• More of your money-saving ideas...

    Cut carrier bags into strips top use as ties for rubbish bags/plants etc Put a magnet over draughty keyholes Buy own brand/value products Put unused bars of soap as air fresheners in cupboards and cars

  • Supporting the historic churches of Herefordshire

    A TOWN Hall event is giving people the chance to enjoy a coffee and support the historic churches of Herefordshire. A coffee morning, featuring cake and plant stalls and a raffle, takes place at Hereford Town Hall on October 9 between 10am and noon

  • Single shot killed SAS soldier in Iraq - Hereford inquest

    AN inquest into the death of an SAS soldier has heard how he was killed during a late-night raid on terrorist leaders in Iraq. Sgt Jonathan Hollingsworth, from Holmer, Hereford, died from a single gunshot wound to the chest. The 28-year-old

  • Organisers' pledge on Kington show

    ORGANISERS of Kington Show are still getting over the disappointment of the cancellation of this year’s event – but are hopeful that next year will bring a return to form. The bad weather meant that the show was a complete wash-out, causing

  • Ross traders welcome new development plan

    TRADERS in Ross have welcomed the flexibility of a new Local Development Framework, which will offer future sites for both businesses and housing. Councillor John Jarvis, Herefordshire Council’s cabinet member for the environment and strategic

  • Leominster Town Council wants solar homes

    LEOMINSTER Town Council wants all new homes built in Herefordshire to have solar panels. It is to ask county planners to encourage the developers to provide a minimum of one solar panel, a water butt, compost bin and dual-volume flushes on toilets

  • The Perfect Tonic at University of Worcester Drama Studio

    FOLLOWING a successful world tour, Spike Theatre and Ramesh Meyyappan return to the UK with their new show, Gin & Tonic and Passing Trains, to tour the county this autumn. As part of a select tour, this exciting production will be staged at the University

  • Get the ball rolling to solve picture puzzle

    A PHOTOGRAPH of a giant football has left staff at Herefordshire Council’s museum perplexed. The photograph was acquired by Mr Capstick, a dealer in old photographs, who noticed that it was printed in Commercial Road. Althea McKenzie, costume and textile

  • £3m plan to celebrate the Wye's history

    A NEAR £3 million scheme to revive the rich history of the River Wye is underway. Well over 1,000 visitors went to the recent launch of Overlooking the Wye, at Goodrich Castle, to see what lay ahead. The activities were hosted by many of the partners

  • Device was not a grenade

    POLICE were called when a quick-thinking member of Herefordshire Council’s street cleansing team found what he thought was a hand grenade in a litter bin. Paul Parsons, who works for the council’s contracting partners Amey, noticed the suspicious device

  • Hall of fame accolade for Whyatt

    A HEREFORDSHIRE sportsman has been handed a top accolade by his peers. Malcolm Whyatt has been inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Nik Stuart Foundation. Stuart was regarded as father of British gymnastics and was a nine-time British champion. Whyatt

  • Service to thank Herefordshire's Lord Lieutenant

    A SERVICE of celebration is being planned at Hereford Cathedral to mark the retirement of the county’s Lord Lieutenant. Sir Thomas Dunne is standing down as the Queen’s representative in Herefordshire after 31 years. The service is a thank

  • Attempted robbery at Bishops Frome post office

    A HEREFORDSHIRE post office has been targeted in an attempted robbery. Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident which occurred at the post office in Bishops Frome on Monday (September 29) at around 3pm. They say violence was threatened in

  • Hereford man discovers treasure

    A HEREFORD man’s hobby has led to the discovery of 17th century treasure in a county field. A silver sealed matrix was found by Simon Sloan, of Coniston Walk, Westfields, who, with the permission of landowner Crawford Perkins, was metal detecting

  • JCB and van used in raid on Hereford restaurant

    A JCB and a van were used in a raid on a Hereford restaurant. A yellow JCB and a green Ford transit flatbed truck were used to attempt entry to a cash point at McDonalds in Belmont yesterday morning (October 1). The police say both vehicles were stolen

  • Leominster fire update

    GREEN Lane in Leominster is still closed following yesterday's major fire. Firefighters are still dampening down following the fire which engulfed Old Fields Garage in Green Lane. The surrounding area was sealed off and neighbouring

  • Historic coaching inn up for sale

    A HISTORIC 16th century coaching inn on the Hereford to Brecon road has been put up for sale. The Portway Inn and Hotel has been put on the market by owner Ron Stewart, who bought it four years ago, so he can find a smaller business to run before he

  • IT boost for Kington residents

    COMPUTER training and learning opportunities will be made more widely available in Kington after a community led technology centre got a £4,000 cash boost. Marches Access Point (MAP) is looking for a new training manager after Herefordshire Community

  • Cooking for one?

    A CHARITY is looking to spice things up for those who find themselves cooking for one. Age Concern Leominster and District is running a course at its base in West Street, Leominster, which will demonstrate how to prepare easy, tasty dishes for one using

  • End of an era as market braces for closure

    A MARKET selling fresh fruit and vegetables, home made cakes and crafts in the city for more than 60 years is closing down next month. Hereford Country Market is held every Friday morning from 7am in St Peter’s Hall in St Peter’s Square – but will serve