Keep up to date with the latest news from Herefordshire Council for the predicted severe weather

weather warning snow sign

Live updates on the impact of any severe weather conditions for March 1 will be posted here as we get them.


Busy Bees of Ledbury

Unfortunately, due to the snowfall which is forecast to continue all night and during tomorrow, Busy Bees will  be  closed tomorrow


Herefordshire Household Recycling Centres

All Herefordshire Household Recycling Centres are now closed due to the severe weather we are experiencing. It is anticipated that our Household Recycling Centres will not reopen until weather conditions improve. Thank you for your understanding.


School transport suspended for Friday March 2

Due to the current Met Office amber weather warning for Herefordshire and the worsening weather conditions forecast, ALL school and college transport services are suspended for Friday March 2
This decision has not been taken lightly, but in full discussion with local emergency services, to ensure the safety of children and transport providers. The conditions will be monitored to clarify whether services will resume for Monday March 5. Please also check latest school closures 



Bromyard Library will be closing today at 2pm


Libraries - closing early

Leintwardine will be open 2pm to 3pm.

Weobley will be open 3pm to 4.30pm.



Rubbish and recycling

Due to deteriorating weather conditions, all rubbish and recycling collections have been suspended from midday on Thursday 1st March.
If you have not had your collection, please take your waste back in and place out on your next scheduled collection for that waste in 2 weeks time. If your rubbish was not collected we will take additional rubbish up to a maximum of 4 black sacks. If your recycling was not collected and you have extra please use clear or transparent sacks and label ‘RECYCLING.’ Please do not use black sacks for your recycling.
Trade Waste customers – If your collection has not been made attempts will be made during week commencing 5th March to provide you with a return collection.

Rubbish and recycling pages



Peterchurch Library is not open today ( 11-1 and 3 to 5)


Public Transport

79B           Hereford - Redhill - Hereford        Yeomans Travel           Unable to serve Stanberrow Road. Buses terminating at Marlbrook Road.   

Updates on Public transport page


Public Transport

Services not running due to adverse weather

31           Whitchurch – Llangrove – Ross-on-Wye                                George Youngs Coaches

459         Ledbury – Much Marcle – Ross-on-Wye                                George Youngs Coaches  


Lady Hawkins School closed today

Robert Owen Academy- closed from 12pm today 



School closure and transport updates

We have several school closures today as well as some schools closing early and  several school transport updates - please check the webpage


Rubbish and Recycling

Due to the predicted severe weather for Thursday and Friday there may be disruption to rubbish and recycling services – please put your bin out for collection as normal and follow any updates on this live blog or the rubbish and recycling collection pages  Many thanks for your patience 

In the meantime do check the following pages which will also provide information on any disruption caused by any severe weather.

Thank you, stay safe and look out for the safety of others in the expected cold weather.

Information animation from Public Health England on what cold weather does to our health, what we can do to protect our friends and families from its effects and what we can do to help those who may feel the effects more than others.

Published: Thursday, 1st March 2018