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NEWS | Wye Valley NHS Trust announces major relaxation of visiting restrictions at hospitals...

Wye Valley NHS Trust is pleased to be able further ease visiting arrangements at its hospitals, which means that inpatients can now have two daily visits from a family member or friend...

NEWS | Emergency services called after car overturns on busy route in Herefordshire

Emergency services have been called after a car overturned on a busy route in Herefordshire this afternoon. The incident has occurred on the A44 near Kington. Emergency services are...

NEWS | Herefordshire Council to provide free school meals for children during the May...

From Herefordshire Council: May half term 2022 holidays We are providing funding for a scheme that ensures over 3,900 children and young people in nurseries,...

NEWS | Overnight road closures and 50mph speed limits with M50 improvement works starting...

Ross-on-Wye Town Council has reminded local motorists to expect disruption with improvement works taking place on the M50 in Herefordshire / Gloucestershire. A statement from Ross-on-Wye Town Council that...

BREAKING | AVOID THE AREA – Major fire breaks out at Peacocks store in...

Police are advising people to avoid Monmouth Town Centre this morning after a major fire broke out at the Peacocks store on Monnow Street. https://twitter.com/SWFireandRescue/status/1528673682746392577?s=20&t=rYkiYUy-9fSn_3ptfly4mw

NEWS | A Herefordshire Primary School has been awarded £124,158 to install an air...

Goodrich Church of England Primary School in Herefordshire has been awarded £124,158 to install an air source heat pump and to improve energy efficiency by upgrade their lighting to LED lighting.

NEWS | Self-driving buses and delivery vans could soon hit Herefordshire and other UK...

A new £40 million competition to kick-start commercial self-driving services, such as delivery vehicles and passenger shuttles, has been launched today (Monday 23 May) by Lord Grimstone, Minister for Investment. The funding...

NEWS | Motorists advised to find alternative route with Ledbury Road in Hereford closed...

Motorists are advised to expect disruption, with a busy route in Hereford closed this evening. The A438 (Ledbury Road), will be closed near the junction for Central Avenue and...

BREAKING | Police arrest hospital staff member on ‘suspicion of administering poison’ after death...

West Midlands Police have arrested a 27-year-old woman on 'suspicion of administering poison with intent to endanger life', after the death of a child at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. A...

NEWS | Police launch investigation after 11-year-old boy has finger amputated after incident at...

Gwent Police have launched an investigation after a 11-year-old boy had his finger amputated following an incident at a school in Abertillery in South Wales. Shantal Bailey, mother of...

Sports News

MY HEREFORD UNITED STORY | Paul Fewings

Saturday morning 23rd April and I receive a phone call "Hi Matt it's Paul Fewings here, I've seen some of the interviews you've done online and my son wanted to see pictures...

NEWS | Sunday saw the return of Croft Ambrey Running Club’s annual race around...

Sunday 15th May saw the return of Croft Ambrey Running Club’s annual race around Shobdon Wood in North Herefordshire. Over 130 runners turned up on what was a damp, soggy morning for...

FOOTBALL | Davies, MacDonald and Summers pick up awards as Westfields host end of...

Despite a pre-season exodus of Hartpury student players, as well as a depth of injuries, Westfields approached the 21/22 campaign looking sharp. Manager Phil Glover spent his summer reshaping the squad to...

FOOTBALL | ‘We’ve prepared well and are ready for Charity Bowl final’ says Pegasus...

Hereford Pegasus Reserves take on Ledbury Town in the Herefordshire FA Charity Bowl Final at the County Ground in Hereford this evening, with Pegasus Reserves looking to retain the trophy.

NEWS | Kingsland CE Primary School Headteacher extremely proud of football team after becoming...

Kingsland CE Primary School’s football team are celebrating unprecedented success this academic year. Having been crowned runners up for Herefordshire in the English Schools’ FA U11 7-a-side Schools’ Cup 2022 in the autumn term, they were...

FOOTBALL | Planning permission granted for new stand and tannoy system at Hereford Lads...

Planning permission has been granted by Herefordshire Council for a new stand and tannoy system at Hereford Lads Club. The planning application was submitted by the Herefordshire FA, on...

RUGBY | Hereford Sixth Form College’s winning team invited to Hereford Town Hall to...

From Hereford City Council: Mayor of Hereford, Paul Stevens, invited the Hereford Sixth Form College Men’s Rugby Team to Hereford Town Hall, in celebration of their success at winning...

FOOTBALL | Wild scenes as Hereford Pegasus set up Play Off Final against Worcester...

Hereford Pegasus reached the Hellenic League Division One Play Off Final with a thumping 4-0 victory over Clanfield 85. With the game poised at a nervous 0-0 at half...

Featured Articles

NEWS | Local community farm project wins international cider award

The Houghton Project, based on a family farm in Bodenham, Herefordshire has won two awards at The International Cider and Perry competition, held at The Hereford Cider Museum on Thursday 5th May...

NEWS | A wildlife haven in Herefordshire managed by the National Trust has been...

Vital restoration work of the 16-acre pool at Berrington Hall, near Leominster in Herefordshire, started in autumn last year and finished in February this year. The conservation work included...

NEWS | Southside Project is a ground-breaking initiative which will transform 35 acres of...

The Southside Project is a ground-breaking initiative which will transform 35 acres of green space south of the river in Hereford. It will open up a wide range of opportunities for local...

NEWS | A walk for George will take place in Stretton Sugwas this July

Earlier this year we featured the story on Laura Hughes whose son George tragically passed aged five. NEWS | Hereford woman to walk 150 miles to raise money in...

NEWS | A Golden Rain Tree has been planted at Queenswood Arboretum in honour...

The Queenswood Coronation Fund Trustees have planted a tree to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Queenswood Country Park & Arboretum - 69 years after the first...

NEWS | Broadlands and Withington are welcoming new head of schools at the end...

New chapter - Broadlands and Withington are welcoming their new head of schools at the end of August to build on recent success It’s been over 2 years since every...

Charity

NEWS | A walk for George will take place in Stretton Sugwas this July

Earlier this year we featured the story on Laura Hughes whose son George tragically passed aged five. NEWS | Hereford woman to walk 150 miles to raise money in...

NEWS | 11 men have raised more than £18,000 for St Michael’s Hospice by...

11 men have raised more than £18,000 for St Michael’s Hospice by walking up the three highest peaks in Wales in 24 hours. Mike Bambrough, Richie Davies, Russell Fenner,...

NEWS | A number of road closures will be in place this weekend with...

RUN Hereford hits the road on Sunday 8th May 2022 – and you won’t want to miss it. Flourish in the 5K, tackle a 10K or hammer the Half...

NEWS | Hereford teen with autism lands his first ever job – looking after...

A Presteigne pupil with autism is delighted to have landed his first real job - looking after the school which helped him get there in the first place.  Will...

NEWS | A number of road closures will be in place on Sunday 8th...

RUN Hereford hits the road on Sunday 8th May 2022 – and you won’t want to miss it. Flourish in the 5K, tackle a 10K or hammer the Half...

NEWS | Hereford charity to open new café in city centre on 3rd May...

Hereford based charity The Life and Soul Kitchen, are set to open a new cafe in the heart of Hereford’s city centre. The charity, which has been operating from...

NEWS | Help a local 15-year-old girl make memories after she was diagnosed with...

Melissa Bambury is a brave young lady who was diagnosed with Ewings Sarcoma Cancer on 02/09/2020. She fought it like a soldier and had the all clear on 24/04/2021.

NEWS | Building charity volunteers complete home renovation for Hereford dad-of-two with incurable brain...

A dad-of-two suffering with an incurable form of brain cancer has praised an “inspirational” group of volunteer tradespeople from across the UK who teamed up to help him just a few years after he...

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UK News

NEWS | Self-driving buses and delivery vans could soon hit Herefordshire and other UK...

A new £40 million competition to kick-start commercial self-driving services, such as delivery vehicles and passenger shuttles, has been launched today (Monday 23 May) by Lord Grimstone, Minister for Investment. The funding...

BREAKING | Police arrest hospital staff member on ‘suspicion of administering poison’ after death...

West Midlands Police have arrested a 27-year-old woman on 'suspicion of administering poison with intent to endanger life', after the death of a child at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. A...

NEWS | Police launch investigation after 11-year-old boy has finger amputated after incident at...

Gwent Police have launched an investigation after a 11-year-old boy had his finger amputated following an incident at a school in Abertillery in South Wales. Shantal Bailey, mother of...

NEWS | Passengers heading to Hereford and Leominster stranded for hours after being evacuated...

Passengers on a train travelling to Hereford and Leominster have spent hours out in the cold waiting for transport after a fire on a train between Hereford and Shrewsbury.

BREAKING | Jesse Norman appears to support calls for a windfall tax on the...

Hereford & Herefordshire South MP Jesse Norman appears to support calls for a windfall tax on oil and gas companies, with the cost of living crisis escalating even further, leaving many households...

BREAKING | Police launch investigation after human remains were found in a river in...

From West Mercia Police: An investigation has been launched after human remains were found in the River Severn in Cressage yesterday evening (Saturday 21 May). We...

NEWS | Asda extends its colleague discount and reinstates ‘Blue Light’ discount

Asda has today confirmed it will waive the qualifying period for its colleague discount as well as reinstating its offer of 10% off in stores to Blue Light Card holders.

BREAKING | UK Health Security Agency issues update after 11 new cases of Monkeypox...

Eleven more cases of monkeypox identified by UKHSA The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has detected 11 additional cases of monkeypox in England. The latest cases...

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