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NEWS | Scrolling through your playlist whilst driving could soon see you get a...

Drivers are to be hit with £200 fines and six points on their licence if they use their phone under virtually any circumstance at the wheel, the Department for Transport (DfT) has...

UK NEWS | Location of all 29 cases of Omicron COVID-19 variant in England...

The location of all 29 cases of the Omicron COVID-19 variant in England have been revealed. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has identified 7 further cases of COVID-19...

BREAKING | H5N1 (high pathogenic) avian influenza confirmed at premises in Herefordshire – FULL...

H5N1 (high pathogenic) avian influenza has been confirmed at a premises near Leominster today. Full details of protection zone can be found at the bottom of this article. The...

NEWS | Visiting restrictions remain in place at hospitals in Herefordshire as number of...

Visiting restrictions remain in place at hospitals in Herefordshire (Wye Valley NHS Trust) this week, with latest data released by NHS England showing a slight increase in the number of patients with...

NEWS | Step-mother and father convicted of killing 6-year-old Arthur Labinjo-Hughes

Step-mother Emma Tustin has today (Wednesday 2 December) been convicted of the murder of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes, who was just six years old when he died from a severe blow to his head.

TV | ITV releases preview of Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day TV...

Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day shows stream on ITV Hub ahead of broadcast Viewers won’t have to wait to unwrap their festive TV treats this Christmas, as...

SHOP LOCAL | New prepaid card launched to help county Shop Local and recover...

Herefordshire Council is sending a prepaid card to every one of the county’s 90,000 households which applies for it, as part of its new Shop Local campaign. The campaign...

NEWS | Company director fined £1,272 for abandoning waste site near Herefordshire border

Jonathan Wells, of Condover, Shrewsbury, pleaded guilty at Worcester Magistrates’ Court on 19 November 2021 to breaching conditions of an environmental waste permit including abandoning the site operated by LMS Skips Limited...

TV | BBC announces Christmas line-up with Mrs Brown’s Boys, Eastenders, Blankety Blank and...

The BBC is treating viewers to a wealth of festive sparkle and yuletide entertainment over the holiday season, spreading good cheer, and a little mystery, across the nation this Christmas and New...

NEWS | Ross-on-Wye currently has one of the highest COVID-19 infection rates in the...

Latest data released by Public Health England is indicating an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases recorded in the Ross-on-Wye area of Herefordshire over recent days. In the...

Sports News

VIDEO | Dixie will be bringing joy to families across the county this Christmas!

Dixie Furnell from Hereford will be bringing christmas joy to hundreds of children across the county this festive period Dixies Christmas Mission 2021 will see him travelling around Herefordshire...

SKITTLES | Results Round-up – Friday 26th November

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FOOTBALL | Tributes pour in for former Hereford United manager John Sillett who has...

Tributes have been pouring in since the news broke this morning that John Sillett has passed away aged 85. The former Hereford United manager took the side to a...

FOOTBALL | Westfields travel to Edgar Street to take on Hereford FC in the...

Westfields will be looking to spring a surprise on Hereford FC this evening when fields travel to face the inform Bulls in the County Cup at Edgar Street. Hereford...

FOOTBALL | Bulls and Pegasus secure wins as Westfields suffer penalty heartache and Lads...

Hereford FC made it four wins from their last four matches with a hard fought 1-0 victory in front of more than 2,000 supporters at Edgar Street. An excellent...

FOOTBALL| Steve Guinan gives his thoughts after Hereford FC defeat Chester 1-0

Hereford FC made it four wins out of four with a 1-0 win over Chester FC. Luke Haines scored midway through the 2nd half to secure the win for Josh Gowling's side....

NEWS | Mayor of Hereford presents Paralympic Javelin Gold Medalist Dan Pembroke with award

The Mayor of Hereford Paul Stevens welcomed Dan Pembroke to Hereford Town Hall and presented the athlete with an award in recognition for winning a gold medal in the javelin throw at...

NEWS | Former Hereford United player Joe Laidlaw passes away

Former Hereford United player Joe Laidlaw has passed away aged 71. Laidlaw previously played for Middlesbrough, Carlisle, Doncaster Rovers and Portsmouth. Laidlaw was signed by Frank Lord and arrived...

Featured Articles

NEWS | HWFRS collects nearly £98k worth of recyclable clothing handed over by generous...

Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service has collected over 482 tonnes of unwanted clothing in in its Fire Fighters Charity recycling banks – raising nearly 98k! This impressive...

CHARITY | Herefordshire funeral director skydived from a staggering 13,500ft to fundraise for local...

A Herefordshire funeral director skydived from a staggering 13,500ft to fundraise for his local hospice with a group of bikers, who have raised over £600,000 for the hospice to date. The Hospice Angels were founded by Mike Pullin in 2003 and have carried out a number of sponsored motorcycle rides for St...

NEWS | Every household in Herefordshire is now able to apply for a prepaid...

Every household in Herefordshire is now able to apply for a prepaid card loaded with £15 to spend, as part of a major campaign to help the county’s local and independent traders.

FEATURED | Here’s how you can get £15 to spend at local businesses in...

Welcome to Shop Local, your opportunity to apply for a prepaid card loaded with £15 to spend with local businesses in Herefordshire. The aim of the scheme is simple...

NEWS | Harper Adams graduates selected as Helmut Claas Scholarship award winners

Two Harper Adams University graduates have been selected among this year’s Helmut Claas Scholarship awards winners. BSc (Hons) Agri-business graduate Emily Jones and BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering graduate Philip Pinn were each...

NEWS | Tasty new offering from Herefordshire restaurant entrepreneurs

Thriving independent restaurant group A Rule of Tum are pleased to announce that a sourdough pizza pop-up Leaven Pizza has a new home at their urban eating and drinking space, The Yard,...

Charity

NEWS | HWFRS collects nearly £98k worth of recyclable clothing handed over by generous...

Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service has collected over 482 tonnes of unwanted clothing in in its Fire Fighters Charity recycling banks – raising nearly 98k! This impressive...

COMMUNITY | Help raise money to give a 10-month-old boy with rare disease a...

Friends and family are fundraising on behalf of a gorgeous little boy named Eli-James. Eli-James is just 10 months old and has devastatingly been diagnosed with pontocerebellar hypoplasia. Doctors have...

CHARITY | Herefordshire funeral director skydived from a staggering 13,500ft to fundraise for local...

A Herefordshire funeral director skydived from a staggering 13,500ft to fundraise for his local hospice with a group of bikers, who have raised over £600,000 for the hospice to date. The Hospice Angels were founded by Mike Pullin in 2003 and have carried out a number of sponsored motorcycle rides for St...

NEWS | Family pay tribute to 10-year-old Jack Lis who died in dog attack

The family of Jack Lis have paid tribute to the 10-year-old boy who tragically died after a dog attack in South Wales. In a statement released by Gwent Police,...

CHARITY | Lexi-mai is raising money for The Little Princess Trust by donating her...

9-year-old has been brave and decided to cut her hair off to help raise money for The Little Princess Trust. We spoke to Lexi-mae’s parents who said:

NEWS | Aldi to donate food to charities in Herefordshire this Christmas – Here’s...

Aldi is embracing the time for giving by encouraging local charities, community groups and food banks to register now to receive surplus food donations this Christmas. As part of...

NEWS | Memorial match this evening to mark ten years since Herefordshire teenager died

A memorial match will take place this Saturday to remember a Herefordshire teenager who sadly died ten years ago. Marcus Powell, aged just 16 at the time of his...

NEWS | Local community comes together following the death of three month old Ella

Family and friends have rallied round to support the parents of Ella, a three month old baby who tragically passed away suddenly at the weekend. Ella’s Story:

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UK News

NEWS | Scrolling through your playlist whilst driving could soon see you get a...

Drivers are to be hit with £200 fines and six points on their licence if they use their phone under virtually any circumstance at the wheel, the Department for Transport (DfT) has...

UK NEWS | Location of all 29 cases of Omicron COVID-19 variant in England...

The location of all 29 cases of the Omicron COVID-19 variant in England have been revealed. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has identified 7 further cases of COVID-19...

NEWS | Step-mother and father convicted of killing 6-year-old Arthur Labinjo-Hughes

Step-mother Emma Tustin has today (Wednesday 2 December) been convicted of the murder of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes, who was just six years old when he died from a severe blow to his head.

NEWS | Police provide update after ten-year-old boy was killed in dog attack

From Gwent Police: We were called to an address in Pentwyn, Penyrhoel, Caerphilly at around 3.55pm on Monday 8 November, following reports of a dog attack.

UK NEWS | RAC demands that retailers cut cost of fuel with wholesale prices...

Retailers must cut the price of petrol and diesel this week or risk losing all credibility with drivers, the RAC is warning. RAC Fuel Watch data shows the price of...

NEWS | Thousands of low earners to benefit from income boost today

As announced in the Autumn Budget, the taper rate – the amount that a person’s Universal Credit is reduced by as they earn more – has dropped from 63% to 55%. Simultaneously,...

NEWS | Boris Johnson to hold a news conference this afternoon

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will hold a COVID-19 news conference this afternoon, with further details about the rollout of COVID-19 booster vaccines expected to be the main topic. It...

NEWS | Measures against Omicron variant come into effect at 4am today

Targeted measures to prevent the spread of the new COVID-19 Omicron variant take effect from 4am today . They will be introduced as a precaution while more information is...

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