Daughter of Green Party campaigner named North Herefordshire parliamentary candidate

7:02am Saturday 30th August 2014

A LEOMINSTER woman is set to follow in her mum's footsteps in a bid to become North Herefordshire's MP.

Herefordshire residents pay more in council tax than those in Westminster

Hereford Times:

6:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

MANY of those living in Newton Farm, Hereford, pay more in council tax than those living in Westminster.

Police officers investigated for inappropriate social media use

Hereford Times: FOOTWEAR STOLEN; West Mercia Police are investigating the theft of footwear from a Bromsgrove porch. SP

4:40pm Friday 29th August 2014

THIRTEEN police officers employed by the force covering Herefordshire have been investigated for their inappropriate use of social media.

War hero's love letter to wife unearthed

Hereford Times: Holmer resident Joseph Sockett who died during the First World War.

3:56pm Friday 29th August 2014

A HEARTBREAKING account of the horror of war has been unearthed by the relatives of a Herefordshire soldier killed in the bloodiest conflict of all.

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.

"Perry to Pear" tour showcases best of Herefordshire's perry orchards

12:59pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE best of Herefordshire's perry pear orchards were on show during a recent one-day study event organised by the Orchard Network of Excellence (ONE).

Plant a tree to remember with the Woodland Trust and Hereford Times

Hereford Times:

2:44pm Friday 8th August 2014

Over the next four years, the Woodland Trust will be commemorating the centenary of the First World War by planting millions of trees across the country – and you have the chance to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the war.

Butcher's mug is a slice of Hereford history

Hereford Times: Have a butcher's - Walter Vaughan's mug is up for auction

4:32pm Friday 29th August 2014

THIS mug's worth a butchers - with an auction value of £1,000 to £2,000.

New book on Herefordshire hiking

4:24pm Friday 29th August 2014

AFTER a long day’s hiking at the Kington Walking Festival next month, ramblers can curl up with a copy of ‘Walking the Old Ways of Herefordshire’, a new book that will be launched at the festival.

Lorraine Kelly auctions dress for Hereford charity

1:11pm Friday 29th August 2014

TV’S Lorraine Kelly is auctioning off one of her dresses for the Herefordshire charity Little Princess Trust and The Courtyard Centre for the Arts.

Ray Mears is bat-man on River Wye

Hereford Times: Soprano pipistrelle bat filmed by Ray Mears' team.

12:39pm Friday 29th August 2014

RAY MEARS has tackled some of the toughest terrains on the planet – and now he is taking on the River Wye.

Police call off investigation into Presteigne death

4:59am Friday 29th August 2014

A MURDER probe into the death of a man at Hereford County Hospital has ended, with Powys police closing its investigation.

9-year-old Bromyard girl makes loom bands for charity

Hereford Times: 9 year old Anne-Mae Potter sold loom band in aid of Acorn's Hospice.
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5:33pm Thursday 28th August 2014

AN ENTREPRENEURIAL nine-year-old ‘just wanted to make a difference’ by selling loom bands in Bromyard to raise money for a local children’s hospice.

Rare WW1 magazines handed in at Hereford charity shop

Hereford Times: OXFAM Manager Janet Gilbert, Manager, with The War Illustrated magazine.

4:56pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A MAGAZINE series dating back to 1914, that chronicled the First World War in real-time, has been donated to a charity book store in Hereford.

Renowned tenor adds support to Splash! appeal

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3:03pm Thursday 28th August 2014

IN their 25th anniversary year, Herefordshire's community music charity The Music Pool is delighted to have secured the support of a major musical talent in the shape of tenor Ian Storey.

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.

Hereford centenarian always has a "smile for everyone"

Hereford Times: Gladys Skinner celebrated turning 100 last week at Coldwells House, Hereford. 1434_72001 Photo: James Maggs.

10:11am Thursday 28th August 2014

A HEREFORD woman described as having a "cheery word and smile for everyone" has celebrated turning 100.

Kayakers found safe

Hereford Times: Body found in the River Wye near Hereford Canoe 
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8:59am Thursday 28th August 2014

Emergency search the River Wye for four hours

Charity event at new skate centre this weekend

6:27am Thursday 28th August 2014

A FUN charity event is to take place at Hereford'snew skate centre on Sunday (August 31).

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

Flavours of Herefordshire Festival pulls in thousands of visitors in "triumphant" weekend

Hereford Times: Flavours of Herefordshire food festival 2014.Mary Berry opens the festival. 1434_74001. Photo: James Maggs

2:37pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE best of Herefordshire was on show during a foodie bank holiday weekend which pulled in several thousand visitors.

Local gig raises money for Gaza

11:08am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A CHARITY gig in Hereford this weekend helped raise money for those killed and injured in the conflict in Gaza, 5,000 miles away.

Sheep shearers take over Kington pub

Hereford Times: Paul Davies from Hundred House near Builth Wells in the intermediate competition.  (9706441)

9:20am Wednesday 27th August 2014

PUBS and sheep shearing might seem like a dangerous combination, but last week the two came together in Kington to raise more than £1,300 for charity and put on a show for around 200 spectators.

Outdoor gym in Hereford unveiled

Hereford Times: Opening of Herefordshire's first community outdoor gym by Herefordshire Housing near the Yazor Brook.from left, Amy Francis, Emmily (correct) Simcock (Herefordshire Housing) and Ben Francis with some of the new equipment. 1434_71001. Photo: James Magg

6:20am Wednesday 27th August 2014

ONE of Herefordshire's first outdoor gym was unveiled last week.

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

Great turnout at river festival despite downpour

5:08pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

COLLEAGUES of a young man who died in a road accident earlier this year had a cause close to their hearts when they raced in his memory on the River Wye.

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

Herefordshire mum to cycle from London to Paris in charity fundraising bid

Hereford Times: Cycling  from London to Paris is Vivien Rouse with husband Harry and children Matthew, seven, and Mollie, three. Photo: Eye Contact Media.

4:50pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A COUNTY mum yesterday set off on an epic charity cycle challenge from London to Paris.

Hereford women praise "ice bucket challenge" for raising awareness of disease that killed their dads

Hereford Times: Jade Marsh taking part in the ice bucket challenge.

6:36am Tuesday 26th August 2014

TWO Herefordshire women have praised the social media "ice bucket challenge" which has raised more than half a million pounds for the charity fighting the disease that killed their dads.

Festival of Churches to showcase events around county

Hereford Times: St Peter's Church warden, Robin Wilson with the altar frontal he has painted for the event. It shows a still from real footage of the Battle of the Somme.

4:16pm Monday 25th August 2014

PUDLESTON soldiers who fought in the First World War will be remembered in a commemorative display next month.

Two small children rescued from garage after electric door fails to open

Hereford Times:

3:31pm Monday 25th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS freed two small children from a garage after the electric door failed to open this morning.

Gates to open at Stocks Farm

Hereford Times: Richard and Ali Capper welcome visitors to the open day at Stocks Farm next month.

2:02pm Monday 25th August 2014

A COUNTY farm is set to show the community what happens on the other side of its gates at its open day next month.

Collections at county supermarkets raise more than £2,000 for Motor Neurone Disease Association

Hereford Times: Charity event for Motor Neurone Disease Association North Wiltshire Group

12:24pm Monday 25th August 2014

COLLECTIONS at county supermarkets have helped raise £2,190 for the Motor Neurone Disease Association this summer.

Bank Holiday celebrations continue in Hereford

Hereford Times:

10:54am Monday 25th August 2014

THERE is still plenty to do in Herefordshire today - despite the soggy start.

Poundland opens in Hereford

Hereford Times: Poundland opens in Camborne

10:27am Monday 25th August 2014

A NEW Poundland store opened in Hereford on Saturday.

Paraglider taken to hospital after crash landing yesterday

Hereford Times:

9:39am Monday 25th August 2014

A PARAGLIDER was taken to hospital with minor back injuries after crash landing yesterday afternoon.

Landslide road reopened in Pencombe

Hereford Times: 1415_6001 Landslide affects Shortwood Family Farm at Pencombe as access road is closed & a new driveway has had to be laid.
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12:32pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

A PENCOMBE road that has been closed since a landslide in February has now reopened.

Freighter to collect waste from Kington

4:25pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A WASTE freighter has been arranged to pick up garden and domestic waste in Kington on August 30.

Two charged with squatting at Herefordshire manor house

Hereford Times:

4:18pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Two men have been charged with squatting at a manor house under renovation in Herefordshire.

Celebrity chef John Torode cooks up a treat at Hereford's Old Market today

Hereford Times:

2:58pm Friday 22nd August 2014

MASTERCHEF host and celebrity chef John Torode is at Hereford's Old Market today.

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

Foodie weekend in Herefordshire kicks off today

Hereford Times:

9:16am Friday 22nd August 2014

TV chef John Torode will be visiting Hereford's Old Market today before Flavours of Herefordshire Festival starts tomorrow.

Festival springs into bloom

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8:02am Friday 22nd August 2014

SPECTACULAR floral displays will fill every corner of Hereford Cathedral with colour, fragrance and wonder at the beginning of next month as a glorious Festival of Flowers is staged from Thursday, September 4 to Saturday, September 6.

Triumph for 19-year-old Leominster student as Herefordshire watermelons go on sale

Hereford Times: Joe De Pascalis and his English watermelons.

6:27am Friday 22nd August 2014

HEREFORDSHIRE might be well-known for its apples and cattle but the county now has a new claim to fame – as home of English watermelons.

Live blog: Herefordshire pupils receive GCSE results

Hereford Times: Follow the latest news as nervous students pick up their exam results

9:47am Thursday 21st August 2014

SCHOOL leavers from around the county will receive their GCSE results today. Follow our live blog to find out how they got on...

Kington man wins Turner Prize

Hereford Times: (From left) Simon and Sara Turner of Arrow Mills Garden Centre, Mr Ian Wood-Johnson - winner of the Turner Prize - and Kington mayor Celia Kibblewhite.

5:50pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A KINGTON resident has won the Turner Prize.

"Illegal occupation" of Bodenham Manor ended by police

Hereford Times:

2:53pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Officers moved in this morning to clear the disputed site

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