College hits back in disability pay row

Hereford Times: Lord Freud, the Welfare Reform Minister

8:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

THE principal of a Hereford college says a government ministers' suggestion that some disabled workers could be paid less than the minimum wage is an "unwelcome gaffe".

New wellbeing centre could change care in Kington

Hereford Times: The Kington Centre, on Bridge Street is currently home to the town's library.

12:45pm Saturday 25th October 2014

AN ambitious project could see Kington’s library transformed into a wellbeing centre, where residents can get counselling, blood pressure checks and even video-call their GP.

Ross Market House will be the first in asset transfer

Hereford Times: Ross-on-Wye.
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11:27am Saturday 25th October 2014

FINAL preparations are being made to transfer Ross' Market House into the care of the town council.

New dad beats up taxi driver after crisps row

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

7:02am Saturday 25th October 2014

GOING off the rails after finding out his partner was pregnant, a 21-year-old from Much Dewchurch handed out an unprovoked and “appalling” beating to an innocent taxi driver after a dispute over a packet of crisps.

Photos give "unique" view of travelling community

Hereford Times: (11919100)

6:09am Saturday 25th October 2014

OFFERING a unique insight into the travelling community past and present, a photographic exhibition set to launch at Hereford’s Courtyard Centre for the Arts next month will take you inside what has traditionally been an intensely private community.

Cash machine workers assaulted during robbery outside Morrisons

Hereford Times:

11:41am Friday 24th October 2014

TWO men were assaulted outside Morrisons in Ross this morning as they delivered cash to the supermarket's cash machine.

Man suffers face and back injuries in unprovoked attack

Hereford Times:

11:04am Friday 24th October 2014

A 55-YEAR-old man suffered face and back injuries as he was assaulted in an unprovoked attack in Leominster.

Guided tours to be given around Hereford cathedral

Hereford Times: Views of Hereford from St. Peter's Church tower.
Hereford Cathedral.
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4:41pm Friday 24th October 2014

GUIDED tours are being given around Hereford cathedral during the school's half term break.

Bag A Bargain baby equipment sale for charity

Hereford Times: (11905380)

4:38pm Friday 24th October 2014

NEW and soon-to-be parents can ‘Bag a Bargain’ at a nearly-new sale for toys, baby equipment, children’s clothing and maternity wear next Saturday (November 8) at the Hereford Leisure Centre.

Left Bank granted premises licence

Hereford Times: 1416_7001(l-r) Gary Waring, co-leaseholder of the Left Bank, with his children Joe, Lauren, Natalia Minette. (5444815)Picture by James Maggs.

8:32am Friday 24th October 2014

A BID to allow an iconic Hereford venue to serve alcohol 24 hours a day has been branded "thoughtless" by a licensing boss.

Heartless thieves steal from wheelchair user - police tell him 'solve it yourself'

Hereford Times: Catalytic convertor stolen from disabled man's Sprinter van on Ferndale Road & in response him & his fiancee were told to conduct their own house to house enquiries. 
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6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

POLICE told a disabled man to carry out his own investigations after thieves broke into a wheelchair-accessible vehicle and stole a catalytic converter.

Calling all young musicians

5:45am Friday 24th October 2014

THERE are still a few places on this half term's Livewire Central musician's development week at The Pavilion on Castle Green.

Businessman bankrupt as property sale turns sour in the courts

Hereford Times:

10:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Tony Hamed says he'll fight a bankruptcy order made over a continent spanning case that went as far as the UK Supreme Court

Baby died after delayed emergency birth

Hereford Times:

11:01am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A HOSPITAL boss told an inquest there were lessons to be learned after a newborn died following a delayed emergency birth in Hereford.

Vegan way proves a hit in Hereford

Hereford Times:

11:34am Thursday 23rd October 2014

AS someone who once found it hard to fit in five fruit and veg in a week, nevermind a day, I could never have imagined that my name would find itself on a vegan restaurant booking form.

Ghouls, ghosts and fireworks for half-term with Trust

7:51pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE National Trust in Herefordshire has a packed programme of autumnal activities starting at the weekend with Croft Castle’s ‘Hallowe’en Spooktacular’. This family event promises fun for everyone, with pumpkin carving, face painting and broomstick making. There will also be a spooky family trail where you can find out more about ‘The ghosts of Croft’, which runs throughout the half term holiday.

Lord Fox, of Leominster in the county of Herefordshire, introduced to House of Lords

Hereford Times: Chris Fox was introduced as Lord Fox, of Leominster in the county of Herefordshire, yesterday.

5:20pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A FORMER Leominster Grammar School pupil was officially introduced to the House of Lords as a Liberal Democrat peer this week.

Shopkeeper thanks customers as he retires after 44 years of trading in Kington

Hereford Times: Cliff Hodges is retiring & closing his menswear shop in Kington after 44 years.
Cliff with wife Sally & grandaughter Holly Hodges. 1443_10001 (11842722)

2:28pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A SHOPKEEPER is retiring after 44 years serving the people of Kington.

Woman stripped and threw trousers at police officer - now she must pay him compensation for 'shock'

Hereford Times: Cells at Worcester Magistrates' Court are closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays

2:02pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A WOMAN stripped in front of police and threw her tracksuit trousers at an officer was called an 'idiot' by a judge who then awarded the officer compensation for 'shock'.

Washing machine catches fire in Hereford house

Hereford Times: Fire Engine (11715962)

1:40pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A WASHING machine that caught fire in Hereford last night needed a Hereford fire crew to put out the blaze.

Villagers left without broadband for more than six weeks


1:35pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A WOMAN is at the end of her tether after having no broadband for more than six weeks.

Link road set for 2015 start date

9:33am Thursday 23rd October 2014

WORK on Hereford’s Link Road has been given a Spring 2015 start date, after a public inquiry this week ruled in its favour.

Mum calls for toy glow stick to be recalled

Hereford Times: Jacob Pridham had a glow stick sword which exploded in his face. His mum Mandy wants to warn other parents. 1443_6001 (11696029)

5:35pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A MUM has called for a toy sword from a Hereford store to be recalled after she said it exploded in her son's face.

Shock as Ludlow Arts Festival is axed

Hereford Times: A spectacular fireworks display in the grounds of Ludlow Castle ended the festival.

10:08am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE group which came to the rescue of Ludlow Arts Festival has thrown in the towel after just two years.

Lanterns made ahead of fireworks night on Hereford's Castle Green

Hereford Times:

4:32pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CHILDREN have been busy making lanterns that will light up Hereford's Castle Green.

Mother "bought medicine illegally on internet" - jury hears

Hereford Times: Mary Kidson leaving Hereford Magistrates Court  where she was accused of three counts of poisoning a girl between 2010 and 2013.   Richard Vernalls/PA Wire

12:18pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MOTHER accused of poisoning her daughter got the medication illegally on the internet before her treatment was backed by a Belgian specialist in hormone therapy, a jury has been told.

Broadlands Primary to move on to Aylestone site

9:47am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

AYLESTONE Business and Enterprise College will be home to Broadlands Primary School as soon as September if plans to physically join the two schools go through.

Live Full-time: Slough Town 2 Hereford United 0

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

7:28pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Two Ed Smith goals earn Slough the points and end Hereford's unbeaten run.

Herefordshire has a new Lord

Hereford Times:

4:17pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Sir Robert Rogers is awarded a peerage for meritorious public service

Hereford subway attack allegation - 18-year-old cautioned

Hereford Times:

1:45pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

18-year-old woman receives a caution for wasting police time over an allegation that saw part of Hereford city centre sealed off for much of Friday

Herefordshire charity boss stands accused of African child sex crimes

Hereford Times:

1:33pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A CHARITY boss from Herefordshire lured street children back to his overseas home where he sexually abused them, a court heard today.

Heroin addict given community order after punching man to floor

Hereford Times: Hereford Crown Court at the Shirehall.

5:20pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A HEROIN addict has been given a community order for punching and pushing a man to the ground in Hereford.

Decision on a licence that re-opens Hereford's Left Bank due this week

Hereford Times: Hereford's Left Bank is set to re-open in November. 1403_4003

12:26pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Showcase venue shut since 2010 ready to return if new opening hours can be agreed

Fire crew free locked-in baby

Hereford Times:

11:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A ROSS-ON-WYE mother went through the traumatic experience of accidentally locking herself out with an 18-month-old baby in her home this morning.

Three stuck in Lyonshall lift

Hereford Times: Fire Engine (11715962)

11:39am Tuesday 21st October 2014

THREE people were stuck in a lift in Lyonshall for around an hour yesterday morning, and had to be freed by the fire service.

Lugwardine teenager in fundraising bid for trip to Kenya

Hereford Times: Millie Manning is off to Kenya in 2015 to represent Girlguiding Herefordshire. . 1442_10001. Photo: James Maggs.

6:12am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A LUGWARDINE teenager is preparing for the biggest adventure of her life – representing the county in a girlguiding community project in Kenya next year.

Hospital trust and PFI partner reach agreement on drive towards "significant improvements"

Hereford Times: The County Hospital, Hereford.
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5:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

Months of negotiations between Wye Valley NHS Trust and Mercia Healthcare confirmed as reaching agreement on improvements to key service areas.

Hereford United pizza row

Hereford Times: Image for Purley PizzaExpress

5:17pm Monday 20th October 2014

POLICE were called to a restaurant following reports of "aggressive behaviour possibly involving Hereford United players".

Cross border health care inquiry comes to Hereford

Hereford Times:

3:06pm Monday 20th October 2014

Welsh Affairs Committee wants "front line" evidence of issues around cross-border health care.

Herefordshire Council to consider borrowed money bid for Hereford's Three Elms trading estate

Hereford Times: Hereford Shirehall

1:08pm Monday 20th October 2014

Bid expected to go to cabinet for approval next month to meet a market value pitched at between £1.75m-£1.85 million.

Three taken to hospital after wind brought down Mud Runner finish line

Hereford Times: Mud Runner competitor. Photo by Colin Baldwin Photography

2:32pm Monday 20th October 2014

A RUNNER and two spectators were taken to hospital after a freak gust of wind brought down a timber finish line at a popular Mud Runner event.

Cycle challenge hampered by injured shoulder

Hereford Times: Chris Greaves with Haven fundraiser Lesley Leach

5:37pm Monday 20th October 2014

A CYCLIST had to call on the help of his wife after a bike ride challenge was hampered by an injured shoulder.

Spooky toll bridge take-over for Halloween

Hereford Times: Hope Support Services aim to make it a spooky Halloween for Herefordshire motorists.

5:12pm Monday 20th October 2014

MOTORISTS might be in for a shock when they cross the Whitney-on-Wye toll bridge for Hallowe'en, with a local charity taking over the crossing in full fancy dress next weekend.

Apple growing and cider making traditions celebrated in Herefordshire

Hereford Times: Leominster Apple Festival.
Councillor Peter Ellis with a Japanese variety of apple called 'Jumbo'. 1443_2002 (11682919)

4:33pm Monday 20th October 2014

HEREFORDSHIRE'S tradition of apple growing and cider making has been celebrated over two weekends of events across the county.

Search for medals to mark 100 years since Gallipoli battle

Hereford Times: The back of the medal

2:40pm Monday 20th October 2014

A MILITARY museum is hoping to gather 100 medals to mark the centenary of a First World War battle.

Little Princess Trust AGM

2:23pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE Little Princess Trust is holding its Annual General Meeting on Saturday, November 22 at 11.30am.

Work underway on school's new £1.25m maths centre

Hereford Times: Clive Richards and Nigel Griffiths

1:57pm Monday 20th October 2014

WORK is well underway on a £1.25m maths centre at John Kyrle High School.

Man trapped unconscious for nine hours in overturned car after crash

Hereford Times: Emergency services work to free the man from the overturned car near Weobley.

11:34am Monday 20th October 2014

A CAR crash victim, who was trapped unconscious in his overturned car for almost nine hours overnight, was found in a ditch near Weobley after an unorthodox rescue mission.

Hand-turned furniture at Vowchurch market

1:31pm Monday 20th October 2014

TOP seasonal produce will be on offer at the Vowchurch Country Market on Saturday from 10am to midday at Vowchurch Village Hall.

Donkeys help raise money for cancer research campaign

Hereford Times: L- R: Charlotte Sullivan, Debbie Hutchinson, Lee-Michelle Lambert and Aled Gunstone, with donkeys Peter and Mo, and Lola the dog. Photo by Caz Holbrook Photography.

11:56am Monday 20th October 2014

DONKEYS dressed in wigs and tutus helped raise almost £400 for a cancer charity campaign.

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