.

12:03pm Monday 18th August 2014

MORE than 100 former colleagues from a Hereford company will reunite next weekend.

Horse sedated following Storridge crash

Hereford Times:

11:56am Monday 18th August 2014

A HORSE had to be sedated and removed from an overturned horse box following a crash on the main Hereford to Worcester road yesterday.

Falklands Medal Pride for HMS Ledbury Veteran

11:41am Monday 18th August 2014

A FORMER crew member of HMS Ledbury who helped to clear mines in the Falklands will now get to wear his campaign medal with pride, following a 30 year battle for recognition.

Leintwardine cake business scoops gold award

11:32am Monday 18th August 2014

A LEINTWARDINE cake business has struck gold with a product inspired by a popular Hereford tipple.

Ross-On-Wye man faces jail for fishy Neck Nomination video

Hereford Times: Wooding is due before Hereford Magistrat6es Court tomorrow for sentencing.

11:24am Monday 18th August 2014

A ROSS-ON-WYE man faces jail time for swallowing four small fish as part of ‘Neck Nomination’ video.

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