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.

Driver taken to hospital with broken rib following collision near Bromyard last night

Hereford Times: A Citroen Berlingo was involved in an accident near Bromyard.

11:32am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A DRIVER was taken to hospital with a broken rib after a collision near Bromyard on Tuesday.

Four vehicles involved in collision on A49 near the Callow

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.

11:32am Wednesday 16th April 2014

EMERGENCY services were called after four vehicles were involved in a collision on the A49 south of Hereford on Tuesday evening.

Hereford Futures defends its record

10:37am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Final statement from the board says the company's work has brought Hereford a "bright future".

Strictly Hereford raises more than £20,000 for Cathedral's Perpetual Trust

Hereford Times: The Strictly dancers and judges ahead of their performances on Saturday. Photo by Richard Weaver Photography.

6:02am Wednesday 16th April 2014

HEREFORD came alive as celebrities and amateur dancers took to the floor to raise more than £20,000 for the Cathedral's Perpetual Trust.

Herefordshire Council defends Hereford Futures hand over

Hereford Times: Revealed - Herefordshire Council's contract payments

3:44pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Council outlines what paperwork has been handed on from Hereford Futures to challenge shredding allegations

All hands on deck for pirate and mermaid workshop

Hereford Times: (l-r) Rebecca Huggett and Anne-marie Dossett with their pirate hats.

3:41pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

IT was all hands on deck at Hereford Library's pirate and mermaid workshop.

Walkers are Welcome status boosts visits to Leominster

Hereford Times: Leominster's mayor Mollie Cooke with the town crier and members of Jenny Pipes Morris.

3:03pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

LEOMINSTER celebrated its accreditation as a 'Walkers are Welcome' town last Saturday with a launch event.

Hereford diocese backs "real" Easter eggs

Hereford Times: Sizing up options - Sallyann Hales, Diocesan financial assistant, with Really Meaningful Eggs

1:41pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Real Easter eggs spread Easter message - with extra thick chocolate

Bulmer Foundation and friends help clear Hereford riverside path

Hereford Times: The Phunky Foods programme is coming to Croydon

1:04pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE "Big Society" could be seen in action last week when volunteers helped clear a footpath to two of the city's popular heritage attractions.

Llamas lead Palm Sunday procession in Ewyas Harold

Hereford Times: The Rev Penny Evans with Stenness before the procession.

1:02pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

EWYAS Harold celebrated Palm Sunday this year in a less than traditional way.

Waitrose set to open doors ahead of Old Market's grand opening

Hereford Times: 1414_15002.jpg

1:21pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

WAITROSE today confirmed to the Hereford Times that it will now open on May 1.

Leintwardine teen showcases debut fashion collection at exhibition

Hereford Times: Rosie, far left, with the models wearing her collection.

12:32pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A LEINTWARDINE teenager could be set to follow in the footsteps of Coco Chanel and Vivienne Westwood after showcasing her first fashion collection on the catwalk.

Cabinet councillor defends fire station land swap deal

Hereford Times: Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service seeks on-call firefighters

12:04pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Cllr Harry Bramer says more such "best option" deals are coming as Herefordshire Council consolidates its sites

Fun Lovin' Criminals, Sonic Boom Six and more announced for Nozstock

Hereford Times: Nozstock 2013 by India Roper.

12:17pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

FUN Lovin' Criminals, Sonic Boom Six and DJ/producer Eddy Temple-Morris have been confirmed for the Bromyard festival.

Folk singer Roy Harper to face a trial in August

Hereford Times: ACCUSED: Veteran folk singer Roy Harper is facing sex charges.

10:38am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Folk singer Roy Harper has had the date of his plea hearing at Worcester Crown Court put back until next month.

Call for Hereford link road cash to be shared around the county

Hereford Times: Hitting a pothole can cost you a pretty penny.

10:03am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Claims that millions of pounds spent on two link road projects in Hereford could instead cover a spiraling countywide road repair bill.

Tell the Hereford Times about your Herefordshire Hero

Hereford Times: Festival of flowers heralds spring

11:12am Tuesday 15th April 2014

DO you know someone who deserves some special thanks or recognition?

Leominster Town Council to debate Mill Street retail store plans tonight

Hereford Times: Town councillors will discuss the new application tonight.

4:21pm Monday 14th April 2014

LEOMINSTER Town Council's planning committee will discuss proposed plans for a retail store at Mill Street tonight.

Deal for new Hereford Fire Station is approved

Hereford Times: False alarm for fire services

4:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

A single cabinet member has signed off the swap deal that has Herefordshire Council's Bath Street offices as the site of a new city fire station.

School wins place in national first aid competition

Hereford Times: Lucton School regional winners. Back l-r Henry McNab, Georgia Rowney and Ellie-Mae Davis Bufton. Front l-r Jessica Bemand and Anna Paterson.

3:56pm Monday 14th April 2014

STUDENTS at a county school have proven they can keep cool in an emergency after securing a place in the national final of a first aid competition.

An eggcellent idea! More than 100 Easter eggs donated to Ross food bank

Hereford Times: Eggcellent hoard: (l-r) Funeral director Keith Ellis with community larder organiser Jill Talbot-Ponsonby, and trainee vicar Kirsty Clarke. Picture by Chas Breton. (5398572)

3:02pm Monday 14th April 2014

MORE than 100 Easter eggs have been donated to people who rely on the help of Ross-on-Wye's food bank.

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