News from Herefordshire Council.
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.
Fownhope has become the latest community to be connected to faster broadband through the Fastershire project.
Herefordshire Libraries is running a free introductory session for people wanting to find out how to use the Internet to research their ancestors; where they lived, what they did, who their family was
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 Set within the Rotherwas Enterprise Zone, the Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre will provide the county’s historical documents with ideal storage conditions for generations to come.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.
Groups and organisations across the county are being invited to join WISH, an exciting new venture to help Herefordshire residents find information and advice on all aspects of health, social care and wellbeing.
Thousands of students across Herefordshire are celebrating today after receiving their GCSE exam results.
Hundreds of nervous Herefordshire students have plenty to celebrate today after opening their A-level exam results.
Herefordshire Council funding is now available to help local communities develop a range of activities and services for young people in Ledbury.
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.
New investment has been announced for women entrepreneurs in Herefordshire and Glououcestershire to help start or grow their businesses by improving digital skills.