"Bean bag" birthing centre proposed for Hereford County Hospital

Hereford Times: Wye Valley NHS Trust faces an uncertain future

2:46pm Friday 19th September 2014

New centre offering the principles of home birth is part of a near £3.5m pitch for charity funding.

Herefordshire Council bullying row - another group leader claims no knowledge of allegations

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

11:32am Friday 19th September 2014

More "no recollection" answers over hushed up bullying and harassment allegations

More foreign workers needed to do farm work unemployed and "lazy" Brits won't do

Hereford Times: AGRICULTURAL SCENE: An image of ploughing in fields near Salwayash from the Echo’s book

12:49pm Friday 19th September 2014

MORE migrant workers are needed to pick crops because Britons do not have the required work ethic.

Herefordshire Council - no debate on the future for cabinet

Hereford Times: Hereford Shirehall

10:38am Friday 19th September 2014

Full council won't get to debate the abolition of cabinet when it meets next week. The next opportunity comes in December.

Hereford DJ makes Play debut

Hereford Times: Themed Christmas party nights

10:53am Friday 19th September 2014

HEREFORD DJ and promoter Guy di Guy will play a new weekly set at Play Nightclub next week.

'Virtual wards' set for both sides of the border

9:53am Friday 19th September 2014

‘VIRTUAL wards’ and community-led services are the future for public services in Powys amid £70 in budget cuts, with the council leader this week declaring traditional methods dead.

Meeting over the future of Kington's economy

9:45am Friday 19th September 2014

THE latest subject in a series of discussions over Kington’s future - how to create a vibrant economy in the town - will be debated at a meeting on September 30.

London exhibition for former Hereford student

Hereford Times: (10335795)

9:33am Friday 19th September 2014

A FORMER student at Hereford College of Arts, Luke George, in collaboration with Elizabeth Rose, was the winner of last year's Griffin Art Prize, and the duo are currently presenting their first solo exhibition at West London's Griffin Gallery.

Top fire service salaries revealed ahead of vote on cutting 999 cover

Hereford Times: Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service will be holding an open day in Ross-on-Wye on Saturday.

2:58pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Holders of five top posts collectively paid nearly £536,000 over 2013-14 financial year, while fire authority councillors claimed £52,000 in expenses.

Opponents "vindicated" by MPs slamming Herefordshire Council's incinerator deal

Hereford Times: WASTE DISPOSAL: Sita UK says its factory expansion will divert up to 200,000 tonnes of waste from landfill every year

12:18pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Critics offer a "told you so" response to findings by a key parliamentary committee.

"Hushing up" row goes to the heart of who runs Herefordshire Council and how

Hereford Times: Hereford Shirehall

10:52am Thursday 18th September 2014

Councillors claim to have been kept in the dark over the handling of bullying and harassment allegations.

Herefordshire Running Festival gets set for the starting line

Hereford Times:

10:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

HEREFORDSHIRE’S first running festival is ready for the off - with the Hereford Times right behind it. This Sunday the festival brings a marathon back to the county after 13 years.

Fundraiser for Hereford's Rose Tinted Rags

Hereford Times: The evening will raise funds for Rose Tinted Rags.

10:07am Thursday 18th September 2014

AN evening of entertainment in Hereford is to raise charity funds.

Worlds apart

Hereford Times: (10294762)

2:24pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A NEW book by former Hereford Cathedral School student, Harriet Curtis-Lowe, is published today and would, she says, never have seen the light of day had it not been for an operation forcing her into inactivity.

Lion-hunting Maasai warriors to perform in Herefordshire

Hereford Times: The Osiligi Maasai Warrior Troupe.

12:54pm Thursday 18th September 2014

LION-hunting Maasai warriors from Kenya are coming to Lyde Court next month to give a demonstration, not of their hunting, but of traditional song and movement.

French accordion "star" headed for Hereford

Hereford Times: Logo for Fantastique French Tutor

11:18am Thursday 18th September 2014

Special charity night for Rose Tinted Rags

Get 2gether to Mark World Mental Health Day in Hereford

Hereford Times: The GET 2gether is to take place on Friday October 10.

9:35am Thursday 18th September 2014

A ‘GET 2gether’ is being held in Hereford to mark World Mental Health Day.

First Time Farmers shine spotlight on agricultural industry – and Herefordshire

6:02am Thursday 18th September 2014

THE best of Herefordshire has been on show in the popular Channel 4 series First Time Farmers.

Herefordshire Council hushes up bullying allegations

Hereford Times: Hereford Shirehall

1:16pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Council gets official backing for refusing to disclose details of settlement and severance payments relating to bullying allegations.

Herefordshire Council - MPs slam incinerator plan

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

9:53am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Key Commons committee criticizes £90 million paid out for a facility still to be built that could soon be outdated.

Is another Costa on the way to Hereford?

Hereford Times: Costa Coffee looks to open branch in Shildon

11:57am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A COFFEE chain could be about to open its third branch in Hereford.

Firefighters host rally to save fulltime 999 cover in Herefordshire

Hereford Times: Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service will be holding an open day in Ross-on-Wye on Saturday.

10:46am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Major Hereford event ahead of fire authority vote on cutting full time fire and rescue cover at Hereford fire station

Play a part in international festival

Hereford Times:

10:02am Wednesday 17th September 2014

The Courtyard is inviting female performers to audition for a role in an exciting new community production of Women’s Words as part of the international festival Afrovibes.

Poison plant scare: Hereford girl rushed to hospital after 'game'

Hereford Times:

11:53am Tuesday 16th September 2014

TRADING standards is warning sellers to ensure plants are labelled clearly after a child suffered a hallucinogenic experience after ingesting part of a leaf in her grandmother’s garden.

Surgeries in Herefordshire to encourage awareness of bike security and cyclist safety

Hereford Times:

4:22pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

MORE than 250 bicycles have been stolen in Herefordshire in the last year.

Tyrrells scoops nine golds at Great Taste Awards

Hereford Times: Tyrrells has scooped nine gold awards at the Great Taste Awards and has now won a total of 64 in 12 years. from left, Mark Brocklehurst (popcorn production manager), Hannah Smith (telesales operative), Sian Mills (planning assistant). 1438_3001. Photo: Ja

12:21pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE proof is in the Herefordshire potato if Tyrrells' recent success is anything to go by.

Woman airlifted after getting her arms caught in farm machinery

Hereford Times:

8:59am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A WOMAN has suffered multiple breaks to her arms following an accident involving farm machinery.

Tributes paid to VW fan who died suddenly last month

Hereford Times: Nickie Hill, left, with Liv Owen at this year's Dubstock event.Photo: David Griffiths.

6:45am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A FITTING tribute will be paid to an “inspiring” VW fan who died suddenly last month.

Hereford United - Council u-turn on chasing £65,000 owed

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

6:02pm Monday 15th September 2014

Council joins club's creditors, but will discuss deferring payment if it gets sole responsibility for developing the Edgar Street ground.

Herefordshire Learning Disability Community Games hailed a success

Hereford Times: Community Games at The Point 4.
from left, Ashley Penton, Laura Walne & Jodie Gorle enjoying a game of hockey. 1437_9001 (10254581)

5:34pm Monday 15th September 2014

HEREFORD played host to the county's second community games for adults with learning disabilities last week.

Open evening at Megan Baker House to show charity's good work

4:59pm Monday 15th September 2014

AN open evening at a county charity will give local people an insight into the work it does.

Free pass to try Halo facilities as part of National Fitness Day next week

3:56pm Monday 15th September 2014

A FREE seven-day pass is on offer to Herefordshire's Halo leisure centres to celebrate National Fitness Day.

Llowes Court Garden fund raiser for ECHO

3:29pm Monday 15th September 2014

MORE than £2,000 was raised for a Leominster-based charity at a garden event.

Warning against loan sharks at event in Hereford on Wednesday

Hereford Times:

3:10pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE dangers of loan sharks will be made apparent to shoppers in Hereford on Wednesday.

Hereford business delivers more than 350 sponsorship packs ahead of Venus Midnight Walk

Hereford Times: James Shepherd, operations manager at APC Hereford, with driver, Sue Steele, holding sponsorship packs for this weekend's event.

2:52pm Monday 15th September 2014

WOMEN from across the county are gearing up for the annual Venus Midnight Walk to raise funds for a Herefordshire charity this Saturday.

Around 150 homes affected by burst water main in Hereford this morning

Hereford Times: Running water tap

1:49pm Monday 15th September 2014

AROUND 150 customers were without drinking water for a short time after a water main burst in Hereford this morning.

Fire crews tackle a number of fires in Herefordshire over the weekend

Hereford Times:

12:39pm Monday 15th September 2014

FIRE crews around the county were kept busy this weekend.

'No warning' as Bodenham's school bus is cut

Hereford Times:

9:23am Monday 15th September 2014

A HEADTEACHER at a county primary school had to drive a number of his pupils home after their school bus was cancelled.

Malian Independence Day returns to Hay

Hereford Times: (10263609)

2:08pm Saturday 13th September 2014

TA WEEK-LONG celebration of Hay-on-Wye’s twin city Timbuktu aims to let raise funds to combat malnutrition in the Malian city, and let its residents know they are “in our thoughts”, said its organiser.

Drunk banned from Hereford streets

Hereford Times: (10287250)

9:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

A DRUNK has been banned from drinking in public in Hereford City Centre for two years.

Best Herefordshire pubs for a 'real' pint

Hereford Times: Hereford's first 'micropub' features in the 2015 Good Beer Guide. (Photo by Paul Grenfell)

5:49am Saturday 13th September 2014

THE GOOD Beer Guide picked out a mix of the old and the new in its 2015 edition, highlighting the best 26 Herefordshire pubs to get a pint of ale in.

Emergency response availability at the county's retained fire stations revealed

Hereford Times: Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service will be holding an open day in Ross-on-Wye on Saturday.

11:59am Friday 12th September 2014

Figures show just three appliances have achieved 100 per cent availability so far this year

Three charged in connection with serious dog attack in Leominster

Hereford Times:

5:12pm Friday 12th September 2014

THREE people have been charged in connection with a serious double dog attack in Leominster earlier this year.

UKIP hope it's second time lucky for North Herefordshire candidate

Hereford Times:

2:11pm Friday 12th September 2014

UKIP has announced its 2015 candidate for North Herefordshire, their unsuccessful 2010 runner Jonathan Oakton.

Kington scheme stopping rural crime

12:16pm Friday 12th September 2014

WITH rural crime on the rise nationwide the “innovative” Stop The Thief campaign in Kington has been shortlisted for an award for thwarting criminals.

Why do alpacas need x-rays? Hay Vets open day has the answer

Hereford Times: A pig treated at Hay Veterinary Group.

10:17am Friday 12th September 2014

ANIMAL lovers and aspiring vets have the chance to take a look behind the scenes at Hay Veterinary Group next Saturday (September 20).

Council to outline next steps in relation to Hereford United debt

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

4:09pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Council leader says statement could be made tomorrow

Herefordshire Council - tension between management and staff over "aggressive" IT implementation

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

2:20pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Key committee accepts that the council has to improve its treatment of whistleblowers

Photos: Fire at paper recycling plant near Ledbury yesterday

Hereford Times:

9:24am Thursday 11th September 2014

PART of a paper recycling plant near Ledbury was destroyed following a fire yesterday afternoon.

Headstones damaged at Hereford cemetery - police appeal for witnesses

Hereford Times:

3:52pm Thursday 11th September 2014

NINE headstones were damaged at Hereford Cemetery and Crematorium last month – and police want to speak to anyone who saw anything suspicious.

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