News from Herefordshire Council.
Businesses needing to stay on top of regulatory developments and the right side of the law now have even easier access to information thanks to a new digital app – TSBN (Trading Standards Business News) published by the Central England Trading Standards Authorities (CEnTSA). This is another exciting step in reaching out to the business community by going digital.
Today, Thursday 16 April 2015, parents across England find out which school their children have been offered a place for in the new reception class starting September 2015.
Ability to access the internet for customers in Herefordshire has just got easier with free wifi in the county’s libraries.
Balfour Beatty Living Places (BBLP) has been lending a helping hand to leading learning disability charity Brandon Trust. Eight members of the team spent a day Brandon’s Eaton Barn in Stoke Prior near Leominster making the grounds more attractive.
Herefordshire Council has been working to proactively combat the display of illegitimate disabled badges. The parking team, blue badge team and trading standards & community protection officers worked together to seize 75 badges in 2014/15.
In the first year of Herefordshire Council’s National Skills Academy for Construction the council’s construction contractors, Balfour Beatty Living Places (BBLP) and Integral UK Ltd, have created new jobs and worked closely with local schools.
Ledbury Children’s Centre is getting together with Fortis Living to arrange a fun filled Easter Activity Afternoon.
Norman Augustine, famous for his extensive career in engineering, is coming to Herefordshire and launching the official ‘NMITE Connect’ schools programme in mid-April.
Residents in Kington and the surrounding area will soon be able to access various services under one roof as plans to integrate libraries, customer services and wellbeing services are put into place.
Western Power Distribution (WPD), the electricity distributor for the region, is investing £120,000 to update its power network in Hereford – and to restore views of the city’s historic walls.