Response to outbreak of COVID-19 at a farm in Herefordshire
Joint statement from Public Health Midlands (West) and Herefordshire Council
Information on how coronavirus is affecting our services across the county and the latest updates
Joint statement from Public Health Midlands (West) and Herefordshire Council
Council releases a statement in response to the Prime Minister’s recent comments regarding care homes
Parking charges lifted temporarily in town and city car parks to support business
Two special flag-raising dedications take place at Suvla Barracks and Hereford County Hospital on Monday 22 June
A major campaign to help Herefordshire's tourism and visitor economy recover from the devastating impact of the coronavirus lockdown and February’s flooding has been awarded £440,000 by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership
Cabinet approves new Carbon Management Plan
Car parking charges will come back into force from Monday 15 June in line with Government advice regarding the lifting of lockdown
Changes to the housing allocations scheme set to make the way people apply for affordable housing in Herefordshire easier
Former music venue site re-opens to support the NHS through the coronavirus outbreak
Veteran Support Centre working with Armed Forces charities to support shielded and vulnerable veterans
Quitting smoking is one of the best ways to protect yourself and others and reduce your need to use the NHS
For many of us the coronavirus outbreak means that we are spending more time indoors and away from our loved ones and this can have a detrimental effect on our mental health.
Contractor agreed for major expansion to Herefordshire primary school
Herefordshire Council invests in additional care facility to assist former NHS patients with their recovery
Herefordshire Council supports project to record the coronavirus lockdown in the county’s historic records
Give thanks for the sacrifices made 75 years ago
Pre-booked drive-through testing is available at Merton Meadow car park in Hereford
The latest news on how Coronavirus is affecting residents and services across the county
A high number of parents receive their first choice this year
Beryl Bike share initiative extended to more key workers
Herefordshire partners issue plea for medical equipment to be returned for reuse
Former rehabilitation unit at Redhill will reopen and will be used to support the NHS through the coronavirus outbreak
The new Keep Connected grant has been launched to help support groups and organisations to adapt and continue to deliver their services remotely as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Council’s Talk Community COVID-19 response team will provide help and support where it’s most needed in Herefordshire
Herefordshire Council this week launched the first step in our countywide public engagement to help tackle the Climate Emergency - the 2020 Climate Challenge.
Herefordshire Council, PHE and the NHS are well prepared to deal with coronavirus
Do you or someone you know have unwanted medical equipment that can now be returned?
More parents receive a place in their first choice secondary school
The first 143 payments of the recently announced flood recovery grants for those affected by flooding were paid this week.
Herefordshire residents are being encouraged to protect their health and wellbeing as the county recovers from flooding
Communities across Herefordshire have begun the clean up after Storm Dennis brought widespread flooding to the county.
We are supporting communities by offering free activities for children at three Halo Leisure Centres this half term
Support announced for affected communities
Information collected through the survey will help shape future support for social enterprises in Herefordshire
Recommendations will be made to Full Council for approval
Latest information and advice on the coronavirus (COVID-19) from the Department of Health and Social Care and Public Health England
Leominster Primary School pupils winning artwork is featured at local veterans housing scheme
Council will #StandTogether on day of remembrance with Auschwitz-Birkenau exhibition
Herefordshire Council has arranged a flood drop-in session for residents and businesses affected by flooding in the north of Herefordshire.
Parents urged to take action as the deadline for primary school applications is fast approaching
Christmas can be a difficult time for those affected by homelessness.
Over 90% of Herefordshire homes and businesses can access superfast broadband and speeds of 30mpbs or above according to new figures released by ThinkBroadband, the UK’s largest independent broadband information website.
Spotlight review to look at procedures relating to peer on peer abuse in schools
Herefordshire Council, as the Lead Local Flood Authority have announced the launch of hardship schemes to residents and businesses whose homes or businesses have been flooded.
Herefordshire Council is offering funding to support short break activities for children with disabilities
Find out more about the support that is available
Being prepared can reduce the community impact of a power cut or gas emergency
Alcohol Awareness Week 11 – 17 November
Herefordshire communities start to recover after flooding hits the county
Hereford Crematorium this week handed over a cheque for £8,000 to Make-A-Wish.
Eligible residents are urged to have a free flu jab
Time is running out to apply for your child’s secondary school place
Herefordshire partners come together to celebrate the launch of Herefordshire’s Children and Young People’s Plan
Herefordshire Council has adopted the Herefordshire Travellers’ Sites Development Plan.
Nominate a Herefordshire carer for a David Price Award today!
Herefordshire Council warns of the harmful effects of illegal tobacco
Council resolves to set a target of zero carbon emissions by 2030
Council hosts ‘music and memories’ event for residents affected by dementia
Stop smoking for 28 days and you're five times more likely to quit for good
Herefordshire’s sexual health services are available to all residents, regardless of age, ethnicity, gender or sexuality
Applications are now open for reception class school places for 2020
Local people are being encouraged to help tackle homelessness by taking part in Herefordshire Council’s Homelessness Prevention & Rough Sleeper Strategy consultation.
Survey for veterans will help shape future services
Herefordshire students continue strong performance in GCSE grades
If you know a Herefordshire carer who has helped to change someone’s life - nominate them for a David Price Award
5 year partnership plan will help to make Herefordshire an even better place for children and young people to grow up
It’s a great summer for Herefordshire's A-level students!
Commercial pilot and farmer Andy Jones in Collington is just one of 164 residents and businesses in and around Tedstone Wafre, Herefordshire now able to enjoy the benefits of superfast fibre broadband after years of low broadband speeds.
New website makes it easier to find information about Herefordshire’s people and places
Resurfacing works set to improve Widemarsh children’s centre car park
Herefordshire Council Chairman announces his support for Parkinson’s UK (Hereford and District)
Bright Sparks Nursery celebrated its move to new premises with an official opening ceremony
Herefordshire's primary schools and academies are well above the national average for the second year in a row
National study ranks Herefordshire second best performing council in England for supporting children with high needs
Herefordshire Council's adoption service joins Central England partnership
Local organisations pledge support for military personnel and families through Armed Forces Covenant
A week-long programme of events will mark the county’s support for past, present and future Armed Forces
Hereford Crematorium this week handed over a cheque for £8,000 to Marie Curie.
Could you help change a child’s future?
District ward and parish, town and city council elections take place on Thursday 2 May 2019
Armed Forces Covenant pledges commitment of local organisations to support military personnel and their families
More parents receive their first choice this year
Herefordshire supervisor bids a fond farewell to staff and pupils at Much Birch CE Primary School
Taking your baby to the dentist whilst they are still very young can help to prevent tooth decay in the future
We are inviting residents who access and use the county’s current community equipment service to tell us about your experience
The Community Champion Awards represent everything that is good about Herefordshire’s selfless community
Apply for your childcare eligibility code by the 31 March 2019 to receive 30 hours of free childcare for the summer term
Travelling around Hereford by bicycle will soon become easier, thanks to the introduction of a bike share scheme in the city
Herefordshire has been selected by the Government’s Digital Catapult initiative to devise and pilot a brand new technical solution to improve the lives of elderly people in the county.
Age UK in Ross-on-Wye have teamed up with Herefordshire Council’s Fastershire project to help to get more people online in south Herefordshire.
Guests at Lucksall Caravan and Camping Park in Herefordshire can now benefit from a new superfast broadband connection and park wide WiFi access thanks to a grant from Fastershire.
12 young people took on the role of local government officers as part of a Council Takeover Day
Ofsted’s latest review highlights significant improvements in Herefordshire Council’s children’s services
Herefordshire Council is looking for big hearted residents who are willing to open their homes to people who need support
It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Councillor Jenny Hyde on Monday 11 February 2019
Herefordshire Council and Wye Valley NHS Trust are urging residents to return borrowed equipment so they can be reused by other patients
Community Champion award nominations close 11 February
Information and advice on saving money and keeping warm in the home will be available to Herefordshire residents through an energy advice pop-up shop in the Old Market, Hereford on 25 and 26 of January.
Herefordshire Council has released a statement in relation to the extraordinary meeting which will be held on Friday 18 January 2019
Four young people have been recognised by Herefordshire Council for their part in creating the award winning ‘Health Uncovered’ podcast series
Parents urged to take action as the deadline for primary school applications is fast approaching
Nominations open for the Community Champion Awards 2019
Town and Parish Councils are being encouraged to apply for a grant to improve their local environment.
Children and young people from across Herefordshire took up the challenge of getting involved with local decision making
Be prepared this Christmas by ordering your repeat prescriptions early!
Herefordshire Council has issued a statement in response to two court judgments relating to the council's children's services
Annual Ofsted report rates Herefordshire primary schools as top in the West Midlands region
A discussion of the local, national and international context of tackling litter formed the basis of Herefordshire Council’s Stop the Drop Litter Stakeholder Forum last week (Tuesday 27 November).
Don’t take antibiotics when you don’t need them, is the advice being given to residents by doctors and healthcare professionals across the county.
Volunteers from the care community will be showing off their dancing skills in Hereford on Saturday 8 December
A partnership project that aims to help better protect Herefordshire communities at risk from flooding has been launched.
Health Uncovered podcasts created by young people for young people has been recognised at a national awards ceremony for the UK’s audio and radio industry
Intercity Express Train named after Herefordshire-born Lance Corporal Allan Leonard Lewis VC and Flight Sub-Lieutenant Harold Day DSC
Have your say on proposals to change the Herefordshire Council schools admission policies relating to children adopted from care outside of England
We're looking for feedback about proposed Travellers’ sites
Herefordshire Council has approved an action plan to ensure the continued improvement of its children’s services
Herefordshire Council has regained its status as an approved training location for public health speciality training
Herefordshire Council is seeking an order from local magistrates to require a local householder to remove a private wall
We're supporting the launch of a new campaign which encourages adults to look after their own mental health
Council approves new care leaver’s council tax discount
Health podcasts created by young people for young people have been nominated for a national
The UK biggest digital inclusion campaign, Get Online Week, returns to Herefordshire this month.
Herefordshire's hard to reach homes and businesses set to benefit from faster broadband
15 year old Gregory Dunsford, from Belmont has been declared a Litter Champion by Herefordshire Council.
MP Jesse Norman attends young person's disability forum
Herefordshire Council’s innovative language service, Herefordshire Language Network, is offering training for potential interpreters.
On-the-day interviews will be on offer from a number of employers at a joint health and social care recruitment event, which takes place on Friday 28 September
Applications for primary and secondary school places open in September
Little Barn Hydrotherapy received £29,000 to build a canine hydrotherapy centre
Growth of K.E.S. Childcare, Kingstone will provide more facilities for local children and families
Last week saw the beginning of the next stage of the Cider Apple Alley community art project.
A well-known Herefordshire fish and chip shop has been ordered to close after evidence of rats were found at the premises.
A recently released report outlines the council's continued support for museums, libraries and archives with a commitment to continue with current standards including opening times and no closures.
To mark the start of Armed Forces week, Herefordshire residents and visitors will be able to watch the raising of the Armed Forces Flag in High Town, Hereford on Monday 25 June at 11am.
Campaign launched today to promote responsible dog ownership.
At the annual Council meeting today, Herefordshire Council Chairman, Cllr Brian Wilcox, commended Herefordshire residents for what has been a hugely successful year of community involvement.
Marlbrook Primary Teaching School will benefit from a new extension to accommodate additional pupils
Hundreds turn out to welcome The Countess of Wessex during her visit to Poppies: Weeping Window
HRH The Countess of Wessex to visit Poppies: Weeping Window
Three Herefordshire residents have been invited to Windsor Castle for the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
New measures to curb dog fouling and prevent problems with out of control dogs across Herefordshire came into force on 27 March 2018.
Ministry of Defence funding will strengthen delivery of the covenant across the West Mercia region
The new features will help residents to meet their health and wellbeing needs
Herefordshire Council and Hereford Cathedral are pleased to unveil Poppies: Weeping Window by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper, as part of the 14-18 NOW tour
The county will welcome more refugees and asylum seekers
Chairman opens affordable housing in Leominster
Under the recycling of metals scheme, the crematorium has so far donated over £50,000 to charities across the county
Herefordshire Council have secured £120,000* to further improve the landscaping around the Master’s House.
An event sharing experience and offering advice on how to create a thriving community
Over 100 people attended the Hereford Crematorium open day
Libraries Week runs from the 9 to 14 October, a celebration of Britain’s much-loved libraries. Herefordshire Libraries will be hosting events, activities and exhibitions to celebrate.
A day of events promoting No Prejudice in Herefordshire
New opportunities now available for you to get involved in a range of exciting opportunities as a cultural volunteer.
Lydbrook Bridge forms part of the 136 mile Wye Valley Walk
There will be informative tours of our crematory, where you will be guided through the cremation process to help dispel the many myths and fears people often have
The Together Ahead for Strategic Change project gets a boost from the National Lottery
New funding available to support community housing projects
A service at Hereford Crematorium for those who have lost loved ones and friends
Hereford is privileged to be receiving a fly-past by a Second World War Spitfire on Saturday 24 June
Funding advice and support available to community groups in Herefordshire
To mark the start of Armed Forces Week a Flag Raising Ceremony will be held in Hereford on Monday 19 June 2017.
Ledbury swimming pool and centre has undergone a £2.3m refurbishment and the results are dramatic
High Town building, damaged by fire in 2010 bought by developer
Nominations for the 2017 David Price Award are now open
Under the recycling of metals scheme, the crematorium has so far donated £46,624 to charities across the county
Defra issues new guidance
The Masters House featuring on Channel 4's Great British Buildings
The winners announced
The Kindle centre celebrates 10 years
Herefordshire Council's bus consultation received 2,011 responses
Much loved museum opens with new look
Letter of support sent to the Welsh Assembly
The final fantastic fifteen Community Champion awards finalists have been announced.
More new members and more visitors to Broad Street
Keep Herefordshire Warm is urging residents to use the Gas Safe check service.
Granting of Royal Assent for HS2 Phase One
New litter campaign announced
Details of the re- surfacing works on Widemarsh Street, Hereford during early March 2017
First options and choices open morning at Ross Library
Drainage and re-surfacing works to be undertaken on Station Approach
Have your say on the county's lettings system for social and affordable housing
Recycling scheme donates to local memorial fund
Awards recognise exceptional contributions to local communities and outstanding achievers in the county
Following the completion of phase one building work, Hereford Library will reopen end of January 2017
Hereford FC’s tenancy extended for a minimum of 10 years
Award of £285,500 has been given from the Department of Health to help residents with learning disabilities
Paralympic champion receives award at this year’s Herefordshire & Worcestershire Sports Awards
Local pupil wins first prize for her eye catching anti-littering poster
high-speed fibre network to be installed at Skylon Park, Rotherwas
A series of planned maintenance work will be carried out around the county's carparks
Two cases highlight problem of commercial waste being disposed of illegally at domestic recycling centres
Herefordshire Council and Hereford Football Club continue negotiations towards an extended lease term
The next key step in the delivery of the South Wye Transport Package has been taken
Hereford Council has agreed to continue with its library network across the county
The consultation, which focuses on walking and cycling improvements south of the River Wye will finish Tuesday 25 October
Results of the customer services and libraries survey are now available
Winter road maintenance plans announced
Fund to help small- and medium-sized businesses to lower running costs, by reducing energy consumption and also help the environment by cutting carbon emissions.
Regular updates on the building work at Hereford Library and museum, Broad Street, Hereford
Funding secured to help towards the cost of replacing old and inefficient household heating
Paralympian's success recognised
Ambitious housing and commercial property regeneration plans for the county submitted
Joint Nutrient Management Plan Seminar sets way forward for joint working
Heat network in the city to explored as part of the study
Keep you and your details on the Electoral Register up to date
The funding will help modernise the facilities to encourage more participation at the swimming pool
Applications wanted for the West Mercia Police and Crime Panel
Litter dropping put in the spotlight
‘Count Them In’ campaign, calls for questions on the Armed Forces community to be included in the next UK Census
Funding will provide a drop in facility at the Barrett Browning Building in Ledbury Town Centre
Consultation asks residents for their views to help set future budgets and what residents might be able to do to help support their local communities
Consumers warned about the ever increasing risk
Change to ensure the service is more fit for purpose and sustainable for the longer term
Referendum information clarified
Property was found during a routine inspection by environmental health officers
Summer noise awareness campaign launched
Your views wanted on libraries and customer services
Herefordshire results are in for the EU Referendum
Ceremony at the Shirehall to mark respect for all our armed forces
Appraisal of western route options to proceed
Herefordshire Council show support to the Armed Forces, their families and veterans
Forum discussed the future for business in Herefordshire
Official 90th birthday of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II celebrated
A wide range of support and advice available to small charities
The Southern Link Road marks the first phase of a bypass for the city
Fund to deliver a one year programme of walking and cycling promotions across Herefordshire
Money raised by Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management’s Recycling of Metals Scheme
Community project receives huge praise
Hereford F.C. silverware on display
Parade starts Widemarsh Gate at 12pm and will travel up into High Town
Adoption of the plan follows February referendum
Herefordshire Language Network is looking for new linguists to join the team in either paid or voluntary positions
Those parking in Merton Meadow before 8am to get a coach to the match will benefit from the reduced tariff
175 bags of litter weighing 500 kg were picked up from the six mile stretch of the busy road
New lease agreed for United in the Community
Awards developed to recognise and say a massive 'Thank You' to the extraordinary individual and group contributors, living in Herefordshire
Twelve Herefordshire residents and two local groups short-listed for the 5 Community Champion awards
Plan ahead and allow yourself extra travel time during the May Fair
Funding available for local community groups to maintain and enhance the county’s green spaces
May Fair grand opening 3 May
Register to help the council understand the demand for self build projects
Make sure you register your vote for Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) elections
Asset transfer will benefit of the community
Student’s show their interpretation of how the city will look in the year 2020
Issued on behalf of the West Mercia Police and Crime Commissione
Taxi driver awarded a six-month conditional discharge and required to pay £250 towards court costs
Full statement available
Make sure you get your nomination in and help celebrate an unsung hero
Find out if there is a community litter pick happening in your local area
Free event will help build resilience and make sure that you are prepared for any business interrupting incidents
Agreement made at meeting of the council’s cabinet
The council is looking for families to become short breaks carers
Nominations are now open
The Film Friendly Partnership encouraging more film and television production to the county
The Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) encourages employers to support defence families and inspire others to do the same
Herefordshire is putting together a programme of events and occasions to celebrate milestone
Do you want Herefordshire Council to use the neighbourhood plan for Weston-under-Penyard to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?
Halo are investing £2.3m into the exciting development of Ledbury Swimming Pool
Appeal launched to help identify Roger
The meeting will consider the proposed Precepts for 2016-17
Information will help to address the number of unauthorised encampments that currently take place
Issued on behalf of Arena Racing Company
Awards aimed at recognising extraordinary contributors to their community and achievers in the county
Booklet will help veterans and their families navigate healthcare, employment, housing, education and other support available in Herefordshire