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Pancake races at Bredenbury. February 1975. The starter has his gun at the ready to get the race under way.

4.14pm Thursday 19th February 2015

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Construction of Hereford Swimming Pool. April 1st 1975. A man working on scaffolding above the familiar steps of the teaching pool.

4.14pm Thursday 19th February 2015

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The Queen Mother on a visit to Leominster's Priory Church. (date unknown)

11.01am Wednesday 18th February 2015

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The Queen Mother on a visit to Ledbury, pictured here being greeted by people at the Market House. (date unknown)

11.01am Wednesday 18th February 2015

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Much Marcle & Yatton Flower Show & Sports, August 19th 1910. Photo supplied by Ron Smith

10.47am Thursday 29th January 2015

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Hereford United players celebrate their Welsh Cup final win in 1990 with an open top bus parade.

10.47am Thursday 29th January 2015

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Interschools Cross Country Race at Broadlands School. 17th January 1985.

10.47am Thursday 29th January 2015

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A Kestral being shown to children at Staunton on Wye Primary School. 18th October 1979.

10.47am Thursday 29th January 2015

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Hereford United Manager John Sillett & Captain Terry Paine lift the division three championship trophy aloft in 1976.

10.47am Thursday 29th January 2015

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Fans queue for tickets to Highbury for the F.A. Cup 3rd round replay between Arsenal & Hereford United following the 1-1 draw at Edgar Street. 7th January 1985.

10.47am Thursday 29th January 2015

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Hereford Chargers American Football Team members pictured at Castle Green, Hereford. 19th January 1985.

10.47am Thursday 29th January 2015

Building Greyfriars Bridge (date unknown)

Workers during the construction of Hereford's 'New Bridge'.

10.05am Thursday 17th April 2014

John Charles playing for Hereford United (date unknown)

The great John Charles demonstrates his legendary heading ability.

10.36am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Saturday Night Fever hits Leominster, 1978

Saturday Night feature - Leominster Dance Studio June 1978

10.48am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Hereford Buttermarket (date unknown)

A large crowd gathered in Hereford's Buttermarket.

10.31am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Hereford Junior School's first intake of girls, 1990.

Photo by Ray Lloyd

10.38am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Cliff Richard visiting Gorsley, 1978

Pop star Cliff Richard in The Manse, Gorsley, Herefordshire.

10.25am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Bull on the loose at Hereford Hospital, August 1978

A man wielding a pole attempts to stop the beast.

10.33am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Miss World in Hereford, 1980

Miss World 1979, Gina Swainson, performs a ribbon cutting in Hereford in 1980 opposite All Saints Church.

10.42am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Hereford Chargers Cheerleaders, 1985

American Football (or Gridiron) was all the rage in the 1980's & Hereford had its own team, the Hereford Chargers, complete with cheerleaders.

10.25am Thursday 17th April 2014

Nell Gwynne Theatre, 1980.

The Nell Gwynne Theatre & Arts Centre, Hereford. 5th September 1980.

3.26pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

David Wilkie in Leominster, 1979

Olympic gold medal winning swimmer David Wilkie on a visit to Leominster Infants School. 09-02-1979.

10.46am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Lewis Collins from 'The Professionals'

Lewis Collins who played Bodie in TV's 'The Professionals' signing autographs for schoolchildren in Herefordshire.

9.54am Thursday 17th April 2014

Hereford Marathon, 1982

Hereford Marathon 1982 C43345-17a

9.55am Thursday 17th April 2014

The Ip Sisters, 1976

The Ip family. 18-07-1976. Photo: Barry Griffiths

9.57am Thursday 17th April 2014

Bomb scare in Hereford, 1981

IRA bomb scare in High Town, Hereford. October 1981.

10.50am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Noel Edmunds, Leominster, 1973

Radio One Club with Noel Edmunds, Leominster. May 1973.

10.01am Thursday 17th April 2014

Dad's Army stars at Hereford's Hop Pole pub, 1979

Dads Army actors at The Hop Pole, Commercial Road, Hereford. from left, Clive Dunn, Landlord & Landlady Steve & Rosie Tandy, Bill Pertwee. 7th November 1979.

4.20pm Thursday 4th December 2014

Park Hall at Wormelow

Performer Bryn Yemm with Park Hall Ballroom owner Alan Pearson outside the venue.

10.23am Tuesday 15th April 2014

The King of Hay (date unknown)

The self-styled 'King of Hay' Richard Booth.

10.41am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Hereford Buttermarket, 1980

The interior of the market hall.

10.29am Tuesday 15th April 2014

West Ham United v Hereford United FC, 1972

A worried-looking West Ham wall including Trevor Brooking, Geoff Hurst & Billy Bonds prepare to face a Ronnie Radford free-kick in the FA Cup Fourth Round replay.

10.02am Thursday 17th April 2014

Sean Connery at Belmont Golf Club opening, 1983

Former James Bond actor Sean Connery opening Belmont Golf Club. 30-05-1983. 46579-25

10.09am Thursday 17th April 2014

Lads Club, 1976

27th May 1976 - Lads Club Football Team featuring future Hereford United record league goalscorer Stewart Phillips. 29076-6A

10.18am Thursday 17th April 2014

Queen Elizabeth II visiting Hereford Livestock Market (date unknown)

Queen Elizabeth II visiting Hereford Livestock Market with the Duke of Edinburgh

10.13am Thursday 17th April 2014

Traffic Warden Tony Wheatstone (date unknown)

Former Hereford Traffic Warden Tony Wheatstone, a well-known face in the city.

10.16am Thursday 17th April 2014

Warren Mitchell in Hereford, 1975

Actor Warren Mitchell, better known as opinionated comedy character Alf Garnett, was in the city to open a new housing estate in Whitecross. The star of In Sickness and in Health met those moving into the new homes off Westfaling Street in July, 1975.

10.20am Thursday 17th April 2014

Les Dawson in Ross-on-Wye, 1980

Comedian Les Dawson at the Chase Hotel, Ross-on-Wye. 18-08-1980

4.50pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Slade at Eastnor, 1984

Slade recording a video at Eastnor Castle 26/01/1984

9.50am Thursday 17th April 2014

Hereford Thistle F.C.

Hereford Thistle F.C.

4.56pm Thursday 17th April 2014

New Age Travellers, Adforton, 1994

New Age Travellers camped at Adforton. 05/01/1994 Photo Brian Hankins

9.52am Thursday 17th April 2014

Leominster May Fair, 1984

Leominster May Fair. 03-05-1984

11.25am Thursday 15th May 2014

Children's TV presenter Brian Cant in Hereford, 1981

Brian Cant's Fun Book at the Nell Gwynne Theatre, Hereford. 24-10-1981

11.43am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

St. Mary's High School, 1975

St. Mary's High School Speech Day, Lugwardine. November 1975. 28247-2

4.51pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Dance Marathon, Hereford, 1979

Marathon Dance at College in Hereford. April 1979

11.30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Teddy Boy wedding in Marden, 1978

Marden Church - 'Teddy Boy' wedding between Mr Preece & Miss Josephine Scott. 25-03-1978

4.53pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Schoolchildren wash an elephant, 1988

Holmer School infant children visit the circus. 14-05-1988

11.51am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Tom O'Connor in Bishop's Frome, 1978

Tom O'Connor at the Chase Inn, Bishops Frome 09-03-1978 33735-4

5.00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Bromyard Bus Pull, 1992

Children in Need Bus Pull through Bromyard. 31-10-1992 66811-26

11.32am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

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Emlyn Hughes opens Bradleys shop. High Town, Hereford. 04-11-1987

4.05pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

Kington Show, 1975

Kington Show 1975. 27960-8

11.28am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

The European Cup at Edgar Street, 1982

Aston Villa bring the European Cup to Edgar Street. 11-10-1982

11.54am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Labi Siffre in Hay-on-Wye

Labi Siffre opening the Red Cross shop in Hay-on-Wye 28-05-1992

4.12pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

Keith Chegwin at Hereford Leisure Centre, 1987

Keith Chegwin at Summer Skills. Hereford Leisure Centre. 07-09-1987

4.09pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

Chris Tarrant at Eardisley Carnival, 1978

ATV Today Reporter and Tiswas presenter Chris Tarrant judging at Eardisley Carnival, Bank Holiday Monday 28th August 1978.

11.33am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

High Town, 1978

High Town, Hereford. 09-08-1978

11.35am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Michael Foot in Hereford, 1979

Michael Foot at Labour Meeting. Percival Hall, Hereford. 21-04-1979

11.41am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Comic Relief Red Nose Day, 1988

Littlewoods staff in Hereford taking part in the first ever Comic Relief Red Nose Day - 05-02-1988.

11.45am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Bonfire Night, 1975

Bonfire night at The County Hospital 05-11-1975

11.58am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Egg Rolling, Hereford, 1981

Egg Rolling, Churchill Gardens, Hereford. 17-04-1981

12.00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Ross Swimming Pool, 1973

Ross Swimming Pool Opening, 1973

11.33am Thursday 15th May 2014

Young Farmer's Club Fashion Show, 1981

YFC Fashion Show, Shirehall. 1/10/1981 41744-15

4.59pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Parachute Training at Shobdon

Training for a parachute jump at Shobdon Airfield.

4.08pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

Jail Break, 1991

Jail Break team winners - 06-07-1991

4.11pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

Nottingham Forest v Hereford, 1992

Hereford United fans watching Nottingham Forest FC v Hereford United FC. F.A. Cup Fourth Round. 26/1/1992.

4.16pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, 1988

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang car visits St. Thomas Cantilupe School, Hereford. 16/03/1988

4.23pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

Hereford Hopper Buses, 1988

Launch of the Hereford Hopper bus service. 22-04-88

4.20pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

Bridstow, 1977

Bridstow Church Fete - October 1977 33174-19

11.54am Wednesday 30th April 2014

Joe Mercer opens HUFC's Supporter's Club, 1975

Opening of Hereford United Supporters Club by Joe Mercer. 18-11-1975. Phil Godsall (Supporters Club Chairman), Joe Mercer, Frank Miles (Chairman), Frank Lloyd (Supporters Club Secretary), John Sillett (Manager) & Terry Paine (Player Coach).

4.21pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

Bromyard Mini-Bus Push, 1982

Sponsored mini-bus push. Queen Elizabeth High School, Bromyard. 03-04-1982

11.55am Wednesday 30th April 2014

Firemen's Strike, 1977

Firemen on strike outside Hereford Fire Station. 30-11-1977

4.18pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee, 1977

Broad Leys Crescent - Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee street party. Tuesday 7th June 1977.

4.26pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

Sir John Harvey Jones, 1993

Sir John Harvey Jones at Riding for Disabled (RDA) lunch. Hereford Racecourse. 01/07/1993

4.24pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

Danny Lee, 1983

Danny Lee charity walk from Worcester to Hereford. Crown Hotel (now Treacle Mine pub). 09-07-1983

4.28pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

Snow in Hereford, 1979

Man skiing in the snow at Churchill Gardens, Hereford 26-01-1979

4.29pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

Hereford Cathedral School, 1984

Opening of Cathedral School computer room, 15-02-1984

4.33pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

Doug Mountjoy, 1984

Professional snooker player & former World Championship finalist Doug Mountjoy playing at the Temple Bar in Ewyas Harold. 03-05-1984

11.50am Wednesday 30th April 2014

Chris Price scores against Arsenal, 1984

Hereford United defender Chris Price scores against Arsenal in the 1-1 F.A. Cup Third Round tie at Edgar Street.

11.52am Wednesday 30th April 2014

Prince Harry Christening Gowns in Boots, 1984.

Prince Harry christening gowns being sold in Boots, Hereford. 24th October 1984.

4.21pm Thursday 4th December 2014

Essex Arms demolished, 1988

The Essex Arms pub being demolished before being rebuilt at Queenswood arboretum. Hereford. 06-06-1988

11.56am Wednesday 30th April 2014

St. Michael's Hospice first patient

Sister Jane Flloyd welcomes Mr Alfred Webb of Mansel Lacy to the Day Hospice as the first patient thanks to the generosity of Marks & Spencer.

11.26am Thursday 15th May 2014

Stewart Phillips signs for Hereford, 1979.

Stewart Phillips signs professional terms for Hereford United. Phillips went on to become the club's record Football League goalscorer. 1979.

4.25pm Thursday 4th December 2014

Hereford Carnival, 1987

1987 Hereford Carnival

4.32pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

Coronation Street Star at the Canny Brook, 1989

Hereford's Canny Brook pub opened by Sally Dynevor (previously Sally Whittaker) who has played Sally Webster in Coronation Street since 1986. 29th June 1989

9.55am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Sunbathing on King George V Playing Fields, 1974.

Sunbathers next to the paddling pool on King George V playing fields in Hereford. 5th August, 1974.

5.00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

John Sillett Joins HUFC, 1974

John Sillett is announced as new Hereford United Manager. from left, Vice-Chairman Mike Roberts, Manager John Sillett & Chairman Frank Miles. 08-07-1974.

2.41pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Moreton Fire, 1989

Fire at Moreton-on-Lugg military site, 12th June 1989.

9.57am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

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PM Margaret Thatcher outside 'The Killing House' with members of the SAS SP Team at their Stirling Lines HQ in Hereford.

10.01am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Eardisland River Carnival, 1978

Eardisland River Carnival, 29-05-1978

10.07am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Roller Skating in Peterchurch, 1988

'Roller Skating Spectacular', Peterchurch. 14th May 1988

10.14am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Margaret Allen Preparatory School, 1984.

New computers arrive at Margaret Allen Preparatory School. Broomy Hill, Hereford. 3rd May, 1984.

5.01pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Hereford United, 1985

Hereford United players return to pre-season training. July 1985

10.00am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Snow in Hereford, 1979

Firemen help dig a lorry out of the snow in 1979.

10.04am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Maylord Orchards Opening, 1987

Crowds at the opening of Maylord Orchards Shopping Centre, Hereford. 25/11/1987

2.39pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Football Coaching Course Winners, 1982

Hereford United coaching course winners receive their prizes at Ellis Sports on Commercial Street. 20-04-1982. 43086-2

2.44pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Ross-on-Wye Disco Marathon, 1978

Disco marathon at Ross-on-Wye Youth Club. 10-06-1978. Photo: Ray Lloyd

2.46pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Hereford Mayors & Mayoresses, 1977

Mayor 'at home' to past Mayors & Mayoresses. Town Hall, Hereford. 29-10-77. 33211-5

2.48pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Scouts Soap Box, 1974

6th Hereford Scouts with their soap box car. 10-07-1974.

2.50pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Wellington Darts Marathon, 1984

24-hour darts marathon at the Rose & Crown, Wellington. 21st July, 1984.

2.51pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Kingsland Fashion Show, 1977

Fashion show at the Corners Inn, Kingsland - October 1977

11.34am Thursday 15th May 2014

Whitehouse Pub Barrel Rolling, 1988

Telethon Beer Barrel Rolling, Whitehouse Pub, Hereford. 30-05-1988. 58055-6

2.54pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

King George V Paddling Pool, 1974.

Children playing in the paddling pool on the King George V playing fields in Hereford. 5th August, 1974.

4.59pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Fox watching television in Ledbury, 1974.

A family & their pet fox watching television in Ledbury. August, 1974.

10.21am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Parachute world record at Shobdon, 1979.

The world record of 233 consecutive parachute jumps in 18hrs 7mins was made at Shobdon airfield by Dave Parchment in 1979.

11.52am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Superheroes at Ewyas Harold Carnival, 1988.

Ewyas Harold Carnival, 1988

10.24am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Tupsley Youth Club, 1976.

Tupsley Youth Club girls 5-a-side football team. May 1976.

10.31am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Hereford BMX Club, 1984.

Hereford BMX Club. Westfaling Street. 5th May,1984.

4.52pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Hereford BMX Club, 1984.

Hereford BMX Club. Westfaling Street. 5th May,1984.

4.54pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

ABC Cinema Shows 'The Exorcist', 1974.

Cinemagoers queue to watch The Exorcist at the ABC cinema on Commercial Road. 20th August, 1974.

4.55pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Petrol Shortage, 1978.

Cars queue at a Hereford garage during a petrol shortage in December 1978.

4.57pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

HUFC players at McDonalds, 1993.

Hereford United players serve breakfast at McDonalds for Guide Dogs For The Blind's 125th anniversary. 25th January, 1993. 67190-3

4.59pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Gladiators in Hereford, 1994

Panther & Cobra from television's Gladiators at Allsports in Hereford. 22nd August 1994.

4.48pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Ross to Hereford Bed Push, 1994.

Bed Push from Ross-on-Wye to Hereford to raise funds for surgical equipment for Hereford General Hospital. 13th August 1994.

4.50pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Bromyard Gala, 1980.

Children in fancy dress at Bromyard Gala in 1980.

11.47am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Sixth Form College fancy dress, 1989.

Fancy dress charity day at Hereford Sixth Form College. 14th December 1989. 61239

4.29pm Thursday 4th December 2014

Cyclists at Hereford August Show, 1974.

Cyclists racing at the Hereford August Show. August, 1974.

11.48am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Hereford Times Print Room.

The Hereford Times print room in Maylord Street. (date unknown).

4.23pm Thursday 4th December 2014

Victorian Day at Brockhampton School, 1989.

Victorian costume day at Brockhampton Primary School near Bromyard. 7th December 1989. 61204

4.18pm Thursday 4th December 2014

Noddy & Big Ears at Sainsbury's, 1988.

Noddy and Big Ears pay a visit to J Sainsbury in Hereford, September 1988.

11.54am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Barton Yard railway bridge demolition, 1987.

Demolition of railway bridge, Whitecross Road / Eign Road, Hereford. 14th November 1987

12.00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Barton Yard railway bridge demolition, 1987.

Demolition of railway bridge, Whitecross Road / Eign Road, Hereford. 14th November 1987

12.03pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Inter-village Eisteddfod. Sutton St. Nicholas. 1979.

Inter-village Eisteddfod. Sutton St. Nicholas. 10th November 1979.

3.29pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Strike at Mother's Pride Bakery, 1974.

Strike action at Mother's Pride bakery in Hereford. December 1974. 26383

4.19pm Thursday 4th December 2014

Herefordshire Schoolboys rugby team, 1974.

Herefordshire Schoolboys rugby team v Birmingham. 13th December 1974. 26492

4.24pm Thursday 4th December 2014

Harry H. Corbett in Hereford, 1974

Steptoe & Son actor Harry H. Corbett with Hereford scrap metal dealers Mr & Mrs Smith & their horse & cart. 26200-4

4.27pm Thursday 4th December 2014

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Construction of Hereford Swimming Pool. April 1st 1975. A view of the main pool being built.

4.14pm Thursday 19th February 2015

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Construction of Hereford Swimming Pool. April 1st 1975. The main pool on the left & the diving pool in the bottom right-hand corner.

4.14pm Thursday 19th February 2015

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