Council capital programme debt could top £200 million by 2018

Hereford Times: Hereford Shirehall

11:49am Friday 31st October 2014

Key committee to hear of further capital programme borrowing needs

Thousands of illegal cigarettes found secreted in a Hereford shop

Hereford Times:

10:07am Friday 31st October 2014

Shop raid reveals nearly 100,000 cigarettes stashed in a hidden counter compartment, soft drink crates, and behind a false wall.

Family return from 20 month South American adventure

Hereford Times: Steve and Pippa Genner with Henry (left) and Charlie in Nicaragua.

8:07am Friday 31st October 2014

A DAD says his family's 20 month adventure through South America has given his two children a "priceless" life experience.

7ft 'nodding dog' has attempted murder appeal thrown out

Hereford Times: Joanna Dennehy's co-conspirator Gary Stretch poses for a photo while they were on the run from police.

5:15pm Friday 31st October 2014

THE seven-foot man convicted of attempting to murder two men in Hereford last year had an appeal against his 19-year jail sentence turned down today in London.

Police crack down on gun crime

Hereford Times:

5:09pm Friday 31st October 2014

RESIDENTS can surrender their firearms at Hereford police station over the next two weeks as part of a national operation.

Police chief will answer residents' questions during web chat

Hereford Times: David Shaw has been named as the new chief constable of West Mercfia Police

4:58pm Friday 31st October 2014

A POLICE chief will take part in a web chat next week to address concerns and answer questions from residents.

Hereford pubwatch commended at national level

Hereford Times: Nick Semper, Dan Guerche, Paul Neades and Jim Mooney

12:27pm Friday 31st October 2014

A HEREFORD pub scheme created to keep the town centre's night time scene safe has come second in a national award.

Presteigne author publishes book about his charity work in small African village

Hereford Times: Peter Hudson in Kenieba fields

11:55am Friday 31st October 2014

A PRESTEIGNE man has released a novel about his development work in an African village he has visited 20 times.

Artwork adorns historic Hereford building's renovation work

Hereford Times: CJR Heritage are renovating The Old Mayor's Parlour on Church Street, Hereford. 
Colin & Joe Richards working on the panels at the front of the building. 1444_11001 (12124731)

9:54am Friday 31st October 2014

A BUILDING site has been made into a work of art while an historic part of Hereford is renovated.

Confidential e-mail suggested supermarket options for Hereford United ground

Hereford Times:

6:20am Friday 31st October 2014

Herefordshire Council says it has no plans to pursue the sell-off suggestion.

Heartbroken Hereford widow appeals for safe return of missing bag

6:03am Friday 31st October 2014

A HEARTBROKEN widow has launched an emotional appeal for the safe return of a missing bag which contained her late husband's belongings.

New Hereford fire station - Council says Bath Street site could still be an option

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

10:53am Thursday 30th October 2014

Statement suggests council is not yet ready to back away from a "swap deal" that sees a new Hereford fire station built on the Working Boys Home site.

No "swap deal" for new fire station on Hereford heritage site

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

10:03am Thursday 30th October 2014

Fire service confirms that the application to build a new Hereford fire station on the site of the city's former working boys home has been withdrawn.

Devoted sister’s secret letters of life in Second World War

Hereford Times:

5:10pm Thursday 30th October 2014

ED HATTON likes to muse on what the woman he knew as “Auntie Marjorie” got up to during the Second World War. And he’s got cause.

Rare Hereford military hat to go under the hammer

Hereford Times: The Herefordshire 36th foot bell top shako

4:42pm Thursday 30th October 2014

AN antique from Hereford, described as one of the most spectacular military hats an auctioneer has seen, is going on sale for more than £2k.

Aldi opens in Ross

Hereford Times:

3:14pm Thursday 30th October 2014

ALDI opened its doors in Brookend Street in Ross this morning.

Primary school pupil has hair chopped for charity

Hereford Times: Macey Boyle has had her hair cut at Pink Hairdressing & donated it to The Little Princess Trust along with sponsorship money raised for the family. 
Macey & her aunty Tracey Boyle (stylist) who cut Macey's hair. 1444_14003 (12137735)

2:34pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A NINE-year-old girl has had her hair cut for a cancer charity after being inspired by family members.

Ross Lions bonfire night this Saturday

Hereford Times: Danbury Fireworks

2:17pm Thursday 30th October 2014

ROSS Lions are holding their annual bonfire and fireworks night this Saturday.

Specsavers store eyes up spooky fun

Hereford Times: EYES: Specsavers in Penarth is calling on local residents over the age of 60 to have an eye test to coincide with Older People’s Day

1:34pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Eyeballs on offer for fundraising day

Firefighters called to two vehicle collision

Hereford Times:

12:41pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A FIRE crew was called to a two vehicle collision in Weston under Penyard this morning.

Police issue witness appeal to horror crash

Hereford Times:

12:28pm Thursday 30th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a horror crash in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Family fund-raise for injured NFTO cyclist

Hereford Times: NFTO rider Russell Dowing (left) was among those team-mates to tweet their support for Mick Ballantyne  following his crash in July.

12:11pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THE wife and daughter of a Mick Ballantyne, who survived a life-threatening crash while racing for Hereford-based cycling team NFTO in July, are raising money for the air ambulance service that saved him.

'Madcap' Brilley B and B wins award

Hereford Times: (From left) Alastair Sawday (founder of Sawday’s), Daphne Tucker (owner of The New Inn at Brilley) and Toby Sawday (MD of Sawday’s).

11:45am Thursday 30th October 2014

A BED and Breakfast spot on the Herefordshire borders has been named the ‘One of a Kind’ award-winner in independent travel specialists Sawday’s’ 20th anniversary awards.

Hereford butcher launches charity banger for British Sausage Week

Hereford Times: (From left) SammyJay Powell, Hope youth development officer and Heggie's owner James Heggie.

11:25am Thursday 30th October 2014

HEGGIE’S Butchers of Hereford will add a new charity banger to its menu for British Sausage Week next week.

Barn dance will raise funds for Leominster Christmas lights switch-on

Hereford Times:

11:17am Thursday 30th October 2014

FOLK from around the county can join a 'knees up' at a charity barn dance in Leominster next month.

Leominster's twinning association brings a taste of the Alsace to Herefordshire

Hereford Times: Julian Todd, and Su Baker of Leominster Twinning Association with traditional Alsace ‘Baeckeoffe’ casserole dishes ready to be served.

10:12am Thursday 30th October 2014

FRENCH cuisine is regarded as world class so Leominster's Saverne Twinning Association needed little excuse to sample a traditional dish last week.

Herefordshire mother of fallen soldier calls for inquiry into Afghanistan conflict

Hereford Times:

6:32am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE mother of a Herefordshire soldier who was the youngest to be killed in the Afghanistan war has called for a full inquiry into the conflict.

Hereford City of Culture bid won't be 'Disney' showcase

Hereford Times: Members of the About Face Theatre Company who performed at the City of Culture bid launch on Monday night, Laura Walne,22, Matt Jones, 23, Evei Thomas, 24.

6:03am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE man behind Hereford’s ambitious bid to be named UK City of Culture 2021 has said the city has “every chance” – if the whole county gets behind the campaign.

"Caring mother" cleared of trying to poison daughter

Hereford Times: Worcester Crown Court.

3:04pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Judge directs acquittal of Mary Kidson after three week trial

Arctic convoy veteran awarded Russian medal

Hereford Times: Thomas Chandler has been given a medal by the Russian embassy in London for his efforts in the Arctic convoys during world war two. 1444_7001 (12035183)

4:38pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

AN 88-YEAR-old from Weobley was given a Russian medal for his active service on a campaign described by Winston Churchill as ‘the worst journey in the world.’

Rotherwas munitions worker features on BBC1 wartime show

Hereford Times: Nancy Evans who is going to feature on a BBC show talking about her time working at Rotherwas munitions factory during the second world war. 1444_6001 (12034218)

3:03pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A ROTHERWAS munitions worker will feature on a BBC1 show next week which honours war heroes.

Top cops praised for serial killer snare

12:34pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

OPERATION Dante – the code name for the police operation that snared serial killer Joanna Dennehy and her accomplice Gary Stretch in Herefordshire last April – has been recognised with a prestigious policing award.

Advice service 'worth millions' to local economy

Hereford Times: (From left) Brian Roe (retiring chairman, Herefordshire CAB), Emma Cross (Macmillan specialist support adviser), Denise Shuker (new chairman, Herefordshire CAB), Elizabeth Wright (Macmillan development manager), Claire Keetch (chief executive, Herefordshi

12:13pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE outgoing chairman for Herefordshire’s Citizen’s Advice Bureau believes the service has put £7m into the local economy.

Planners reject new homes in Withington

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

11:47am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Proposed development described as "nothing innovative or outstanding"

Hereford pub reopens next week after facelift

Hereford Times: Beer Festival

11:51am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A HEREFORD pub which is currently undergoing a facelift will have longer serving hours when it reopens next month.

Video hopes to encourage youngsters to stay safe on nights out in Hereford

Hereford Times: Launch of video 'Agatha & Cecily PARTY' produced by Pea Shoot Media for H.A.N.D. (Herefordshire Against Night- time Disorder).
from left, Dan Guerche (Chairman, H.A.N.D.), Laurie-Anne Hatcher, Inspector Nick Semper, Anita Sancha. 1444_10001

11:22am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A TONGUE-in-cheek video of two OAPS out drinking in Hereford has been released to encourage youngsters to be safe on nights out.

Jeweller confirms move to Hereford's Old Market site

Hereford Times: Many people flocked to the Old Market on the opening day.

9:34am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A JEWELLERY chain has confirmed it will open a branch on Hereford's Old Market development in time for Christmas.

Care home abuse investigation may take months

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

6:31am Wednesday 29th October 2014

AN investigation into allegations of physical abuse at Womaston Care Home, near Presteigne, may take “many months” Dyfed Powys police has said.

Full-time: Banbury United 1 Hereford United 5

Hereford Times: Hereford manager Jon Taylor wanted an experienced player to take the penalty.

7:46pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Goals from Sam Bobes-Gilroy, Josh Hawker, Steve Vetier, Bilal Yafai and Obi Onyeike give Hereford their first double of the season at Banbury..

Trust to fight full details of fire safety breaches at Hereford County Hospital from going public

Hereford Times: The County Hospital, Hereford.
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10:38am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Trust confirms it is ready to challenge disclosure after a ruling by the Information Commissioner on the release of documents relevant to the 2012 fire safety findings.

Fundraising teen loses cancer battle

Hereford Times:

3:33pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A TEENAGER who raised more than £10,000 for charity has lost his fight with cancer.

Alternate weekly bin collections to start in November

Hereford Times: Fortnightly bin collections will be offset by black wheelie bins according to councillor Harry Bramer. This photo shows bins awaiting collection in Newton Farm. Photo by James Maggs. (4379584)

4:32pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

ALTERNATE weekly collections – with general waste collected one week and recycling the next – will begin in Herefordshire from next week.

Posters to ward off trick or treaters in Herefordshire over Halloween period

Hereford Times:

3:56pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A PUMPKIN is said to ward off evil spirits on Halloween but those who want a little extra support against trick or treaters can use a special police poster this year.

Reem Halloween: Joey Essex ghost hunting in Pontrilas

Hereford Times: Joey Essex with ghost hunter Geraint, filming near Pontrilas for Educating Joey Essex - Reem Halloween.(Photo: LIME PICTURES)

3:15pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

THE nation’s favourite Essex boy has been ghost hunting near Pontrilas ahead of Friday’s episode of ‘Educating Joey Essex – Reem Halloween’.

Law firm helps business start-up

Hereford Times: START-UP: Alison Scott, partner, Harrison Clark Rickerbys, Josh Davies, founder of EDU Gaming and Mandy Rair, paralegal at HCR.

2:42pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A YOUNG business entrepreneur has been given a helping hand by a Hereford law firm to set up a gaming community website.

Council says it is working hard on repairing county's potholes

Hereford Times: £286k to spend on potholes

12:17pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

PROGRESS is being made on the county's battered roads with the largest investment in years, Herefordshire Council has said.

Chance to work with multi-million pound cancer charity

10:24am Tuesday 28th October 2014

ONE of the country’s biggest charities is looking for marketing interns from Herefordshire to help work on major fundraising projects like Race for Life.

Support network for domestic abuse victims launched

Hereford Times: The Cornforth Partnership Healthy Changes project will tackle issues such as drug and alcohol abuse and domestic violence.

12:35pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A SUPPORT network has been set up for women who have survived domestic abuse.

Churches "at risk" face £5 million repair bill

Hereford Times: DISTINCTIVE: The English Heritage flag will be flown most of the time

1:03pm Monday 27th October 2014

Twenty-one churches are new entries on the county's latest Buildings at Risk register published by English Heritage

Truck split in two following horror Herefordshire crash

Hereford Times:

8:50am Monday 27th October 2014

FOUR people were trapped in a truck following an early morning crash near Kington.

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