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CRICKET | Colwall CC chairman honoured for cultivating inclusive environment for local community

The chairman of a Herefordshire cricket club has won a national grassroots cricket award for his efforts developing a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere at the club. Colwall Cricket Club...

NEWS | Roadworks set to take place on Belmont Road this weekend

There could be significant delays heading into Hereford on Sunday evening, with roadworks on part of the A465 (Belmont Road). https://twitter.com/HfdsStreets/status/1421033885966733314?s=20

NEWS | Teenage boy sentenced for terrorism offences

A teenage boy has been sentenced for terrorism offences after he downloaded instructional manuals on extreme violence and how to make explosives. The 17-year-old boy, from Gloucestershire, appeared at...

NEWS | New waste strategy announced by Herefordshire Council

Reduce, reuse, recycle, recover – a new way for managing waste Reducing the amount of waste we produce, and reusing and recycling where possible, benefits the county and the...

NEWS | Police appeal after more than 30 sheep were stolen from farm

Powys Rural Crime Team are investigating the theft of 12 ewes (2-5yrs) and 23 lambs (born 2021), from enclosed farm fields, in the Llandewir' Cwm area, near Builth Wells. The ewes are...

NEWS | Police would like to speak to this man after disorder at Hereford...

From West Mercia Police: Following a previous appeal to identify men following football disorder following the conclusion of the Hereford FC and Shrewsbury FC match on 20 July, we...

NEWS | Heading to Barry or Weston-Super-Mare in the next 48 hours? Beware –...

Heading to Barry Island or Weston-Super-Mare in the next 48 hours? Or the seaside anywhere else across South Wales or Southwest England? Be prepared for strong winds and rough seas.

NEWS | Police appeal after man is injured in racially aggravated attack in Hereford

Police in Hereford are appealing for information following a racially aggravated assault in the city. The incident happened in the Church Street area of the city at around 4.00pm...

BREAKING | Hereford man charged with attempted murder following incident in city

From West Mercia Police: Andrew Thompson, aged 52, Hereford, has been charged with  attempt murder and will appear in Kidderminster Magistrates’ Court today (Thursday 29 July). 

NEWS | Hereford Pride to take place in October with plenty of events planned

Hereford Pride is set to take place on 2nd October, with a number of events set to take place on the day. A meeting took place yesterday (Wednesday...

Sports News

CRICKET | Colwall CC chairman honoured for cultivating inclusive environment for local community

The chairman of a Herefordshire cricket club has won a national grassroots cricket award for his efforts developing a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere at the club. Colwall Cricket Club...

FOOTBALL | Hereford Lads Club offer free entry to all NHS staff during the...

Hereford Lads Club have announced that NHS staff will be able to gain free entry into all of their home fixtures at The County Ground this season. The club...

NEWS | Police issue appeal after disorder at Hereford vs. Shrewsbury Town

West Mercia Police are searching for witnesses after disorder at a Hereford FC friendly last week. The Bulls were beaten 2-1 in an exciting friendly fixture at Edgar Street, but some of...

NEWS | Funeral of Former Herefordshire County Cricket Club Secretary and Match Manager Ken...

From Herefordshire County Cricket: We are grateful to former HCCC Cricket Chairman, Ernie Morgan for some kind words about Ken Sharpe whose private family funeral takes place today. Donations...

NEWS | 5k run to take place in memory of ex Hereford Courier Jon...

This August local running club Hereford Couriers are proud to be hosting the 2nd Jon Ward Hereford 5k in memory of ex-Courier Jon Ward who sadly passed away in June 2020.

CRICKET | Herefordshire beaten by seven wickets against Worcestershire in showcase game

A COUNTY old boy played a significant part in ensuring that Herefordshire tumbled to a seven-wicket defeat by Worcestershire in the county showcase game at New Road. First of...

CRICKET | Herefordshire travel to New Road to take on Worcestershire today

As the sun rises on another scorcher and with more dry weather to come, if you haven’t already booked your tickets for today’s 50 over Showcase game at New Rd, starting at 11am,...

CRICKET | Herefordshire’s trophy hopes dashed in Wales defeat

HEREFORDSHIRE’s hopes of regaining the NCCA 50-over trophy they last won in 2016 ended with a 39-run quarter-final defeat against Wales at Port Talbot. Herefordshire were in contention for...

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CRICKET | Colwall CC chairman honoured for cultivating inclusive environment for local community

The chairman of a Herefordshire cricket club has won a national grassroots cricket award for his efforts developing a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere at the club. Colwall Cricket Club...

NEWS | Hereford Pride to take place in October with plenty of events planned

Hereford Pride is set to take place on 2nd October, with a number of events set to take place on the day. A meeting took place yesterday (Wednesday...

NEWS | Museum in Hereford opens doors to visitors for first time in almost...

A museum in Hereford opened it's doors for the first time in almost two years today, with visitors being encouraged to visit this historic part of Hereford. The Coningsby...

NEWS | Avara Foods has partnered up with the Government’s Kickstart Scheme

Avara Foods, one of the UK’s largest food companies, has created a new way for young people to join the business, through the government’s Kickstart employment scheme. Avara is launching its participation...

NEWS | Herefordshire Wildlife Trust receives grant of £249,500 from the Government’s Green Recovery...

Habitat creation, improved public access and education at nature reserves within Herefordshire’s Lugg Valley Wetlands: Bodenham Lake and Oak Tree Wetland.New staff to join Herefordshire Wildlife Trust to support wildlife-friendly farming, wildlife...

NEWS | A number of Herefordshire libraries will re-open to the public this week

A number of Herefordshire libraries will re-open to the public this week. A number of county libraries will re-open to the public this week. Bromyard, Peterchurch...

Charity

CHARITY | Lewis from Hereford is walking 30 miles to raise money for Herefordshire...

Lewis Hughes-Cound will be walking 30 miles on Sunday 15th August to help raise money for Herefordshire Mind. It has been a difficult 18 months or so for local...

NEWS | 5k run to take place in memory of ex Hereford Courier Jon...

This August local running club Hereford Couriers are proud to be hosting the 2nd Jon Ward Hereford 5k in memory of ex-Courier Jon Ward who sadly passed away in June 2020.

NEWS | Music Café for Armed Forces Veterans living with dementia at The Courtyard

The Courtyard’s resident orchestra, Orchestra of the Swan will be hosting a weekly music café at The Courtyard for Armed Forces Veterans living with dementia. Café Muse is an initiative...

NEWS | James Davies completes 177 mile run along Offa’s Dyke path in under...

From Michelle Ward: JAMES DAVIES RUNS THE 177 MILE OFFA’S DYKE PATH IN UNDER 40 HOURS IN A HEATWAVE! I wanted to share my friend's achievement...

NEWS | Firefighter’s legacy is immortalised by the creation of a magnificent sculpture

Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) are offering the opportunity for businesses or individuals to bid for a one-off especially commissioned sculpture to raise money for the Fire Fighters Charity.

NEWS | Local boxing club to raise money to support 5-year-old’s battle with stage...

From The City of Hereford Boxing Academy: At The City of Hereford Boxing Academy we have recently come to learn of a heartbreaking situation that involves one of the...

NEWS | Over £1,000 raised as school turns blue in memory of former pupil

A Hereford school has raised over £1,000 today as it turned blue in memory of a former pupil. In April 2021 Kaja was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour,...

NEWS | Hospice to provide space for Breast Cancer Support Group

St Michael’s Hospice is providing space to members of a new support group helping families before, during and after a breast cancer diagnosis. The Herefordshire Breast Cancer Support Group,...

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UK News

NEWS | Teenage boy sentenced for terrorism offences

A teenage boy has been sentenced for terrorism offences after he downloaded instructional manuals on extreme violence and how to make explosives. The 17-year-old boy, from Gloucestershire, appeared at...

NEWS | Police appeal after more than 30 sheep were stolen from farm

Powys Rural Crime Team are investigating the theft of 12 ewes (2-5yrs) and 23 lambs (born 2021), from enclosed farm fields, in the Llandewir' Cwm area, near Builth Wells. The ewes are...

UK NEWS | Supporter who sustained life-changing injuries at Hillsborough has died 32 years...

A Liverpool FC supporter who sustained life-changing injuries in the Hillsborough disaster, has sadly died, 32 years after that awful day. The family of Andrew Devine issued the following...

NEWS | Police want to speak to these two men following incident on roads...

Do you recognise these two men? The pair were reported riding off-road bikes on the roads and on woodland owned by the Forestry Commission in the Forest of Dean.

NEWS | Police raise awareness following suspicious activity around motorhomes

Police would like to remind the public to make sure that motorhomes and caravans are secured following reports of suspicious activity over recent weeks. Since the middle of July,...

NEWS | Mountain rescue teams save two young boys who got stuck next to...

From Brecon Mountain Rescue: CALLOUT. “The team were called to a waterfall in the New Radnor area, to two young boys who had gone exploring up...

UK NEWS | Have you checked if E10 fuel is compatible with your vehicle...

Drivers across the United Kingdom are being urged to check whether the new E10 fuel that will soon replace standard petrol, will be compatible with their car. Petrol Forecourts such as Sainsbury’s...

BREAKING | NHS staff to receive a 3% pay rise, the Government has confirmed

NHS workers, including paramedics, nurses, consultants and dentists will receive a 3% pay rise, backdated to April 2021, the Government has announced this evening. Health Secretary Sajid Javid said...

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