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News from Herefordshire Council.

Archive service back in business

The new build Archive Centre

A cutting edge new home for Herefordshire’s archives has opened its doors to researchers and other visitors. Set within the Rotherwas Enterprise Zone, the Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre will provide the county’s historical documents with ideal storage conditions for generations to come. Using the German passivhaus system, local architects Architype have designed an energy efficient structure that is the first of its kind in the UK.

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Helping people recover from drug and alcohol addiction

A change in focus is set to help people with drug and alcohol addiction recover and live positive active lives in their local communities. Herefordshire Council has this week awarded a three year contract worth more than £5m in total to national organisation, Addaction to deliver substance misuse services across the county. The service will replace that currently delivered by 2gether Trust’s DASH project, which provides treatment and support to more than 900 people helping them get off drugs and alcohol and back into work or, training and involved in healthy activities.

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