Alternative link road routes "not suitable", inquiry hears

6:01pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A NUMBER of alternative routes for a city centre link road were "not suitable", a public inquiry heard last week.

Young badminton star brings home bronze from national champs

Hereford Times: (5657490)

5:53pm Thursday 24th April 2014

BADMINTON prodigy Chad Warren has become the first player from Herefordshire to win a medal at the under-11 National Championships.

Leominster business event great success for chamber of commerce and local businesses

Hereford Times: Joanie Roberts, area relationship manager for Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce (Left) and Dorinda Watkins, director at Black Mountain Mineral Water Company Ltd.

4:08pm Thursday 24th April 2014

BUSINESS was the buzz word at an event in Leominster earlier this month.

Leominster community food larder running out of provisions

Hereford Times: Facebook Winter Special Offer

3:32pm Thursday 24th April 2014

LEOMINSTER'S community food larder is running out of provisions.

Breaking news Crucial talks in USA over Herefordshire university plan

2:35pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A progressive and highly rated US university could be a key partner in the University of Herefordshire project

Revised plans for second Leominster superstore to be submitted

Hereford Times: This is the site of the proposed Southern Avenue superstore, currently occupied by Thomas Panels and Profiles.

12:19pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A SECOND revised application for a Leominster superstore – turned down in January – is ready to be submitted.

Breaking news Next confirms opening date for new Hereford store

Hereford Times: Next is set to open its store on the OLM in Hereford next week.

11:45am Thursday 24th April 2014

Next, Waitrose, Debenhams and Clarks confirm same day opening

Breaking news Opening date for new Hereford multiplex confirmed

Hereford Times: Odeon will open its six-screen cinema in Hereford on May 22.

10:07am Thursday 24th April 2014

Odeon confirms multiplex opening date and first films to be shown.

Hereford woman to hold showcase events for county charity

Hereford Times: Norma with her mum Eileen Whalen. Eileen died in 2008.

6:01am Thursday 24th April 2014

HEREFORD'S artistic talent will be celebrated at parties raising funds for St Michael's Hospice.

Landmark exhibition screened live

4:03am Thursday 24th April 2014

AN exciting exhibition featuring the lives and legends of the Vikings will be screened live from the British Museum at The Courtyard tonight at 7pm.

Live blog: Major inquiry into Hereford link road begins today

Hereford Times: Overview of the area in question.

3:19pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A MAJOR inquiry into a proposed link road for Hereford begins today.

Still time to see art exhibition in Ledbury

Hereford Times: Angie Lewin.

3:04pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

AN art exhibition is still running at Tinsmith's in Ledbury.

Could you be the new Face of Fit? Our popular competition is relaunched

Hereford Times: Billy Herrin and Anni Fitzgerald.

2:47pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

TWO years ago, Billy Herrin and Anni Fitzgerald Allen were selected as the new Faces of Fit, replacing the winners of the first ever competition to find a model to become the face of the fashion brand, Emily Jones and Samai Chichester.

County pub that appeared on TV is up for sale

Hereford Times: The King's Head at Docklow is up for sale.

6:49am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A COUNTY pub which appeared on a BBC 2 interior design show earlier this year is up for sale.

Fun day to raise money for Midland Air Ambulance

Hereford Times: The charity bowls event raised £600 for Midlands Air Ambulance.

1:20pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A FUN day will raise money for Midland Air Ambulance next weekend.

Talk to MP at drop-in surgery

Hereford Times: Bill Wiggin

1:01pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

MP for North Herefordshire Bill Wiggin will hold a drop-in surgery on Friday May 9 at The Falcon Hotel in Bromyard from 11.30am.

Ledbury twinning visit was a success

Hereford Times: Visitors from Strömstad in Sweden with Ledbury MP Bill Wiggin (third from right). Picture by Andy Ward.

12:32pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

LEDBURY played host to a special group of visitors earlier this month.

Bookshop joins in World Book Night

Hereford Times: What is btter: films, or books?

11:53am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

LEDBURY Books and Maps will be participating in World Book Night on Wednesday, April 23, by giving away copies of Cherub: The Recruit by Robert Muchamore, a book for young readers, 12 and up.

Motorcyclists can take part in Rider Skills Day

Hereford Times: INQUEST: Coroner hears details of pothole's role in biker death

11:01am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

MOTORCYCLISTS are invited to take part in a free Rider Skills Day in Bromyard.

Cyclist who died following collision near Canon Pyon was trainee estate agent

Hereford Times: REVIEW: The new police and crime commissioner for West Mercia says the force's buildings must be fit-for-purpose or could be sold.

9:39am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A CYCLIST who died following a collision with a car near Canon Pyon on Friday was training to be an estate agent in Hereford.

Free crossings for cyclists at Whitney toll bridge

Hereford Times: Whitney Toll bridge owner Grahame Penny with Drover Cycles' Joe Wellard.

10:06am Monday 21st April 2014

WHITNEY-on-Wye’s historic toll bridge has teamed up with a bike shop and cycling club to offer free passage to customers and members.

Diarist's vivid image of a Victorian Easter

Hereford Times: Francis Kilvert.

11:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

IT was said that Victorian clergyman Francis Kilvert’s diaries reflected his strong love of life and landscape. Here, Nigel relates how he presented for posterity the celebration of an Easter long ago.

Have your will written in return for donation to The Courtyard

10:14am Sunday 20th April 2014

A SOLICITOR will be writing wills for a charitable donation.

Walking with Offa project hailed a success

Hereford Times: The group behind the Walking with Offa project.

6:02am Sunday 20th April 2014

A £1million project to boost tourism around an historic county landmark has been hailed a success.

Street signs spruced up by helpful locals

Hereford Times: Repairing streets signs – and saving the taxpayer cash – are Tony Archer, Councillor Jim Kenyon and Mel Russell. Picture by James Maggs.

6:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

DIRTY and damaged road name signs have proved an unconventional inspiration for community action in the Tupsley ward of Hereford.

Tributes paid to Ledbury town treasure

Hereford Times: Peter Judge.

10:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to Ledbury jeweller, Peter Judge, whose death was as unexpected as it was regretted among the community.

Sign up for green fingers

7:16am Saturday 19th April 2014

THE Cartshed, based at Newport House in Almeley, starts a series of gardening workshops this month, with the first session covering Companion Planting on Tuesday, April 29.

Festival designer to perform at Hereford Sixth Form College

Hereford Times: Hepatica nobili

2:13pm Friday 18th April 2014

AN international designer will give a presentation at Hereford Sixth Form College on May 9.

Young entrepreneurs put their business heads on to take part in national competition

Hereford Times: Students from St Mary's R C High School are taking part in the National Young Enterprise competition.

1:02pm Friday 18th April 2014

BUDDING entrepreneurs will be putting their business heads on to compete in the first stage of a national competition.

Police chief steps down from force after years of service

Hereford Times: Superintendent Ivan Powell

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

SUPERINTENDENT Ivan Powell is to retire this week.

New courses to help people get tech-savvy to start in May

Hereford Times: Computers ‘to need updates’

10:21am Friday 18th April 2014

A RANGE of new courses to help people get more tech-savvy begin in May.

Collision reported on the A465 near Llangua

Hereford Times: REVIEW: The new police and crime commissioner for West Mercia says the force's buildings must be fit-for-purpose or could be sold.

9:36am Friday 18th April 2014

WEST Mercia Police (WMP) were called to assist with a collision on the A465 near Llangua.

Charity spreads Easter cheer to poorly children

Hereford Times: Monica Glass, charity manager, and Emma Rogers (back) with Sarah Brooke, Hospital Play Specialist and patient William Semper (5520769)

9:06am Friday 18th April 2014

A HEREFORD charity is celebrating Easter by passing on the good will.

Ratty flees under cover of river festival

Hereford Times: (5387735)

6:30am Friday 18th April 2014

THE Wye Valley River Festival, which runs from Saturday, May 3 to Sunday, May 18, will illuminate the history and magic of the river's landscape and the issues that threaten it through the story of Ratty the water vole who is on the run, pursued by the predatory prosecutor Mink and Judge Wild Boar, darting through flotillas, fire shows and festivities in a ground-breaking event which brings the landscape to life while confronting the environmental issues affecting the beautiful river valley.

Doctor pays for patient to park at hospital following parking policy confusion

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

6:00am Friday 18th April 2014

A DOCTOR had to pay for a patient to park at Hereford County Hospital after he was caught out by confusion over parking policy.

20 Herefordian hits that never were

Hereford Times: 20 Herefordian hits that never were

1:35pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THIS SATURDAY is your chance to support your local music shop for Record Store Day. To give you some inspiration when you're browsing, here's our light-hearted list of 20 of the best records never made about Herefordshire.

Weird Easter - look at this for an egg-centric egg

Hereford Times: Hephzibah Cole with the egg.

11:01am Thursday 17th April 2014

THIS egg may not win any beauty competitions this Easter - in fact it's bizarre - but its owner still think it looks simply egg-cellent.

Call for DIY council services in Herefordshire

Hereford Times: Call for DIY council services in Herefordshire

3:39pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Opposition group says the future for services like street cleaning and grass cutting lies with communities rather than the council.

Herefordshire Council claims social work caseloads have been cut

Hereford Times: Herefordshire Council claims social work caseloads have been cut

4:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Council now plans a new recruiting campaign for social workers who want to "get back to their roots"

Big rise in suspected scarlet fever cases across Herefordshire

Hereford Times: Six cases of scarlet fever have been confirmed in the county this morning.

12:18pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Notified cases up four-fold within weeks

Yesteryear pictures from your Hereford Times - stunning new gallery

Hereford Times: Hereford's Butter Market - it's thought in the 1940s.

11:55am Thursday 17th April 2014

WE all love travelling back in time through pictures and that's what we do every week in the Hereford Times. Now we're bring all those shots together - from celebrity visitors to the county over the decades to startling shots of our city and county from the past. So enjoy exploring the gallery.

Meet Walter, the giant rabbit who is not just for Easter

Hereford Times: Continental Giant rabbit, Walter. By James Maggs. (5443907)

6:02am Thursday 17th April 2014

SOME people say dogs are man's best friend, but one county woman believes that anything a dog can do, a rabbit can do better.

Almost 95 per cent of Herefordshire children offered place at preferred primary school

Hereford Times: 94.7 per cent of Herefordshire children were offered their first choice primary school.

3:50pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

PARENTS across the county – and nationally – have today found out which school their child has been offered a reception class place in for September 2014.

Hereford County Hospital launches "departure lounge"

Hereford Times: Sister Dawn Midson (left) WVT Complex Discharge Lead, with her "departure lounge"  team  team.

1:19pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

New patient discharge initiative to free up ward beds

Children donate pocket money to Hereford United

Hereford Times: 1416_4001 Children donate their pocket money to Hereford United Football Club.
Billie-Jean Coultas, Colin Addison & Jake Dixon (5442404)

1:03pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

YOUNG football fans Billie-Jean Coultas and Jake Dixon have joined the campaign to save Hereford United.

New Debenhams and Waitrose stores to open doors on May 1

Hereford Times: New supermarket opens doors

1:03pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

DEBENHAMS and Waitrose will both open their doors at the Old Market Development on May 1.

Herefordshire residents dig deep to raise more than £200,000 for poppy appeal

Hereford Times: More than £20,000 has been raised for the appeal in Herefordshire.

12:39pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

GENEROUS county residents have donated more than £200,000 to the Royal British Legion's poppy appeal since it was launched last October.

Herefordshire's young people "slum" it to raise awareness

Hereford Times: The group built their slum in Hereford Baptist Church's car park.(5442158)

12:02pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

YOUNG people in the county have been “slumming” it to help raise awareness of poverty in the world's poorest communities.

Hereford diocese plans "bigger, better" festival of churches in 2014

Hereford Times: Hereford Cathedral, the subject chosen by Quentin Letts on Celebrity Mastermind.

12:08pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Festival now spans several days after attracting up to 15,000 visitors over a single weekend last year

Tarmac machine catches fire on Newmarket Street

Hereford Times: Fire crews were called to a tarmac machine which was on fire on Tuesday evening.

11:32am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A TARMAC machine set alight on Newmarket Street late on Tuesday evening.

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