A new band of stormy weather is affecting the county making driving conditions hazardous.
The main focus of the winter maintenance service is to make our main roads, where there are high volumes of traffic and traffic travelling at speed, safe for public use. Although we can’t grit all routes across the county, we have established priority gritting routes which take into account available budget and resource as well as the factors outlined above.
Herefordshire Council is delighted to have been successful in bidding for funding to continue its CCTV service across the county.
The provisional local government settlement for Herefordshire was announced by central government on Wednesday 18 December 2013.
Herefordshire Council’s cabinet will be considering changes to the education transport policy when it meets on Thursday 19 December.
There are severe weather warnings in place across the Midlands.
Motorists driving through Hereford City’s Historic Core, the area within the old city walls may soon be asked to lower their speeds with the introduction of a 20mph speed limit. The proposal will also include Newmarket Street ahead of the completion of the Old Market retail development.
In early 2014, a programme of improvement works to Widemarsh Gate and Newmarket Street will be undertaken as part of the delivery of Old Market. The works form a critical part of the consented retail and leisure development, which is now in an advanced stage of construction ahead of opening in Spring 2014, and which will bring about significant improvements to the street.
Herefordshire Council has made a compulsory purchase order (CPO) on a derelict property in Overross Farm, Ross-on-Wye.
Control of Herefordshire Council will remain unchanged following discussions between the larger political groups of councillors.
Herefordshire Council’s cabinet today (Thurs Dec 12, 2013) unanimously approved plans to progress with the proposed new Energy-from-Waste (EfW) facility, which will save the taxpayers of Worcestershire and Herefordshire £128million.
Newmarket Street will be subject to night work over the next week to remove the existing central reservation ahead of the larger refurbishment and improvement of the area in the New Year.
Herefordshire Council’s cabinet will be considering changes to council services when it meets on Thursday 19 December.
Walkers and cyclists can now benefit from the new walking and cycling route which connects Hereford City with the Hereford Enterprise Zone.
Shoppers in Hereford can enjoy a week of festive markets this week - something different for every day from charity gifts to local arts and crafts!
Santa will be joining toddlers, nursery, school children and parents in Ledbury, for festive fitness fun at the Children’s Centre in a bid to get fit for Christmas.
Herefordshire Council offices, including customer service centres, libraries, museums and children’s centres will be closed over the Christmas holidays.
Pupils from Walford Primary Schools are £500 better off thanks to poster competition winner Ebony Shepherd from year 3. Ebony’s poster will be printed and distributed to schools in Herefordshire and she will receive a framed copy.
Walkers and cyclists wanting to cut their journey times from Hereford and the north of the city to the Hereford Enterprise Zone can do so by using the eagerly anticipated Greenway Bridge, the traffic free crossing over the River Wye, from 3pm on 10 December 2013.
Commuters, shoppers and visitors will have an extra 200 parking spaces in Hereford City from Tuesday 3 December 2013. The car park is situated opposite Morrison’s supermarket on Station Approach.
Herefordshire Council is backing a campaign launched by Staffordshire Council that encourages people to buy their loves something special for Christmas that will make a difference.