Herefordshire Council has today (Friday 29 July) launched its budget consultation for 2017/18 and is asking residents to participate and have their say.
Herefordshire Council has granted the organisation “Ledbury Youth Activity Support” £10,000 for the next 12 months to provide a drop in facility at the Barrett Browning Building in Ledbury Town Centre allowing space for young people between the ages of 12-16 years to come together.
Herefordshire Council’s Cabinet has today approved the decision to become a non-constituent member of the West Midlands Combined Authority.
Herefordshire Council is pleased to receive the news that Sport England have awarded £500,000 of National Lottery funding to help Ledbury Swimming Pool transform its facilities. The money will help modernise changing facilities, which despite serving the community well, are in need of an update.
Herefordshire Council has today announced it has procured an agent to produce the programme of disposal of its smallholdings.
Herefordshire Council’s ‘Get Walking’ promotion is well underway and runs until the 28 October. People can join in whenever they want but the sooner the better.
Herefordshire Council has granted planning permission to Omaha Guernsey LP for the refurbishment of 16-18 High Town and 12 East Street, following an application recently made on 18 May by local architects Hook Mason.
Throughout July Herefordshire Trading Standards Service are participating in National Scams Awareness Month to warn consumers about the ever increasing risk of falling victim to a rogue trader or scam. Each year in the UK consumers lose approximately £5 billion to fraudsters with this figure increasing year on year.
During the schools' enrichment week at the end of term, a small group of students from the Bishop of Hereford's Bluecoat School set off on a trip at 9.30 am into the “unknown”, led by Ian Smith the Head of House and Science teacher, Peter Gibbins, Senior Master and Robyn Thorndyke, volunteer at Herefordshire Museum Resource and Learning Centre.
Herefordshire needs more housing to meet current and future needs. Ensuring the supply of quality new homes is essential to the wellbeing of communities and supports the sustainable economic growth of the County.
Herefordshire Council has launched a public consultation on potential new sites and site extensions for Gypsies, Travellers and Travelling Show People, as part of the preparation of the Herefordshire Local Plan Traveller Site policy.
Herefordshire Council’s Cabinet has today (Thursday 21 July) approved the building of a new school for Colwall CE Primary School.
The first phase of work to upgrade Hereford City Centre has been approved at a meeting of Herefordshire Council’s cabinet today, Thursday 21 July.
We recently held a competition for the design of posters, raps and animations. Thank you to everyone that entered. We have been overwhelmed by the entries to our competition. There were some amazing entries and we showcase some of them here along with the winners.
As part of its duty to ensure sufficient activities and short breaks are available for children with disabilities, Herefordshire Council invites you to have your say on the re-commissioning of its short breaks offer.
Herefordshire may experience “heatwave” conditions over the next few days, according to Met Office forecasts. The Met Office declared a Level 2 heat-health alert this morning – so there is a high chance that temperatures will be high for the next two days and overnight.
Herefordshire Council is consulting on spending for passenger transport services over the next three years in light of the significant financial pressures on local authority funding from central Government.
Don’t miss out on the summer reading challenge which starts this weekend across all Herefordshire Libraries Thousands of young people across the county will have the chance to take part in a national scheme celebrating 100 years of the world’s favourite storyteller Roald Dahl with this years’ Summer Reading Challenge: The Big Friendly Read.
Herefordshire Council has today (Friday 15 July) accepted a petition from local residents, asking for the Herefordshire Citizens Advice Bureaux not to be closed.
Herefordshire Council has completed its first compulsory purchase of an empty property at Overross Farm in Ross-on-Wye.
The Old House museum in Hereford has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience.
Herefordshire Libraries are celebrating 100 years of the world’s favourite storyteller – Roald Dahl and The Big Friendly Read, Summer Reading Challenge 2016 is your chance to join in the celebrations which start on Saturday July 16.
Herefordshire Council’s help to live at home consultation is running until Sunday 28 August and service providers are encouraged to get involved to help shape the service re-design.
Herefordshire Council audit and governance committee met on Monday 4 July. At the meeting, confusion over the role of internal and external auditors was raised and it was requested Herefordshire Council clarify those roles.
Herefordshire Council has reviewed the content of publications circulated by third parties in relation to the Fownhope Neighborhood Development Plan. Herefordshire Council would like to clarify information provided for the Fownhope Neighbourhood Plan referendum.
We have been advised of a small number of school closures and partial closures taking place in Herefordshire on Tuesday 5 July 2016 due to strike action by the National Union of Teachers.
A landlord has been fined £500 and ordered to pay £679 costs to Herefordshire Council after tenants were found to be living at 16 St James Road in Hereford without a licence as a house in multiple occupation (HMO).
People with a disability or health condition living in Herefordshire are being urged to call the free Keep Herefordshire Warm number to find out if they are eligible to sign up for their energy supplier’s Priority Services Register.
From this weekend through to the end of August, noise officers from Herefordshire Council’s environmental protection team will be out and about on Friday and Saturday nights as part of the second Herefordshire summer noise awareness campaign.
Meet the Hereford museum service archaeology volunteers and find out what they do. You can have a go at museum collections work and visit the conservation laboratory. See museum work in action.
A series of workshops with Anne Shoring using thread and stitches to create maps and houses, inspired by John Speed’s 1610 map of Herefordshire are being held at Herfordshire archives and records centre (HARC) this summer.