Paul Rogers

HEREFORD Times reporter Paul Rogers will be writing a weekly blog about issues that are close to his heart, whether they are local or national and will cover a wide range of subjects.

Feel free to air your comments and intereact with the blog by emailing paul.rogers@herefordtimes.com, tweeting him @podge1983 or liking the Paul Rogers blog for the Hereford Times Facebook page.

The Paul Rogers Blog - Hereford United and bus cuts

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

IN his blog this week, Paul Rogers gives his take on Hereford United and plans to cut bus services in Herefordshire.

The Paul Rogers Blog - A phoenix club is the way forward for Hereford United

Hereford Times: From left: Jon Hale and Chris Williams, who are behind a group looking to create a phoenix club should Hereford United liquidate.

2:45pm Friday 20th June 2014

IN his blog this week, Paul Rogers believes that starting again and forming a phoenix club is the best course of action for Hereford United.

The Paul Rogers Blog - Comedy stars at Hay Festival

Hereford Times: Lee Mack at the Hay Festival.

1:35pm Monday 26th May 2014

IN his blog, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers reviews the Lee Mack and Al Murray shows at this year's Hay Festival.

The Paul Rogers Blog: Hereford's Old Market is what the city needs

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

3:51pm Friday 9th May 2014

HEREFORD Times reporter Paul Rogers believes that the Old Market will bring Hereford into the 21st Century without having an adverse effect on the city centre. Read what he has to say here.

The Paul Rogers Blog: Hereford United on the brink - are the club counting the cost of mistakes made by the board?

Hereford Times: Hereford United in serious financial trouble

4:35pm Friday 21st March 2014

IN his blog this week, diehard Hereford United supporter Paul Rogers explains why he is fearful for the future of the club.

The Paul Rogers Blog: Herefordshire's roads are a disgrace

Hereford Times: A traffic cone marks a pothole in Lower Breinton.

4:36pm Friday 7th March 2014

AFTER reporting on many potholes for more than a year, Hereford Times reporter Paul Rogers gives his take on the problem that has got everyone talking.

Paul Rogers reviews David Baddiel: Fame - Not the Musical at Hereford Courtyard

Hereford Times: David Baddiel, who will return to stand-up for the first time in 15 years with a show at Leeds City Varieties

3:55pm Friday 14th February 2014

IN his blog this week, Paul Rogers reviews a performance by the comedian David Baddiel at the Courtyard theatre in Hereford.

The Paul Rogers blog: England Cricket Board were wrong in dismissing Kevin Pietersen

Hereford Times: Kevin Pietersen

5:02pm Friday 7th February 2014

IN his blog this week, Paul Rogers says that the England Cricket Board should not have dismissed Kevin Pietersen. Do you agree? Have your say and vote on our poll.

The Paul Rogers blog: The rise in housing applications is too much

3:43pm Friday 3rd January 2014

IN his blog this week, Paul Rogers reports on the rise in housing applications debated last year.

The Paul Rogers Blog: A four-year-old child is too young to have an iPad

4:18pm Friday 29th November 2013

IN his blog this week, Paul Rogers states why he thinks that parents should not be asked to pay for iPads for children as young as four

The Paul Rogers blog - Changes to Herefordshire's school transport system is barmy

Hereford Times: Credenhill pupils make their feelings known outside Hereford Town Hall.

4:18pm Friday 18th October 2013

IN his blog this week, Hereford Times reporter Paul Rogers gives his take on the proposed changes to the school transport system in Herefordshire.

The Paul Rogers Blog: My view on the Edgar Street trees saga

Hereford Times: The A49 limes by Archie Miles

10:33am Friday 20th September 2013

IN his blog this week, Paul Rogers gives his view about the plan to cut down at least 10 trees in Edgar Street, Hereford, to make way for an additional lane. What do you think? Have your say by voting on our poll.

The Paul Rogers Blog: Are you obsessed with your mobile phone?

Hereford Times: A woman using a mobile phone

4:42pm Friday 6th September 2013

IN his blog this week, Paul Rogers discusses why so many people are obsessed with their mobile phones. Have your say and vote on our poll.

The Paul Rogers Blog: Where will Hereford United finish this season?

Hereford Times: Hereford United in serious financial trouble

3:13pm Friday 9th August 2013

IN his blog this week, Paul Rogers gives his predictions for the new Skill Premier League and discusses how Hereford United will fare.

The Paul Rogers Blog: The case for lads mags

2:21pm Thursday 1st August 2013

IN his blog this week, Paul Rogers discusses why he thinks that lads mags should not be removed from the shelves.

The Paul Rogers Blog: Why recreation facilities should be protected

Hereford Times: These budding Andy Murrays are trying to save their tennis courts in Westfields, Hereford

4:35pm Friday 26th July 2013

FOLLOWING news that two tennis courts could be lost to the bulldozers in Hereford, Paul Rogers gives his views on why they should be protected.

The Paul Rogers Blog: Cricket, Councillor expenses and Race for Life

Hereford Times: LOCAL HERO: James Anderson celebrates after bowling Ashton Agar yesterday at Trent Bridge. There were cheers at Old Trafford during Durham’s defeat as news came through that the Lancashire bowler had taken the final wicket fell in the first Test

3:52pm Thursday 18th July 2013

IN his blog this week, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers explains why he thinks that cricket is not boring, applauds two councillors who want to cut their allowances and pays tribute to an unlikely hero at Hereford's Race for Life.

The Paul Rogers Blog: People will complain about anything these days!

4:02pm Thursday 27th June 2013

FOLLOWING the BBC being forced to apologise after Holly Willoughby wore a revealing dress on The Voice, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers discusses why people feel the need to complain about everything.

The Paul Rogers Blog: Are you safe walking the streets of Hereford?

3:31pm Friday 7th June 2013

IS Hereford still a safe place to live? Hereford Times reporter Paul Rogers, who has lived in the city for most of his life, believes that it is.

The Paul Rogers Blog: Libraries and Museums should be saved

3:50pm Thursday 16th May 2013

IN his blog this week, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers explains why he thinks that cultural services are crucial to users in the county.

The Paul Rogers Blog: David Moyes is the right man to take over at Manchester United

11:35am Thursday 9th May 2013

IN his blog this week, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers discusses the managerial candidates to replace Sir Alex Ferguson as Manchester United manager and explains why he thinks Ferguson is the best manager of all time.

The Paul Rogers Blog: Hereford United review 2012/13

4:03pm Friday 26th April 2013

IN his blog this week, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers reviews Hereford United's 2012/13 season and states why he thinks there is reason to be optimistic for the next campaign.

The Paul Rogers Blog: Praise for emergency services following Rotherwas fire

10:46am Friday 19th April 2013

IN his blog this week, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers pays tribute to the emergency services who dealt with a severe fire at the Rotherwas Industrial Estate in Hereford on Wednesday.

The Paul Rogers Blog: Five-year-old Kai Haywood proves that there is good news out there

Hereford Times: Kai Haywood with mum Stacey

3:27pm Friday 12th April 2013

IN his blog this week, Hereford Times senior reporter talks about an heroic five-year-old who saved his mum's life after she had a diabetic attack which shows that "it's not all bad in Hereford".

The Paul Rogers Blog: Great news that the Arabs are bringing racing back to Hereford

Hereford Times: Breeder and trainer Jenny Lees, pictured with stud manager Amanda May and Shuwaiman Al Rais in Preston-on-Wye, was one of many to welcome the news.

1:01pm Friday 15th March 2013

IN his blog this week, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers discusses the news that Arabian Racing is coming to Hereford

The Paul Rogers blog: The closure of the Garrick House multi-storey car park will hit shop owners in Hereford city centre

4:32pm Thursday 28th February 2013

IN his blog this week, Hereford Times senior reporter looks at the impact the closing the Garrick House multi-storey car park could have in Hereford city centre.

The Paul Rogers Blog: My take on train fare prices

3:21pm Friday 8th February 2013

IN his blog this week, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers gives his views on the increase in train prices and how Herefordshire commuters are unfairly treated.

The Paul Rogers Blog: My take on the Swansea versus Chelsea ballboy row

5:11pm Friday 25th January 2013

In his blog this week, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers gives his take on the incident that dominated the Swansea versus Chelsea match on Wednesday? Where do you stand? vote on our poll.

The Paul Rogers Blog: Do you still buy CDs and DVDs?

3:54pm Thursday 17th January 2013

Following news that entertainment giant HMV has gone into administration, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers asks why people no longer buy their CDs and DVDs in the high street.

The Paul Rogers Blog: Should Hereford United reduce ticket prices?

10:38am Thursday 10th January 2013

IN his blog this week, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers discusses whether Hereford United should consider reducing ticket prices in an attempt to entice more supporters to games. Have your say and vote on our polls.

The Paul Rogers Blog: Have New Year's Eve habits changed?

11:12am Thursday 3rd January 2013

IN his first blog of 2013, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers asks if more people now prefer to stay in on New Year's Eve rather than go out in town.

The Paul Rogers Blog: A look back at Christmas number one singles

4:36pm Friday 21st December 2012

IN his blog this week, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers reminisces over the best and worst Christmas number one songs.

The Paul Rogers Blog: Plea to Hereford United supporters to continue to back the club

11:35am Friday 14th December 2012

IN his blog this week, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers issues a plea to Hereford United supporters to continue to follow the club following Tuesday night's agonising FA Cup defeat against Cheltenham.

The Paul Rogers blog: Should the price of alcohol be increased to curb binge drinking?

5:00pm Wednesday 28th November 2012

IN his blog this week, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers discusses ministers' plans to set a minimum alcohol unit price of 45p

The Paul Rogers Blog: What is the greatest England XI of all time?

1:03pm Friday 16th November 2012

AFTER Steven Gerrard earned his 100th England cap on Wednesday, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers picks what he thinks is the nations greatest ever team.

The Paul Rogers blog: Fireworks can be dangerous if held in the wrong hands

4:41pm Thursday 8th November 2012

FOLLOWING reports that youths threw fireworks into a crowd at a Ross-on-Wye bonfire evening, almost injuring a toddler and a one-month-old baby, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers discusses whether more needs to be done to ensure that they are held safely

The Paul Rogers blog: Everyone needs to take responsibility to ensure motorists stay safe on the roads

3:07pm Thursday 1st November 2012

IN his blog this week, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers says that everyone has a role to play to keep people safe on the roads

The Paul Rogers Blog: Goodbye Ceefax - you will be missed!

10:17am Thursday 25th October 2012

WITH news that BBC's Ceefax service had finally closed down this week, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers looks back at what it offered the general public.

The Paul Rogers blog: What now for Hereford United?

4:43pm Thursday 18th October 2012

IN his blog this week, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers looks into the financial problems at Hereford United.

The Paul Rogers blog: What are you scared of?

12:33pm Friday 12th October 2012

FOLLOWING a giant huntsman spider being found at a Hay-on-Wye cafe, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers takes at other things that people are scared of.

Guest blog: Should the Sun's Page 3 girls go?

1:42pm Thursday 4th October 2012

Guest blogger reporter Lydia Johnson asks should the Sun say goodbye to its Page 3 girls?

The Paul Rogers blog: Apparently Hereford Futures' £4m flood defences worked on Monday. Really?

Hereford Times: Most of the Merton Meadow car park was under water following Monday morning's heavy rain

10:38am Thursday 27th September 2012

IN his blog this week, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers says that he's flabbergasted that the multi-million pound flood defences did not protect the Merton Meadow car park earlier this week.

The Paul Rogers blog: Yet another iconic Hereford name leaves the city

11:18am Thursday 20th September 2012

IN his blog this week, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers says that it's sad to see Hereford Farmers' Club join other iconic venues in choosing to close down.

The Paul Rogers blog: Who should win Sports Personality of the Year?

10:50am Thursday 13th September 2012

IN his blog this week, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers has the unenviable task of trying to pick the winner of this year's BBC Sports Personality of the Year

The Paul Rogers blog: Josie Pearson puts Herefordshire on the sporting map

4:28pm Friday 7th September 2012

In his blog this week, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers congratulates county Paralympian Josie Pearson after she storms to gold in the women's discus F51.

The Paul Rogers blog: Wishing the Herefordshire Paralympians all the best for London 2012

4:07pm Wednesday 29th August 2012

IN his blog this week, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers previews the London 2012 Paralympic Games

The Paul Rogers blog: We all love to do something for charity

Hereford Times: The cricketers that helped raise £761 for St Michael's Hospice

11:04am Thursday 23rd August 2012

IN his blog this week, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers looks at why people want to raise money for charity following a cricket match that he took part in to raise money for St Michael's Hospice.

The Paul Rogers blog: Hereford United have it all to do as they start life back in the Blue Square Bet Premier

10:57am Thursday 9th August 2012

IN his blog this week, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers looks at how he thinks Hereford United will fare in the Blue Square Bet Premier

The Paul Rogers blog: Team GB just gets better and better at the Olympics

2:28pm Friday 3rd August 2012

IN his blog this week, Hereford Times senior reporter Paul Rogers reviews the first week of the London 2012 Olympics

Hereford United Legends 10 Hereford United Fans 2

8:48pm Sunday 22nd July 2012

ANDY Ferrell, Rob Elmes and John Snape all grabbed two goals each as a Hereford United legends team thrashed a fans' team 10-2 at Edgar Street this afternoon.



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