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Herefordshire students urged to take up the Men ACWY vaccination

Herefordshire teenagers going to college and university this year are being offered protection against four different causes of meningitis and septicaemia – meningococcal (Men) A, C, W, Y. Since 2009 there has been a steep rise in MenW cases in the country and experts say this group is particularly vulnerable with the Meningitis W strain which has a higher death rate than other strains of the disease.

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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 Set within the Rotherwas Enterprise Zone, the Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre will provide the county’s historical documents with ideal storage conditions for generations to come.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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