News from Herefordshire Council.
Councillor Tony Johnson, leader of Herefordshire Council welcomed the official launch of the New Model in Technology and Engineering (the first "greenfield" university for 30 years).
Today, Monday 2 March 2015, parents across England will find out which school their children have been offered a place for in the autumn intake of year sevens at secondary school, which commences in September 2015.
Great news for Ledbury as a more secure future for sport is established in the town. Under a deal signed Monday 23 February, Herefordshire council as part of the ‘Community asset transfer scheme’ has agreed to transfer ownership of the Ross Road playing fields to the rugby club.
Herefordshire residents are being encouraged to attend free NHS Health Checks. The Health Checks assess the risk of developing heart disease, stroke, diabetes, kidney disease, and some forms of dementia. By identifying the risks early, your GP can then work with you to lower your chances of developing these health problems in the future.
The owners, occupier and brewery of the Broadleys pub in Hereford have had restrictions placed on what they can do with the building. Herefordshire Council has issued a direction which removes the permitted development rights that had been associated with the property. The notice, formally known as an “article four direction” means that the owners must now seek a planning permission if they wish to change the use of the building.
In the decade to August 2013 a wide range of ‘streetscene’ (highways and public spaces), building maintenance, catering and other ancillary services were delivered through a contract latterly held by Amey Wye Valley Ltd. Over that period the contract value exceeded £200m. With all its contracts, Herefordshire Council expects to pay the contracted fair rate for the services provided in return we expect those services to be performed to the contracted specification. Such concerns are notified to the contractor at the point they become known to the council. During the course of any contract areas of disagreement may arise and when this occurs the council seeks to find an acceptable way forward.
Rekan Gafoor (29) from Coventry was sentenced to a community penalty of 100 hours unpaid work and ordered to pay costs of £800 on Tuesday 24 February at Hereford Magistrates’ Court.
The council has agreed a lease with Hereford Football Club today, Tuesday 24 February 2015. The agreement and lease are subject to contract and solicitors final comment.
Keep Herefordshire Warm (KHW) is supporting a national day to raise awareness of the plight of those struggling to heat their homes affordably