News from Herefordshire Council.
Herefordshire Council’s Cabinet has today approved the decision to become a non-constituent member of the West Midlands Combined Authority.
Come join in the free Make Do and Mend Day at Herefordshire Archive and records centre (HARC) on Saturday August 13.
Herefordshire Council is pleased to receive the news that Sport England have awarded £500,000 of National Lottery funding to help Ledbury Swimming Pool transform its facilities. The money will help modernise changing facilities, which despite serving the community well, are in need of an update.
Herefordshire Council has today announced it has procured an agent to produce the programme of disposal of its smallholdings.
Herefordshire Council’s ‘Get Walking’ promotion is well underway and runs until the 28 October. People can join in whenever they want but the sooner the better.
Herefordshire Council has granted planning permission to Omaha Guernsey LP for the refurbishment of 16-18 High Town and 12 East Street, following an application recently made on 18 May by local architects Hook Mason.
Throughout July Herefordshire Trading Standards Service are participating in National Scams Awareness Month to warn consumers about the ever increasing risk of falling victim to a rogue trader or scam. Each year in the UK consumers lose approximately £5 billion to fraudsters with this figure increasing year on year.
During the schools' enrichment week at the end of term, a small group of students from the Bishop of Hereford's Bluecoat School set off on a trip at 9.30 am into the “unknown”, led by Ian Smith the Head of House and Science teacher, Peter Gibbins, Senior Master and Robyn Thorndyke, volunteer at Herefordshire Museum Resource and Learning Centre.
Herefordshire needs more housing to meet current and future needs. Ensuring the supply of quality new homes is essential to the wellbeing of communities and supports the sustainable economic growth of the County.
Herefordshire Council has launched a public consultation on potential new sites and site extensions for Gypsies, Travellers and Travelling Show People, as part of the preparation of the Herefordshire Local Plan Traveller Site policy.