Daughter of Green Party campaigner named North Herefordshire parliamentary candidate

7:02am Saturday 30th August 2014

A LEOMINSTER woman is set to follow in her mum's footsteps in a bid to become North Herefordshire's MP.

Herefordshire residents pay more in council tax than those in Westminster

Ledbury Reporter:

6:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

MANY of those living in Newton Farm, Hereford, pay more in council tax than those living in Westminster.

Police officers investigated for inappropriate social media use

Ledbury Reporter: FOOTWEAR STOLEN; West Mercia Police are investigating the theft of footwear from a Bromsgrove porch. SP

4:40pm Friday 29th August 2014

THIRTEEN police officers employed by the force covering Herefordshire have been investigated for their inappropriate use of social media.

War hero's love letter to wife unearthed

Ledbury Reporter: Holmer resident Joseph Sockett who died during the First World War.

3:56pm Friday 29th August 2014

A HEARTBREAKING account of the horror of war has been unearthed by the relatives of a Herefordshire soldier killed in the bloodiest conflict of all.

Herefordshire Council needs a new insurance deal as claims rise

Ledbury Reporter: Herefordshire Council has made a joint application to extend Three Elms Trading Estate.

11:10am Friday 29th August 2014

Premiums up by more than 100 per cent with potholes the biggest problem.

"Perry to Pear" tour showcases best of Herefordshire's perry orchards

12:59pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE best of Herefordshire's perry pear orchards were on show during a recent one-day study event organised by the Orchard Network of Excellence (ONE).

Plant a tree to remember with the Woodland Trust and Hereford Times

Ledbury Reporter:

2:44pm Friday 8th August 2014

Over the next four years, the Woodland Trust will be commemorating the centenary of the First World War by planting millions of trees across the country – and you have the chance to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the war.

People in Worcestershire urged to stand up to cancer

Ledbury Reporter: Worcestershire Cancer Research UK press officer Jane Redman poses with the Stand Up To Cancer arrows to point people in the direction of charity’s fundraising campaign, run in conjunction with Channel 4.

5:49pm Friday 29th August 2014

A CHARITY worker from Worcestershire is urging people in the county to sign up to a campaign raising cash to fight cancer.

Hospital food in Worcestershire ranked among the worst in England

Ledbury Reporter: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:46pm Friday 29th August 2014

FOOD at the three major hospitals in Worcestershire along with two mental health units in the county has been ranked as some of the worst in the country.

Butcher's mug is a slice of Hereford history

Ledbury Reporter: Have a butcher's - Walter Vaughan's mug is up for auction

4:32pm Friday 29th August 2014

THIS mug's worth a butchers - with an auction value of £1,000 to £2,000.

New book on Herefordshire hiking

4:24pm Friday 29th August 2014

AFTER a long day’s hiking at the Kington Walking Festival next month, ramblers can curl up with a copy of ‘Walking the Old Ways of Herefordshire’, a new book that will be launched at the festival.

Lorraine Kelly auctions dress for Hereford charity

1:11pm Friday 29th August 2014

TV’S Lorraine Kelly is auctioning off one of her dresses for the Herefordshire charity Little Princess Trust and The Courtyard Centre for the Arts.

Ray Mears is bat-man on River Wye

Ledbury Reporter: Soprano pipistrelle bat filmed by Ray Mears' team.

12:39pm Friday 29th August 2014

RAY MEARS has tackled some of the toughest terrains on the planet – and now he is taking on the River Wye.

Get to know your onions at Newent's Onion Fayre

Ledbury Reporter: ONION FUN: Onion Fayre mascot Onion Ed prepares for the fayre.

11:15am Friday 29th August 2014

THOUSANDS of people are set to flock to Newent to celebrate all things onion next month.

Police call off investigation into Presteigne death

4:59am Friday 29th August 2014

A MURDER probe into the death of a man at Hereford County Hospital has ended, with Powys police closing its investigation.

9-year-old Bromyard girl makes loom bands for charity

Ledbury Reporter: 9 year old Anne-Mae Potter sold loom band in aid of Acorn's Hospice.
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5:33pm Thursday 28th August 2014

AN ENTREPRENEURIAL nine-year-old ‘just wanted to make a difference’ by selling loom bands in Bromyard to raise money for a local children’s hospice.

Rare WW1 magazines handed in at Hereford charity shop

Ledbury Reporter: OXFAM Manager Janet Gilbert, Manager, with The War Illustrated magazine.

4:56pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A MAGAZINE series dating back to 1914, that chronicled the First World War in real-time, has been donated to a charity book store in Hereford.

Renowned tenor adds support to Splash! appeal

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3:03pm Thursday 28th August 2014

IN their 25th anniversary year, Herefordshire's community music charity The Music Pool is delighted to have secured the support of a major musical talent in the shape of tenor Ian Storey.

Domestic violence support service goes out to tender

Ledbury Reporter: Herefordshire Council has made a joint application to extend Three Elms Trading Estate.

2:32pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Council wants new contract to extend provider opportunities and make savings

Worcestershire hospitals slightly below average in cleanliness surveys

Ledbury Reporter: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

1:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE’S three major hospitals scored slightly below the national average in cleanliness surveys.

David Beckham lookalike will be turning heads at Wiggles' grand opening

Ledbury Reporter:

12:29pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WITH his trademark tattoos, handsome looks and stylish hair - shoppers will be forgiven for thinking they have spotted David Beckham on Saturday, September 6.

Government wants pothole filling progress reports from Herefordshire Council

Ledbury Reporter: Herefordshire Council has made a joint application to extend Three Elms Trading Estate.

11:22am Thursday 28th August 2014

The reports are a condition that comes with more than £2 million in extra funding

Pressure on to cut hospital parking charges

Ledbury Reporter: The County Hospital, Hereford.
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10:41am Thursday 28th August 2014

MP warns of "political" consequences if parking fees at Hereford County Hospital are not reduced.

Hereford centenarian always has a "smile for everyone"

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10:11am Thursday 28th August 2014

A HEREFORD woman described as having a "cheery word and smile for everyone" has celebrated turning 100.

Kayakers found safe

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8:59am Thursday 28th August 2014

Emergency search the River Wye for four hours

Charity event at new skate centre this weekend

6:27am Thursday 28th August 2014

A FUN charity event is to take place at Hereford'snew skate centre on Sunday (August 31).

New students urged to register with a GP

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5:52pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

FIRST-year university students preparing to moving away from home for the first time next month are being reminded of the importance of registering with a GP.

Hospital revamp project not delayed until after 2015's general election

Ledbury Reporter: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

5:34pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

CLAIMS that a project revamping hospital services in Worcestershire had been pushed back until the middle of next year have been refuted.

Worcestershire speech therapists saddle up

Ledbury Reporter: Speech and language therapists at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Emela Milne, Liz Chatterton

4:47pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A TRIO of speech and language therapists working in Worcestershire are saddling up to raise money for children who have problems with communication.

VIDEOS: Two short films showcase work of Worcester hospice

Ledbury Reporter:

4:23pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A PAIR of short films showcasing the care offered by a Worcester hospice have been released.

Herefordshire Council - plan to save cabinet ahead of abolition vote

Ledbury Reporter: Herefordshire Council has made a joint application to extend Three Elms Trading Estate.

2:45pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Former council deputy chairman calls for an all-party executive saying a return to committees is wrong

Flavours of Herefordshire Festival pulls in thousands of visitors in "triumphant" weekend

Ledbury Reporter: Flavours of Herefordshire food festival 2014.Mary Berry opens the festival. 1434_74001. Photo: James Maggs

2:37pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE best of Herefordshire was on show during a foodie bank holiday weekend which pulled in several thousand visitors.

Hospital chaplain nominated for national award for supporting bereaved parents

12:50pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A CHAPLAIN working at Worcestershire Royal Hospital has been nominated for a national award for his work supporting families coping with the devastating loss of a baby.

David Beckham lookalike will be turning heads a Wiggles' grand opening

12:31pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WITH his trademark tattoos, handsome looks and stylish hair - shoppers will be forgiven for thinking they have spotted David Beckham on Saturday, September 6.

Local gig raises money for Gaza

11:08am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A CHARITY gig in Hereford this weekend helped raise money for those killed and injured in the conflict in Gaza, 5,000 miles away.

Sheep shearers take over Kington pub

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9:20am Wednesday 27th August 2014

PUBS and sheep shearing might seem like a dangerous combination, but last week the two came together in Kington to raise more than £1,300 for charity and put on a show for around 200 spectators.

Outdoor gym in Hereford unveiled

Ledbury Reporter: Opening of Herefordshire's first community outdoor gym by Herefordshire Housing near the Yazor Brook.from left, Amy Francis, Emmily (correct) Simcock (Herefordshire Housing) and Ben Francis with some of the new equipment. 1434_71001. Photo: James Magg

6:20am Wednesday 27th August 2014

ONE of Herefordshire's first outdoor gym was unveiled last week.

Hereford United - Phoenix club plans put to council

Ledbury Reporter: The secretary of Redditch United says Hereford United's playing budget is "not sustainable".

5:18pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Group behind a phoenix bid proposes a new lease deal for Edgar Street

Great turnout at river festival despite downpour

5:08pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

COLLEAGUES of a young man who died in a road accident earlier this year had a cause close to their hearts when they raced in his memory on the River Wye.

Herefordshire Council completes a move out of its Brockington HQ

Ledbury Reporter: Herefordshire Council has made a joint application to extend Three Elms Trading Estate.

5:02pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Last staff leave the council's long-time base

Herefordshire mum to cycle from London to Paris in charity fundraising bid

Ledbury Reporter: Cycling  from London to Paris is Vivien Rouse with husband Harry and children Matthew, seven, and Mollie, three. Photo: Eye Contact Media.

4:50pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A COUNTY mum yesterday set off on an epic charity cycle challenge from London to Paris.

Ledbury Carnival 2014 picture gallery

Ledbury Reporter:

10:19am Tuesday 26th August 2014

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Hereford women praise "ice bucket challenge" for raising awareness of disease that killed their dads

Ledbury Reporter: Jade Marsh taking part in the ice bucket challenge.

6:36am Tuesday 26th August 2014

TWO Herefordshire women have praised the social media "ice bucket challenge" which has raised more than half a million pounds for the charity fighting the disease that killed their dads.

Festival of Churches to showcase events around county

Ledbury Reporter: St Peter's Church warden, Robin Wilson with the altar frontal he has painted for the event. It shows a still from real footage of the Battle of the Somme.

4:16pm Monday 25th August 2014

PUDLESTON soldiers who fought in the First World War will be remembered in a commemorative display next month.

Two small children rescued from garage after electric door fails to open

Ledbury Reporter:

3:31pm Monday 25th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS freed two small children from a garage after the electric door failed to open this morning.

Gates to open at Stocks Farm

Ledbury Reporter: Richard and Ali Capper welcome visitors to the open day at Stocks Farm next month.

2:02pm Monday 25th August 2014

A COUNTY farm is set to show the community what happens on the other side of its gates at its open day next month.

Collections at county supermarkets raise more than £2,000 for Motor Neurone Disease Association

Ledbury Reporter: Charity event for Motor Neurone Disease Association North Wiltshire Group

12:24pm Monday 25th August 2014

COLLECTIONS at county supermarkets have helped raise £2,190 for the Motor Neurone Disease Association this summer.

Worcestershire woman gets an early start on Christmas wrapping for charity appeal

Ledbury Reporter: Barbara Pearson

10:31am Monday 25th August 2014

CHRISTMAS may still be a few months away, but one woman from Charlton, near Pershore, has already got started on her wrapping.

Bank Holiday celebrations continue in Hereford

Ledbury Reporter:

10:54am Monday 25th August 2014

THERE is still plenty to do in Herefordshire today - despite the soggy start.

Poundland opens in Hereford

Ledbury Reporter: Poundland opens in Camborne

10:27am Monday 25th August 2014

A NEW Poundland store opened in Hereford on Saturday.

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