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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

NEWS | More than 500 jobs at risk in local and national media as Reach moves to centralised structure

The owner of the Daily Mirror and the Daily Express is to cut 12% of its workforce as it struggles with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Reach, which also owns the Daily Star, OK! Magazine and a stable...

NEWS | Homeowners could get £5,000 vouchers to help save energy

There are rumours going around this morning that the Chancellor Rishi Sunak could announce the governments intention to give households up to £5,000 in vouchers to make energy saving changes to their homes. Chancellor Rishi Sunak is due...

UPDATE | Crash involving car and cyclist closes road in Hereford.

Emergency services were called to St Owen Street in Hereford yesterday evening after a collision involving a car and a cyclist. The road was was closed for three hours. HW Fire & Rescue Service...

NEWS | Ambulance staff who were stabbed are ‘stable’ in hospital

Earlier today, two of West Midlands Ambulance staff were stabbed by a man in Wolverhampton who they had gone to help. Thankfully, colleagues at West Midlands Police were able to taser the man and save the crew from more serious injury.

SHOPPING | Would you pay £150 for a pair of Lidl trainers?

Shoppers are cashing in on the wild popularity of Lidl's new £14 trainers, selling them for over £150 online. The blue, yellow and red shoes were launched in stores overseas this April, and proved far more popular than anyone...

NEWS | Hereford pair charged with assaulting a police officer

Two people from Hereford were remanded to prison today. They were both arrested on Sunday 5 July following an allegation they attacked a police officer with a pair of scissors in an attempt to stab them before throwing boiling water over them.

TRAVEL | Burst water main on Holmer Road

UPDATE - 5.15pm - Temporary traffic lights are causing delays on Holmer Road. The lights are situated between Starting Gate and Holmer Church with queues stretching well over a mile. We’ve received reports of congestion on the A49...

NEWS | Police thank public for their response to latest easing of government guidelines

West Mercia Police has thanked the public for their response to the latest easing of Government guidelines. On Saturday July 4 many licenced premises across Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, which had closed as a result of...

WORLD | Man eats 75 hot dogs in ten minutes

Joey Chestnut said before the 2020 Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest that the unique setup due to the coronavirus pandemic could lead to a record-breaking performance on July 4th, and he was right. With the contest moved away from the...

NEWS | No further COVID-19 related deaths at hospitals in Herefordshire

NHS England has confirmed that as of 5pm yesterday, no further deaths as a result of COVID-19 had been recorded at hospitals in Herefordshire, meaning that the total number of deaths at hospitals in the county remains at 56.