BREAKING | Over 20 million people have received first COVID-19 vaccine dose

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has confirmed that over 20 million people have now received a first dose of either the Pfizer or Oxford-Astrazeneca COVID-19 vaccine. https://twitter.com/matthancock/status/1366029034761633793?s=21

NEWS | 17 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Herefordshire

Public Health England have confirmed that 17 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Herefordshire, taking the total number of cases of the virus recorded in the county to 6,600 since the start of the outbreak. Last Saturday,...

NEWS | Five further COVID-19 related deaths recorded at hospitals in Herefordshire

NHS England has confirmed that four further patients that had tested positive for COVID-19 at hospital in Herefordshire have sadly died. It means that 220 patients that had tested positive for COVID-19 whilst at hospital in Herefordshire have now...

NEWS | Small increase in council tax could fund free bus service in Herefordshire says campaign group

A campaign group in Herefordshire has started a petition to make Herefordshire's buses fare-free. A post on The Hereford Issue's Facebook page says: "The Hereford Issue is campaigning for a new, fare-free bus service across...

UK NEWS | Government set to announce new scheme to help people get a mortgage with a 5% deposit

Rishi Sunak is expected to announce a new mortgage guarantee scheme when he reveals the Budget on Wednesday (3rd March). The scheme is expected to give lenders incentives to offer mortgages to potential buyers that have a 5% deposit...

NEWS | This is how Herefordshire’s COVID-19 infection rate compares with surrounding areas

Herefordshire’s COVID-19 infection rate has increased, whilst in the majority of the United Kingdom COVID-19 cases continue to fall. COVID-19 INFECTION RATES IN HEREFORDSHIRE AND THE SURROUNDING AREA (DATA UP UNTIL 21ST FEBRUARY): Herefordshire’s COVID-19 infection...

NEWS | Over £21,000 raised for terminally ill teenager Frank

WOW, the community of Herefordshire and the wider area are continuing to raise an amazing amount of money so that 13-year-old Frank can achieve his bucket list. Over £21,000 has now been raised and the messages of support...

NEWS | Hereford May Fair expected to be cancelled for second consecutive year due to COVID-19

Hereford's annual May Fair is set to be cancelled for the second year in succession, according to a Hereford City Council councillor who said that despite no official decision being made just yet, that they expected the fair to be cancelled because...

NEWS | COVID-19 infection rate in Hereford East remains one of the highest in the Midlands – CHECK YOUR AREA

Herefordshire’s COVID-19 infection rate has slightly fallen, with data for the seven days up until 21st February showing an infection rate of 95.4 cases per 100,000 population. This is DOWN on data up until the 20th February that showed an infection rate...

UK NEWS | Police mourn loss of colleague killed in collision

From Dyfed-Powys Police: It is with great sadness that we confirm the tragic and sudden loss of a member of the Dyfed-Powys Police family. Sergeant Lynwen Thomas was a well-respected serving police officer, who passed away...

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