• Water, water everywhere

    If we are to believe what the scientific community are saying about climate change, floods and droughts in Herefordshire will become more frequent and more extreme in the not too distant future. Recent unusually heavy rains gave us a glimpse of things

  • Tricksters target elderly

    TWO distraction burglaries have taken place in Herefordshire. Two men tricked their way into the flat of an elderly lady impersonating police officers and stating they wanted to ensure her valuables were safe. Cash was taken from her purse on Monday

  • 'Fast Mover' in the skies

    AN air exercise will take place over parts of Herefordshire and the Welsh Marches from next week. The Ministry of Defence has said the medium-scale exercise - code-named Fast Mover' - will take place from Wednesday, March 28. Aircraft will operate over

  • Ledbury Road accident

    TWO men were taken to hospital and a car was extensively damaged after a collision with a concrete post in Hereford. The men were taken to Hereford County Hospital after the accident in Ledbury Road, close to a Tesco Express store, just after midnight

  • Good firefighter samaritans

    HEREFORD firefighters, returning from a fire in Belmont, gave first aid to a passing pedestrian who had been taken ill. The man, who had collapsed on the pavement, was spotted by the fire crew near to the Oval on Belmont Road just after 5pm yesterday

  • Village setsnational example

    WHEN villagers in Brilley wanted to "clear the air" Whitehall took note. Now, the tiny community nestled in the hills halfway between Hay-on-Wye and Kington is setting a national example. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

  • Work starting on £12m access road

    WORK has finally started on the Rotherwas Access road - more than 20 years after it was first proposed. Contractors moved on site this week to start construction work on the £12 million project to link the Rotherwas Industrial Estate with the A49. Supporters