Jump to content

    I told you it would get worse! (continued)

    megilleland
    By megilleland,

    This problem has been ongoing for 20 years. Still waiting for Balfour Beatty to come and cut the grass and the trees are becoming a nightmare for people living underneath them. No news from our local councillor following an email sent. Herefordshire Housing and Muir Housing also involved and responding with site visits to assess situation. Basically Hereford Council and BBLP lack of interest creates blight on our estates and they don't care.

    Regarding this topic it's a shame that the old postings can't be replied to. Also I note that the posts on new topics are not numbered. This was useful in the past.

    DSC02625.thumb.JPG.9a54da2275b3330b4df9651d5fbf11b7.JPG  DSC02675.thumb.JPG.aaf5439360a637db5e74d24d0b46b72b.JPG

    DSC02672.JPG.d5ec59f377f8788668ecf49c01d69e46.JPG

     

     


    Volvo Crashed Into St Nicholas Church Wall

    Hereford Voice
    By Hereford Voice,

    A Volvo car has crashed into the wall at St Nicholas Church in Barton Road this afternoon. We are not sure how the vehicle managed to crash into the wall with the car facing in the wrong direction...We understand that an elderly couple were in the car.IMG_3910.thumb.jpeg.3ff8e2c79c88c82120b735921260e5fb.jpeg

    There is a recovery truck on site and we do not believe anyone was seriously injured.

    So our question now is should people have a mandatory re-test every two or three years once they reach the age of 70-75?


    4Fs for farmers! - Family Funday on the Football Fields

    DILLIGAF
    By DILLIGAF,

    How do we go about getting this off the ground to happen on our side of the river? JimmyK  has been heavily involved with picnic in the park on his patch on the quarry with great success.  Any suggestions welcome.


    £10,000 Reward To Find Christian's Killer

    Colin James
    By Colin James,

    BBC Crimewatch tonight at 9pm.

    The senior investigating officer (SIO) of the investigation, DCI Leighton Harding, said:

    We are offering this reward to encourage people to come forward with information to help us identify those responsible for Christians death.
    We firmly believe that someone has information which could lead us to those responsible for Christian's death but has not yet come forward. My appeal to them is to think about the impact Christians murder has had on his family, in particular his young daughter who faces a life without her father, and to do the right thing by contacting us.
    If you have any information it is imperative you come forward to police and allow Christians family the justice they deserve.

     

    CBReward.jpg

     

    #speakupforchristian


    DVLA

    DILLIGAF
    By DILLIGAF,

    Yesterday on my travels I noticed not one not two but three vehicles clamped and stamped by the DVLA for tax evasion - this was South Side only. One chappy looked rather miffed that his 16 plate was clamped right outside the school. Well done DVLA. This should become a weekly occurrence.

    I'd be more p******ed at the sticker they slap on the windscreen - damn it makes a mess!!! :Cool_32:


    Planning Submitted for Apartments on Widemarsh Common

    Hereford Voice
    By Hereford Voice,

    Planning submitted for apartments on the site of the former Sportsman Pub on Widemarsh Common.

    1065535643_SportmanSite.thumb.jpg.ebbb113866e77156f3adba1c5c9c643f.jpg

    Quote

    Construction of a single three storey residential building containing 6 no. bedroom apartments, together with associated infrastructure and access, new car parking, bin and cycle storage facilities and landscaped amenity space.

    Planning Number P192344/F


    Hereford Times Offline

    Mick
    By Mick,

     I notice that the Hereford Times website if offline yet again, it has been down for several hours. It was offline a few weeks ago too, very odd, you would think a website like that would be more rigid and reliable


    Enterprise jobs fail to materialize

    megilleland
    By megilleland,

    A multi-million-pound government policy to boost job creation has failed to deliver, research has revealed.

    In 2011, the government announced "enterprise zones" in England to try to improve economic growth, forecasting 54,000 new jobs between 2012 and 2015.

    But BBC-commissioned research found by 2017 only 17,307 jobs had been created in 24 zones around England - and in two areas the number of jobs had fallen.

    The government said it had created 38,000 jobs since 2012.

    Enterprise zones offered cheaper business rates, super-fast broadband and lower levels of planning control.

    The research, which was conducted by think tank charity Centre for Cities using data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), showed the number of jobs created fell short by nearly three-quarters of the amount predicted in the government's initial announcement in 2011.

    The figure for Hereford was only 146 jobs. It's created more jobs for those involved in planning, building and promoting the site than actually working there.


    Hereford Town Hall Work Complete

    Hereford Voice
    By Hereford Voice,

    The scaffolding erected at the Town Hall in Hereford in December 2015 was finally removed today after almost three and a half years! 

    2104718698_TownHallHereford.thumb.jpg.10888c388bb52e9d1fa564a2cfaa8dab.jpg

    The entrance canopy has undergone extensive repair work as it had settled by approximately 50mm and required additional strengthening steel rods to be placed in order to give additional support and a large part of the canopy has been completely replaced together with remedial terracotta and stone work.

    280535347_HerefordTownHallCanopy.thumb.jpg.dbbf91a405dd419cdbd07e2ae12d58f8.jpg

    There is still some cleaning to be done to complete the project but this fine iconic Hereford building is almost back to its former glory.

     


    New Timber Walkway Haywood Lane

    Hereford Voice
    By Hereford Voice,

    The new timber walkway construction on the embankment of Belmont Pools (to improve the safety of pedestrians/cyclists across the causeway) has now been completed and looks fabulous! 

    We originally broke this story back in April on our Facebook Page here but forgot to add it to our forums, so here are the photographs we took at the time.

    58949950_2210883965672226_340794500907532288_o-2.jpg


    Planning Approved for 65 Bed Premier Inn Hotel in Blackfriars St

    Hereford Voice
    By Hereford Voice,

    Planning permission has been approved (with conditions) for a 65 bedroom Premier Inn hotel with ancillary restaurant, car park and associated works in Blackfriars Street Hereford.

    Once complete the hotel will employ around 25 people.

    Hotel.jpg.634560b0dccbc89dbeeb0b7e0af91401.jpg

    5aa658af9cc6f_Hotel2.jpg.4fdb5e024230c1c4ab0a7a7929b44372.jpg

    Application P174776/F


    Jeffery Epstein rearrested many vip’s must be nervous

    Eymerk Hunt
    By Eymerk Hunt,

    Huge story from over the pond with the re arrest of Jeffery Epstein. He was the billionaire who had a private island getaway. Where he used to fly in v v v famous people on his private jet the Lolita express. Names such as Bill Clinton, prince Andrew, Stephen hawking, woody allen,the crown prince of Saudi, and many more.

     He is arrested on child exploitation charges and child sex trafficking. Basically he flew the rich and famous there so they could have fun with kids and some other very sinister things . Away from the eyes of the world.  This is going to be an interesting story. If he squeals then big names could fall. 

    F185493E-6FE1-4ADA-801E-FF5EBA418F8E.jpeg


    Plans to convert Sullivan House into Apartments

    Hereford Voice
    By Hereford Voice,

    341127842_SullivanHouse.thumb.jpg.0a026b140a18593ed6becb5461cadf6f.jpg

    Sullivan House Widemarsh Street Hereford, proposed change of use of redundant commercial building B1(a) to C3 residential incorporating 10 no. apartments of 6no. 1 bedroom units and 4no. 2 bedroom units. The proposal includes bin and cycle storageand 5 no. car parking spaces.

    Planning Application P192324/PA2


    Shop on Belmont Road/ Hereford Times

    locallady
    By locallady,

    As someone who occasionally buys things from the corner shop on Belmont Road/Avenue. I was shocked to see the photo and report online this morning. The staff there are always polite and friendly. The customers are not all boozers. I often see older people who don't want to walk as far as Asda.  I really think the Hereford Times should get their act together when publishing photographs of the wrong place (not the first time) The people who run this shop deserve a proper apology.

    Also, the real shop in question was previously a newsagents before Asda opened, then selling washing machines etc. I have seen no planning applications for change of use to allow selling food etc. . If the licensing people object, why has no change of use been approved.


    Hereford restaurants that serve Halal

    Paul Jones
    By Paul Jones,

    I enjoy good food but I refuse to eat in restaurants where I am aware that they serve Halal meat.

    Quote

    Halal is an Arabic word that means “permissible.” In terms of food, it means food that is permissible according to Islamic law. For a meat to be certified “halal,” it cannot be a forbidden cut (such as meat from hindquarters) or animal (such as pork.)

    The slaughter of a halal animal is called “zabihah” and there are certain guidelines to follow:

    Allah’s (God’s) name must be pronounced during slaughter.
    The instrument must be very sharp to ensure humane slaughter. The animal must be slit at the throat.
    The animal must not be unconscious
    The animal must be hung upside down and allowed to bleed dry. Eating blood is not halal.
    These steps must be accomplished by a Muslim or the People of the Book (Christian or Jew.) Many observant Muslims find kosher meat acceptable.
    The animal must have been fed a natural diet that did not contain animal by-products

    I am aware that both the Mary Gold and Mowchak restaurants serve Halal meat, which other restaurants in Hereford serve Halal? 

     

     


    FORTHCOMING PM ELECTION

    SON OF GRIDKNOCKER
    By SON OF GRIDKNOCKER,

    Well, folks, seems it will soon be time to focus on the Leadership election, as Mrs May has now indicated that she’ll be jumping ship in June. Let’s not go into the boring detail of who the aspirants for this lucrative job are, save to point out that the casting votes in the second round of the contest (the first round is restricted to the 330 serving Conservative MPs in the Commons) are vested only in paid-up members of the Conservative & Unionist Party of the UK. And at the last count there were a mere 125,000 of them – mostly with Bus Passes and many with limited life expectancy.

    Against a UK population of just over 66 million. So the next British Prime Minister will be elected by just under 2% of the population. Does that sound fair to you?

                                                                                                             ANYONE BUT BORIS

     


    Weeds verging on the ridiculous

    megilleland
    By megilleland,

    Can no one at Balfour Beatty and our councillors see the state of our urban roads in the city which are now getting out of hand. When the use of a garden hoe along the kerb would have removed most weeds we are now in a position that the weeds are so established that the only way to treat them would be with herbicides which in turn cause pollution. So the only answer appears to be is do nothing and our streets on our estates take on the appearance of an outback town - the only thing missing is tumbleweed. Together with the inability to get on top of the litter and fly tipping problems and blocked drains around the area it is apparent that the majority of citizens and those elected to represent us have no pride in our environment - a sad state of affairs. The picture of Glastonbury Festival and the accompanying litter say so much about the state of our country and mindset of those responsible.

    In Australia they appear to have come up with a safe, pesticide-free method of keeping their streets clean and tidy. And ironically  this method is used by Glastonbury Town Council to keep their town clean and weed free.

     

    Belmont Road Hereford:

    post-109-0-42197500-1498981286_thumb.jpg


    Beautiful Architecture in Commercial Street Hereford

    Hereford Voice
    By Hereford Voice,

    A great view of this iconic building occupied by Laura Ashley as you leave the passage leading to Gilbies Bar, (St Peters Close)

    676173861_LauaraAshleyBuilding.thumb.jpg.f54bdab00621d2caa4cfab1a88a8684c.jpg


  • Visit Our Facebook Page

  • Follow Us On Instagram

  • Petition For Part-Time Traffic Lights

  • Recommended Links

  • Follow Us On Twitter

  • Upcoming Events

  • Dave James Carpets

  • Popular Contributors

    Nobody has received reputation this week.

  • TRAFFIC LIGHTS OFF - PETITION

  • Belmont Community Centre

  • Glass Tandoori

  • VDS Cleaning

  • Advertise With Us

  • Hereford Voice Community Projects

  • Recent Status Updates

    • Frank Smith

      Time for a nice glass of red 
      · 0 replies
    • Adrian Pitt

      In need of a holiday 
      · 0 replies
    • megilleland  »  Ubique

      Having problems pasting on HV. Have contacted Colin several times, understand he is not well. Can you read this and paste it in the topic WMP and Warwickshire Police Alliance.
      Reminder of why they amalgamated:
      20th June 2012 - Hereford Times
      1,000 jobs set to go in £30m police cuts
      PLANS to shed £30 million from policing costs across the region under a “strategic alliance” between forces in West Mercia and Warwickshire are about to be finalised.
      West Mercia Police agreed to enter into a formal partnership yesterday, a move which is expected to lead to up to 1,000 job cuts in total.
      About £22.8 million of the savings will come from losing workers, with the cull set to take place between now and 2015/16.
      And £4 million is due to be saved from sharing IT, reviewing building costs and vehicles.
      West Mercia Police will take the brunt of the cuts, with the force aiming to save £20 million of the total figure.
      Warwickshire’s police authority is meeting today to finalise their side of the alliance, and will be responsible for the remaining £10 million.
      The exact number of the job losses have yet to be confirmed, but HM Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) revealed last year more than 1,000 posts were likely to go.
      Simon Payne, of the Police Federation, has hit out at the move, saying: “The key thing for our members is, are we being treated fairly? I think not.
      “The public will rightly be asking who is to blame for this.”
      Councillor Mary Drinkwater, who sits on the police authority, which approved it, said: “I think people want to see police kept on the streets and communities protected. Hopefully, it will work. Over last year police and officers have worked incredibly hard to put this together, it’s been a lot of effort.”
      The majority of the job losses will affect staff in “management and leadership” roles, rather than frontline police officers.
      Both forces will keep their chief constables and deputies, but expect to lose a significant number of other senior positions.
      All police stations have been placed under review, any new vehicles being bought will be funded jointly, and a single firearms unit will be created.
      Both police authorities will be defunct by November, when a new police and crime commissioner will be elected.
      Robin Walker, Worcester’s MP, said: “These are tough economic times and when there is not as much money to go round, prioritising spending on police officers while sharing assets and making back office savings is a better approach.”
      Looks like we drew the short straw paying for this and still expected to pay again for the "divorce". Marvellous savings for the ratepayers!
      · 0 replies
    • LikeRadioUK

      RT @nRadioApp: I am listening to: Sam Feldt - Heart Feldt Radio @ Like Radio Hereford - Like Music Like Radio. ???? ⇨ https://t.co/4WZsZcvWc…
      · 0 replies
    • LikeRadioUK

      RT @nRadioApp: I am listening to: Sam Feldt - Heart Feldt Radio @ Like Radio Hereford - Like Music Like Radio. ???? ⇨ https://t.co/4WZsZcvWc…
      · 0 replies
  • Who's Online (See full list)

×
×
  • Create New...