Herefordshire MP takes on the ice bucket challenge for a local cause

Hereford Times: Jesse Norman took part in the ice bucket challenge.

4:42pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A COUNTY MP took on the ice bucket challenge last week for a local cause.

Photos: Rock the Farm Festival, featuring Mystery Jets

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4:40pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

CHASE Distillery opened its gates to the public for a weekend of good music and cocktails last weekend.

Car fire extinguished this morning

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3:01pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS put out a car fire near Credenhill today.

Herefordshire to host second community games for adults with learning disabilities next week

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12:49pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

HEREFORDSHIRE is set to play host to its second Community Games event for adults with learning disabilities next week.

Danish variety store Tiger to open in Hereford

Hereford Times: Danish variety store Tiger will open its doors in Hereford from September 12.

12:09pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

DANISH variety store Tiger is the newest addition to Hereford's Old Market development.

Baked in 1916 and never eaten - the Chelsea bun that journeyed to the front and back, plus events marking First World War in Leominster

Hereford Times: Hazel Hodges holds the Chelsea bun sent to her dad on the front line of the First World War. It features as part of an exhibition held at Leominster Library from next month. Photo: Andy Compton. is on display at Leominster Museum in Herefordshire. The bun

11:21am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A SINGLE Chelsea bun returned uneaten from the Battle of the Somme is one of Leominster Museum’s best-known items.

Historic Hay Castle to open doors

Hereford Times: Hay Castle. (Pic by Paul Smith)

9:48am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

HAY Castle is lowering its drawbridge on Saturday and offering free tours to visitors as part of Hay History Weekend.

Leominster trio take on Great Glen Way for charity

Hereford Times: The trio that took on the charity challenge was, from left, Aidan Bracher, Sheila Cole and Laura Vickers.

6:13am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A LEOMINSTER trio took on 73 miles of the west coast of Scotland to raise awareness and funds for a mental health charity.

Business case for £1 million Herefordshire Council IT system was not "fully realistic"

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4:07pm Monday 1st September 2014

Report finds flaws in the case for a customer service system that will fall short of a £1.6 million savings target, with savings found through staff cuts instead.

Bromyard Hop Festival goes 'Down Under'

Hereford Times: A parade of vintage farm machinery through Bromyard. Photo: Eye Contact Media.

4:47pm Monday 1st September 2014

SATURDAY'S Bromyard Hop Festival was the biggest in the event's four-year history – attracting attention from the other side of the world.

Hereford United - Council still not on the list of club creditors

Hereford Times: Cllr Tony Johnson posed for a group photograph with Hereford United outside Brockington.

12:07pm Monday 1st September 2014

Council's £65,000 was not among the United debts put to the High Court this morning

Former Bulls striker faces bribery charge

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2:52pm Monday 1st September 2014

FORMER Hereford United striker Delroy Facey has today been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery.

Hereford United given further seven days at High Court showdown

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

9:57am Monday 1st September 2014

HEREFORD United have been given a further stay of execution by the Royal Court of Justice

Leominster school set for solar switch-on

Hereford Times: The new solar array at Leominster Primary School. Photo: Caplor Energy.

10:25am Monday 1st September 2014

LEOMINSTER Primary School is now days away from switching on one of the largest solar arrays on a school in the UK.

Inquiry into "hidden" cost of education in Herefordshire

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

11:12am Monday 1st September 2014

Review will examine the impact on families of costs like uniforms, learning, trips and activities

Chef showcase at Presteigne market

1:25pm Monday 1st September 2014

CHEF Suzanne Davies will be showing Presteigne residents how to cook up a feast using the best of local ingredients at the village’s farmers market this Saturday.

Spud Love in Dymock...

12:43pm Monday 1st September 2014

THE annual Late Summer Flower and Produce Show will be held at Dymock Parish Hall on Sunday, September 21.

Tractor fire extinguished in Garway Hill

Hereford Times: Firefighters extinguished the small fire last night.

9:45am Monday 1st September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS extinguished a tractor fire at Garway Hill on Saturday evening.

Mass 'ice bucket challenge' in Hay-on-Wye

9:16am Monday 1st September 2014

A MASS ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ will see up to 100 people dump freezing cold water over their heads in the middle of Hay-On-Wye on Thursday to raise money for charity.

NFTO riders on home turf for two Tour of Britain stages

Hereford Times: Adam Blythe will be leading the charge for Hereford's NFTO in the Tour of Britain next week.

9:14am Monday 1st September 2014

BIKE fans will have two chances to catch the nation’s top racers close up, with the Tour of Britain route set to border Herefordshire on consecutive days next week.

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

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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

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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

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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.

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